Archive for October 2nd, 2019

Business Briefs 02 Oct 2019

02-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 8:04 AM

* Bamboo Airways, a subsidiary of real estate developer FLC Group (FLC), is planning to launch an initial public offering in 2020 to raise funds for its expansion. It is [...]
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Tokyo leads Asian market gains in holiday trade

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

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday after Wall Street finished a volatile quarter on a positive note, while China began a week-long break to celebrate the 70th birthday of the [...]
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Stocks climb as markets cap turbulent quarter with calm end

02-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

US stocks climbed on Monday and gave one last nudge to ensure the S&P 500 emerged from yet another tumultuous quarter with a modest gain. As has been the case throughout [...]
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HK braces for ‘violent attack’ on sensitive Chinese anniversary: police

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

Hong Kong authorities are preparing for a day of chaos on the city’s streets on Tuesday, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, [...]
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HK protests: Man ‘shot in chest’ as police fire live rounds

02-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

A protester has been shot in the chest as Hong Kong police fired live rounds, according to local media. Police fired several rounds of live fire as tens of thousands of [...]
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HK protests turn city into ‘ghost town’ with shopping centres, restaurants shut, as MTR network crippled amid major National Day unrest

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

Major tourist, shopping and residential areas of Hong Kong resembled ghost towns on Tuesday, with nearly all stores and restaurants shutting for citywide anti-government [...]
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China celebrates 70 years of communism as HK seethes

China celebrates 70 years of communism as HK seethes

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

President Xi Jinping declared Tuesday that “no force” can shake China as he oversaw a huge military parade to celebrate 70 years of Communist Party rule, shadowed [...]
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Indonesian journalist shot in the face will request HK Police to launch criminal probe into incident

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

An Indonesian journalist who was shot in the face while covering a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday will request the city’s police commissioner to launch a criminal probe [...]
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Protesters flood HK’s streets on Communist China’s birthday

Protesters flood HK’s streets on Communist China’s birthday

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

Hong Kong protesters threw petrol bombs and police fired tear gas in street battles across the city on Tuesday, posing a direct challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping on [...]
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HK defies China anniversary with ‘Day of Grief’ rallies

HK defies China anniversary with ‘Day of Grief’ rallies

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

Strife-torn Hong Kong on Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of Communist China’s founding with defiant “Day of Grief” protests and fresh clashes with [...]
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China celebrates 70 years of communism as HK clashes rage

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

President Xi Jinping declared Tuesday that “no force” can shake China as he oversaw a huge military parade to celebrate 70 years of Communist rule, while violent [...]
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HK protests threaten to embarrass China’s Communist Party on anniversary

02-Oct-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:02 AM

Violent clashes between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Tuesday overshadowed the Chinese Communist Party’s triumphal 70th anniversary celebration. Tens of [...]
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Police warn of ‘violent’ attack in HK on key Chinese anniversary

02-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

Police are reportedly expecting violent attacks in Hong Kong on Tuesday as China celebrates its 70th anniversary. The warning comes as the ongoing protests in Hong Kong [...]
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Restive HK hunkers down as China’s birthday celebrations begin

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

Hong Kong went into lockdown on Tuesday to ensure anti-government protests do not overshadow Chinese President Xi Jinping’s commemorations of the 70th anniversary of [...]
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HK lawyer cleared of perverting course of justice over allegation he suggested HK$38 million settlement to help businesswoman evade justice

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

A lawyer accused of offering to let a businesswoman escape criminal justice if she agreed to pay a HK$38 million (US$4.8 million) settlement almost a decade ago has been [...]
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