Archive for November 12th, 2019

Business Briefs 12 November 2019

12-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 8:48 AM

* South Korea’s credit issuer Hyundai Card has struck a deal allowing it to buy half of total shares in Vietnamese consumer finance firm FCCOM for nearly US$42 million, [...]
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Asian markets down on trade uncertainty, unrest hits HK

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

Asian markets turned lower on Monday as another record close on Wall Street was overshadowed by uncertainty on the China-US trade talks, while Hong Kong was also hit by fresh [...]
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Asian shares decline on renewed China-US trade worries

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

Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-US trade war saga. Hong Kong led the retreat, with the Hang Seng falling 2.7 [...]
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Adidas shifts German, US smart factories to Asia

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

Sportswear maker Adidas announced Monday it was closing two niche but flagship factories in Germany and the United States that use robots and 4D printing to make sneakers, [...]
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HK markets tumble more than 2pct as tensions soar

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

Asia Pacific markets saw losses throughout the region by Monday afternoon, as shares in Hong Kong tumbled amid worsening tensions in the city. Chinese mainland markets [...]
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China calls for tough security laws to end HK turmoil

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

China has said the lack of tough security laws in Hong Kong is a key reason for months of increasingly violent pro-democracy demonstrations and that the enactment of such [...]
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HK police shoot protester as protests start working week

HK police shoot protester as protests start working week

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

A Hong Kong police officer shot at masked protesters on Monday morninghitting at least one in the torsoduring clashes broadcast live on Facebook, as the city’s rush [...]
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HK protesters vandalise subway station, storm mall

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

Police fired tear gas and protesters broke windows at a shopping mall Sunday in anti-government demonstrations across Hong Kong amid anger over a student activist’s [...]
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HK police shoot protester, igniting renewed fury

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

A Hong Kong police officer shot a masked protester in an incident shown live on Facebook Monday while a man was set alight, during one of the most violent days of clashes [...]
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HK stocks see worst fall in three months as protester is shot, man set on fire

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

Hong Kong stocks suffered their worst fall in three months on Monday, as anti-government protests turned into horrifying scenes, including a man being set on fire. A [...]
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Transport disruptions continue across HK as protesters flood streets after student wounded by police live round

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

Transport disruptions were expected to persist across Hong Kong on Monday as defiant protesters vowed to keep fighting after a student was critically wounded by a police live [...]
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HK police officer shoots protester with live round in early morning clashes

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

A man has been set on fire in Hong Kong only hours after a protester was shot by police with a live round, as the city experiences one of the most dramatic days in over five [...]
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HK protests: police officers reprimanded after he was filmed saying he would celebrate student Chow Tsz-lok’s death ‘with champagne’

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

At least one police officer has been reprimanded after suggesting he would celebrate the death of university student Chow Tsz-lok, who fell four metres in a car park last [...]
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HK start-ups lack Shenzhen’s international focus, limiting opportunities, survey finds

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

Local start-ups in Hong Kong are lagging behind their counterparts in Chinese mainland cities, including Shenzhen and Guangzhou, because of a home-market bias that minimises [...]
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Some HK protesters plan to give Taobao’s Singles’ Day a miss

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

The world’s biggest annual online shopping spree is happening on November 11 Singles’ Day but some young Hongkongers are threatening to boycott the massive [...]
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