Archive for October 1st, 2019

Business Briefs 01 Oct 2019

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 8:45 AM

* Power Construction Company 1 (PC1) will delay the 100 MW Trung Thu-Dien Bien solar power project as the Government has yet to finalize the new tariff for solar power after [...]
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Trade war unease weighs on Asian markets before China 70th

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets were mixed on Monday as investors digested reports in US media late last week that President Donald Trump is mulling severe new restrictions on investment in [...]
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Asian markets mixed ahead of China anniversary

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets had a mixed start on Monday as Beijing posted manufacturing data that was better than expected, but investors remained cautious ahead of a week-long patriotic [...]
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Arrests and rising tension as HK prepares for protests on China’s national day

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Authorities have arrested at least two high-profile activists as Hong Kong prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on [...]
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HK protesters mark 5th anniversary of Umbrella Movement

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Tens of thousands of people descended upon the Hong Kong government headquarters on Saturday night to mark the fifth anniversary of the Umbrella Movement, the first ever [...]
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HK Protests: Chaotic Scenes Unfold In Streets Ahead Of China’s National Day

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Updated at 11:10 p.m. ET Chaotic scenes overtook the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, as protesters and police engaged in running street battles in a march billed as a rally [...]
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‘They don’t understand HK’: clash of ideologies looms on China’s 70th anniversary

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

When Chinese president Xi Jinping warned his Communist party cadres against the threats of “black swans” and “grey rhinoceroses” in January, there was [...]
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HK activist Denise Ho doused in paint by masked man in Taipei

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

People in Taiwan and Hong Kong joined forces on Sunday (September 29) to advance the cause of liberty and democracy with the “929 March Against Totalitarianism.” [...]
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Thousands across Asia Pacific march in solidarity with HK

Thousands across Asia Pacific march in solidarity with HK

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Thousands of people have marched in cities in Australia, Taiwan and Japan to show their support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The [...]
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HK protests bring chaos to city’s shopping districts

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Some of Hong Kong’s busiest shopping districts have descended into chaos after police used teargas, rubber bullets, pepper spray and water cannon against protesters. [...]
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Sacked HK Cathay staff decry ‘Cultural Revolution’ purge

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Former Cathay Pacific staff who say they were fired for supporting Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters accused bosses on Monday of carrying out a “Cultural [...]
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Strife-torn HK braces for China anniversary day violence

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Ripped-up paving stones lay scattered around the graffiti-scarred streets of Hong Kong after one of the most violent days in a summer of rage, as protesters ready for fresh [...]
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HK on edge for China anniversary after weekend of chaos

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s metro stations and roads reopened on Monday, after a chaotic weekend that saw police fire water cannon, tear gas and rubber-coated bullets at protesters who [...]
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HK August home prices drop for 3rd month, steeper declines forecast

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong private home prices fell for the third straight month in August, according to government data released on Monday, as increasingly violent street protests take a [...]
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Intense HK clashes ahead of China’s 70th anniversary

01-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Fierce clashes broke out between protesters and riot police in Hong Kong Sunday as thousands marched through the strife-torn city, during a day of global protests aimed at [...]
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