Archive for September 20th, 2021

Illumina reaffirms commitment to the National Project of Bio Big Data in Korea

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 6:00 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) today announced that the National Project of [...] » More

Fusionex Signs MoU with Alliance Islamic Bank to Accelerate SMEs’ Halal Business Growth

Fusionex Signs MoU with Alliance Islamic Bank to Accelerate SMEs’ Halal Business Growth

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:00 AM

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AllianceIslamicBank--Artificial Intelligence and Big Data technology market leader Fusionex recently signed an MoU with Alliance [...] » More

HK elite selects powerful new ‘patriots only’ committee

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s political elite will select a powerful committee on Sunday which will choose the city’s next leader and nearly half the legislature under a new [...] » More

HK’s banks pull the plug on a second unfinished housing project, halting mortgage loans to Kwai Hung’s Mangrove flats

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong banks are becoming more cautious in their mortgage lending, particularly for incomplete projects built by smaller developers. HSBC, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Hang [...] » More

HK’s first ‘patriots-only’ election kicks off

HK’s first ‘patriots-only’ election kicks off

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Fewer than 5,000 Hong Kong people from mostly pro-establishment circles began voting on Sunday for candidates to an election committee, vetted as loyal to Beijing, who will [...] » More

Number of HK private and semi-private schools increasing tuition fees nearly doubles

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The number of international, private and semi-private schools in Hong Kong given permission to raise tuition fees this academic year has nearly doubled, with 87 institutions [...] » More

Chinese scientists find way to stop phones overheating, inspired by HK’s Ocean Park

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A trip to Hong Kong tourist attraction Ocean Park led scientists to propose a way to prevent mobile phones overheating and detect counterfeit goods by overturning 200 years [...] » More

HK stocks trim losses in week as Macau casinos rebound from biggest sell-off in a month

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks halted a four-day slump as Chinese tech stocks and Macau casino operators rebounded from a sell-off. China Evergrande tumbled amid debt restructuring [...] » More

HK elections: why did Beijing order the city’s tycoons and ultra loyalists to take to the streets?

HK elections: why did Beijing order the city’s tycoons and ultra loyalists to take to the streets?

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

In the final instalment of our three-part series on the Election Committee polls this Sunday, the Post explores Beijing’s rare move to order Hong Kong tycoons and [...] » More

Bond Connect: is the southbound link the game-changing bonanza that banks and investors have been waiting for?

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The long-awaited southbound leg of the Bond Connect between mainland China and Hong Kong will encourage more bond offerings in the city, and prove to be a “game [...] » More

3 HK triad members arrested after 2 knife attacks in space of 9 hours, police still hunting trio

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Three suspected triad members were arrested on Friday after two knife attacks took place in Hong Kong in the space of nine hours. A force insider said a preliminary [...] » More

HK’s largest opposition trade union group set to disband, with leaders beginning process of dissolution

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s largest opposition trade union is set to disband, with leaders of the group beginning the process of dissolution in the latest case of anti-government [...] » More

HK protests: activist Figo Chan, already jailed over role in 3 unauthorised assemblies, will plead guilty to a fourth

HK protests: activist Figo Chan, already jailed over role in 3 unauthorised assemblies, will plead guilty to a fourth

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The former leader of an umbrella group behind many of Hong Kong’s biggest protests of 2019, already serving jail time for his role in three unauthorised assemblies, [...] » More

Blinken deletes tweet saying US would ‘stand with people of HK’, posts watered-down version

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken deleted a tweet that said the United States would “stand with the people of Hong Kong”, a post in which he accused Beijing of [...] » More

Taiwanese travel to outlying islands at start of 4-day holiday

20-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 5:02 AM

Thousands of travellers arrived at Taitung County’s Green Island and Orchid Island Saturday (September 18) at the start of the four-day Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. The [...] » More