Archive for January 3rd, 2020

‘I did it alone’, Ghosn says of Japan escape

‘I did it alone’, Ghosn says of Japan escape

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | | 9:19 AM

Carlos Ghosn claimed Thursday he organised his dramatic escape from bail in Japan alone as the disgraced auto tycoon enjoyed his first days of freedom in Beirut despite an [...]
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Business Briefs 03 January 2020

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | | 8:32 AM

* Hoa Binh Construction and Real Estate Corporation (HBC) has won tenders for two projects valued at VND818 billion, including the second phase of the Saigon Exhibition and [...]
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Asian markets mostly higher on optimism about US-China deal

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian shares were mostly higher on optimism about a US-China trade deal as regional markets opened the new year’s first day of trading Thursday. Australia’s [...]
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Asian markets lifted by China support and trade optimism

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets started the new decade on the front foot, with most rallying out of the blocks Thursday on lingering trade optimism, while China’s central bank announced [...]
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Education Bureau says it needs to act against HK teachers found guilty over protest-related misconduct to ensure students’ interests and defend the image of the profession

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A senior Chinese official has said the “external forces” that instigated the political turmoil in Hong Kong are also trying to infiltrate Macau. The claim was [...]
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HK Bourse Discusses New Listings With Ctrip, Netease

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd is discussing secondary listings with Chinese technology companies including Trip.com Group Ltd and Netease Inc. after Alibaba raised [...]
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Police hunt for pair who posed as plain-clothes officers to stop and search elderly victim in HK, robbing him of HK$210,000

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Police are on the hunt for two men who posed as plain-clothes officers and fled with a paper bag containing HK$210,000 after a bogus stop-and-search on an elderly victim in [...]
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Massive HK pro-democracy rally ends in police clashes

Massive HK pro-democracy rally ends in police clashes

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A huge New Year’s Day pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong ended in mass arrests and clashes between police and hardcore protesters, as demonstrators sought to carry their [...]
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Hundreds arrested in HK in New Year’s Day protests  police

Hundreds arrested in HK in New Year’s Day protests police

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

About 400 people were arrested in New Year’s Day protests in Hong Kong after what started as a peaceful pro-democracy march of tens of thousands spiralled into chaotic [...]
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Police fire tear gas as HK rings in New Year

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police fired tear gas a few minutes into 2020 as pro-democracy protesters marked the New Year with midnight countdown rallies and a massive march planned for [...]
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HK to remain among top three IPO markets globally in 2020, raise HK$260 billion, PwC says

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong will continue to rank among the top three centres globally for initial public offerings in 2020, with 180 companies expected to raise as much as HK$260 billion [...]
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HK protests: small group stages defiant rally day after radicals trash banks and shops

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A small group of protesters staged a defiant lunchtime rally in Hong Kong’s business district on Thursday, a day after police stopped a largely peaceful march which [...]
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HK woman hospitalised and quarantined after returning from site of pneumonia outbreak in China

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A woman has been quarantined in a Hong Kong hospital after displaying symptoms of upper respiratory infection, following a trip to Wuhan where a mysterious outbreak of viral [...]
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Massive HK pro-democracy rally ends in police clashes

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A huge New Year’s Day pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong ended in mass arrests and clashes between police and hardcore protesters, as demonstrators sought to carry their [...]
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Dublin-based company sues HK Airlines over unpaid rent in excess of $2.9 million

03-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s third largest airline has been hit with another lawsuit over unpaid rent in excess of $2.9 million after its near collapse earlier this month. Hong Kong [...]
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