Archive for September 17th, 2019

Business Briefs 17 Sep 2019

17-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 9:03 AM

* Rangdong Light Source and Vacuum FlaskJSC (RAL) has approved a plan to spend VND42 billion developing offices and warehouses for its branches in Dong Nai Province’s [...]
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China ‘expels trespassing’ US Navy destroyer from waters off Paracel Islands

China ‘expels trespassing’ US Navy destroyer from waters off Paracel Islands

17-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:47 AM

China’s defence ministry said it “expelled” a US destroyer near the Paracel Islands on Friday, describing the American patrol in the disputed South China [...]
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Global stocks mostly lower after oil prices surge

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

Global stock markets sank Monday after crude prices surged following an attack on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil processing facility. Market benchmarks in London and [...]
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War at the dinner table: HK families divided over protests

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

For weeks, Jane lied to her mother about joining Hong Kong’s protestspretending her rucksack was bulging with books, not suppliesuntil the ideological rift between them [...]
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HK govt: Violence is harmful, won’t solve divisions

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

Hong Kong’s government reiterated that violence is not the solution after an unapproved march descended into chaos with police firing tear gas and water cannons after [...]
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HK student leader takes MTR to court to preserve security footage of police operation rail operator has already said it will keep for three years

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

A Hong Kong student leader arrested at an MTR station during a chaotic police operation has demanded a court order for the preservation of security camera footage of the [...]
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HK International Airport posts biggest monthly drop in travellers since 2009, with 851,000 fewer passengers in August amid anti-government protest crisis

HK International Airport posts biggest monthly drop in travellers since 2009, with 851,000 fewer passengers in August amid anti-government protest crisis

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

Hong Kong International Airport suffered its biggest monthly drop in passengers in a decade, with a decline of 12.4 per cent or at least 850,000 fewer travellers in August as [...]
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HK activist seeks US support for pro-democracy protests

HK activist seeks US support for pro-democracy protests

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

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of US lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of [...]
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100 days in: How HKers sustain protests with creativity

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

With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the barricades. From laser [...]
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HK Baptist University raises concerns over student reporter arrested for allegedly carrying a knife while covering unrest

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

The leader of a Hong Kong university raised concerns on Monday over the arrest of a student reporter for allegedly carrying a knife while covering protests the previous [...]
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HK police deny street brawl ‘double standards’

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

Hong Kong police on Monday denied accusations their officers showed comparative lenience towards gangs of pro-Beijing men who attacked pro-democracy supporters during a [...]
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Battles and brawls in HK’s commercial heart as peaceful protest turns ugly

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

What started as an illegal but peaceful march descended into chaos and violence on Sunday as radical protesters battled riot police in the commercial heart of Hong Kong. [...]
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HK Financial Secretary Paul Chan pledges to speed up infrastructure works to boost job opportunities and revive economy

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

Hong Kong’s financial minister has pledged to speed up infrastructure works to boost job opportunities in the construction sector as part of a package of [...]
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HK reopens after violent weekend of clashes and protests

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

Hong Kong’s businesses and metro stations reopened as usual on Monday after a chaotic Sunday when police fired water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters [...]
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HK should focus on encouraging workforce of future to learn practical skills, says VTC boss

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

Subsidies should be given to support quality degree programmes more oriented towards practical skills to boost Hong Kong’s long-term economic development, the chair of [...]
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