Archive for September 4th, 2019

Business Briefs 04 Sep 2019

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 9:12 AM

* Thang Long Air Services Corporation, which owns Taseco Air Services JSC (AST), will sell 4.5 million AST shares, or a 10% stake, between September 5 and October 4 to cut [...]
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Chinese ambassador summoned in Lithuania over ‘deplorable behaviour’ by officials during Vilnius’ show of support for HK protesters

Chinese ambassador summoned in Lithuania over ‘deplorable behaviour’ by officials during Vilnius’ show of support for HK protesters

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:56 AM

Lithuania’s foreign minister has summoned the Chinese ambassador over the embassy’s alleged involvement in a counterprotest against supporters of Hong [...]
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EU-Asean Business Council Publishes 2019 EU-Asean Business Sentiment Survey

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | EU Asean Business Council | 6:02 AM

* The EU-Asean Business Council published its fifth annual EU-Asean Business Sentiment Survey today * European firms remain highly optimistic and committed to Asean and [...]
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Asian markets mixed as US-China tariffs take effect

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Asian markets were mixed Monday as new US-China tariffs took effect and several countries reported economic data for the last month. China’s Shanghai Composite Index [...]
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Asian stocks lower after US-China trade jitters resurface

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Global stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday amid revived jitters over US-Chinese trade tension and wrangling by British lawmakers over whether to try to postpone leaving [...]
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Tens of thousands of HK students kick off unconventional start to school term with some in protest gear, human chains

Tens of thousands of HK students kick off unconventional start to school term with some in protest gear, human chains

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Tens of thousands of school and university students in Hong Kong opted for an unconventional start to the term as many donned yellow helmets, goggles and gas masks, while [...]
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Special Report: HK leader says she would ‘quit’ if she could, fears her ability to resolve crisis now ‘very limited’

Special Report: HK leader says she would ‘quit’ if she could, fears her ability to resolve crisis now ‘very limited’

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

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused “unforgivable havoc” by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a [...]
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HK Protests Cast Shadows In Macau, Beijing’s Favourite Ex-Colony

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Even though Macau casino review fell for a second straight month in August, ongoing anti-government protests in Hong Kong have had little direct impact on Macau tourism and [...]
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HK protests: minor among 18 people charged with rioting and possession of offensive weapons

HK protests: minor among 18 people charged with rioting and possession of offensive weapons

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Eighteen Hongkongers, including one underage boy, were charged with rioting and possession of offensive weapons over the anti-government protests last Saturday. Of them, 14 [...]
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HK leader says has not discussed resigning with Beijing

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she had never asked the Chinese government to let her resign to end the Chinese-ruled city’s political crisis, responding to [...]
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HK students join boycott after weekend of violence

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

They wore masks over their mouths, but the voice of Hong Kong students was loud and clear on Monday (September 2). Thousands of them chose to boycott school and university [...]
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FEATURE-’Everyone needs a place’: Gay couple fights for HK public housing

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

September 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation)Like many young married couples in Hong Kong, Nick Infinger and his partner struggled to find a home they could afford. So last year, [...]
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HK leader insists she will stay on

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader insisted Tuesday she had no intention of stepping down after an audio recording emerged of her saying she wanted to quit over three months [...]
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Zara seeks to distance brand from HK protest controversy

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

Spanish fashion brand Zara, seeking to avoid becoming embroiled in controversy over protests in Hong Kong, issued a statement on Chinese social media expressing support for [...]
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Lithuania summons Chinese envoy over HK incident

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

Lithuania on Monday summoned China’s ambassador over the involvement of embassy staff in an incident at a rally in Vilnius last month backing Hong Kong’s [...]
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