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Abused Indonesian: HK needs more safeguards for maids

26-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian maid who won a civil case this week against her former Hong Kong employer for shocking physical abuse said Friday she’s happy with the result but urged [...]
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HK arm of China’s LeEco files for liquidation

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong arm of embattled Chinese tech conglomerate LeEco has filed a petition to the territory’s high court to wind up the company, media in the Asian financial hub [...]
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Backlash over HK’s immigration ‘blacklist’

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A string of figures critical of China’s Communist Party say they have been denied visas to Hong Kong, sparking accusations of a secret “blacklist” that [...]
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Government to shoulder airfare of stranded OFWs in HK

23-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the proposal of the DFA and DOLE to assist the approximately 1,000 Filipino workers defrauded by a travel agency in Hong Kong. The [...]
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Remote HK island holds nuclear emergency drills

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Workers in protective suits, decontamination tents and a staged evacuation were part of a large-scale nuclear emergency drill carried out Wednesday on Hong Kong’s [...]
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HK’s treatment of domestic workers is modern slavery

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

As tens of thousands of foreign women continue to be shipped to Hong Kong to work, Niall Fraser says it’s time to take responsibility for our actions… and our [...]
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The High-Speed Train at the Heart of HK’s Political Future

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Citylab | 6:00 AM

China is building a new train to cut travel time significantly between Hong Kong and Guangzhou. But pro-democracy activists are uneasy about mainland’s intentions. [...]
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HK’s Underused Military Land a Potential Goldmine: but a Minefield for government

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As Hong Kong seeks more land to help ease a worsening housing crisis, some lawmakers and activists are urging officials to take a fresh look at little-used swathes of more [...]
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Macau refuses entry to another HK politician

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Macaudaily Times | 6:00 AM

The vice chair of political party Third Side, Caspar Wong, was denied entry to Macau, Hong Kong media reported. According to RTHK, Wong has demanded an explanation from Macau [...]
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HK arbitration legal eagle Teresa Cheng set to take up justice secretary role on January 18

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

Arbitration legal eagle Teresa Cheng Yuek-wah will assume the role of Hong Kong’s justice secretary on January 18 after the incumbent, Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, resigned, [...]
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Backlash over HK’s immigration ‘blacklist’

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A string of figures critical of China’s Communist Party say they have been denied visas to Hong Kong, sparking accusations of a secret “blacklist” that [...]
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Outgoing HKU head calls visit to Occupy protesters the ‘defining moment’ of his term

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

Outgoing University of Hong Kong vice-chancellor Peter Mathieson called his visit to protesters during the 2014 Occupy movement the “defining moment” of his [...]
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HK dollar falls to weakest in nearly two years

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong dollar fell to its softest level in nearly two years against the US dollar in late morning trade on Thursday. The local currency changed hands at 7.8278 per [...]
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HK dollar hits 3-month low amid robust greenback demand

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong dollar on Tuesday fell to its weakest against the US dollar in three months, triggered by strong demand for the greenback as the year draws to a close, analysts [...]
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China Oceanwide plans $2.3 billion rights share issue to fund expansion

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China Oceanwide International Financial Ltd said it planned to issue HK$18.25 billion ($2.34 billion) worth of new shares, raising capital to expand securities and brokerage [...]
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