Archive for January 17th, 2020

Business Briefs 17 January 2020

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | | 8:38 AM

* Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) has announced that the entire amount of 350 million shares of Vietnam Forestry Corporation – JSC (VIF) will be listed on the northern [...] » More

Asian markets rise as China, US finally put pen to paper on deal

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 7:02 AM

Asian markets rose early Thursday as details were released of the China-US trade deal signed in Washington, with analysts saying it would allow investors to turn their focus [...] » More

HK leader says special status can endure beyond 2047

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 7:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Thursday that the ”one country, two systems” framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could [...] » More

‘One country, two systems’ can continue beyond 2047HK leader

‘One country, two systems’ can continue beyond 2047HK leader

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:02 AM

The principle that ensures Hong Kong enjoys freedoms unavailable in mainland China can continue beyond its 2047 expiry date as long as the city’s youngsters do not [...] » More

HK teachers living in fear over protest support

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 7:02 AM

Hong Kong’s teachers say they are living in fear as the city’s democracy protests rumble on, with some not daring to discuss the movement and others anxious they [...] » More

HK and Taiwan: Two lessons for Beijing and Carrie Lam

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | EjinSight | 7:02 AM

By now, everyone in Hong Kong and Taiwan knows about a tale of two elections. It’s a true story about freedom. If only people in mainland China could read it too. It [...] » More

HK protest medic arrested on China mainland say fellow students

HK protest medic arrested on China mainland say fellow students

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 7:02 AM

A Hong Kong student who helped found a network of volunteer medics to aid the city’s pro-democracy protests has been arrested on the mainland, fellow students briefed [...] » More

HK protests: Carrie Lam suggests ‘one country, two systems’ could continue beyond 2047 in appeal to protesters

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 7:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader has said that the “one country, two systems” framework under which the city enjoys freedoms unknown in China could continue after the [...] » More

Taiwan looking to block abusive HK police from entering country

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 7:02 AM

Hong Kong civil groups calling on Taiwanese authorities to block Hong Kong police who violated human rights from entering country The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has not [...] » More

HK gets a ‘magnificent seven’ moment as stock exchange has busiest listing day in 18 months

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:02 AM

The Hong Kong stock exchange greeted its busiest day in 18 months for new listings, with seven companies making their trading debuts, as the city enjoys a respite from social [...] » More

HK airline makes woman take pregnancy test before flying to Saipan

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 7:02 AM

A Hong Kong-based airline has apologised after it demanded a passenger take a test to prove she was not pregnant before boarding a flight to the US Pacific island of Saipan. [...] » More

HK police uncover high explosives after taking pipe bomb suspect, hooded and chained, to village for evidence search

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:02 AM

Police uncovered about 100 grams of high explosives buried in farmland outside a village house in northern Hong Kong, investigators said on Thursday, after heading to the [...] » More

HK man who vandalised HSBC branch ordered to attend rehabilitation for drug abuse

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:02 AM

A Hong Kong man who vandalised an HSBC branch in anger at the freezing of a protest fundraiser’s account was given compulsory rehabilitation by a court on Thursday, [...] » More

HK opposition lawmakers ejected for heckling leader

HK opposition lawmakers ejected for heckling leader

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 7:02 AM

Multiple Hong Kong opposition lawmakers were ejected from the legislature on Thursday as they heckled the financial hub’s pro-Beijing leader in angry scenes [...] » More

Carrie Lam says HK capitalism can only survive beyond 2047 if ‘one country, two systems’ is fully respected

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:02 AM

Hong Kong capitalism can only continue beyond 2047 if city residents, especially the younger generation, uphold “one country, two systems”, Carrie Lam Cheng [...] » More