Archive for December 20th, 2019

Business Briefs 20 December 2019

20-Dec-2019 Intellasia | | 9:21 AM

* Tu Liem Urban Development JSC (NTL) will spend VND61 billion on paying the first dividend of VND1,000 per share for 2019 on record as of December 30. The realty firm will [...] » More

Bahamas investor sells off stake in Vietnamese detergent company

20-Dec-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:50 AM

America LLC has sold its entire 9.33 percent stake in Vietnamese detergent powder producer NETCO. The Bahamas-based company made over VND110 billion ($4.74 million) from the [...] » More

Airport operator ACV pays $86 million cash dividend

20-Dec-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:49 AM

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) has completed paying a cash dividend worth nearly VND2 trillion (US$86 million) for 2018. The dividend payout rate was 9 per cent. [...] » More

Stock market briefs

20-Dec-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:47 AM

Tu Liem Urban Development JSC (NTL) will spend VND61 billion paying the first dividend of VND1,000 per share for 2019, having earlier targeted a dividend payout ratio of 15 [...] » More

VN stocks decline for fourth trading day

20-Dec-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:46 AM

Vietnamese shares extended losses for a fourth straight trading day as investors remained pessimistic about the market’s short-term outlook. The benchmark VN Index on [...] » More

Asian markets tick lower after healthy rally as dealers step back

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

Asian markets turned lower on Thursday as the dealers begin to wind down ahead of the Christmas break and as the rally fuelled by the China-US trade pact loses steam. There [...] » More

BreakingviewsInvestors will rue their HK risk appetite

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

There is relative optimism about Hong Kong reflected in its stock market. That’s hard to reconcile with past and present realities. It also doesn’t bode well for [...] » More

HK protesters march to consulates to call for support on rights

HK protesters march to consulates to call for support on rights

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

Hong Kong protesters rallied outside diplomatic missions on Thursday to urge foreign governments to follow the United States in passing human rights bills to raise pressure [...] » More

Driver in HK bus crash that killed six suspected of ‘not paying attention’, sources say

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

The bus driver involved in a crash that killed six passengers and injured 39 others in northern Hong Kong was suspected of not paying attention at the time of the accident, a [...] » More

Raab calls on China to engage with HK protesters

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

Britain has called on the Chinese government to open dialogue with protesters in Hong Kong while China’s state broadcaster cut an interview with the British ambassador [...] » More

‘I must stick to the post’Stories about HK’s embattled yet resolute police force

20-Dec-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

As the social unrest has gripped Hong Kong for more than six months, the global financial hub has witnessed unprecedented destruction and unimaginable atrocity by rioters. [...] » More

Youngest HK protester to plead guilty in court avoids criminal record after West Kowloon magistrate dismisses charges

Youngest HK protester to plead guilty in court avoids criminal record after West Kowloon magistrate dismisses charges

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

Criminal charges against a 12-year-old who admitted spraying protest-related graffiti at a police station and railway interchange were dismissed by a Hong Kong court on [...] » More

No risk flagged on HK bus route where six passengers killed and 39 injured in crash, says assistant commissioner at Transport Department

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

The bus company whose double-decker smashed into a tree on Wednesday killing six passengers did not flag any risks on the route beforehand, a Hong Kong transport official has [...] » More

Britain urges China to ensure HK’s freedoms on joint declaration anniversary amidst protest turmoil

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

Britain’s foreign secretary has urged Beijing to ensure Hong Kong’s freedom of expression and independent judiciary on the 35th anniversary of the Sino-British [...] » More

UK urges China to open dialogue with HK on 1984 declaration anniversary

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

Britain urged China on Thursday to open dialogue with Hong Kong protesters and respect the commitments it made 35 years ago in the Sino-British Joint Declaration. The treaty [...] » More