Archive for October 18th, 2019

Business Briefs 18 Oct 2019

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | | 7:40 AM

* The Hochiminh Stock Exchange (HOSE) has announced that Military Insurance Corpora ion has applied to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on HOSE. The firm, with [...]
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Asian shares mixed on caution over China-US trade deal

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

Asian shares were mixed Thursday on renewed caution over the truce in the tariff war between the US and China. Hong Kong initially led regional gains after its chief [...]
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Government condemns attack on HK protest leader Jimmy Sham

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

Hong Kong’s No 2 official on Thursday condemned a bloody attack on a prominent protest leader as “totally unacceptable”, while the pro-democracy bloc [...]
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HK lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day

HK lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day

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

Pro-democracy lawmakers were dragged out of Hong Kong’s legislature by security guards on Thursday after they heckled the city’s pro-Beijing leader for a second [...]
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HK protest leader left bloodied in street attack

HK protest leader left bloodied in street attack

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

A leading face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement was rushed to hospital covered in blood late Wednesday after being attacked by unidentified thugs with hammers, his [...]
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The Freedom HK Needs Most Is Freedom From Violence

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Let’s not beat around the bush. Hong Kong is among the freest cities in the world. The fact that, despite all the turmoil over the last four months, we still have [...]
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HK protests: Equal Opportunities Commission gets 300 inquiries about alleged sexual harassment by police during unrest

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

Hong Kong’s equal opportunities watchdog has received more than 300 inquiries since mid-June regarding accusations against police of sexual harassment, but no [...]
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The Latest: HK protest organiser attacked with hammers

The Latest: HK protest organiser attacked with hammers

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

The Latest on Hong Kong’s protests (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Organisers of some of the giant demonstrations that have shaken Hong Kong say one of their leading [...]
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US House passes legislation on HK: what does it mean?

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

The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed three pieces of legislation supporting the pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong for more than four [...]
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HK leader’s policy address abandoned as lawmakers say she has ‘blood on her hands’ over protests

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s annual policy address ended in chaos Wednesday as pro-democracy lawmakers repeatedly disrupted her speech and heckled her with calls to [...]
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HK assembly in chaos; attack on democracy leader a ‘chilling signal’

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

Hong Kong’s parliament descended into chaos on Thursday with lawmakers dragged out by security guards for heckling leader Carrie Lam as they demanded an inquiry into a [...]
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US House passes legislation on HK: what does it mean?

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

The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed three pieces of legislation supporting the pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong for more than four [...]
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China warns US it will retaliate if HK bill becomes law

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Axios | 6:02 AM

The Chinese government issued a statement on Tuesday threatening the US with retaliatory action if Congress passes legislation that would lead to a mandatory annual review of [...]
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Carrie Lam’s policy address reveals raft of transport measures, including higher fare subsidies, to win over HK passengersGovernment condemns attack on HK protest leader Jimmy Sham

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

Hong Kong’s No 2 official on Thursday condemned a bloody attack on a prominent protest leader as “totally unacceptable”, while the pro-democracy bloc [...]
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Crowded HK goes underground to overcome land crunch

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

When authorities drew up a plan to make Hong Kong a hub for Asia’s wine trade, they faced a big challenge: where to store the bottles in a city that was fast running [...]
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