Archive for October 10th, 2019

Business Briefs 10 Oct 2019

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:02 AM

* Development Investment Construction JSC (DIC) has reported pre-tax profit of an estimated VND216 billion in the third quarter of 2019, showing a threefold increase against [...]
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Indonesia must investigate riot deathsHuman Rights Watch

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | RNZ | 8:21 AM

Human Rights Watch is calling on Indonesia to investigate riots in West Papua, which killed dozens last month. The clashes in Wamena on 23 September killed 33 people, injured [...]
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Ministry proposes 54pct increase in distribution of key biofuel next year

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 8:19 AM

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry aims to distribute next year around 9.6 million kiloliters of fatty acid methyl ester (FAME), a critical ingredient for biofuel, a [...]
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China blasts US blacklist over Xinjiang as ‘groundless’

China blasts US blacklist over Xinjiang as ‘groundless’

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:11 AM

China hit back at the United States on Tuesday over the blacklisting of 28 Chinese entities accused of being implicated in rights violations against mostly Muslim minorities [...]
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Asian markets hit by trade worries, Brexit woes sink pound

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

Asian markets mostly fell after hefty losses in New York on Wednesday owing to growing China-US tensions ahead of fresh trade talks, while the pound remained beaten down by [...]
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Asian stocks slip as tensions flare before US-China talks

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

Shares slipped in Asia on Wednesday as tensions between the US and China flared ahead of talks aimed at resolving the trade war between the world’s two biggest [...]
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Blizzard bans gamer, rescinds money, on HK protest support

Blizzard bans gamer, rescinds money, on HK protest support

10-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

A unit of Activision Blizzard Inc. has punished a player for expressing support for Hong Kong’s protest movement, the latest example of a US company attempting to rein [...]
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HK’s violent protests show no sign of stopping. Some are deciding it’s time to leave

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

In the middle of a beautiful sunset in May, Emily’s boyfriend knelt before her on a beach in Japan and proposed. Overjoyed, she said yes. They envisioned starting a [...]
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China warns Apple against ‘reckless’ support of HK protesters

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

China’s state media accused Apple Wednesday of supporting pro-democracy protesters, warning the US tech giant would suffer consequences for its “unwise and [...]
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HK companies ‘resilient’, but protests present new risks, challenges, S&P Global Ratings warns

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

Hong Kong’s rated companies have strong financial foundations, but the ongoing protests present risks and unprecedented challenges for firms operating in the city, [...]
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Affluent Hongkongers most pessimistic in Asia about affording their ideal retirement lifestyle, survey finds

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

About two thirds of affluent Hongkongers feel they are not on track financially to fulfil their retirement dreams, a pessimism that contrasts with those in China, according [...]
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Shoemaker Vans treads warily as China fumes over HK protests

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

US sports brand Vans has removed “a small number” of submissions in a sneaker design competition including one apparently giving a shout out to Hong Kong’s [...]
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Frustration fuels violence: HK Demosisto senior leader

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

Protesters in Hong Kong are not afraid to use more violence in their campaign for democracy because peaceful rallies have had no effect on the government and its use of [...]
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HK protests: man with brain bleed and pregnant woman held in hospital after weekend of violence triggered by anti-mask law

HK protests: man with brain bleed and pregnant woman held in hospital after weekend of violence triggered by anti-mask law

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

Two Hong Kong protesters remain at Tuen Mun Hospital for treatment under police guard after being arrested on Monday, sources familiar with the matter said. A 27-year-old [...]
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Tiffany removes advert over HK controversy

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

Tiffany & Co. have removed a tweet showing a woman covering one eye after Chinese consumers accused the jeweller of supporting the Hong Kong protesters. The photo posted [...]
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