Archive for November 5th, 2019

Macron, Xi to agree ‘irreversibility’ of Paris climate accord

Macron, Xi to agree ‘irreversibility’ of Paris climate accord

05-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:35 AM

French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping will sign a pact that includes wording on the “irreversibility” of the Paris climate accord, an [...]
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Business Briefs 05 November 2019

05-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:04 AM

* Property developer FLC Group (FLC) has cancelled the issue of nearly 300 million shares for its shareholders, citing unfavorable market conditions. In mid-October, FLC [...]
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Asean summit enlivens 2020 celebrations for Malaysia-Korea ties

05-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 8:24 AM

This is the sixth in a series of interviews with Asean ambassadors on the 30th anniversary of Asean-South Korea relations. ― ED. For Malaysia, a special summit between the [...]
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N. Korea boasts of Mt. Kumgang’s beauty after Kim’s message on removal of S. Korean facilities

05-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yonhap | 8:17 AM

North Korea boasted of the beauty of the scenic spots on Mount Kumgang on the east coast in a rare posting on its tourism website on Sunday, days after leader Kim Jong-un [...]
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Asian markets rally on strong US jobs data, trade optimism

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

A man went on a knife rampage in Hong Kong leaving at least five people wounded, including a local pro-democracy politician who had his ear bitten off, capping another [...]
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Asian markets follow Wall Street rise on US jobs data

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

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Monday after unexpectedly strong US jobs data helped to soothe worries American factory activity was weaker than forecast. [...]
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HK’s homebuyers greet developers’ attempt to sell leftover residential property with their collective cold shoulder

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

Hong Kong’s biggest sales weekend for residential property in almost five months was met with a collective shrug, as homebuyers mostly ignored the 622 unsold homes left [...]
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HK police cancel press conference after journalists accuse officers of ‘telling lies’

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

A Hong Kong police press conference was cancelled before it even began on Monday after six journalists attended wearing helmets bearing slogans accusing officers of telling [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam to meet vice-Premier Han Zheng in Beijing for first official sit-down since protests erupted

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has been called to Beijing for an unscheduled meeting with vice-Premier Han Zheng on Wednesday, with sources [...]
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HK protests: police, fire services release joint statement on ‘misunderstanding’ that led to clash during crowd dispersal in Central on Saturday

HK protests: police, fire services release joint statement on ‘misunderstanding’ that led to clash during crowd dispersal in Central on Saturday

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

Police and the Fire Services Department released a joint statement early on Sunday morning to clarify the clash between a firefighter and riot control officers in Central on [...]
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HK’s Exchange Fund posts 55 per cent drop third quarter income amid stock slump, political turmoil

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

Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund, the war chest used to defend the local currency from attacks by short sellers, has reported a 55 per cent drop in third quarter income, hurt [...]
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HK oysters served up as natural defence against flooding caused by climate change

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

As the tide rolls out in Deep Bay, neat rows of grey, clustered oysters are revealed, stretching a kilometre across the mudflats along the coast of Pak Nai in the New [...]
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HK civil servants who support protests ‘will burn with rioters’ warns People’s Daily

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

Hong Kong civil servants who support the protests which have rocked the city for more than five months will “burn with the rioters” according to a commentary in [...]
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Chinese state media urge ‘tougher line’ on HK

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

Chinese state-run media on Monday called for a “tougher line” on democracy protesters in Hong Kong, after a weekend of violence following Beijing’s plans to [...]
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HK university student left critical ‘with brain injury’ after car park fall was reportedly fleeing tear gas fired during anti-government protests

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

A Hong Kong university student who fell from a car park in the early hours of Monday morning may have suffered a significant brain injury as a result, medical sources said, [...]
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