Archive for December 5th, 2019

Business Briefs 05 December 2019

05-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 9:37 AM

* Hung Vuong Joint Stock Corporation (HVG) has approved the sale of five million treasury shares between December 11 and January 9 via order-matching and put-through deals, [...]
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Denmark, Vietnam collaborate to improve food safety

05-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The SaigonTimes | 7:00 AM

The Danish Embassy in Vietnam today, December 3, signed two agreements with the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in support of Vietnam’s efforts [...]
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SRC Trial: Najib maintains money deposited into personal account between 2011 and 2013 were donations from Saudi’s royal

SRC Trial: Najib maintains money deposited into personal account between 2011 and 2013 were donations from Saudi’s royal

05-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Malaymail | 6:49 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 — The former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today stood by his claim and testified in the High Court that multiple transactions amounting to [...]
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Asian markets tumble as Trump flags delay to trade deal

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

Asian investors extended a sell-off in global markets on Wednesday after Donald Trump poured cold water on the chances of a trade deal with China by the end of the year. [...]
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Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade worries

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

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower after President Donald Trump cast doubt over the potential for a trade deal with China this year. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Hong [...]
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HK police retrieve fresh trove of petrol bombs from university

HK police retrieve fresh trove of petrol bombs from university

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

Police in Hong Kong this week re-entered the campus of a university it besieged for more than 10 days last month, gathering newly discovered chemicals and petrol bombs [...]
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Anger in China as US House passes Uighur crackdown bill

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

Business activity in Hong Kong contracted at the fastest pace in 21 years in November, dragged down by anti-government protests and softening global demand, an IHS Markit [...]
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Photograph of HK policewoman sitting on 14-year-old who was resisting arrest goes viral

Photograph of HK policewoman sitting on 14-year-old who was resisting arrest goes viral

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

A photograph of a masked policewoman in plain clothes sitting on a 14-year-old schoolgirl after she pinned her to the ground at a busy road junction in Hong Kong on Wednesday [...]
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China demands ‘fighting spirit’ from diplomats as trade war, HK protests simmer

China demands ‘fighting spirit’ from diplomats as trade war, HK protests simmer

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

Chinese diplomats have been instructed to promote Beijing’s view more aggressively as the country grapples with the trade war with the United States, anti-government [...]
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RPT-HK November business activity shrinks the most in 21 years-PMI

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

Business activity in Hong Kong contracted at the fastest pace in 21 years in November, dragged down by anti-government protests and softening global demand, an IHS Markit [...]
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Beijing experts say HK’s civil servants and students need to be educated on Chinese constitution and Basic Law

Beijing experts say HK’s civil servants and students need to be educated on Chinese constitution and Basic Law

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

Hong Kong’s civil servants and young people need to know more about the Chinese constitution and the Basic Law, which two Beijing experts said were the foundation of [...]
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HK government tops up stimulus with extra HK$4 billion

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

Hong Kong’s government pledged HK$4 billion ($511 million) on Wednesday in new relief measures to help bolster an economy battered by months of protests that have [...]
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Wedding bells on hold for HK protester, policeman

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

The venue is reserved, the wedding rings custom-made and the search for the dress has begun. But Hong Kong protester May’s nuptials are on hold because her friends [...]
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HK protests: crowds shrink further in lunchtime protests as just a few dozen show up in two business districts

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

Crowds at Hong Kong’s lunchtime demonstrations shrank further on Wednesday as only a few dozen protesters showed up in two of Hong Kong’s business districts, [...]
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China and US clash over Xinjiang, HK bills

China and US clash over Xinjiang, HK bills

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

Already strained relations between China and the United States were further muddied after US Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill targeting Beijing’s mass crackdown [...]
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