Archive for September 6th, 2019

Business Briefs 06 Sep 2019

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

* Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MBB) will issue over 169 million shares to pay 2018 second round share dividend at 8%. The bank will close the shareholder list on [...]
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Asian markets rally on perfect storm of positive news

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

Asian equities and currencies rallied Thursday, building on the previous day’s advance as investors were cheered by a number of positive developments on trade, Hong [...]
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Asian shares rise amid optimism about HK, Brexit

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

Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday amid encouraging global developments, including British lawmakers seeking a less chaotic exit from the European Union and easing [...]
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HK stocks gain nearly 4pct on best day of the year

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

Hong Kong stocks turned in their strongest performance of the year on Tuesday, gaining nearly 4 percent on news that a controversial extradition bill that sparked months of [...]
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HK leader to meet media after killing extradition bill

HK leader to meet media after killing extradition bill

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China “understands, respects and supports” her government’s move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, [...]
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Chinese paper says HK demonstrators now have no excuse for violence

Chinese paper says HK demonstrators now have no excuse for violence

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that had sparked widespread protests was an olive branch that leaves demonstrators with no [...]
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HK leader scraps loathed extradition law

HK leader scraps loathed extradition law

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

Hong Kong’s leader on Wednesday bowed to a key demand of pro-democracy protesters following three months of unrest, announcing the withdrawal of a loathed extradition [...]
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Will HK protests, US-China trade war come to the rescue of city’s oversupplied co-working spaces sector?

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

Co-working space operators in Hong Kong could actually benefit from the ongoing anti-government protests, as well as the US-China trade war, according to industry experts. [...]
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Lam says extradition bill will end without debate or vote

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Thursday the extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory will be formally withdrawn in [...]
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HK leader calls for dialogue after protesters reject concession

HK leader calls for dialogue after protesters reject concession

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

Hong Kong’s leader Thursday urged pro-democracy protesters to end their demonstrations after her surprise decision to bow to one of their key demands was condemned as [...]
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The Latest: Lam says decision to end bill was her govt’s own

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

The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 11 a.m. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam says the move to withdraw the extradition bill was her government’s own [...]
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HK’s leader made a big concession to protesters. Is it ‘too little, too late’?

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam finally pulled the extradition bill that sparked months of protests. But some protesters remain skeptical and say they’ll hold out for all of [...]
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HK protesters attack MTR station supervisor and leave him needing hospital treatment for hand and neck injuries

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

The supervisor of a Hong Kong MTR station ended up in hospital after being attacked by anti-government protesters in the early hours of Thursday morning. Protesters cornered [...]
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Will HK’s Protesters Accept Carrie Lam’s Concession?

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ForeignPolicy | 6:02 AM

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s besieged chief executive, has finally bowed to the demand that triggered the summer protest movement: In a televised statement broadcast on [...]
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HK leader says China ‘respects and supports’ withdrawal of extradition bill

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China “understands, respects and supports” her government’s move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, [...]
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