Archive for November 16th, 2019

Misplaced Modesty Hampers Sex Education in Japan’s Schools

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Nippon | 8:17 AM

Sex education in Japan’s schools lags behind that in other countries on many fronts. What are the differences and why is Japan behind so much of the rest of the world? [...] » More

Asian markets boosted by fresh China-US trade optimism

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

Asian markets mostly rose Friday as trade hopes were given a boost by Donald Trump’s economic aide saying “enormous progress” had been made in talks with [...] » More

Second man dies during week of violence in HK

Second man dies during week of violence in HK

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

A 70-year-old man became the second to die in a week of unrest in Hong Kong yesterday, after he was reportedly hit with a brick during a clash between pro-democracy [...] » More

HK protests: Disney cast member, Australian tutor, and politician among those charged in connection with lunchtime demonstration

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

An Australian private tutor, a Hong Kong Disneyland employee, and 27 other local residents have been charged over a lunchtime protest in Central on Tuesday. The 29 [...] » More

HK protests: elderly man hit on head by brick during clash in Sheung Shui dies while two others hurt in separate incidents remain in critical condition

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

A 70-year-old cleaner reportedly hit on the head by a brick during a clash between anti-government protesters and residents in the Hong Kong border town of Sheung Shui on [...] » More

China’s Xi warns HK protesters jeopardise ‘one country, two systems’

China’s Xi warns HK protesters jeopardise ‘one country, two systems’

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

China’s President Xi Jinping warned Thursday that protests in Hong Kong threaten the “one country, two systems” principle governing the semi-autonomous city [...] » More

HK’s government is being willfully blind to the chaos it’s creating

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

In almost six months of protests, you might be forgiven for thinking Hong Kong had seen it all. And yet, this week brought a new sight: men in suits and women in heels [...] » More

Highlights: HK paralysed for 5th day, students guard campuses

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reutersl | 6:02 AM

Anti-government protesters paralysed parts of Hong Kong for a fifth day on Friday, forcing schools to close and blocking some main roads, as university students barricaded [...] » More

DBS branch in HK vandalised with vulgar messages directed at PM Lee, PAP

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

A DBS branch in Hong Kong was vandalised with vulgar graffiti directed at Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong and the People’s Action Party (PAP). [...] » More

Citi banker’s arrest in HK caps wave of protest warnings

16-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Citigroup Inc. warned Hong Kong staff to steer clear of dangerous places after police grabbed one of its investment bankers off a sidewalk. As protests raged, firms across [...] » More

Explainer: Why is Alibaba listing in HK?

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

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is set to price its first share sale in Hong Kong next week, raising up to $13.4 billion in what will be the largest deal in the city since [...] » More

Holed up in university, HK protesters issue demands

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

Protesters who had barricaded themselves in a Hong Kong university this week began to leave Friday after partially clearing a road they had blocked and demanding that the [...] » More

Alibaba confirms huge HK public listing worth at least $13bn

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

Chinese technology giant Alibaba on Friday confirmed plans to list in Hong Kong in what it called a $13 billion vote of confidence in the turbulent city’s markets and a [...] » More

HK justice secretary Teresa Cheng injured in London while surrounded by protesters

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

Hong Kong’s justice minister hurt her arm in a fall while on an official trip in London on Thursday, in what was the first physical confrontation between a cabinet [...] » More

HK leader condemns London protester ‘attack’ on minister

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

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam on Friday condemned a “barbaric attack” on her justice minister, who fell while being surrounded by a crowd of jeering [...] » More