Archive for December 10th, 2019

Empress celebrates 56th birthday

Empress celebrates 56th birthday

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 12:32 PM

Empress Masako, still recovering from stress-induced mental health issues, said Monday she was happy to have completed her duties as part of Emperor Naruhito’s [...]
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Business Briefs 10 December 2019

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 9:26 AM

* The Hanoi Stock Exchange will hold an auction of a 30% stake in Fafim Vietnam JSC held by State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) at a reserve price of VND21,500 per [...]
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European shares fall, Asia advances after Wall Street rally

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

Shares fell in Europe early Monday after a day of gains in Asia. Investors were encouraged by a wave of buying late last week on Wall Street that was spurred by strong US [...]
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Asian markets rise on strong US jobs data, trade talks in focus

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

Asian markets mostly rose Monday as investors tracked a rally on Wall Street that was fuelled by a forecast-busting US jobs report, while there was little inspiration from [...]
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Asian markets mixed with US rally unable to inspire

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

Asian markets were mixed Monday as investors struggled to track a rally on Wall Street that was fuelled by a forecast-busting US jobs report, while there was little [...]
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HK sees biggest protests since democrats’ election boost

HK sees biggest protests since democrats’ election boost

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

Vast crowds of black-clad demonstrators thronged Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest anti-government protests since local elections last month that boosted the pro-democracy [...]
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Confidence in HK’s property market falls further in fourth quarter despite November sales surge, Citi survey finds

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

Confidence in Hong Kong’s property market weakened further in the fourth quarter, despite a spike in sales in November driven by price cuts and aggressive marketing, [...]
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HK’s homeless, disabled and elderly and the NGOs that help them hit hard by protest crisis

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

Every night for some time, 69-year-old Uncle Heng received a boiled egg and a banana for dinner from a local charity before he slept rough on the streets of Mong Kok. But for [...]
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No End In Sight: Protesters Back In HK, Throw Jabs At China

10-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

There is no end in sight to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy rallies. With Hong Kong’s leadership and Beijing not budging on five key demands, we may have reached a [...]
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Chinese appliance maker braves Trump tariffs with plan to raise $381.8 million in HK IPO revival

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

JS Global Lifestyle Company, the Chinese appliance maker which gets almost half of its revenue from North America, is pushing ahead with its initial public offering in Hong [...]
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After half a year of anti-government unrest, ’800,000 marchers’ take to HK streets

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

Hundreds of thousands flooded Hong Kong’s commercial heart on Sunday to mark six months of their fight against the government, saying that while city residents had [...]
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HKers mark half a year of protest with mammoth rally

HKers mark half a year of protest with mammoth rally

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

Democracy protesters took part in the largest mass rally through Hong Kong’s streets in months on Sunday in a forceful display of support for the movement, with a [...]
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HK poised to award city’s own patents, catch up with rest of the world in honouring innovation and creativity

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

Hong Kong will start evaluating and awarding patents to local and foreign inventors from this month, catching up with the rest of the world in supporting innovation and [...]
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Cocaine wrapped as Christmas gifts seized at HK airport, two men due in court

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

Two men accused of trafficking cocaine wrapped up as Christmas presents into Hong Kong are due in court on Monday. Customs said they seized HK$30 million (US$3.8 million) [...]
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HKers await Beijing olive branch after rare calm

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

Hong Kongers have delivered a clarion call for change over the last fortnight with a landslide local election defeat for the government and more than one in ten hitting the [...]
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