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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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HK Catholics step up opposition to Vatican deal with Beijing

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

Catholics in Hong Kong stepped up their opposition to a deal between the Vatican and Beijing on Monday with an all-night prayer vigil and an open letter warning of dire [...]
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HK bus driver may face more serious charges over deadly crash

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

Prosecutors said on Tuesday (February 13) they were seeking more serious charges against the bus driver involved in the deadly crash which killed 19 people and injured more [...]
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HK cancels Lunar New Year fireworks after bus crash which killed 19

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

Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year fireworks have been cancelled in light of the weekend’s deadly bus crash, the city’s leader announced on Monday, as the driver [...]
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HK Bus Crash Kills at Least 18 and Injures Over 60

13-Feb-2018 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

At least 18 people were killed and dozens of others injured when a double-decker bus crashed on Saturday in a rural area of Hong Kong, the authorities said. The bus was [...]
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HK Regulators Send Warnings to Non-Compliant Cryptocurrency Exchanges

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bitcoin Magazine | 6:00 AM

Regulators in Hong Kong have issued a strict warning to exchanges doing business with Chinese customers about trading tokens deemed as securities. In an announcement today, [...]
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HK Benchmark Heads for Correction as China Shares Tumble

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

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index resumed its slide and the H-share gauge extended losses, with both poised to fall more than 10 percent from their January peaks. Nearly all [...]
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HK and mainland China shares tank in global rout

12-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The global market rout continued into Asia as Hong Kong and China shares fell sharply Friday after the US stock market tanked overnight. The Hang Seng Index was down about [...]
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HK regulator fines Credit Suisse $5 million for internal control failures

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

Hong Kong’s securities regulator said it has imposed a fine of HK$39.3 million ($5 million) on the local units of Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN.S) for internal control [...]
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Illegal South African abalone flowing into HK: report

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

Illegally poached abalone from South Africa is pouring into Hong Kong where the gastronomic gastropods are a traditional and expensive banquet favourite, a new study warned [...]
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HK Property-Loan Pipeline Heats Up, Resisting HKMA Curbs

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

The pipeline for property-related loans in Hong Kong has ballooned to $13.2 billion as developers scramble to boost funding, countering policy makers’ efforts to rein [...]
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HK shuts schools in response to flu outbreak

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong school children will be getting an early start to their Lunar New Year holiday as the city’s education authorities ordered the [...]
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There May Be a Hidden Agenda in HK’s Ruling to Spare Joshua Wong From Prison

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

While a decision by Hong Kong’s highest appeals court to drop prison sentences for prominent democracy activists was welcomed by human rights advocates and legal [...]
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HK High Court Warns Against Protest Marches

09-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong court sent young activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders to prison Thursday for their roles in the pro-democracy “Umbrella Movement”, in [...]
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Mainland China and HK shares slide in global sell-off

08-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Stock indexes in the greater China region fell significantly on Tuesday, tracking steep losses seen overnight on Wall Street. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index closed down [...]
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