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HK Films Face Challenges in Mainland China

19-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Variety | 6:00 AM

The old formula that made Hong Kong cinema successful decades ago no longer works in mainland China, with fewer films produced by the city’s veteran filmmakers becoming [...]
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How to ace your HK flight stopover

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The airport express train takes less than 25 minutes to the city centre, so with hours before your next flight there is time for a flying visit to cafes and sights and maybe [...]
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Milk spas and manicures: A HK dog’s life

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For Hong Kong poodle Cream, grooming goes way beyond a brush and toe-clip — her deluxe once-a-month pampering includes lavender oxygen therapy and a milk bath. As the [...]
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Don’t try new tricks this Year of the Dog, as it favours those who stick to convention, HK fortune-tellers say

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

This Year of the Dog will be an auspicious one for Hongkongers who play safe and stick to convention, but for others who are less prudent and more progressive, their fortunes [...]
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HK Express expects 6-month delay in Airbus A320neo delivery memo

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Express Airways Ltd expects at least a six-month delay in deliveries of new Airbus SE A320neo jets due to issues with engines made by Pratt & Whitney, according [...]
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HK on alert after China confirms first human H7N4 bird flu case

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Health authorities warn holiday travellers to avoid contact with live poultry as Jiangsu woman tests positive for virulent avian influenza strain Mainland China has confirmed [...]
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HK Lawyers Say Court Affirms ‘Political Screening’ in Elections

16-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A group of Hong Kong lawyers expressed concern on Wednesday over a court decision allowing low-ranking government officials to vet election candidates in the Chinese-ruled [...]
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Late Rally Spurs HK Shares to Biggest Gain Since May 2016

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s benchmark equity index posted its biggest daily gain since May 2016, as shares in the city continued to recover some of last week’s losses. The Hang [...]
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HK rallies in mixed Asia trade ahead of US inflation

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

European stock markets rebounded on Wednesday, as traders digested solid German growth data and awaited key US inflation figures. Around 1000 GMT, London’s benchmark [...]
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Judge quashes foreign domestic worker’s bid for change to ‘live-in’ rule in HK

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A domestic helper on Wednesday lost Hong Kong’s first judicial review of the government requirement that she and 350,000 workers like her must live with their [...]
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HK police arrest 14 people and seize more than HK$600,000 in raid on illegal gambling den

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Police arrested 14 people and seized more than HK$600,000 (US$76,704) in betting chips and cash when they raided a Hong Kong flat used as an illegal gambling den on Tuesday [...]
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HK’s Red-Hot Property Holds Clue to HNA-Henderson Deal

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Cranes operate at land sites under construction at the former Kai Tak airport area in Hong Kong, China, on Friday, May 26, 2017. HNA Group Co. has been expanding its presence [...]
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HNA unit to sell two HK sites to Henderson Land for $2 billion

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A unit of China’s HNA Group [HNAIR.UL], the cash-starved aviation-to-financial services conglomerate, said on Tuesday it was selling two Hong Kong sites to Henderson [...]
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Brands in HK expand again as retail sales recover

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Retailers in Hong Kong such as Chow Tai Fook, the world’s No. 2 jeweller after Tiffany’s by market capitalisation, are expanding again in a sign of confidence for [...]
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Court rejects pro-independence activist’s case that HK election officials cannot bar people based on political views

14-Feb-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong court ruled against a pro-independence activist in a landmark case on Tuesday, determining that election officials could ban candidates because of their political [...]
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