Archive for September 9th, 2019

Business Briefs 09 Sep 2019

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 9:14 AM

* Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (VNM) has announced September 17 as the record date to pay 2019 first round dividend of 20% in cash, or VND2,000 per share. With its outstanding [...]
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HK protests: pupils shy away from class boycotts, but thousands champion anti-government demands in schools, forming human chains and wearing masks

HK protests: pupils shy away from class boycotts, but thousands champion anti-government demands in schools, forming human chains and wearing masks

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 8:15 AM

Students and alumni from at least 100 secondary schools formed human chains and wore masks during lessons on Friday as part of the anti-government protests gripping Hong [...]
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Merkel in Beijing says HK freedoms must be ‘guaranteed’

Merkel in Beijing says HK freedoms must be ‘guaranteed’

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 8:13 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong “must be guaranteed”, after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in [...]
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HK protesters reject leader’s concession with new rallies

HK protesters reject leader’s concession with new rallies

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 8:09 AM

Thousands of Hong Kongers held rallies on Friday night, rejecting calls by the city’s pro-Beijing leader to end their movement as the finance hub braces for another [...]
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Hong Kong protests: city braces for another weekend of chaos and rail authorities change plans as demonstrators target airport again

Hong Kong protests: city braces for another weekend of chaos and rail authorities change plans as demonstrators target airport again

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:55 AM

Hong Kong was on Saturday bracing for yet another weekend of protests, with the international airport in the cross hairs for the third time in two months. As activists [...]
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Heavy police presence in HK after threats of new airport protests

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

Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city’s international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global transport hub [...]
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Riot police deployed as HK protesters target airport

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

Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong Saturday and thwarted plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport, days after the city’s leader made a surprise [...]
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HK protests: police start probe as author of online article claims responsibility for stabbing off-duty officer at Kwai Fong rail station on August 30

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

Police said they were investigating a manifesto circulated online in which the author claimed to have stabbed an off-duty officer at Kwai Fong MTR station on the night of [...]
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HK braces for airport protests after overnight unrest

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

Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stations on Saturday, as the months-long unrest [...]
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Police groups in HK write to Yuen Long school over teacher’s ‘spread of hatred’ against force amid protest tensions

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

Four police groups have written to a school principal to complain about a member of staff who they claim spread hate towards the force and promoted bullying of [...]
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HK protests: tear gas fired in Nathan Road as demonstrations force closure of multiple MTR stations, including Prince Edward, Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei

HK protests: tear gas fired in Nathan Road as demonstrations force closure of multiple MTR stations, including Prince Edward, Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei

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

Multiple railway stations were closed as Hong Kong protests wreaked havoc on the MTR network, on another night of violence and tear gas on the city’s streets. Hong [...]
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HK protesters aim to ‘stress test’ airport

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

Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong Saturday and thwarted plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport, days after the city’s leader made a surprise [...]
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HK police in position at airport ahead of planned protest

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

Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running in the Chinese-ruled [...]
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HK airport operator warns crowds at bus station to leave or risk breaching injunction, as aviation hub becomes target again

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

A Hong Kong railway station which has become the latest flashpoint in a city bracing for its 14th straight weekend of protests has been closed down, while at the airport, [...]
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HK prosecutor taken off police cases over Facebook comments related to anti-government protests

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

A Hong Kong government lawyer has been taken off police-related court cases after making online comments about anti-government protests which have rocked the city for months. [...]
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