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UK’s last governor demands China honour its word to HK

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The world is watching Hong Kong as a “test case” of whether Chinese promises mean anything, Britain’s last governor said ahead of the 20th anniversary of [...]
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HK handover predictions: Golden geese and democracy ‘infections’BBC News

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

In July 1997, more than 150 years of British rule came to an end in Hong Kong with its handover to China, a historic event viewed with a mixture of uncertainty and hope. We [...]
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Five things to know about China aircraft carrier visit to HK

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The Liaoning, China’s first carrier, will be making a port call in the city next month as part of celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the handover The [...]
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Lee Hsien Yang and wife spotted in HK

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

Brother of Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Yang, and his wife, Lim Suet Fern, were spotted in Hong Kong on Sunday (Jun 25) after taking a Cathay Pacific flight [...]
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Joshua Wong reflects on HK’s 1997 handover: ‘We desire and thirst for freedom, democracy’

Joshua Wong reflects on HK’s 1997 handover: ‘We desire and thirst for freedom, democracy’

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

This extract has been excerpted with permission from PEN Hong Kong from the essay “My Journey as a Student Activist,” by Joshua Wong, part of the anthology Hong [...]
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How 20 years of sovereignty changed the world’s most puzzling city

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

t was supposed to be for a year. That’s such a Hong Kong cliche, I hesitate to write it: when I arrived in 1993, the colony (the word had fallen out of favour by then [...]
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HK launches bill to ban domestic ivory trade

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The move follows demonstrations in the city and the decision by China to ban their own trade Hong Kong has launched a landmark bill to ban its domestic ivory trade, amid [...]
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Xi Jinping headed to HK later this week for 20th anniversary of handover

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Shanghaiist | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping will be in Hong Kong later this week to take part in celebrations marking 20 years since the city was handed back over to China. Xi’s visit [...]
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More HK women seeking husbands on mainland

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Marriages between mainlanders and Hong Kongers have brought the two sides much closer, as statistics showed that more and more Hong Kong brides are interested in finding [...]
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HK handover: The protest symbols China’s scared of

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997 after more than 150 years of British rule, the Bauhinia flower was chosen as the symbol of the new Chinese special [...]
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HK in Beijing’s shadow 20 years after handover

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

When Xi Jinping lands in Hong Kong on Thursday for the first time since becoming China’s president, he will step into a deeply divided city uncertain of its future. The [...]
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HK Billionaire’s Stores Make Profit Margins Amazon Could Only Dream Of

28-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Who says brick-and-mortar retail is dead? Billionaire Li Ka-shing’s A.S. Watson Group is opening nearly four stores a day because selling baby and skin-care products in [...]
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HK activists stage China protest ahead of Xi visit

HK activists stage China protest ahead of Xi visit

27-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters on Monday draped a black flag over a statue symbolising the city’s return to China by Britain, days before a visit by President Xi [...]
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Major events in HK’s history

27-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

As the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China approaches, here is a look at Hong Kong’s history July 1 marks the 20 year anniversary of the handover of [...]
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HK student duped out of HK$5 million in phone scam

27-Jun-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The University of Science and Technology student, from the mainland, told police she received a call from a man informing her that she was involved in a criminal [...]
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