Archive for November 28th, 2019

Business Briefs 28 November 2019

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:33 AM

* Binh Duong Water and Environment Company (BWE) and TSK Corporation of South Korea have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in fields such as water treatment, [...] » More

Tears and prayers as Vietnam village mourns cousins killed in UK truck tragedy

Tears and prayers as Vietnam village mourns cousins killed in UK truck tragedy

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:30 AM

They wailed and clutched white roses, praying for their deadfamilies of two cousins who were among 39 Vietnamese found in a truck in Britain held emotional homecomings for [...] » More

World markets mixed after US shares forge new highs

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

World shares were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street benchmarks set fresh highs, spurred by optimism over trade talks between the US and China. Investors are awaiting fresh US [...] » More

Asian markets lifted by growing trade optimism

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

Rising expectations that China and the United States will soon reach an interim trade deal provided fresh impetus to Asian markets on Wednesday, with Donald Trump saying the [...] » More

HK authorities appeal for calm as major highway reopens

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

One of Hong Kong’s main highway links, the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, reopened early on Wednesday as a lockdown of the nearby Polytechnic University appeared to be drawing [...] » More

HK tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end

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

A major tunnel in Hong Kong reopened Wednesday morning and a weeklong police siege of a nearby university appeared to be winding down, closing one of the more violent [...] » More

As HK suffers, China risks losing its financial window on the world

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

The territory’s recession is getting deeper and the US is threatening its special trading status, bringing serious consequences for Beijing Almost six months after the [...] » More

HK’s 2020 Lunar New Year parade replaced by carnival over safety fears for protest-hit route

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

The Lunar New Year parade will be replaced by a carnival after organisers said the route through a protest-hit part of Hong Kong was “too risky”. It is the first [...] » More

Pro-democracy activists urge Trudeau to show some ‘guts’ dealing with China

Pro-democracy activists urge Trudeau to show some ‘guts’ dealing with China

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | NationalPost | 6:02 AM

The Trudeau government in August called for an end to the violence, and for China to respect human rights in Hong Kong, but has largely been quiet since then Hong Kong [...] » More

On HK campus, elusive protesters and an uncertain future

On HK campus, elusive protesters and an uncertain future

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

Staff at one of Hong Kong’s top universities picked through the chaotic aftermath of a violent occupation by protesters for a second day Wednesday as the school [...] » More

After district council elections and with campus siege dying down, HK’s lunchtime protests shrink

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

Hong Kong’s lunchtime protests drew smaller crowds on Wednesday than they did before election weekend, with just 400 or so rallying in key commercial and residential [...] » More

Trump says near deal with China, but US also has eye on HK

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

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was in the “final throes” in its attempt to reach a trade deal with China, but that at the same time [...] » More

Some HK Protesters Are Seeking Refuge In Taiwan. For Taiwan, It’s Complicated

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Living quietly in Taiwan are several dozen young Hong Kong protesters who, one night in July, vandalised Hong Kong’s legislature during ongoing anti-government [...] » More

State-owned China Resources’ private equity arm eyes investments in HK tech start-ups

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

China Resources Capital Management, the private equity arm of state-owned conglomerate China Resources (Holdings) with HK$100 billion (US$12.8 billion) in assets under [...] » More

Beijing finally responds to HK election results after big win for democrats

Beijing finally responds to HK election results after big win for democrats

28-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

After Hong Kong’s pro-democracy candidates scored a landslide win in local elections, Chinese state media called the results “skewed” and a [...] » More