Archive for November 11th, 2019

Explainer: Symbolic night with goddess to wrap up Japan emperor’s accession rites

Explainer: Symbolic night with goddess to wrap up Japan emperor’s accession rites

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:56 AM

On Thursday evening, Japan’s Emperor Naruhito will dress in pure white robes and be ushered into a dark wooden hall for his last major enthronement rite: spending the [...]
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Tens of thousands celebrate Japan emperor’s enthronement

Tens of thousands celebrate Japan emperor’s enthronement

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:47 AM

Tens of thousands of people gathered on Saturday at a national festival to celebrate the enthronement of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito with dancers and pop stars offering [...]
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Cheering crowds greet Japan’s new emperor in rare parade

Cheering crowds greet Japan’s new emperor in rare parade

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:43 AM

Tens of thousands of flag-waving spectators cheered Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito on Sunday during a rare open-top car imperial parade that was rescheduled after a [...]
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Business Briefs 11 November 2019

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 8:49 AM

* CMC Corporation (CMG) said its consolidated net profit rose 2.89% year-on-year to over VND48.9 billion in the second quarter of its fiscal year 2019 beginning April 1. [...]
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Lower school fees at selected Special Education schools from 2020

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 8:19 AM

Selected Special Education (SPED) schools will offer lower school fees from next year and three new government-funded SPED schools will be set up in the coming years in a bid [...]
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Taiwan to inject NT$20 billion into cultural investment

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 8:14 AM

The Ministry of Culture (MOC) and its new affiliated administrative institution, the Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA), will launch two expansive plans from next year, [...]
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Disney says HK protests could wipe out $275 million in theme park profit

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s political crisis is hitting the local Disneyland hard. Disney (DIS) reported strong earnings on Thursday, but flagged mounting losses at its theme park in [...]
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HK body-in-cement murder suspect says he was only following orders by injecting alcohol into victim as defence begins at High Court

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

A Hong Kong man on trial for the alleged murder of his business partner, whose body was found encased in cement, has admitted to injecting the victim with alcohol but said he [...]
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Telegram social media channel used by protesters for doxxing HK police shuts down after leaking thousands of pictures and videos of officers and their families

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

A social media channel widely used by Hong Kong protesters to share personal details of police officers and their families has been closed down two weeks after a court order [...]
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HK protests: coroner to hold inquest in open court into death of student who fell from car park at around time of police clearance operation

HK protests: coroner to hold inquest in open court into death of student who fell from car park at around time of police clearance operation

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

The Coroner’s Court will look into the first fatality from injuries sustained during a police operation in Hong Kong’s ongoing protest crisis in an open hearing, [...]
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Thousands hold vigils as HK student’s death triggers outrage

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

Thousands of Hong Kongers held vigils Friday night for a student who died from a fall during recent protester clashes with police, triggering fresh outrage from the [...]
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HK protesters clash with police after student dies

11-Nov-2019 Intellasia | DW | 6:02 AM

The death of a student protester in Hong Kong has spurred on the protest movement and heightened anger at police. Following multiple memorials, fresh clashes broke out [...]
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Exclusive: Boon for HK as Alibaba plans $15 billion listing in late November sources

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

Chinese retail titan Alibaba (BABA.N) plans to list in Hong Kong in the final week of November, two people with direct knowledge said, aiming to raise up to $15 billion in a [...]
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HK student Chow Tsz-lok dies after suffering severe brain injury in car park fall

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

A university student who suffered a severe brain injury after he fell from a car park early on Monday near an area of confrontation between protesters and police died on [...]
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HK pro-democracy lawmakers arrested as tensions soar

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

Hong Kong police said Saturday they have arrested three pro-democracy lawmakers over a brawl in parliament, deepening the city’s crisis a day after the death of a [...]
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