Archive for December 9th, 2019

Business Briefs 09 December 2019

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 8:37 AM

* Hanwha Investment and Securities, a subsidiary of South Korean Hanwha Group, on December 4 held a brand launching ceremony in Hanoi. At the event, Hanwha Investment and [...]
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Tesla cars built in China have been recommended for government subsidies, report says

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:53 AM

China’s industry ministry has put Tesla Model 3 cars that are built inside the country on a list of vehicles recommended for government subsidies, according to a [...]
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As China’s economy slows, the poor take the brunt

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:52 AM

China’s economic growth rate slowed to a near 30-year low in the third quarter, hurting the income of its poorest. Several years ago, Gan Xiaoge travelled the nearly [...]
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China Reacts To Uighur Bill

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:52 AM

China has reacted with fury and defiance to the US House of Representatives passing the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act this week. The bill condemns the mass detention of [...]
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On the defensive on human rights, China’s ambassadors go on the attack

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:51 AM

Once low-profile diplomatic players, China’s ambassadors are now going on the offensive, threatening sanctions on countries that challenge Beijing’s stand on big [...]
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Wanita Umno rep claims budget for Chinese schools secretly channelled to Chinese INGO’s

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:50 AM

Wanita Umno representative, Rahimah Mahamad today alleged that funds are secretly being channeled to Chinese non-governmental organisations (INGO’s) from the allocated [...]
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China and Mexico to hold high-level trade discussions next week

China and Mexico to hold high-level trade discussions next week

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:40 AM

A high level delegation of Chinese and Mexican business and government representatives are scheduled to meet in Mexico City on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss trade and [...]
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Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China

Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

US President Donald Trump on Friday called for the World Bank to stop loaning money to China, one day after the institution adopted a lending plan to Beijing over [...]
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HK Airlines CEO says struggling airline will get cash injection

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

Struggling Hong Kong Airlines may be getting a cash injection in “one or two days” as it battles for survival, according to reports. In a December 5 interview, [...]
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China too busy with slowing economy, HK to worry about Taiwan: Ko

China too busy with slowing economy, HK to worry about Taiwan: Ko

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:02 AM

China has too many other issues to worry about at the moment, from protests in Hong Kong to a slowing economy, to give much thought to Taiwan, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (???) [...]
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A city divided: HK’s 6 months of tumultuous protests

A city divided: HK’s 6 months of tumultuous protests

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

People in Hong Kong have a track record of making their views heard through rallies and marches. More often than not, they’ve generally made their point in peaceful [...]
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HK’s young protesters face years in prison as courts begin batch-processing cases

HK’s young protesters face years in prison as courts begin batch-processing cases

09-Dec-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

‘Jimmy’ is not sleeping so well these days. At night the 15-year-old boy’s mind dwells on the 30 hours he spent in police detention after being arrested [...]
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HK schools fall victim to cyberattack, raising fears for private data of pupils

HK schools fall victim to cyberattack, raising fears for private data of pupils

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

Hackers have broken into a government system used by most of Hong Kong’s schools, raising fears for the personal data of pupils, parents and staff. Eight schools [...]
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Pirates capture crew members of HK-flagged tanker SCMP

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

A Hong Kong-registered crude oil tanker was attacked and its sailors kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria in the early hours of Wednesday, the South China Morning [...]
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Chinese defy HK’s protest gloom in hunt for bargain stocks

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

Chinese investors more than doubled their Hong Kong stocks purchases this year, braving market headwinds from violent street protests and the protracted Sino-US trade war, [...]
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