Archive for November 6th, 2019

Must there always be a Malay-Muslim candidate? Analysts say fears unfounded

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 12:51 PM

Political analysts have downplayed some quarters’ insistence for a Malay-Muslim candidate in the Tanjung Piai by-election, saying it is baseless for the majority [...]
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MACC wants banks, financial institutions to aid war against corruption

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 12:45 PM

The Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) said today it hopes that banks can directly aid the agency so it can conduct its investigations and gather intelligence to [...]
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Dr M: Data sharing on financial crimes only for crime prevention purposes

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 12:38 PM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today assured that personal data will remain protected despite the Public-Private Partnership Initiative (PPP) where banks and financial institutions [...]
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N. Korea says US terrorism blacklist hinders nuke diplomacy

N. Korea says US terrorism blacklist hinders nuke diplomacy

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 11:46 AM

North Korea said Tuesday the US redesignation of Pyongyang as a sponsor of terrorism is dimming prospects for nuclear diplomacy between the countries. The North’s [...]
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German minister casts doubt on Huawei participation in 5G build-out

German minister casts doubt on Huawei participation in 5G build-out

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:34 AM

German Foreign minister Heiko Maas on Monday cast doubt on whether Chinese telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies could participate in the development and construction [...]
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Business Briefs 06 November 2019

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 8:43 AM

* Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam, BIDV (BID) will issue VND4.5 trillion worth of unsecured in convertible bonds, including 400,000 [...]
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How one man transformed Korea’s sordid ‘love hotels’ into a billion-dollar business

How one man transformed Korea’s sordid ‘love hotels’ into a billion-dollar business

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:14 AM

To be a successful entrepreneur, they say you’ve got to have passion. That’s something Su Jin Lee had in spades when he started his business. After all, he was [...]
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Asian markets mixed as traders await news on China-US talks

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 8:05 AM

Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as investors took a step back after recent rallies, awaiting the next developments in the China-US trade talks. Wall Street provided a [...]
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Asian markets advance following record Dow close

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 8:05 AM

Asian shares have advanced after the Dow Jones Industrial Average and other benchmarks closed at record highs. Upbeat comments by US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross about [...]
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Xi meets Lam in ‘vote of confidence’ over HK protests

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 8:05 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s surprise meeting with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was a “vote of confidence” in her government’s ability to tackle five [...]
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HK pupils cover faces in citywide protests marking one month since mask ban introduced

HK pupils cover faces in citywide protests marking one month since mask ban introduced

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 8:05 AM

Pupils marked one month since the introduction of the mask ban in Hong Kong on Tuesday by covering their faces in protest, as students at a top secondary marched in support [...]
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HK man in critical condition after being run off the road and stabbed by masked attackers

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 8:05 AM

Police were scouring the city for four masked attackers on Tuesday after a man was chased from a car, intercepted and stabbed on Hong Kong Island overnight. The man, a [...]
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Angry campus crowd besieges HK university chief, demanding he condemn police actions as student suffers brain injury in car park fall after reportedly fleeing tear gas

Angry campus crowd besieges HK university chief, demanding he condemn police actions as student suffers brain injury in car park fall after reportedly fleeing tear gas

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 8:05 AM

Hundreds of angry Hong Kong students besieged their university’s president for more than five hours on Monday night, demanding he condemn alleged police brutality after [...]
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Xi Jinping’s message to HK: You’re stuck with Carrie Lam

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 8:05 AM

A week ago, it seemed like Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam might have been on the verge of being ousted. While her government denied rumours that Beijing was drawing up plans to [...]
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HK’s new crypto funds struggle to clear licensing hurdles

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:05 AM

A year after Hong Kong launched a pioneering scheme allowing fund managers to invest in cryptocurrency assets, barely any players have been approved, highlighting the [...]
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