Archive for October 15th, 2019

Business Briefs 15 Oct 2019

15-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 9:12 AM

* The University Medical Center in HCMC and mobile payment company MoMo on October 10 signed an agreement to promote cashless payments at the hospital, said the Vietnam News [...]
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Property investors turn to Southeast Asia amid HK unrest

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

From luxury Singapore apartments to Malaysian seafront condos, Hong Kong investors are shifting cash into Southeast Asian property, demoralised by increasingly violent [...]
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Animated film ‘Abominable’ pulled in Vietnam over S. China Sea map

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

Vietnam has pulled the animated film “Abominable” from theatres over a scene featuring a map of the South China Sea showing Beijing’s claims in the [...]
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Multiple arrests in HK as ‘flashmob’ protests hit pro-Bejing targets

Multiple arrests in HK as ‘flashmob’ protests hit pro-Bejing targets

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

Riot police clashed with anti-government protesters across Hong Kong Sunday as masked activists vandalised businesses deemed sympathetic to Beijing in another weekend of [...]
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HK equality watchdog calls for more cultural sensitivity after Islamic expression is daubed on roads during protests

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

Hong Kong’s equal opportunities watchdog has called for more sensitivity towards ethnic minority cultures after the use of an Islamic expression by anti-government [...]
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HK police make arrests as small flashmob protests erupt

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

Hong Kong riot police spent much of Sunday afternoon skirmishing with small groups of masked pro-democracy protesters who held flashmob gatherings in multiple [...]
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HK protests have caused 100 restaurants to close

15-Oct-2019 Intellasia | FreemMlaysiaToday | 6:02 AM

About 100 Hong Kong restaurants have shut down because of the months-long protests in the city, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said in a blog post today. Around 2,000 [...]
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HK broadcaster Now News accuses police of ‘violent treatment’ of its driver after he was allegedly shot by suspected beanbag round during protests

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

A Hong Kong news outlet accused officers on Monday of assaulting one of its drivers after he was allegedly shot by a suspected beanbag round outside a police station during a [...]
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HK protesters and police clash, metro and shops targeted

HK protesters and police clash, metro and shops targeted

15-Oct-2019 Intellasia | REuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists and riot police clashed in chaotic scenes around the city on Sunday, with police in riot gear chasing protesters through crowds of lunchtime [...]
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HK violence prompts debate but no division among protesters

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

Hong Kong’s more hardline pro-democracy protesters have embraced increased violence towards private property, businesses and even people, triggering some soul-searching [...]
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US senator warns HK becoming ‘police state’

US senator warns HK becoming ‘police state’

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

Strife-torn Hong Kong is sliding towards becoming a police state, US senator Josh Hawley warned Monday, as the financial hub braces for a rally calling on Washington to [...]
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China President Xi Jinping’s balancing act over HK

China President Xi Jinping’s balancing act over HK

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

Hong Kong’s summer of discontent has spilled over into fall, bringing with it tear gas, petrol bombs and widespread transport disruptionsall the elements that have [...]
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HK Bond Connect scheme could play crucial role in getting China’s onshore bonds into global indices, say analysts

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

Bond traders and portfolio managers say liquidity in the China onshore bond market has improved over the past year, partly because the Hong Kong Bond Connect scheme has given [...]
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HK gears up for pro-democracy rally after latest weekend of unrest

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

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan a rally on Monday evening after another weekend of unrest that saw protesters hurl petrol bombs and police reply with tear gas and [...]
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HK man with learning disabilities arrested during protests was denied treatment for 15 hours by police, his lawyer says

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

A man with learning disabilities who was arrested in Hong Kong on Saturday night on suspicion of being involved in an anti-government protest was denied treatment for 15 [...]
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