Archive for September 23rd, 2019

Business Briefs 23 Sep 2019

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 8:54 AM

* The VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund (VOF) has completed divesting capital from Vietjet Aviation JSC (VJC). VOF had earlier invested some US$20 million in VJC in an [...]
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Strong typhoon lashes southern part of Korea

Strong typhoon lashes southern part of Korea

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:55 AM

Typhoon Tapah swept through the southeastern part of the country Sunday, bringing strong winds and rain that ripped up scores of trees, and forcing hundreds of flights to be [...]
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US-NK could compromise on term ‘denuclearisation’

US-NK could compromise on term ‘denuclearisation’

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 6:54 AM

President Moon Jae-in flew to New York, Sunday, to attend this year’s United Nations general Assembly amid renewed hopes for a restart of dialogue aimed at ending [...]
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Paper ‘origami’ cranes become latest symbol of protest in HK

Paper ‘origami’ cranes become latest symbol of protest in HK

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

Young protesters, many wearing masks to disguise their identity, filled the open area of a Hong Kong shopping mall Sunday and folded paper “origami” cranes in the [...]
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HK curbs airport links as protesters vow ‘stress test’

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | France24 | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong reduced rail and bus links to the city’s airport on Sunday and police stepped up security checks in a bid to scupper plans by pro-democracy protesters to [...]
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Hong Kong police, protesters clash in 16th weekend of rallies

Hong Kong police, protesters clash in 16th weekend of rallies

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

Riot police and protesters in Hong Kong fought brief skirmishes near the Chinese border on Saturday, the latest clashes during huge pro-democracy protests that have battered [...]
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HK airport disruption planned as another day of anti-government protest begins, with travellers preparing for the worst

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

A day of planned protests across Hong Kong that focuses on disrupting the airport has started as travellers prepare for the worst. Demonstrators joined hands along a major [...]
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HK protesters vandalise subway station

HK protesters vandalise subway station

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

Protesters in Hong Kong vandalised a subway station Sunday, smashing surveillance cameras and electronic ticket sensors, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn [...]
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Teenage boy and girl, both 13, among youngest arrested on Saturday night amid HK protests

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

A teenage boy and girl, both 13, were among the youngest people arrested on Saturday night amid the 16th straight weekend of anti-government protests rocking Hong Kong. The [...]
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HK avoids airport protest but tensions rise at mall rally

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

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong rallied inside a mall on Sunday, with some activists vandalising a nearby subway station and defacing a Chinese flag, but plans to [...]
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Hong Kong protesters burn flag, police fire pepper spray

Hong Kong protesters burn flag, police fire pepper spray

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

Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs and police fired tear gas Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances. Reporters saw at least one person arrested [...]
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HK protests: Huawei among firms to close shops in New Town Plaza mall after being targeted by demonstrators over mainland China links

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

Telecoms giant Huawei was among the firms to close their shops in Hong Kong malls on Sunday after they were targeted by protesters over mainland China connections. [...]
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Determined HK protesters head home before tense anniversaries

Determined HK protesters head home before tense anniversaries

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

Prominent Hong Kong protesters were flying home from Washington Saturday night buoyed by international support and determined to press on with their struggle well beyond two [...]
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HK a ‘police state,’ prominent protesters tell AFP

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

Hong Kong is a “police state” where officersonce dubbed “Asia’s finest”are conducting abuses in the service of the city’s pro-Beijing [...]
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HK police storm mall as protest turns violent

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

Hong Kong police stormed a shopping mall where pro-democracy activists had taken their protest, chanting “fight for freedom” and “liberate Hong Kong” [...]
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