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Sam Dastyari told Tanya Plibersek not to meet a HK democracy activist report

12-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Senator, who was in China at the time on a trip paid for by Huang Xiangmo, rejects allegation as ‘complete rubbish’ The Labour senator Sam Dastyari reportedly [...]
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How Singapore and HK provide models for Smart City development

11-Dec-2017 Intellasia | e27 | 6:00 AM

The two cities are always competing, and yet, they are following similar Smart City strategies The rapid and increasing pace of urbanisation across Asia means cities have no [...]
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Joshua Wong faces prison again as ‘slow drip’ of prosecutions takes its toll

Joshua Wong faces prison again as ‘slow drip’ of prosecutions takes its toll

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Joshua Wong is getting used to being in court. A month ago, Hong Kong’s most high-profile pro-democracy activist was joking with his co-defendants and waving at family [...]
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HK Denies Entry to Taiwan Author Who Supported Pro-Democracy Movement

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Rfa.org | 6:00 AM

Immigration authorities in Hong Kong on Wednesday denied entry to a Taiwanese author who voiced public support for the 2014 pro-democracy movement in the former British [...]
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HK$177 toll for private car: proposed fees for HK-Macau-Zhuhai mega bridge revealed

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A trip on the mega bridge connecting Hong Kong to Zhuhai and Macau will cost 150 yuan (HK$177) in a private car and between 60 and 115 yuan for trucks and lorries, according [...]
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HSBC seeks ‘creative’ ideas to reach HK renewable energy targets

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

HSBC seeks ‘creative’ ideas to reach Hong Kong renewable energy targets HSBC will seek the input of Hong Kong’s two utility firms to find [...]
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HK activist Wong faces new court sentence

HK activist Wong faces new court sentence

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s young democracy leader Joshua Wong faces a possible new prison sentence in a case stemming from 2014 protests in the semiautonomous Chinese city. He’s [...]
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HK launches first self-service library station

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The government of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced Tuesday to launch the city’s first self-service library station, offering [...]
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Lam hopes Legco meetings can go back to ‘normal’ with rule book change

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

An intense debate on changes to rules of procedure in the city’s parliament, aimed at curbing filibustering, will begin on Wednesday Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng [...]
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Alibaba Looks To HK AI Unicorn SenseTime, Edward Tian Taps Payoneer

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

As noted a month ago, hot AI startup SenseTime was getting ready to raise a next round of funding before the end of this year. CEO Xu Li told me then that the amount could [...]
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Record profits revealed for Asian carriers despite troubles plaguing Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Asia-Pacific airlines will achieve record levels of profitability next year as strong global economic growth, higher ticket prices and more travellers than ever before boost [...]
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Zimbabwe presses on with lawsuit to claim HK$40 million HK villa from Taiwan-born businessperson

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Despite the recent ouster of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, the African nation is pressing ahead with a legal battle he launched three years ago against a [...]
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Years late and billions of dollars too expensive, here are HK’s budget black holes

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

With its latest HK$16.5 billion cost overrun, the MTR’s Sha Tin-Central Link is set to become Hong Kong’s most expensive rail project in history. But the project, [...]
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70 per cent of Hongkongers say they intend to do volunteering work, but fewer than a third actually did so in past year

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Fewer than a third of Hongkongers undertook any volunteering work in the past year, despite a majority agreeing they should give back to the community by doing so, a survey [...]
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HK stocks struggle for direction, as Tencent joins global tech sell-off

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong and mainland share markets traded mixed by the midday break on Tuesday, following a divergent performance by US markets overnight led by reactions to the Republican [...]
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