Archive for December 17th, 2019

Business Briefs 17 December 2019

17-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 9:25 AM

* An Giang Fisheries Import Export JSC (AGF) targets a profit of VND22 billion on revenue of VND880 billion in its fiscal year 2020 beginning October 1, 2019. In 2020, the [...] » More

Banking Barometer 2019: Bank of Singapore

17-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Finews Asia | 6:56 AM

2019 was the year Bank of Singapore (BoS) flexed its muscles as Asia’s global private bank. The stars aligned to allow the lender to capitalise on geo-political [...] » More

Asian markets mixed after US-China trade deal

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

Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following a US-Chinese trade deal that disappointed some investors. Hong Kong fell, while Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul were little-changed. [...] » More

Asian markets struggle for traction, dealers await trade details

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

Asian investors gave a cool welcome Monday to the much-hyped China-US trade agreement, with observers saying they were still waiting for details, while the pound held gains [...] » More

HK mall protests flare with leader Lam in Beijing

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

Small groups of protesters gathered in shopping malls across Hong Kong on Sunday amid brief scuffles with riot police as attention turned to an upcoming meeting between Hong [...] » More

Police fire tear gas at HK protesters, ending lull

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

Turmoil over amendments to extradition legislation has damaged Hong Kong society on all fronts, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday during a meeting with semiautonomous [...] » More

HK’s richest family urges government to help its hotels

17-Dec-2019 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 6:02 AM

A member of the wealthiest family in Hong Kong has called on the government to help the city’s hotels as the economy sags under months-long pro-democracy protests. [...] » More

HKer ‘missing’ after crossing China bridge checkpoint

HKer ‘missing’ after crossing China bridge checkpoint

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

Hong Kong’s immigration department said Sunday they have received reports a man went missing on a cross-border mega bridge to the gambling hub of Macau that currently [...] » More

Chinese premier says HK not yet out of protest ‘dilemma’

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

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam in Beijing on Monday, saying the Asian financial hub was not yet out of the “dilemma” facing the [...] » More

Chinese President Xi Jinping promotes 170 PLA officers in move to streamline ranking system

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping last week promoted more than 170 senior military officers as part of an ongoing reform of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) designed to [...] » More

HK posts biggest airport passenger number fall in a decade

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

Hong Kong International Airport reported its biggest fall in passenger numbers in more than a decade in November, official data released on Sunday showed. The airport handled [...] » More

Calm broken as clashes break out in HK malls

Calm broken as clashes break out in HK malls

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

Hong Kong police used pepper spray and made multiple arrests on Sunday as small groups of black-clad pro-democracy protesters targeted some of the city’s malls, ending [...] » More

China gives HK leader ‘unwavering support’

China gives HK leader ‘unwavering support’

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

China’s premier told beleaguered Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday that she had Beijing’s “unwavering support” after a huge rally earlier this [...] » More

HK International Airport lost nearly a million passengers in November

17-Dec-2019 Intellasia | QZ | 6:02 AM

Nearly six months of continued unrest in Hong Kong, where violent anti-government protests continue to rage, is taking its toll on the city’s tourism industry. Between [...] » More

China’s premier says HK bill turmoil damaged whole society

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

Turmoil over amendments to extradition legislation has damaged Hong Kong society on all fronts, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday during a meeting with semiautonomous [...] » More