Archive for October 8th, 2019

Business Briefs 08 Oct 2019

08-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:22 AM

* SSI Securities Corporation (SSI) held the biggest stockbroking market share on both HCMC and Hanoi stock exchanges in the third quarter of this year, at 13.6% and 10.37%, [...]
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Asia stocks mostly up on US jobs but growth, trade fears persist

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

Most markets rose in Asia Monday after a mixed US jobs report eased worries about a recession in the world’s top economy by maintained expectations the Federal Reserve [...]
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Vietnam again accuses China of violating its fishing rights in its exclusive economic zone

Vietnam again accuses China of violating its fishing rights in its exclusive economic zone

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

Hanoi has again accused Beijing of violating its rights after three Chinese vessels stopped a local crew from fishing in the country’s exclusive economic zone in the [...]
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Asian shares mixed on US jobs, eyes on China trade talks

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

Asian shares were mixed Monday, following a reassuring report on US jobs, while investors cautiously awaited the upcoming trade talks between the US and China. Japan’s [...]
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Chinese state media calls HK’s ban on masks at protests ‘legal and reasonable’

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

Chinese state media continued a show of support for Hong Kong’s controversial ban on masks at demonstrations on Sunday after it prompted a rampage by anti-government [...]
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First suspects charged under HK’s anti-mask law granted bail, after weekend of protests marred by violence

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

A student and an unemployed woman were granted bail at a court on Monday after they became the first to be charged under the new mask ban targeting anti-government [...]
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2 protesters charged in 1st use of HK’s new mask ban

2 protesters charged in 1st use of HK’s new mask ban

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

Two protesters were charged Monday with violating Hong Kong’s new ban on wearing masks at rallies, a move likely to add to a backlash that has thrown the [...]
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HK protesters target Chinese PLA soldiers with laser pointers

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

Hong Kong on Sunday (October 6), protestors in Kowloon marched past the garrison for China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and used laser pointers to target the [...]
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HK shoppers clear shelves as panic grips a city struggling to cope with chaos of anti-government protests

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

Protesters unleashed chaos across the city in an angry response to an anti-mask law, introduced by city leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Friday in a bid to quell the [...]
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HK lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban

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

Hong Kong was rocked by fresh violence Sunday as tens of thousands hit the streets to defy a ban on face masks, sparking clashes with police, street fights and vandalism [...]
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First HKers appear in court for defying mask ban

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

Hong Kong’s government may censor the internet in a bid to contain months of increasingly violent pro-democracy protests, a cabinet member said Monday, after an [...]
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HK police make first arrests under new anti-mask law as at least 13 anti-government protesters are taken into custody

HK police make first arrests under new anti-mask law as at least 13 anti-government protesters are taken into custody

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

At least 13 Hong Kong protesters have been arrested for concealing their faces at public assemblies since the anti-mask law came into force at midnight on Friday. The arrests [...]
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HK metro system partially reopens as city braces for further protests

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

Hong Kong’s rail operator partially reopened the city’s metro system on Sunday after an unprecedented shutdown but kept many typically busy stations closed as the [...]
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Protesters appear to be hit by taxi and man beaten bloody in another violent turn for HK

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

Hong Kong is entering its fourth day of unprecedented subway closures after a weekend of destructive protests in the wake of new emergency legislation left the city reeling. [...]
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HK protests leave major industry fearing Christmas downturn

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

Worsening violence at Hong Kong protests have had a ripple effect on the advertising and marketing sector, according to some industry figures already fearing a Christmas [...]
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