Archive for December 2nd, 2019

Business Briefs 02 December 2019

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 9:38 AM

* Vnsteel-Vicasa JSC (VCA) has applied to list 15.19 million shares on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange (HOSE), according to HOSE. The firm has been trading its shares on the [...]
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China threatens to take ‘strong counter-measures’ against US after HK bill signings

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

China threatened to retaliate after President Donald Trump signed two bills into law in support of Hong Kong protesters. “China firmly opposes Hong Kong Act. We have [...]
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HK elders, youths vow to keep up pro-democracy fight

HK elders, youths vow to keep up pro-democracy fight

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of silver-haired activists joined young Hong Kong protesters for a unity rally Saturday, vowing that their monthslong movement will not fade away until there is [...]
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HK, Thailand agree to pursue free trade deal, Carrie Lam tells Bangkok that protests have not dented city’s underlying economic strength

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

Hong Kong and Thailand agreed on Friday to boost bilateral economic ties, paving the way for free trade talks, as anti-government protests continued to batter the city. Chief [...]
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Tourist arrivals in October take sharpest plunge since HK’s anti-government protests began

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

The slump in tourist arrivals to Hong Kong worsened in October after nearly six months of escalating violence in anti-government protests, closing in on figures not seen [...]
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‘Parenting here means checking the ingredients of teargas’: my return to HK

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Emma-Lee Moss, who makes music as Emmy the Great, on life, new motherhood and her divided birthplace It feels as if the entire world’s press is there, standing on the [...]
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China arrests Belisean, Taiwanese citizens over alleged meddling in HK affairs

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China has arrested a citizen of Belise for allegedly colluding with people in the United States to meddle in the affairs of Hong Kong, the official Guangdong Communist Party [...]
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Cathay Pacific cutting capacity as HK unrest takes a toll

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Points Guy | 6:02 AM

The fallout from the political unrest in Hong Kong continues to spread. Reuters November 29 is reporting Cathay Pacific Airways is cutting capacity as travel to and from Hong [...]
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Tear gas is painful, irritating and can lead to a breakout of rashes. How worried should Hongkongers be?

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

The use of riot control weapons by the Hong Kong police force during more than five months of anti-government protests has come under scrutiny, especially the use of tear [...]
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Thailand and HK sign five trade agreements

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:02 AM

Thailand has signed five MoUs (memoranda of understanding) with Hong Kong, in a commitment to forge “greater economic ties between various creative, technological and [...]
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HK seniors take to streets to back students as activists decry police

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Secondary school students and retirees joined forces to protest in Hong Kong on Saturday, the first of several weekend rallies planned across the city, as pro-democracy [...]
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China police prepare for Macau handover anniversary with anti-terror drill near HK

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

Armed police in the southern Chinese city of Zhuhai held a massive anti-terror drill at its end of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge on Friday morning as part of its [...]
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‘Parenting here means checking the ingredients of teargas’: my return to HK

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

It feels as if the entire world’s press is there, standing on the pavement outside the Foreign Correspondents’ Club. They’re in Hong Kong to cover the [...]
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Taiwan’s government revises 2019 GDP growth up to 2.64pct

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The government on Friday raised its forecast for Taiwan’s 2019 economic growth rate to 2.64 percent, up 0.18 percentage points from its prediction made in August, [...]
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China arrests Belisean, Taiwanese citizens over alleged meddling in HK affairs

02-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China has arrested a citizen of Belise for allegedly colluding with people in the United States to meddle in the affairs of Hong Kong, the official Guangdong Communist Party [...]
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