Archive for October 16th, 2019

Business Briefs 16 Oct 2019

16-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 8:59 AM

* LDG Group has signed an agreement with Red Brick International, an investment fund from Singapore, to develop the Bai But Sea Tourist Area project in Danang City. Under the [...]
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Air pollution linked to ‘missed’ miscarriages in China: study

Air pollution linked to ‘missed’ miscarriages in China: study

16-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 8:11 AM

Ultrafine and ultratoxic Most human-made air pollutants are extremely small: Particulate matter is about the diameter of a hair, and ultrafine particulate matter is even [...]
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‘Not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage now,’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam tells EU, according to internal report

‘Not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage now,’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam tells EU, according to internal report

16-Oct-2019 Intellasia | SCMP | 8:10 AM

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor told the European Union representative in the city that it was not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage [...]
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Hong Kong bans protesters from police housing areas amid escalating violence

Hong Kong bans protesters from police housing areas amid escalating violence

16-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:07 AM

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday ruled out making any concessions to pro-democracy protesters in the face of escalating violence, which police said was now [...]
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China’s economy cause of growing concern in Beijing as US-China trade war takes toll on growth

China’s economy cause of growing concern in Beijing as US-China trade war takes toll on growth

16-Oct-2019 Intellasia | SCMP | 8:06 AM

Chinese premier Li Keqiang has urged local government officials to do everything possible to keep economic growth on track, sending a strong signal that Beijing is [...]
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Asian markets edge up but caution keeps traders in check

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

Asian markets mostly rose but investor caution returned as the optimism fanned by Donald Trump’s much-vaunted China trade deal wore off, while the pound was boosted by [...]
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US senator warns HK becoming ‘police state’ as thousands rally

US senator warns HK becoming ‘police state’ as thousands rally

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

Hong Kong is sliding towards becoming a police state, US senator Josh Hawley warned Monday, as tens of thousands filled the strife-torn city’s streets waving American [...]
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HK protests: can other disciplined services lend manpower support to city’s beleaguered police force?

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

Manpower from the other disciplined services could be used to help Hong Kong police enforce the law as violent anti-government protests continue to intensify, but this would [...]
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Tens of thousands of HK protesters plead for US help

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

Tens of thousands of mostly young pro-democracy activists rallied in Hong Kong on Monday in the first legal protest since the introduction of colonial-era emergency laws and [...]
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Classes suspended at HK Design Institute after students vandalise campus demanding surveillance footage of classmate found dead in sea

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

All classes at the Hong Kong Design Institute have been cancelled over the next three days after dozens of masked students smashed glass doors and security cameras on its [...]
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HK violence prompts debate but no division among protesters

HK violence prompts debate but no division among protesters

16-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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UPDATE 3-Tens of thousands of HK protesters plead for US help

UPDATE 3-Tens of thousands of HK protesters plead for US help

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

Tens of thousands of mostly young pro-democracy activists rallied in Hong Kong on Monday in the first legal protest since the introduction of colonial-era emergency laws and [...]
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Blizzard Entertainment cuts punishment for gamer in HK protests row

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

US games publisher Blizzard Entertainment has reduced the punishment dealt out to a Hong Kong-based Hearthstone esports gamer for his public support of pro-democracy protests [...]
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HK protesters fill Chater Garden and spill onto nearby roads in Central, calling for United States to pass democracy act

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

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters some waving American flags filled a downtown park and spilled onto nearby roads on Monday evening, urging US congressmen to pass a [...]
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What keeps the months-long, massive HK protests going? ’60 Minutes’ reports

16-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CBSNews | 6:02 AM

“When you lose freedom, you lose everything,” a successful Hong Kong businessperson says, explaining why he is part of the pro-democracy street protests This [...]
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