Archive for June 20th, 2020

Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 7:02 AM

In June 2020, Tetra Pak reconfirms its strategic priority in driving the sustainability transformation by setting an ambition for net zero emissions across the value chain by [...]
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Swedish firms see potential in local power system

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 7:00 AM

As Vietnam face challenges in a shortage of energy, Swedish enterprises see great potential in developing renewable and smart grids in the country. Hoang Quoc Vuong, deputy [...]
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Asian markets rise as traders focus on the positives

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Asian equities rose Friday as investors went into the weekend on an upbeat note, with an eye on the easing of lockdowns and mostly improving economic data, which offset [...]
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HK’s bankruptcy filings jump to 17-year high in May

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Bankruptcy filings in Hong Kong rose to a 17-year high, records showed on Friday, as the coronavirus pandemic dealt a heavy blow to the businesses following months of social [...]
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CICC says sorry after public reprimand in HK on takeover disclosure oversight

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China International Capital Corp has been criticised by Hong Kong’s securities watchdog for breaking the city’s takeover code, the second disciplinary action [...]
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HK protests: elite school to take action and Education Bureau ‘highly concerned’ after pupils chant pro-independence slogans on campus

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

An elite boys’ school in Hong Kong said it would take disciplinary action after pupils defied the education minister and protested on campus, an incident its principal [...]
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Coronavirus: end HK quarantine exemptions for all Beijing travellers, say experts, as city records four imported cases

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Quarantine exemptions should be cancelled for travellers arriving from Beijing, health experts said on Thursday as the coronavirus outbreak in the capital continued to [...]
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Why unaffordable housing affects physical, mental health of Hongkongers

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Unaffordable housing has negative effects on the physical and mental health of Hongkongers, a large-scale study by local researchers has found. High housing prices also make [...]
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HK election authority rejects government’s special-queue proposal for vulnerable voters

HK election authority rejects government’s special-queue proposal for vulnerable voters

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s election authority has shot down a government proposal to set up a special queue for the elderly and those with mobility issues in the upcoming Legislative [...]
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National security law: HK activists hope to get 60,000 labour union members to vote on strike

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong activists are hoping that at least 60,000 labour union members will come out to vote for a strike in an unofficial referendum on the proposed national security law [...]
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HK schools told to play national anthem during celebrations for important dates, consider police action if serious violations occur

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Schools in Hong Kong must play the Chinese anthem during celebrations for New Year’s Day, the anniversary of the city’s handover on July 1 and National Day on [...]
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HK’s biggest cosmetics retailer Sa Sa says business still losing money after coronavirus, protests spark record slump

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Sa Sa International Holdings, Hong Kong’s biggest cosmetics retailer, has reported a record loss after bearing the full brunt of the US-China trade war, social unrest [...]
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HK’s regional telecoms hub role, 5G mobile plans imperilled by US block of cable system link

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s status as a telecommunications hub in Asia, along with its roll-out of 5G mobile services, could be imperilled by Washington’s move to block a major [...]
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HK Airlines asks for government support: report

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Hong Kong Airlines | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong Airlines is asking the city’s government to consider helping out other carriers after it agreed to a bailout plan for Cathay Pacific, according to a report [...]
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HK kids’ clothing chain Chickeeduck will not remove protester statue from store, founder says

20-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong children’s clothing chain at the centre of a political row over its decision to display a statue honouring anti-government protesters has vowed it will not [...]
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