Archive for December 4th, 2019

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 3:02 PM

The death toll from a typhoon that hit provinces south of the Philippine capital rose to 10, disaster agencies said on Wednesday, pointing to precautions and compulsory [...]
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Business Briefs 04 December 2019

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 9:17 AM

* Steel sales of steelmaker Hoa Phat Group JSC (HPG) in November totaled 300,000 tons, the record high in almost two decades of the group’s operations, The high sales [...]
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Garment export target of $40 billion a long shot

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 7:04 AM

The domestic textile and garment industry was still striving to reach its export revenue target of $40 billion this year despite facing many difficulties, said Vu Duc Giang, [...]
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China retaliates against US over HK unrest

China retaliates against US over HK unrest

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:40 AM

China suspended US warship visits and imposed sanctions on American NGOs on Monday in retaliation for the passage of a bill backing pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The [...]
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Asian shares slip after US stock tumble amid trade tensions

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

Asian shares mostly slipped Tuesday, following a drop on Wall Street amid pessimism over US-China trade tensions. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost0.6 percent to finish [...]
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Asian markets rattled by fresh trade concerns

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets slipped Tuesday as global trade uncertainty returned to the fore after the United States reimposed tariffs on Argentina and Brazil, threatened steep levies [...]
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Protests test sympathies of Chinese mainlanders in HK

Protests test sympathies of Chinese mainlanders in HK

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

For mainlanders in Hong Kong, the city’s protests pose a complicated challenge, with even some who backed the demonstrations now wary of a movement that has become [...]
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‘Very hard to imagine’ that HK tourist arrivals, retail sales will improve in November, economist says

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

Hong Kong’s tourist arrivals and retail sales figures are unlikely to be any better in November after their dismal showing in October, an economist said on Tuesday. [...]
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China retaliates against US over HK unrest

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China suspended US warship visits and imposed sanctions on American NGOs on Monday in retaliation for the passage of a bill backing pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The [...]
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HK shows Taiwan what unifying with China really means

04-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

The surest marker of a nation’s preferred international order is its treatment of its own citizens. All states make ethically questionable choices, particularly when [...]
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HK police open fire in street during arrest of suspected robbery gang

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

Hong Kong police on Tuesday opened fire while arresting seven suspected members of a smash-and-grab gang in Ho Man Tin. The men, aged from 20 to 27, were travelling in two [...]
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HK leader says new US law, violence will harm economy

HK leader says new US law, violence will harm economy

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that clashes between protesters and police last weekend have dampened her hopes that a recent lull in violence would allow the [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam announces fourth round of relief measures for economy battered by anti-government protests

HK leader Carrie Lam announces fourth round of relief measures for economy battered by anti-government protests

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader said on Tuesday that officials would soon roll out a fourth round of relief measures after the city recorded its biggest retail slump on [...]
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Emergency services evacuate passengers and crew after engine fire leaves ferry drifting in HK waters

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

Emergency services evacuated 60 people from a ferry on Tuesday after heavy smoke began pouring from its engine, leaving it drifting in Hong Kong waters. The incident happened [...]
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Sa Sa to exit Singapore to market to focus on HK, mainland China as protests, dwindling mainland tourists crush retail sales

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

Sa Sa International, Hong Kong’s biggest cosmetics retailer, will close all its 22 stores in Singapore and cut 170 jobs to save costs as it struggles to stem six years [...]
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