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HK Jails Land Protesters After They Served Their Sentences

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Rfa.org/ | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s court of appeal on Tuesday jailed a group of environmental protesters who broke into the city’s legislature over government plans to build on rural [...]
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HK opposition party member arrested for allegedly falsifying story of abduction

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police arrested a pro-democracy opposition party member on Tuesday after they said surveillance footage contradicted his claim that he had been kidnapped and [...]
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HK: Quash Convictions of Student Leaders

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong government should quash the 2016 convictions of three student leaders for their roles in a peaceful protest, Human Rights Watch said today. On August 17, 2017, [...]
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HK democrat arrested for ‘misleading’ police after abduction claims

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police said on Tuesday they had arrested a prominent member of the opposition Democratic Party for “misleading police” after he claimed he had been [...]
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HK’s Going to Have to Lift its Game to Nudge Rates Higher

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s attempt to force bank interest rates higher — seen by some as a bid to arrest losses in the local currency — has been given a big fat zero by [...]
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HK drops BBC World Service after four decades of transmission

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Drum | 6:00 AM

Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) has dropped BBC World Service from its programming after four decades of transmission and has replaced it with China state radio channel, [...]
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China stocks buoyed by bank profits, high-tech; HK up 0.4 pct

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China stocks extended gains on Tuesday as markets continued to recover from tensions over North Korea and profit taking, with banks among the top performers on expectations [...]
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HK activist arrested over allegation of stapled legs

HK activist arrested over allegation of stapled legs

16-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The strange case of a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist who claimed mainland Chinese agents stapled his legs as a warning has taken another twist after police arrested him [...]
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Cathay Needs to Win Over Customers at the Back of the Plane

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

It’s time for Cathay Pacific boss Rupert Hogg to go to the back of the plane. With the company expected to announce another loss this week, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd [...]
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HK’s Property Shadow Leaves Singapore Developers Ahead

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s property stocks are cheaper than Singapore’s, although not cheap enough to account for the risk that the world’s least affordable city could [...]
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HK’s Property Frenzy Is Spreading to Public Housing

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s property boom is spreading to public housing. A 126-square-foot apartment at the Fung Tak Estate in Hong Kong’s Kowloon district sold for HK$1.95 [...]
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HK bank label is a hangover from handover

15-Aug-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Sir, Why do people, including the FT (“Hong Kong dollar jumps against US counterpart”, August 10), persist in referring to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority as the [...]
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HK scrambles to inspect EU eggs as insecticide found

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is increasing inspections of eggs imported from Europe, officials said Saturday after some were found to be contaminated with an insecticide in a scandal which has [...]
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HK scoops up 158 tonnes of palm oil; reopens five beaches

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has reopened five of 13 beaches closed since last Sunday following a palm oil spill, after authorities collected more than 150 tonnes of acrid-smelling clumps in [...]
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HK to replace 24-hour BBC World Service broadcast with Chinese state programming

14-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

Move intended to ‘enhance cultural exchange’ between mainland and city state Hong Kong’s public broadcasting service is set to halt its 24-hour BBC World [...]
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