Archive for July 24th, 2020

HDB resale prices up in Q2, while transaction volume drop

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 12:52 PM

Resale transactions fell by more than 41.9% to 3,426 units in Q2 2020 from the previous quarter’s 5,893 [...] » More

Singapore private home prices up 0.3% in Q2 2020

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | PropertyGuru | 11:54 AM

Private home prices in Singapore rebounded 0.3% quarter-on-quarter in the second quarter of [...] » More

Large-scale wind power project planned in Binh Thuan

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 7:18 AM

Denmark’s Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) along with Asiapetro and Novasia Energy signed a memorandum of understanding with the Binh Thuan Provincial [...] » More

Danish firm, Binh Thuan ink deal to develop offshore wind project

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 7:17 AM

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), a Danish developer and investment firm specialised in the energy infrastructure sector, has established cooperation with Binh Thuan [...] » More

Equities mixed as US-China tensions offset stimulus, vaccine hope

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:54 AM

Stocks were mixed Thursday as investors juggled hopes for a new stimulus deal in Washington with coronavirus concerns and another flare-up between China and the United [...] » More

Bullish bets on most Asian currencies climb on vaccine hopes, China stabilityReuters poll

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:54 AM

Investors raised their long bets on the Chinese yuan and most other Asian currencies, a Reuters poll showed, as signs of a recovery in the world’s second-largest [...] » More

Asian shares waver as investors weigh stimulus hopes against Sino-US tensions

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:54 AM

Asian shares wavered on Thursday as investors weighed hopes for more stimulus to support pandemic-stricken economies against a dramatic rise in tensions between the United [...] » More

Global shares mixed as China-US tensions cast shadow

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:54 AM

European shares opened higher Thursday and US futures also advanced after a mixed day of trading in Asia. Benchmarks rose in Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Sydney but fell [...] » More

Li Ka-shing’s CK Asset makes first step in rescue of distressed HK developer Goldin as hostile creditors seize assets

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:54 AM

Hong Kong’s most-famous billionaire Li Ka-shing has sent a top lieutenant to help rescue a cash-strapped developer in the first major blow-up and restructuring to [...] » More

HK police officer jumps to death hours after arrest for allegedly taking upskirt photos

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:54 AM

An off-duty policeman leapt to his death from a public housing block in Hong Kong on Wednesday, less than 12 hours after he was arrested on suspicion of taking upskirt photos [...] » More

Will HK become like tightly-ruled but stable Singapore?

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:54 AM

Limited democracy but high living standards and stability form a trade-off that most Singaporeans seem willing to live withand some now suggest rival Asian finance hub Hong [...] » More

Britain unveils details of citizenship offer for Hongkongers with BN(O) passports

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:54 AM

Hongkongers with British National (Overseas) passports will be exempted from income tests during their five-year stay in Britain before they can apply for full citizenship, [...] » More

Former CY Leung aide Barry Cheung jailed for four years in fraud case, seen as ‘monumental fall from grace’

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:54 AM

A former high-flying businessperson who Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor once called “the best” public servant has been jailed for four years for [...] » More

China says UK citizenship pathway for HK residents violates international law

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:54 AM

A new British policy allowing Hong Kong residents to claim British citizenship is a violation of international law and interferes with China’s internal affairs, [...] » More

National security law: HK activist Nathan Law says he has warned Pompeo of Beijing ‘meddling’ in city’s coming elections

National security law: HK activist Nathan Law says he has warned Pompeo of Beijing ‘meddling’ in city’s coming elections

24-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:54 AM

One of Hong Kong’s most prominent young opposition leaders said he called on the global community to closely monitor the city’s coming legislative elections for [...] » More