Archive for October 26th, 2019

Asian shares mixed amid uncertainty over policy, growth

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

Asian shares were mixed Friday, after Wall Street indexes posted modest gains, cheered by solid profits and forecasts from US technology companies. Global uncertainties such [...] » More

Key property markets in Asia holding strong against global economic uncertainty

26-Oct-2019 Intellasia | EdgeProp | 6:02 AM

Global political and economic uncertainties, coupled with persistent trade tensions, kept sentiment cautious in Asia’s property markets in 3Q2019. This caused a decline [...] » More

Budweiser, HK’s biggest IPO in 2019, reports lower profit on weaker `nightlife channel,’ price fight in Korea

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

Budweiser Brewing Company APAC said on Friday that its profit fell 22 per cent in the third quarter, the first time Asia’s most profitable brewer has issued its report [...] » More

HK rises one spot to No 3 in World Bank rankings on ease of doing business but city’s commerce chief warns that protest-linked violence could take toll

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

Hong Kong rose one spot to No 3 in the World Bank’s annual rankings on the ease of doing business, but the city’s commerce minister warned that violence arising [...] » More

HK property prices unlikely to see major drop despite slowdown, experts say

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

Amid the biggest political crisis Hong Kong has seen in over two decades, the world’s most expensive housing market is “not looking good,” Joseph Tsang, [...] » More

HK protesters rally in support of Catalan movement

HK protesters rally in support of Catalan movement

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

A few hundred Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters rallied Thursday in support of separatists in Spain’s Catalonia region, as a Chinese official accused them of colluding [...] » More

Man handed community service for HK Lennon Wall attack on man who filmed him pulling down protest messages

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

A Hong Kong truck driver who attacked a man for filming him ripping posters from a Hong Kong “Lennon Wall” was given 100 hours of community service on Friday. [...] » More

HK’s third-quarter housing supply shrinks, adding weight to policymakers’ task to improve affordability

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

Hong Kong’s property developers are completing homes at a slower pace, at precisely the time of their greatest need, a problem that underscores the housing shortage [...] » More

Hongkongers turn their morning commutes into protest marches with Walk to Work event across districts

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

Hundreds of residents across Hong Kong found a new way to rally against the government on Friday, ditching their regular early-morning commutes to join protest marches to [...] » More

HK court raises concerns by banning disclosure of police details

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

Hong Kong’s High Court on Friday banned people from disclosing personal information about the police and their families, widely targeted in protests that have gripped [...] » More

Court grants interim injunction that bans doxxing of HK police amid fears of protest-related harassment

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

Hong Kong’s High Court granted an interim injunction on Friday that would help police in their fight against doxxing by banning the publication of officers’ [...] » More

HK set for more subdued weekend of protests

HK set for more subdued weekend of protests

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

Hong Kong’s High Court on Friday banned people from disclosing personal information about the police and their families, widely targeted in protests that have gripped [...] » More

HSBC, StanChart results to show HK protests are starting to gnaw

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

HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L) and Standard Chartered Plc (STAN.L) are set to show early signs of strain from anti-government protests in Hong Kong, the single-biggest profit [...] » More

HK elections: winning felt good, but novice district councillors find the going tough, outnumbered by pro-establishment camp, ‘ignored’ by officials

HK elections: winning felt good, but novice district councillors find the going tough, outnumbered by pro-establishment camp, ‘ignored’ by officials

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

Some called it a miracle when first-time candidate Andy Chui Chi-kin contested and won a seat in the Eastern District Council four years ago. The trader was inspired to enter [...] » More

US Senate bill calls for ending sale of crowd-control munitions to HK

US Senate bill calls for ending sale of crowd-control munitions to HK

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

US senators announced legislation on Thursday calling for a ban on sales of crowd-control munitions to Hong Kong law enforcement services, as unrest in the city entered its [...] » More