Archive for November 18th, 2019

Stand up to violence and don’t waver, HK’s former leader Leung Chun-ying urges, insisting that police actions are having effect on protesters

Stand up to violence and don’t waver, HK’s former leader Leung Chun-ying urges, insisting that police actions are having effect on protesters

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:32 AM

Former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying has reportedly urged members of the public not to be cowed by the ongoing violence in the city as he insists police actions have [...]
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Protesters set fire to hold off police at HK campus

Protesters set fire to hold off police at HK campus

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:23 AM

Pro-democracy demonstrators holed up in a Hong Kong university campus set the main entrance ablaze Monday to prevent surrounding police moving in, after officers warned they [...]
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HK police threaten to use live bullets as standoff with protesters escalates

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:21 AM

Hong Kong police threatened on Monday to use live bullets if “rioters” used lethal weapons and committed other acts of violence, after the latest flare up during [...]
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HK riot police carry out dawn raid on university after battle with protesters

HK riot police carry out dawn raid on university after battle with protesters

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:20 AM

Police attempted to storm Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University after a daylong battle with protesters which saw levels of violence between the two sides reach new heights [...]
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Business Briefs 18 November 2019

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 8:35 AM

* FWD Group has confirmed its purchase of Vietcombank-Card if Life Insurance, a joint venture between Vietcombank and BNP Paribas Cardif. The group and Vietcombank has [...]
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Spotlight: Japan, Korean business lobbies agree to deepen ties through dialogue

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 8:15 AM

Business lobbies from Japan and South Korea agreed here on Friday that the continuation of dialogue was important as is the cooperation by both sides towards future-oriented [...]
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Japan-S. Korea rift remains open as GSOMIA expiration nears

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | JapanNews | 8:14 AM

South Korea on Friday again stressed the withdrawal of Japan’s strict export controls to the country as a condition for the continuation of the GSOMIA bilateral [...]
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Spotlight: Japan, Korean business lobbies agree to deepen ties through dialogue

Spotlight: Japan, Korean business lobbies agree to deepen ties through dialogue

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua | 7:10 AM

Business lobbies from Japan and South Korea agreed here on Friday that the continuation of dialogue was important as is the cooperation by both sides towards future-oriented [...]
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HK official assaulted in ‘barbaric attack’ by pro-democracy protesters in London

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong official was injured in an alleged targeted attack in London on Thursday by pro-democracy protesters who yelled “murderer” and “shame on [...]
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Two German students arrested for ‘unlawful assembly’ over HK protests

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

Two German students were arrested in Hong Kong for “unlawful assembly” linked to ongoing unrest in the city, police said early Saturday. The students, aged 22 and [...]
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HK confirms economy fell into recession amid protests, trade war

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

Hong Kong sank into recession for the first time in a decade in the third quarter, government data confirmed on Friday, weighed down by increasingly violent anti-government [...]
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HK protesters defy Xi with pro-democracy rallies

HK protesters defy Xi with pro-democracy rallies

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

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters defied a warning by China’s President Xi Jinping and took to the streets again Friday, as the political turmoil seeped out to London, [...]
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Now Is the Time for the US to Stand With HK

18-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

This has been one of the darkest weeks in the Hong Kong protest movement. On Monday, one police officer shot a protestor with a live-round from point-blank range, another was [...]
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HK protests: police treat death of 70-year-old cleaner as murder, saying he was struck by brick thrown with malice

HK protests: police treat death of 70-year-old cleaner as murder, saying he was struck by brick thrown with malice

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

A 70-year-old cleaner who died after being hit on the head by a brick during a clash between anti-government protesters and residents in Sheung Shui was [...]
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HK losing its crown in luxury Swiss watch market: Panerai CEO

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

Hong Kong’s decade-long position as the largest market for Swiss watch exports won’t last as other regions see accelerated growth, the chief of top brand Officine [...]
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