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Jailed HK activist Wong back in court on 21st birthday

Jailed HK activist Wong back in court on 21st birthday

14-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Jailed Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong will mark his 21st birthday in court Friday to face more charges over his role in pro-democracy protests as his parents say they are [...]
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Why the world must wake up to China’s threat to freedom in HK

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Twenty years ago, as a fresh graduate, I flew to Hong Kong just a few months after the handover to begin my first job. I spent five very happy years working as a journalist [...]
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British human rights activist barred from entering HK

British human rights activist barred from entering HK

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A British human rights activist who has criticised the jailing of democracy campaigners in Hong Kong was barred Wednesday from visiting the semi-autonomous Chinese city. [...]
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UK ‘concerned’ as HK denies Benedict Rogers entry

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said he is “very concerned” after a British human rights activist was denied entry to Hong Kong. Benedict Rogers has been a [...]
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Freedom Is Eroding in HK. Here’s What the US Can Do.

13-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Daily Signal | 6:00 AM

The viability of the “one country, two systems” model in Hong Kong may be in question, says the Congressional-Executive Commission on China in its annually [...]
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Slim chance of renting HK flat for under HK$10,000

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Property Guru | 6:00 AM

Slim chance of renting HK flat for under HK$10,000 It’s now harder to rent an apartment for less than HK$10,000 (S$1,742) per month in Hong Kong’s two urban areas [...]
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HK leader lays out vision in maiden policy address with tax cuts, subsidised housing

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In her maiden policy speech Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Wednesday warned the city faced “grave” challenges and must develop a diversified and [...]
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‘No magic wand’ to solve HK’s housing crisis but Carrie Lam pledges to ‘think out of box’

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong will “think out of the box” to ease the city’s housing crunch, inject more new blood into the government and boost spending on research and [...]
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Highlights: HK leader Carrie Lam delivers maiden policy address

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The following are highlights of the maiden policy address of Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday as she laid out a blueprint of her government’s priorities in the [...]
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HK regulator probing 15 firms for IPO sponsorship roles

12-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s securities regulator is probing “substandard work” done by 15 firms in their roles as sponsors for initial public offerings (IPO) in the Asian [...]
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What can you eat for HK$15? Data shows more than 70,000 HK households fall below baseline

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

About 71,000 poor Hong Kong households do not have enough money to meet even their most basic food needs, and are surviving on less than HK$15 per meal per person, a study [...]
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Cargo fire creates dramatic scene at HK airport

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Cargo equipment burst into flames near an American Airlines Boeing 777-300 in Hong Kong on Monday, creating quite a scene at the airport. Despite the dramatic images, [...]
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Fire Cancels American Airlines Flight in HK

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Nbcdfw.com | 6:00 AM

An American Airlines Los Angeles-bound flight from Hong Kong was canceled Monday after a container being loaded into the cargo bay caught fire. The fire at Hong Kong [...]
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HK stocks pull back from decade peak on profit-taking

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks dipped on Monday after hitting near 10-year highs last week, as investors took profits in property and financial shares in the wake of a disappointing China [...]
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HK Bourse May Extend Monday’s Losses

11-Oct-2017 Intellasia | RTT News | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong stock market on Monday ended the four-day winning streak in which it had surged more than 1,025 points to a 10-year closing high. The Hang Seng Index now rests [...]
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