Archive for November 9th, 2019

The Vietnamese victims of UK truck tragedy

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 5:42 PM

AFP spoke last month to several families of Vietnamese nationals feared to be among the 39 people found dead in a refrigerated truck in southeast England last month. British [...]
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UK police name 39 Vietnamese victims of truck horror

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 5:41 PM

British police on Friday released the names of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a refrigerated truck last month, including two 15-year-old boys. Many were from the same two [...]
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UK police identify truck victims; 10 teenagers among 39 dead

UK police identify truck victims; 10 teenagers among 39 dead

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 5:40 PM

Ten teenagers were among the 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck container in southeast England last month, local police said Friday while relaying for the first time details [...]
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Asian stocks lower amid uncertainty over US-China trade

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

Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday amid uncertainty about a possible US-Chinese agreement to roll back tariffs in their trade war. Tokyo rose after Beijing said [...]
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Asian markets mostly down as traders ease into weekend

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

Asian markets fell on Friday as investors took their foot off the pedal after another healthy week, with eyes fixated on the next move in the China-US trade talks. News out [...]
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Suspect arrested in stabbing of HK lawmaker Junius Ho remanded after attempted murder charge

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

An unemployed man charged with the attempted murder of a Hong Kong lawmaker who was stabbed during an election campaign event was remanded after a brief court appearance on [...]
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Death of student during HK protests likely to trigger further unrest

Death of student during HK protests likely to trigger further unrest

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

A student at a Hong Kong university who fell during protests over the weekend died on Friday, the first student death in months of anti-government demonstrations in the [...]
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China calls HK protesters ‘mobsters’ after stabbing

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

China has slammed radical protesters in Hong Kong as “mobsters” using violence to influence upcoming local elections, after a pro-Beijing lawmaker was injured in [...]
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HK police make ‘displeasure’ over journalists’ behaviour known in formal complaint to city’s media organisations

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

Police have made a formal complaint over the actions of some Hong Kong reporters during a press conference earlier this week. Journalists from six different organisations [...]
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Condition of HK student injured in car park fall deteriorates, but doctors yet to confirm brain death

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

The condition of a Hong Kong university student who was left on life support after falling four metres (13 feet) in a car park on Monday has deteriorated, but doctors have [...]
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University of HK student jailed for six weeks for carrying retractable baton for self-defence

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

A university student who carried a retractable baton to defend himself from a possible attack during the anti-government protests in Hong Kong was jailed for six weeks on [...]
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Mainland Chinese student jailed in HK protests

Mainland Chinese student jailed in HK protests

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

A student from mainland China arrested at a Hong Kong democracy protest was sentenced on Thursday to six weeks in prison for possession of an offensive weaponthe city’s [...]
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‘HK Superman’ donates money to save economy

09-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Sir Li Ka-shing, the wealthiest man in Hong Kong and founder of CK Hutchison Holdings, announced on Friday (November 8) that for the next 10 days, he is accepting [...]
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Hundreds of office workers march to work across HK in protest against government and to show support for student who died in car park fall

Hundreds of office workers march to work across HK in protest against government and to show support for student who died in car park fall

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

Hundreds of office workers walked to work on Friday morning as part of continuing anti-government protests and in support of the student who died from a car park fall near [...]
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HK restaurateur and YouTube star Alex Yeung under investigation in Singapore for hosting talk on city’s political crisis

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

A pro-Beijing Hong Kong restaurateur and YouTube celebrity is under investigation in Singapore and barred from leaving the city state after he hosted a talk about Hong [...]
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