Archive for October 19th, 2019

Five countries in South Asia and SEA with the best prospects for online micro consumer lending

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Robocash Group | 6:02 AM

According to the analysts of the financial holding Robocash Group who made a corporate ranking of countries in South and Southeast Asia, Laos, India, the Philippines, Myanmar [...] » More

The 16th CAEXPO achieved new heights in trade and economic cooperation

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The 16th China-Asean Expo (CAEXPO) has come to a successful end finally. Looking back, this CAEXPO has committed to the key cooperation arenas between China and the Asean [...] » More

Asian shares fall back after China reports economy weakened

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

Share prices retreated in Asia after China reported Friday that its economy grew at an annual rate of 6.0 percent in the latest quarter. The Shanghai Composite index gave up [...] » More

HK braces for weekend of fresh anti-government protests

HK braces for weekend of fresh anti-government protests

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

Hong Kong is preparing for a weekend of demonstrations, including a human chain at major subway lines on Friday and a democracy march on Sunday, the latest moves in more than [...] » More

HKers need more support, dissidents tell German book fair

HKers need more support, dissidents tell German book fair

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

Chinese dissident Liao Yiwu and former Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee on Thursday urged European countries to step up support for Hong Kong’s pro-democracy [...] » More

HK police association to build retirement property for staff in mainland China

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

A Hong Kong police association has told its members it is in talks with Chinese property developer Agile Group to develop a “Hong Kong City” in southern China for [...] » More

HK protest organiser attacked with hammers and knives

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

The leader of one of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy groups was hospitalised Wednesday evening after being attacked by a group of men wielding hammers and [...] » More

Charges of producing bombs against HK duo withdrawn over failure to obtain prior consent from secretary for justice

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

Two Hongkongers accused of producing bombs had their charges withdrawn at their first court appearance on Thursday, after prosecutors admitted they had not obtained the prior [...] » More

‘I never had a special relationship with murder accused,’ young woman tells HK body-in-cement trial

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

A Hong Kong woman on Thursday denied having a special relationship with the man she accused of murdering his business partner, whose body was later found encased in cement in [...] » More

Murderer who triggered HK protests will go to Taiwan: pastor

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

A man who inadvertently triggered Hong Kong’s huge protests after he murdered his girlfriend in Taiwan has agreed to return to the island to face justice, a clergyman [...] » More

HK’s domestic workers dodge tear gas and clashes

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

Indonesian migrant worker Jochel usually spends her sole day off in Hong Kong’s parks, chatting with friends and video-calling loved ones back home. But this summer, [...] » More

UPDATE 2-Cathay Pacific lowers full-year profit expectations as HK protests bite

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

* September passenger numbers fall 7.1 percent * Expects second-half profit to be lower than first half * Inbound demand shortfall to persist for rest of 2019executive (Adds [...] » More

Chinese mainlanders living in HK feel stuck between a rock and a hard place

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:02 AM

A few days ago, I joined a private Facebook group. I was greeted by many familiar faces college classmates, former co-workers most of whom were mainland Chinese living in [...] » More

HK’s troubles are ‘very bad for the region,’ says Singapore’s leader

19-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Singapore thrives best when the entire region is stable and can attract investors, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said as unrest continues to roil Hong Kong, often seen as [...] » More

Cathay woes pile up as passenger figures dip again in September

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

Cathay Pacific cut its economic outlook on Friday following a second successive drop in monthly passenger traffic after the airline faced a backlash from Beijing over Hong [...] » More