Archive for November 3rd, 2019

China, US must discuss national security issues, industry leader says amid reports of TikTok inquiry

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 10:04 AM

China and the United States should hold high-level discussions on national security, a US business leader said on Saturday, following reports that Washington has launched a [...]
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Chinese provinces count the cost of trade war, tax reforms as fiscal revenue growth slumps

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 10:02 AM

Provincial governments across China saw their fiscal revenue growth slump in the first nine months of the year on the back of weakened economies and central government [...]
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Chaos and violence descend again on the streets of HK as aggressive police tactics fail to stop radical protesters

Chaos and violence descend again on the streets of HK as aggressive police tactics fail to stop radical protesters

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:55 AM

The first half of the weekend since the government’s controversial decision to disqualify populist candidate Joshua Wong Chi-fung from running in the district council [...]
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Asia must quit ‘coal addiction’: UN chief

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:50 AM

The UN chief on Saturday warned Asia to quit its “addiction” to coal, as climate change threatens hundreds of millions of people vulnerable to rising sea levels [...]
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Asean leaders hope for trade deal as economies sag on US-China spat

Asean leaders hope for trade deal as economies sag on US-China spat

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:50 AM

Southeast Asian leaders meet for a second day in Thailand on Sunday, hoping for a breakthrough in talks over the world’s largest trade deal to help throw off the torpor [...]
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Tear gas, water cannons as marchers defy police in HK demo

Tear gas, water cannons as marchers defy police in HK demo

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:46 AM

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon Saturday as thousands of democracy protesters defied authorities in another unsanctioned march after Beijing vowed to tighten [...]
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Prayers for lost 39 as Vietnamese community rallies at London vigil

Prayers for lost 39 as Vietnamese community rallies at London vigil

03-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:14 AM

Members of the Vietnamese community have gathered in London for a vigil in memory of the 39 people found in a lorry in Essex. A vigil on Saturday evening was attended by more [...]
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