Archive for November 2nd, 2019

Is Vietnam a goldmine for Korean companies

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 8:16 AM

With the market of Korea’s largest trading partner China becoming more saturated, Korean companies have found a more sustainable alternative: investing in Vietnam. [...]
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Taiwan’s economy grows by 2.91pct in third quarter

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 8:10 AM

Taiwan’s economic growth was revised upwards to 2.91 percent from the 2.67 percent predicted for the third quarter of 2019, performing better than the three other Asian [...]
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Foreigners in Taiwan have new protections

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 8:09 AM

Ministry of Justice officials on Wednesday said new measures are in place to assist foreign citizens if they are victims of a crime committed in Taiwan, following the case of [...]
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Asian shares mixed on new US-China trade jitters

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian shares were mixed on Friday after investors were spooked by a report that cast doubt on the prospects of a long-term U.S-China trade deal. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng [...]
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Asian markets mostly but trade concerns cast shadow

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Most Asian markets rose on Friday as traders overcame early jitters about the China-US trade talks that were fuelled by a report saying Beijing officials had raised doubts [...]
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HK court rejects TVB’s urgent bid to ban anyone from assaulting staff and damaging property, after broadcaster targeted at protests

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

A Hong Kong court has turned down an urgent application from the city’s biggest television broadcaster to prohibit anyone from assaulting its crew or damaging its [...]
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Beijing says it will change how HK’s leader is ‘appointed and removed’

Beijing says it will change how HK’s leader is ‘appointed and removed’

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A senior Chinese official has highlighted plans to “improve” the system by which Hong Kong’s leader is appointed or removed, after almost five months of [...]
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Tear gas as HK protesters don Halloween masks

Tear gas as HK protesters don Halloween masks

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong democracy activists donned Halloween masks lampooning the city’s pro-Beijing leaders on Thursday, defying an emergency law that bans face coverings and [...]
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‘I stopped dancing, I’m fighting now’: HK protesters take up self-defence classes

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Before protests erupted across her Hong Kong hometown five months ago, 31-year-old Pino was a dancer, taking various types of evening classes for years, from jazz to hip-hop [...]
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ESR Cayman’s shares advance in HK trading debut, helping market claw back some of its mojo lost in trade war, street protests

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

ESR Cayman, the operator of logistics warehouses and industrial real estate, was lucky the second time around in the capital market, as its shares advanced in their Hong Kong [...]
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Halloween protests in HK: police fire tear gas in Mong Kok, Central and Sheung Wan as people denounce alleged force brutality and march against mask ban

Halloween protests in HK: police fire tear gas in Mong Kok, Central and Sheung Wan as people denounce alleged force brutality and march against mask ban

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

Halloween festivities in Hong Kong took on a darker than usual hue on Thursday night as police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Mong Kok and Central who had gathered [...]
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Commentary: Has the use of violence in HK’s protests backfired?

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

It is strong public consensus and widespread pressure, rather than violence, which have cajoled the Hong Kong government to respond to some of the movement’s demands, [...]
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‘Bulletproof’ China-backed site attacks HK democracy activists

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Using Russia-based servers and promoted by powerful groups linked to China’s ruling Communist Party, a sophisticated anonymous website is targeting Hong Kong [...]
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Opened or closed? Debate over public access to HK waterfront site under People’s Liberation Army

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

A waterfront civic group in Hong Kong is pressing the government on whether it has changed its stance on public access to a military pier after comments made by the planning [...]
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HK just entered a recession. Experts say economy will ‘remain weak’ amid protests, trade war

02-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s economy will likely “remain weak” for the rest of this year, economists and trade experts told CNBC on Friday. “They’re getting hit [...]
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