Archive for September 13th, 2019

Business Briefs 13 Sep 2019

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 9:07 AM

* Vinh Phuc Infrastructure Development JSC (IDV) will contribute more than VND14 billion to establish VPID Vinh Phuc company, whose headquarters is in Khai Quang Industrial [...] » More

World markets mixed after China, US ease trade tensions

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

World shares were mixed Thursday after China and the US moved to ease trade tensions. Sentiment also was brightened by expectations the European Central Bank plans fresh [...] » More

Asian equities mostly up after US, China tariff moves

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

Signs of easing tensions between China and the US in their trade row fuelled hopes of a breakthrough in high-level talks next month but Asian markets were mixed as dealers [...] » More

Press associations call on HK police to curb attacks on journalists covering anti-government protests

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

Two press associations on Thursday jointly called on police to stop what they described as the increasing violence and even attacks both physical and verbal against frontline [...] » More

HK activist to Germany: stop selling riot control kit to city

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

Joshua Wong urges Berlin to halt export of equipment such as water cannon used against protesters The activist Joshua Wong has called for Germany to stop the export of riot [...] » More

China detains man who reportedly shared images of troops at HK border

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Lee Meng-chu from Taiwan held on state security charges after going missing weeks ago China has detained a Taiwanese man on state security charges after he reportedly [...] » More

Cathay Pacific swings axe in response to sharp drop in passenger numbers, with flights to Dublin, New York and Paris all hit, and a freeze on spending

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

Hong Kong activists will combine anti-government protests with lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend after a brief lull in sometimes violent [...] » More

‘It all started from HK’: two of Southeast Asia’s richest men on early success and the belt and road plan’s future

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

Two of Southeast Asia’s most prominent members of the Chinese diaspora, businesspeople Dhanin Chearavanont and Mochtar Riady, took the stage at the Hong Kong Trade and [...] » More

Amid protests, US lawmakers say HK rules could leak tech to China

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

A group of US senators asked President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday to assess US export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China could acquire [...] » More

British game meat to be exported outside of UK for first time as HK becomes first country to buy UK grouse

13-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

British game meat is to be exported internationally for the first time as Hong Kong signs a trade deal to buy UK grouse. Later this month, birds shot on British moors will be [...] » More

Beijing summons German ambassador over HK activist Wong’s visit

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

Beijing summoned the German ambassador after a meeting between Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and Germany’s foreign minister, China’s envoy said Wednesday, as a [...] » More

MTR confirms cancellation of overnight service for Mid-Autumn Festival, cites safety fears linked to HK protest violence

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

Hongkongers planning to stay out late to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday will have to find another way home after the city’s troubled rail giant cancelled [...] » More

HK protesters pause to mark September 11

HK protesters pause to mark September 11

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

Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that [...] » More

University of HK gets seven-year-high rank on global chart, but four other local institutions drop by four to 16 places

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

The University of Hong Kong has secured a seven-year-high ranking on a global tertiary institution chart, while four other local universities were downgraded by four to 16 [...] » More

‘Glory to HK’: The new anthem embraced by protesters

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

A defiant protest anthem penned by an anonymous composer has become the unofficial new soundtrack to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, belted out by crowds at [...] » More