Archive for November 15th, 2019

Business Briefs 15 November 2019

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:15 AM

* The Pan Group (PAN) plans to buy shares in Golden Beans Coffee Joint Stock Company from the latter’s existing shareholders and share issues to raise its holding in [...]
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Despite Kashmir anger, Xi invites Modi to visit again next year

Despite Kashmir anger, Xi invites Modi to visit again next year

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 8:30 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has invited Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to visit China again next year after two informal summits between the men in each other’s [...]
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Highlights: HK disrupted as citywide protests spread

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:36 AM

Anti-government protesters paralysed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing school to close and blocking highways and other transport to disrupt the [...]
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HK is still ‘a very good proxy’ for Chinese assets despite the unrest, says an economist

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 7:36 AM

Even after months of protests and escalating violence, Hong Kong is still a “very good proxy” for foreign investors wanting to access the vast China market, an [...]
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HK students hunker down for showdown amid talk of curfew

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:36 AM

Pro-democracy protesters paralysed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways as students built barricades and stockpiled [...]
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Citywide protests disrupt HK as students barricade campuses

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:36 AM

Anti-government protesters paralysed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth straight day on Thursday, forcing school closures and blocking highways and other transport links to [...]
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Factbox – What students are saying as HK university campuses burn

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:36 AM

Reuters spoke to students at Hong Kong universities where campuses have become blazing battlegrounds as anti-government, pro-democracy protesters clash with police. Some of [...]
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Schools close as protesters occupy HK roads and campuses

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:36 AM

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters paralysed parts of the Chinese-ruled city for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways as students built [...]
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HK protesters fire arrows at cops and choke city for fourth day

HK protesters fire arrows at cops and choke city for fourth day

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:36 AM

Hong Kong authorities ordered schools and universities closed Thursday as protesters challenging China’s rule brought parts of the city to a near standstill by [...]
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UPDATE 1-HK’s Cathay defers delivery of 4 Airbus planes as demand falls

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:36 AM

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Thursday it would defer the delivery of four Airbus SE narrowbodies in 2020 as it cuts capacity to deal with falling [...]
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Student protesters fortify campus occupations as HK braces for more violence

Student protesters fortify campus occupations as HK braces for more violence

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 7:36 AM

The threat of violence hung over Hong Kong Thursday evening as thousands of student protesters prepared to face off with riot police, amid a continued occupation of several [...]
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Schools closed as protests put chokehold on HK

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:36 AM

Pro-democracy protesters challenging China’s rule of Hong Kong choked the city with barricades and rallies for a fourth straight day Thursday, as the police force [...]
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As recession takes hold, HK banks worry about risk of easier mortgage rules

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Finance | 7:36 AM

Even as Hong Kong has reduced down-payment requirements to help young professionals and families to buy homes, banks are beefing up mortgage application standards to ensure [...]
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Protests are rattling HK. But companies aren’t abandoning the city yet

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 7:36 AM

The political unrest in Asia’s premiere financial hub has taken a dark, violent turn this week. But the turmoil is not scaring investors and companies away at least, [...]
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The Latest: Australia deeply concerned by HK violence

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 7:36 AM

The Latest on the protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Australia has expressed deep concern about the violence in Hong Kong and the “increasing divide [...]
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