Archive for August 15th, 2020

Nathan’s Famous Partners With UAE Based Mezzan Group to Manufacture Halal Hot Dogs

Nathan’s Famous Partners With UAE Based Mezzan Group to Manufacture Halal Hot Dogs

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 8:00 AM

NEW YORK, NY, Aug 15, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Nathan's Famous, Inc. (NASDAQ: NATH), the American tradition serving New York favorites for more than 100 years, announces [...] » More

Asian markets struggle as US stimulus impasse drags on

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets drifted Friday as investors grew increasingly concerned about the stalemate in Washington on a new stimulus for the world’s top economy. Hopes that [...] » More

Asian shares mixed on weak China data, worries over pandemic

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian shares were mostly higher in cautious trading Friday as investors studied fresh data out of China showing that its recovery remains subdued. China reported factory [...] » More

HK freedom lovers deserve global support against Chinese Communist Party’s new Red Terror

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

The dramatic arrest of Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and the invasive raid of Apple Daily, the pro-democracy newspaper he founded, this week signals the start of a new Red [...] » More

HK exports to US will avoid punitive tariffs, but city minister slams ‘Made-in-China’ relabelling as ‘telling a lie’

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong exports to the United States will still be free of punitive tariffs, according to official Washington guidance, but the city’s commerce minister has blasted [...] » More

China produces record crude steel in July on strong demand

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China produced a record amount of crude steel in July as the government boosted infrastructure spending, while the manufacturing sector rebounded as the world’s [...] » More

Some four in 10 AmCham members considering leaving HK over national security law fears, survey finds

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Nearly four in 10 members of an influential American business group are considering relocating from Hong Kong due to the national security law, an indication of rising [...] » More

As HKers seek to emigrate, some simply can’t leave

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Pamela Lam’s 6-year-old son fell in love with the Hong Kong protest anthem, “Glory to Hong Kong,” the first time he heard it, and he loves singing it, at [...] » More

National security law: RTHK removes programme featuring wanted HK activist Nathan Law, raising fresh concerns over press freedom

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled public broadcaster has removed a current affairs programme featuring wanted activist Nathan Law Kwun-chung from its website, a move which has [...] » More

HK, mainland stocks fluctuate as traders weigh mixed economic data out of China

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks fell for a second day, paring the weekly gain on the benchmark index, as mixed China data showing industrial production growing and retail sales still weak [...] » More

HK national security law: British parliamentary group APPG ‘concerned’ over claims activists’ arrest linked to its damning report on city police

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A British parliamentary group has expressed concerns over claims the recent arrests of activists in Hong Kong under the national security law were related to a damning report [...] » More

HK co-working operator theDesk, Kerry Hotel start profit-sharing venture to beat pandemic-driven slowdown

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing a hotel and a co-working space operators to collaborate in a whole new way, one that involves profit sharing instead of the traditional [...] » More

At least five HK universities see drop in non-local applications despite generous scholarship schemes to boost competitiveness

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

At least five universities in Hong Kong have reported a drop in non-local applications for undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in the new academic year, despite generous [...] » More

HK protests: lawyers of prosecuted opposition politicians seek court order to prevent police from checking their seized phones

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Lawyers for five Hong Kong opposition figures prosecuted over last year’s social unrest have asked a court to order police to return their seized mobile phones, fearing [...] » More

Apple Daily publisher Next Digital’s roller-coaster ride underscores regulatory challenges in the age of social media

15-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A two-day rally in Next Digital’s shares has receded as quickly as it rose, much like the metaphor “be water” that guided Hong Kong’s anti-government [...] » More