Archive for September 10th, 2019

Samsung, LG downsize LCD personnel

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:43 AM

Samsung Display and LG Display are pushing for personnel restructuring and labour cost reductions in their LCD businesses to grapple with an industry slump resulting from [...]
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’3 lows’ become new normal in Korean economy

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:42 AM

The Korean economy has entered the era of the so-called new normal, with “three lows” ― low growth, low interest rate and low inflation ― becoming a reality, [...]
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Korea’s growth potential on downward spiral

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:41 AM

Korea’s economic growth potential has been on a downward spiral due to the toxic mixture of a low birthrate, aging population and low productivity, the central bank [...]
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Cargo ship overturn to hurt Hyundai Glovis

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:40 AM

The latest capsising of a Hyundai Glovis car carrier off the US coast will hurt the company’s global expansion as the accident casts uncertainties over its ability to [...]
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Taiwan leader meets Solomons envoy to shore up ties over China

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:39 AM

Taiwan’s president on Monday urged the Solomon Islands not to switch diplomatic allegiance to China, as the Pacific nation deliberates whether to recognise the far more [...]
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China will not tolerate attempts to separate HK from China: state media

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:38 AM

Hong Kong is an inseparable part of China and any form of secessionism “will be crushed”, state media said on Monday, a day after demonstrators rallied at the US [...]
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HK burglary nets HK$2 million in cash and valuables

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:37 AM

Police were called to a Hong Kong village house on Monday after a burglary in which cash and valuables worth HK$740,000 (US$94,900) were stolen. Officers were sent to the [...]
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HK August visitors plunge 40pct year-on-year, hotels half-full: finance chief

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:36 AM

Hong Kong visitor arrivals plunged nearly 40 percent in August from a year earlier, deepening from July’s 5 percent fall, the finance secretary said as sometimes [...]
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HK’s Joshua Wong on way to Germany, US after brief detention

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:34 AM

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said he was making his way to Germany on Monday after he was released from a brief spell in custody following a mistake in his bail [...]
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HK tells US to stay out; students form protest chains

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:33 AM

Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes between police and activists pushing for [...]
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‘Braves’ on the frontlines of HK’s protests

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:32 AM

Ryan began the day pretending to his parents that he was off to play football and ended it with a rubber bullet to the leg sustained in clashes with Hong Kong’s police. [...]
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Teacher injured by knife-wielding man outside HK school as human chain protests and class boycotts enter second week

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:31 AM

A knife-wielding man injured a female teacher outside a Kowloon secondary school on Monday morning as students’ class boycotts and human-chain protests entered their [...]
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HK democracy activist Joshua Wong cleared to travel after bail blunder leads to day of detention

HK democracy activist Joshua Wong cleared to travel after bail blunder leads to day of detention

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:30 AM

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung was on Monday bailed and cleared to travel abroad as he seeks to boost global support for the Hong Kong democracy movement, after [...]
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HK school children form human chain after weekend of protests

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:29 AM

Hundreds of uniformed school students, many wearing masks, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another [...]
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US making ‘unnecessary’ link between human rights and trade, HK commerce chief Edward Yau says

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:29 AM

Hong Kong’s commerce minister believes Washington is trying to make “an unwarranted and unnecessary” link between its trade policy and the city’s [...]
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