Archive for December 6th, 2019

Trump’s ‘Rocket Man’ comments ‘displeased’ Kim Jong Un, North Korean army chief says

Trump’s ‘Rocket Man’ comments ‘displeased’ Kim Jong Un, North Korean army chief says

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 1:24 PM

The head of North Korea’s armed forces cautioned the United States against threatening the Kim Jong Un regime with military action in a statement Wednesday, the latest [...]
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Business Briefs 06 December 2019

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 10:08 AM

* Trinh Van Quyet, chairman of FLC FAROS Construction JSC (ROS), has registered to sell 21 million ROS shares from December 6 to January 3 next year via put-through deals to [...]
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Pyongyang to hold party meeting ahead of year-end deadline

Pyongyang to hold party meeting ahead of year-end deadline

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Koreaherald | 6:41 AM

North Korea will hold a plenary meeting around the end of December to decide on “crucial issues,” its state-run news agency said Wednesday. On the same day, the Korean [...]
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Asian markets back on front foot as trade hopes return

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

Asian markets swung back to a rally Thursday on renewed hopes for the China-US trade talks after a report said a deal could be finalised by the end of next week. The story [...]
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HK is open to more economic support after launching its fourth stimulus package in four months, says official

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

The Hong Kong government is keeping an open mind to additional measures that will help support the city’s economy, Edward Yau, the city’s secretary for commerce [...]
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HK residents living with tear gas worry of effects

HK residents living with tear gas worry of effects

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

By day, the small commercial kitchen in a Hong Kong industrial building produces snacks. At night, it turns into a secret laboratory assembling a kit for pro-democracy [...]
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Qantas to keep smaller fleet flying out of HK to limit HK$133 million impact of protests on business

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

Qantas is to keep using smaller planes to fly between Hong Kong and Australia over the next six months, as its CEO revealed the airline’s local business had yet to [...]
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Dangerous chemicals found in park, sparking police probe into links with HK protesters

Dangerous chemicals found in park, sparking police probe into links with HK protesters

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

Dozens of bottles containing dangerous chemicals, including highly corrosive acids, were discovered on Thursday at a country park in Tsuen Wan, prompting Hong Kong police to [...]
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Tear Gas Is Now a Fact of Life in HK. Residents Are Wondering What It’s Doing to Their Health

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

It’s 10 a.m., and Chan has only sold two bunches of bananas and half a pound of cherries from the fruit stand she runs at a suburban produce market. It’s not much [...]
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HK is World’s most visited city in 2019

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Independent | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong is on course to remain the world’s most visited city in 2019, despite huge anti-government protests that have paralysed the city since June. The city’s [...]
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Numbers dwindle at lunchtime rallies in HK, but protesters vow to return in force for Sunday’s human rights march

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

In cold weather and rain, an increasingly small number of Hong Kong demonstrators continued their daily lunchtime protests in Central and Kwai Chung on Thursday. Protesters [...]
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Protesters In HK Are Becoming More United In Their Strategy And More Desperate

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Critics of the Hong Kong protests, including other Hong Kong residents, say protesters are destroying the city. Protesters say they’re destroying Hong Kong to save it. [...]
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Dead birds and rashes: HK residents fear teargas poisoning

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

Angel Chan is more cautious about where she takes her two children, aged three and five, to play these days. “Police have thrown teargas all over the city some of my [...]
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Top Catholic leaders in HK have backed street protesters

Top Catholic leaders in HK have backed street protesters

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | AngelusNews | 6:02 AM

Catholic leaders in Hong Kong have widely supported nearly seven months of anti-government protests, except when they turned violent. Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, retired [...]
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How Taiwan Is Bracing Itself Against A New Wave Of Disinformation Ahead Of Elections

06-Dec-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

The island of Taiwan faces a delicate balance: how to cut off disinformation, that many suspect is emanating from the Chinese mainland, without cutting off free speech. AUDIE [...]
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