Archive for November 25th, 2019

Business Briefs 25 November 2019

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

* Vingroup (VIC) has held a ground-breaking ceremony for Shophouse Vincom Ha Gang, a trade center, hotel and apartment complex located in the heart of Ha Gang City. The [...] » More

Azmin Ali played with fire, now may get burned

25-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 8:08 AM

Datuk Seri Azmin Ali seems to be caught in a circle of fire he created; rapid changes in the political scene may just cause him to be “burned” instead of [...] » More

Did Nor Salwani commit an offence under the OSA by keeping a copy of the original 1MDB audit report? Legal experts say yes, and no

25-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 8:07 AM

Datuk Seri Azmin Ali seems to be caught in a circle of fire he created; rapid changes in the political scene may just cause him to be “burned” instead of [...] » More

‘A Sun’ shines at Taiwan Golden Horse awards

‘A Sun’ shines at Taiwan Golden Horse awards

25-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 8:03 AM

At the 56th Golden Horse Awards held at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei on Saturday (November 23) night the big winner was “A Sun,” which received six awards. [...] » More

HK medics accuse police of blocking emergency care to protesters

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

Leading Hong Kong medics have accused the police of violating international norms after emergency workers were detained and blocked from treating injured protesters during [...] » More

HK protests: deputy leader urges remaining Polytechnic University campus occupiers to leave

HK protests: deputy leader urges remaining Polytechnic University campus occupiers to leave

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

The acting president of a student union at a besieged university in Hong Kong was among those who left the campus after more than a week on Saturday, as the long-running [...] » More

HK police to draft in 200 special officers as anti-government protests roll on

HK police to draft in 200 special officers as anti-government protests roll on

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

Hong Kong’s police force will enlist about 200 officers from immigration and customs authorities next week to ease the burden on staff stretched to the limit by [...] » More

From an extradition bill to a political crisis: A guide to the HK protests

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

Hong Kong has been rocked by pro-democracy, anti-government protests for more than five months now, with escalating violence and anger on all sides. What began as peaceful [...] » More

HK protests: Cross-Harbour Tunnel could reopen in a week, Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says

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

Hong Kong’s Cross-Harbour Tunnel could reopen by the end of next week, according to the city’s No 2 official. Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said [...] » More

HK families oppose tear gas use on eve of polls

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

Chanting “No more tear gas,” dozens of Hong Kong families with young children marched Saturday to oppose the government’s handling of pro-democracy protests [...] » More

HK police can still ask people to remove face coverings despite court ruling that mask ban is unconstitutional, force says

HK police can still ask people to remove face coverings despite court ruling that mask ban is unconstitutional, force says

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

Frontline police officers in Hong Kong can still tell people to remove masks, even though as a court suspended the government’s face covering ban after ruling it was [...] » More

HK district shows why Sunday’s local election is a key test

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

Nearly six months of anti-government protests are set to thrust Hong Kong’s lowest-tier of government onto the international stage on Sunday with elections that will be [...] » More

HK isn’t doomed, but the unrest will only end if there is space for dialogue

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

With protests in Hong Kong entering a new phase over the past week, it can sometimes feel like the city is seeing both the opening and closing of political debate. On the one [...] » More

HK protests: police chief says no deadline for resolving Polytechnic University crisis

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

Hong Kong’s new police chief said on Friday there was no deadline for dealing with protesters barricaded inside Polytechnic University, as he urged them to come out so [...] » More

HK’s clouds of tear gas spark health panic

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

Hong Kong residents have become distracted this week by fears of dioxin poisoning, as worry grows about the effects of about 10,000 rounds of tear gas fired across the [...] » More