Archive for November 27th, 2019

Alibaba shares surge almost 8pct on HK debut

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

Shares in Chinese online retail giant Alibaba soared almost eight percent on their Hong Kong debut Tuesday, after raising at least $11 billion in the city’s biggest IPO [...]
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HK leader offers mea culpa, but no concessions

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

Hong Kong’s unpopular leader Carrie Lam acknowledged Tuesday that public dissatisfaction with her government fuelled a landslide win by pro-democracy candidates in [...]
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Chinese papers avoid details of HK’s democratic election landslide

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

Major news outlets in China have largely avoided detailed reporting of district council election results in Hong Kong, where pro-democracy candidates scored a landslide [...]
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China fans desert K-pop star for ‘liking’ HK tweet

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

A South Korean pop star has become the latest celebrity to spark anger on the Chinese internet after he “liked” a tweet about the divisive issue of pro-democracy [...]
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Alibaba in solid HK debut, trades at small premium to New York

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

Alibaba Group’s Hong Kong shares made a solid debut on Tuesday, trading 6.9 percent higher than their issue price and at a small premium to pricing in New York after [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam: Beijing is not holding me accountable for election humiliation and I’m not addressing protesters’ demands

HK leader Carrie Lam: Beijing is not holding me accountable for election humiliation and I’m not addressing protesters’ demands

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader said Beijing is not holding her accountable for the landslide defeat of the pro-establishment camp at the district council elections, and [...]
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HK leader offers mea culpa, but no concessions

HK leader offers mea culpa, but no concessions

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

Hong Kong’s deeply unpopular leader Carrie Lam acknowledged Tuesday that public dissatisfaction with her government fuelled a landslide win by pro-democracy candidates [...]
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HKers Break Beijing’s Delusions of Victory

27-Nov-2019 Intellasia | ForeignPolicy | 6:02 AM

As the district council election results came in Sunday in Hong Kong, the pan-democratic campthe loose alliance of parties in favour of universal suffrage and opposed to [...]
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Exclusive: China sets up HK crisis centre in mainland, considers replacing chief liaison

Exclusive: China sets up HK crisis centre in mainland, considers replacing chief liaison

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

Tightening control over efforts to manage the upheaval in Hong Kong, the Chinese leadership has set up a crisis command centre on the mainland side of the border and is [...]
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Environmental group warns of ‘dark period’ as HK waste hits highest level since 1991

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

Hong Kong’s rubbish disposal rate per person has hit the highest level since records started in 1991, with a local environmental group warning of “dark [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam says police will delay PolyU entry as safety team makes final bid to convince radicals to leave with siege entering 10th day

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader has said police will not go into Polytechnic University until the varsity’s management has finished searching for radicals who remain [...]
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Trump going easy on China over HK would betray US values

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

Donald Trump’s refusal to punish China for a number of abusive practices signals to the Chineseand the rest of the worldthat when it comes to this President, foreign [...]
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HK college campus searched, just one protester found

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

Officials at a Hong Kong university where police and protesters clashed violently a week ago said Tuesday they had searched the entire campus and found just one remaining [...]
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Humiliated at polls, HK’s Lam acknowledges discontent with government

Humiliated at polls, HK’s Lam acknowledges discontent with government

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam acknowledged on Tuesday that the record turnout in local elections won by opposition, pro-democracy candidates highlighted dissatisfaction with [...]
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Taiwan probes two executives for security law breaches over China meddling claims

Taiwan probes two executives for security law breaches over China meddling claims

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

Taiwan is investigating two executives at a Hong Kong-listed company on suspicion of violating the National Security Act, Taiwan’s official Central News Agency said on [...]
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