Archive for September 12th, 2019

Business Briefs 12 Sep 2019

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:55 AM

* Gia Lai Electricity JSC (GEG), a unit of Thanh Thanh Cong Group, will list over 203.8 million GEG shares on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange on September 19, with the starting [...]
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Haze may enter unhealthy range, more than 500 hotspots in Sumatra: NEA

Haze may enter unhealthy range, more than 500 hotspots in Sumatra: NEA

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:38 AM

The Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) may enter the unhealthy range if the haze situation in the Indonesian island of Sumatra persists or worsens, said the National Environment [...]
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Beijing deploys drones for South China Sea surveillance

Beijing deploys drones for South China Sea surveillance

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:36 AM

A network of drones has been deployed by Beijing to watch over the islands and reefs of the disputed South China Sea. The network, run by the Ministry of Natural Resources, [...]
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Asian shares mostly higher after rise on Wall Street

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

Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, cheered by a rise on Wall Street amid some signs of easing tensions between the US and China on trade issues. Japan’s [...]
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Asian markets extend gains as optimism slowly returns

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

Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday with a broadly upbeat tone across trading floors ahead of major meetings at the European and US central banks, while there is also a [...]
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Trade war, economic uncertainty are making Asian investors more cautious, says RBC Wealth Management survey

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

Asian investors are becoming increasingly cautious about their portfolios as concerns grow about the US-China trade war and uncertainty over the global economic outlook, [...]
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US lawmakers introduce bill to stop tear gas sales to HK

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

US congressional representatives announced legislation on Tuesday calling for a ban on sales of riot control equipment to Hong Kong law enforcement services, as unrest in the [...]
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Prominent US senators back HK human rights and democracy act in wake of protest at city US consulate

Prominent US senators back HK human rights and democracy act in wake of protest at city US consulate

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

More high-ranking American senators have signed onto legislation aimed at supporting democracy in Hong Kong, just days after thousands of protesters in the city marched in [...]
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HK protesters boo Chinese anthem, as leader warns against interference

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

Anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months spread to the sports field on Tuesday, as many local fans defied Chinese law to boo the [...]
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HK tourism plummets by 40pct, worst downturn since SARS outbreak

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | DailyHive | 6:02 AM

Scenes of violence in the streets, subway, and international airport of Hong Kong have scared away tourists, prompting the highest decline in visitor arrivals in the former [...]
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HK activist’s visit to Berlin draws anger from China

HK activist’s visit to Berlin draws anger from China

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

The Chinese government has expressed its anger with Germany’s foreign minister over his meeting with the Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, saying the encounter [...]
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HK will overcome present challenges to play key role in China’s trade strategy, city’s leader Carrie Lam tells annual Belt and Road Summit

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

Top Hong Kong and Beijing officials have backed the city to overcome its present challenges and play an important role in China’s international trade strategy. Speaking [...]
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Taiwanese man missing after entering HK ‘being investigated by mainland’

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

Mainland Chinese authorities have said they are investigating a Taiwanese man who went missing after entering Hong Kong and reportedly crossing the border into Shenzhen last [...]
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Joshua Wong: HK’s pro-democracy poster child

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

Joshua Wong, the Hong Kong activist soon to visit the United States, was the unlikely hero of the Umbrella Movement that inspired hundreds of thousands to take over Hong [...]
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Senior adviser to HK leader Fanny Law stands by her claims 14-year-old schoolgirl offered free sex to frontline protesters

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

A senior adviser to Hong Kong’s leader doubled down on a controversial claim she made on Monday that some young girls involved in the anti-government protest movement [...]
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