Archive for October 3rd, 2019

Business Briefs 03 Oct 2019

03-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:13 AM

* Germany’s state-owned bank Deutsche Investitions – Und Entwick – lungsgesellscheft Mbh (DEG) will provide US$20 million for Azerai Can Tho Resort, one of [...]
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Protests Against Joko Widodo Rock Indonesia

Protests Against Joko Widodo Rock Indonesia

03-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Foreignpolicy | 7:13 AM

In the largest student uprising in decades, former supporters of the president are now questioning his commitment to reform. Last week, tens of thousands of students across [...]
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China rolls out new weapon systems, nuclear-capable missiles in military parade

China rolls out new weapon systems, nuclear-capable missiles in military parade

03-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:12 AM

China staged its biggest ever military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule on Tuesday, with 40 per cent of the weapon systems on display for the first [...]
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Asian markets track Wall St plunge following weak US data

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

Asian markets sank Wednesday following a worse-than-expected reading on US factory activity that revived worries about the impact of the trade war on the global economy. [...]
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Rising corporate debt could spell trouble for Asia’s banks if economy falters, Moody’s says

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

Corporate debt levels in the Asia-Pacific region have been climbing higher as interest rates have remained low, which could result in a greater level of defaults and [...]
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Schoolmates of HK teen shot by police hold sit-in as college principal refuses to condemn officer’s actions

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

Hundreds of pupils and alumni joined in solidarity on Wednesday to show support for the 18-year-old shot by police on National Day, as managers at his Hong Kong school faced [...]
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Secondary school student in stable condition after being shot with live round by HK police amid National Day protests

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

An 18-year-old secondary school pupil was in a stable condition on Wednesday after becoming the first protester to be shot with a live round by police over the nearly four [...]
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HK government should stop suppressing and start talking, Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen says

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

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has called on Hong Kong authorities to swiftly initiate talks with anti-government protesters after an 18-year-old school student was [...]
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The Latest: Britain calls HK shooting ‘disproportionate’

The Latest: Britain calls HK shooting ‘disproportionate’

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

The Latest on the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China (all times local): 10 p.m. Britain’s foreign secretary says the shooting of a teenage pro-democracy [...]
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Dramatic footage captures moment when HK protester was shot

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

Amateur video of violent demonstrations in Hong Kong on Tuesday captures the moment when a policeman points a pistol at a black-clad protester and fires a round, after which [...]
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HK police slammed as ‘trigger-happy’ after teen shot

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

Heads bowed and dressed in black, schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a Hong Kong riot officer condemned police tactics and demanded [...]
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Hongkongers’ record-high immigration inquiries amid growing unrest prompt Irish developer to set up shop in city

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

Ireland’s underserved property segments of nursing homes and social housing have opened up avenues for foreigners to qualify for the country’s fast-track [...]
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Hundreds take to HK streets to protest against police shooting of school student

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

Traffic at the heart of Hong Kong’s business centre came to a standstill on Wednesday lunchtime, after hundreds of anti-government protesters gathered at Chater Garden [...]
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HK protesters set out to spoil China’s big day. They succeeded

03-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

You could not have asked for a more striking contrast between Hong Kong and Beijing. As thousands of performers took part in a stunning, highly coordinated display in [...]
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China more than doubles PLA troop numbers in HK, envoys estimate

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

China has quietly more than doubled its deployment of mainland security forces in Hong Kong, according to foreign envoys and security analysts, in the most dramatic move yet [...]
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