Archive for September 25th, 2019

Business Briefs 25 Sep 2019

25-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 9:44 AM

* Mobile World investment Group (MWG) made a net profit of roughly D2.7 trillion on total net revenue of more than VND68 trillion between January and August this year, up 37% [...] » More

Chinese survey ship leaves Vanguard Bank and heads to artificial island outpost

Chinese survey ship leaves Vanguard Bank and heads to artificial island outpost

25-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:59 AM

A Chinese-owned survey ship that has been at the centre of a stand-off with Vietnamese vessels in the South China Sea on Monday left the area and headed for a [...] » More

Asian shares edge higher as China-US trade talks planned

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

Shares edged higher in Asia on Tuesday after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed that China-US trade talks were due to resume in two weeks’ time. The [...] » More

Stocks in Asia in lullis this the lull before the storm?

25-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ThailandNews | 6:02 AM

Stocks were little changed on Asian bourses on Tuesday, following on from Wall Street which also was somewhat directionless. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 managed a 19.75 points [...] » More

Asian markets mostly up as traders look for China-US progress

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

Asian markets crept up Tuesday but dealers remain on edge following contrasting economic data out of Europe and the US as investors await developments in the China-US trade [...] » More

20,000 apply for chance to ‘vent anger’ at HK leader

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader said Tuesday more than 20,000 people have applied to take part in a dialogue session with her and “vent their anger” at the [...] » More

HK pro-democracy lawmaker Roy Kwong attacked in Tin Shui Wai

25-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:02 AM

Democratic Party lawmaker Roy Kwong has been hospitalised after he was punched and kicked by three unarmed people at around 10am on Tuesday morning. The incident happened [...] » More

HK government to help build partnerships between local businesses and state-owned enterprises as part of two-pronged trade strategy

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

Hong Kong authorities will help local firms partner with state-owned enterprises in expanding in the region amid the ongoing US-China trade war, according to the city’s [...] » More

At least five arrested as HK protesters surrounded Mong Kok police station following multi-district confrontations

25-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police arrested at least five people on Sunday after protesters blocked roads and burned objects outside Mong Kok police station. At around 9pm, a crowd gathered [...] » More

Ofcom investigates CGTN over coverage of HK protests

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

UK regulator to look at whether Chinese state-backed channel broke impartiality rules The Chinese state-backed news channel CGTN is under investigation by the British media [...] » More

HK leader Carrie Lam ‘heartbroken’ over underaged arrestees

25-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:02 AM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said that she was heartbroken upon hearing that many of the arrested protesters were under the age of 18, adding that children might not have [...] » More

Standard Chartered CEO says HK protests won’t affect its virtual bank ambitions

25-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Standard Chartered’s Bill Winters says the protests “have had no effect” on aim to debut an online lender. * His comments follow a report that said most [...] » More

HK trainee solicitor allowed to practice after clarifying ‘hate speech’ against police

25-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:02 AM

A trainee solicitor, whose Facebook account published “hate speech” against police, has officially been allowed to practice as a lawyer after he denied making the [...] » More

Two fired over oxygen bottle sabotage aboard Cathay Pacific planes, amid fallout from HK anti-government protests

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

The Cathay Pacific Group has fired two cabin crew members over an oxygen bottle which was found tampered with aboard one of its planes, the carrier confirmed, as it said a [...] » More

HK leader hopes town hall will be start of healing

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday she doesn’t expect a town hall meeting this week will find answers to the months-long pro-democracy protests but hopes it will [...] » More