Archive for November 8th, 2019

Vietnam to repatriate 39 nationals found dead in UK truck

Vietnam to repatriate 39 nationals found dead in UK truck

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:08 AM

Vietnam said Thursday it was working to repatriate 39 bodies now identified as Vietnamese nationals found in a truck near London last month, in a case that exposed the deadly [...]
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Business Briefs 08 November 2019

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 8:53 AM

* West Ocean Invest JSC, a major shareholder of GTN Foods JSC (GTN), will sell more than 41 million GTN shares through matching and put- through transactions, or other [...]
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TransferWise links up with Indonesian, Philippine e-wallets: CEO

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:50 AM

Money transfer company TransferWise has begun processing international payments into Asian digital wallets in a move that its CEO says reflects their growing use as an [...]
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Cheong Wa Dae mulls replacing presidential aides

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | KoreaTimes | 8:46 AM

In a country where the head of state is elected for a single five-year term with no possibility of re-election, as is the case for presidents of South Korea, the third year [...]
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N Korea Threatens to Upend Nuclear Talks Due to US ‘Reckless Military Frenzy’

N Korea Threatens to Upend Nuclear Talks Due to US ‘Reckless Military Frenzy’

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | US News | 7:04 AM

NORTH KOREA THREATENED Wednesday to walk away from upcoming talks with the US if it doesn’t further curtail planned military exercises with South Korea in December. In [...]
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Asian markets mostly up but trade pact delay talk causes jolt

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

Equity markets and oil prices rose Thursday after China said it had agreed with the United States on a plan to gradually remove each other’s tariffs, fuelling hopes [...]
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A bill supporting HK protesters is going nowhere in Congress despite bipartisan support

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

A push in the US Congress for legislation to support pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and pressure China to refrain from a violent crackdown faces an array of obstacles, [...]
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Chinese University students wear masks and chant HK protest slogans during national anthem at graduation, forcing ceremony to be cut short

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

A graduation ceremony at the Chinese University of Hong Kong was abruptly halted on Thursday after students wearing masks chanted slogans as the national anthem was being [...]
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Tear gas fired as HK marks first month of mask ban

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters in the early hours of Wednesday as demonstrators marked the one-month anniversary of the mask ban. Protesters were [...]
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Masked HK students chant at graduation amid fears for elections

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

Hong Kong students, many wearing banned black masks, chanted slogans at their graduation at the Chinese University on Thursday, with some holding up banners urging [...]
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Effort in US Congress to rein in China on HK protests faces obstacles

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

A push in the US Congress for legislation to support anti government protests in Hong Kong and pressure China to refrain from a violent crackdown faces an array of obstacles, [...]
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Controversial Versace T-shirt dents Capri’s sales in China

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

Capri Holdings Ltd (CPRI.N) blamed a controversy around a Versace T-shirt that labeled Hong Kong and Macau as countries for denting the luxury label’s sales in China, [...]
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HK resident being investigated over Marina Bay event held to discuss city-state’s ongoing protests

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong resident who allegedly organised a public event here to discuss the protests in his city-state has had his passport impounded and is assisting police with their [...]
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HK court convicts teen for carrying laser pointer

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

A Hong Kong lawmaker has voiced concern the conviction of a teenager for carrying a laser pointer could pave the way for more prosecutions against anti-government protesters [...]
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Boy, 16, is first to be convicted of possessing laser pointer at HK protests

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

A 16-year-old student has become the first to be convicted of possessing a laser pointer at the anti-government protests that have rocked Hong Kong for months. Passing his [...]
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