Archive for September 3rd, 2019

Business Briefs 03 Sep 2019

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 10:05 AM

* MoneyGram, a global provider of money transfer and payment services, and HDBank signed an agreement on August 28 to provide home remittance delivery services in the [...]
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Hong Kong burns in night of violent protest with live rounds shot, multiple fires lit on streets, and MTR paralysed

Hong Kong burns in night of violent protest with live rounds shot, multiple fires lit on streets, and MTR paralysed

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:26 AM

Anti-government protesters are planning on Sunday afternoon to disrupt all travel routes to Hong Kong airport, after a day of chaos and violence as rampaging demonstrators [...]
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Hong Kong braces for strike after turbulent weekend

Hong Kong braces for strike after turbulent weekend

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:25 AM

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters threw morning rush hour train travel into chaos on Monday, kicking off another day of potential turmoil after a weekend featuring some of [...]
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Dozens of railway stations vandalised by protesters over weekend, says Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation, warning some services may not resume by Monday

Dozens of railway stations vandalised by protesters over weekend, says Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation, warning some services may not resume by Monday

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | South China Morning Post | 7:24 AM

Violent anti-government protesters in Hong Kong damaged as many as 32 railway stations on Saturday and at least 12 on Sunday, the MTR Corporation revealed, warning that some [...]
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Chinese state media warns ‘end is coming for those attempting to disrupt Hong Kong’

Chinese state media warns ‘end is coming for those attempting to disrupt Hong Kong’

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:23 AM

Communist Party mouthpiece Xinhua on Sunday condemned the increasingly violent anti-government protests in Hong Kong, warning that “the end is coming for those attempting [...]
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Taiwan demands China disclose whereabouts of missing citizen

Taiwan demands China disclose whereabouts of missing citizen

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 7:22 AM

Officials in Taiwan demanded Friday that China disclose information about the disappearance of a Taiwanese man who reportedly distributed photos of Chinese troops massing [...]
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Taiwan hits out at Beijing after claim it is involved in Hong Kong protests

Taiwan hits out at Beijing after claim it is involved in Hong Kong protests

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:20 AM

A mainland Chinese official’s claim that Taiwan was complicit in the protests that have gripped Hong Kong since June has prompted a sharp rebuke from the island’s [...]
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Myanmar army says to punish soldiers in Rohingya atrocities probe

Myanmar army says to punish soldiers in Rohingya atrocities probe

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:16 AM

Myanmar’s army will court-martial soldiers after a new finding in an inquiry into atrocities in Rakhine state, from which more than 730,000 Rohingya Muslims fled a 2017 [...]
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Indonesia arrests dozens for Papua protests that set buildings afire

Indonesia arrests dozens for Papua protests that set buildings afire

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:15 AM

Indonesian police have arrested dozens of people in the easternmost region of Papua following protests last week in which buildings were set ablaze, a police spokesman said [...]
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Hong Kong police target commuters with batons

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Local television footage showed police using batons and pepper spray at the Prince Edward MTR station before making arrests. Some suspects were seen being beaten as they [...]
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Protesters rally at Hong Kong airport

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A barricade was set up at a bus terminal after protest organizers urged the public to overwhelm road and rail links to the airport. Passengers continued to enter and leave [...]
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Protesters target airport after Hong Kong violence

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thousands of protesters blocked transport routes to Hong Kong’s international airport on Sunday (September 1), the day after some of the most intense violence in more [...]
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Hong Kong braces for strike after turbulent weekend

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters threw morning rush hour train travel into chaos on Monday, kicking off another day of potential turmoil after a weekend featuring some of [...]
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Hong Kong protesters target airport as city mops up

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists blocked some routes to the city’s airport Sunday as the financial hub cleaned up after another night of violent protests [...]
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Fuel prices in Taiwan to fall this week

03-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s two major fuel suppliers announced a slight drop Sunday in fuel prices for this week, citing a fall in global crude prices due to the growing trade tension [...]
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