Archive for October 11th, 2019

Business Briefs 11 October 2019

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 11:33 AM

* Thanh Thanh CongBien Hoa Sugar JSC (SBT) has got VND1.14 trillion after the sale of al of its 61.7 million treasury shares from September 13 to October 4. Each share was [...]
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World shares mixed as China, US to resume trade talks

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

World shares were mixed on Thursday, with benchmarks falling in Europe after a mixed day in Asia. Markets have grown increasingly jittery as investors pondered whether talks [...]
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Asia-Pacific 2019 growth to slow to 5.8pct on trade tensionsWorld Bank

Asia-Pacific 2019 growth to slow to 5.8pct on trade tensionsWorld Bank

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

Asia Pacific economies are expected to slow this year due to uncertainty around US-China trade tensions and slowdowns in major global economies could further hurt the [...]
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Asia markets mixed as dealers await start of key trade talks

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

Asian markets were mixed Thursday with investors moving cautiously as they sifted through conflicting reports about the outlook for upcoming China-US trade talks. Global [...]
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HK police launch probe after finding pistol and live ammunition in a car parked on street

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

A pistol and a magazine with four rounds of ammunition were found in a car parked on a Hong Kong street on Wednesday, prompting police to launch an investigation. The handgun [...]
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Extinction Rebellion to launch ‘HK-style’ occupation of London City Airport

11-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Extinction Rebellion activists are to begin their three-day “Hong Kong-style” occupation of London City Airport. The protest group says its members intend to [...]
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China’s Topsports rises 8pct in HK debut after $1 billion IPO

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

Shares in Topsports International Holdings (6110.HK) rose nearly 8 percent on debut in Hong Kong on Thursday after China’s largest sportswear manufacturer raised $1.0 [...]
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Apple pulls HK app used by protesters after China warning

Apple pulls HK app used by protesters after China warning

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

Apple on Thursday removed a Hong Kong map application used by pro-democracy protesters, saying it endangered police, after China warned the US tech giant to drop the app. [...]
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More HK protests planned as metro limps back to business

More HK protests planned as metro limps back to business

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

Hong Kong protesters prepared for demonstrations around the city on Thursday as shopping malls said they would close early to avoid becoming targets and the city’s [...]
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Swedish tech firm Yubico hands HK protesters free security keys amid fears over police tactics online

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

A Swedish tech company renowned for encryption has donated hundreds of security keys to Hong Kong’s protest movement after an activist sought help in repelling police [...]
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Mental health in HK at its worst level in eight years, affected by ongoing social unrest: survey

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

Hongkongers’ mental health has deteriorated to its worst level in eight years, with ongoing anti-government protests adding to the stress experienced by residents, [...]
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FIFA fines HK after fans whistle Chinese anthem

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

FIFA fined the Hong Kong Football Federation on Wednesday after local fans booed and whistled the Chinese national anthem at a World Cup qualifier against Iran. The [...]
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In an about-face, Apple removes HK protest map app following China backlash

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

Apple on Thursday removed from its App Store a Hong Kong location map app that tracks protests activities following a backlash from China, in an about-face after it first [...]
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Apple pulls police-tracking app used in HK protests after consulting authorities

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

Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store, saying it violated rules because it was used to [...]
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Taiwan’s Foxconn founder rules out cooperation with PFP leader James Soong

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

Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou ruled out cooperation with People First Party (PFP) Chair James Soong in the presidential campaign after appearing with him and Taipei [...]
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