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HK developers resume buying land in mainland China after five-year hiatus

07-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 8:12 AM

After an absence of nearly five years, Hong Kong developers have resumed their land acquisitions in leading mainland Chinese cities, taking advantage of tighter credit [...]
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Cathay Pacific CEO vows to close gender gap as flight director’s departure means no women in HK airline’s top deck

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

There have long been fewer female leaders than male in Hong Kong’s aviation sector, but come this summer the disparity will be made starker when Cathay Pacific [...]
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HK remembers Tiananmen as US calls for accounting

HK remembers Tiananmen as US calls for accounting

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged China to disclose the details of people killed, detained or missing during the Chinese military’s crackdown on pro-democracy [...]
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HK remembers Tiananmen Square crackdown amid growing concerns about city’s future in China

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Hong Kong citizens held candles and paused for a moment’s silence Monday night to mark the suppression of pro-democracy protests in Beijing’s [...]
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Chinese calligraphy worth HK$150,000 stolen from Lantau Island village house

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police were on Tuesday investigating a theft of 10 works of Chinese calligraphy valued at HK$150,000 (US$19,100) from a village house on Lantau Island. The art was [...]
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Giving HK visas to same-sex spouses will undermine marriage’s status, Court of Final Appeal told

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The special status of marriage will be undermined if Hong Kong authorities give dependant visas to gay spouses, the director of immigration argued in appeal to the [...]
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Crowds gather for HK Tiananmen vigil

06-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Crowds assembled in Hong Kong on Monday in memory of the victims of China’s Tiananmen Square crackdown but young activists are increasingly questioning the annual [...]
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China Warning on ‘Dictatorship’ Chant Chills HK Vigil

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

For 28 years, tens of thousands of Hong Kong democracy advocates have marked the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown by rallying for political change in China. This [...]
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HK independence duo given jail term for parliament chaos

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Hong Kong independence activists who were stripped of their status as lawmakers in 2016 were sentenced to four weeks in prison Monday for their role in a fracas that [...]
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‘Innovate or die’: HK pushes for tech glory after falling behind its neighbours

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | CNBC News | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has long dreamed of combining its financial and trade punch with research muscle to develop high-tech ideas that spur jobs and growth. In reality, the global trade [...]
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HK’s CR Pharma mulls $667 million general offer for Jiangzhong Pharma

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China Resources Pharmaceutical Group Ltd said on Monday it would make a 4.28 billion yuan ($667 million) general offer for all outstanding shares of Jiangzhong Pharmaceutical [...]
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HK former lawmakers sentenced to one month in jail

HK former lawmakers sentenced to one month in jail

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong court on Monday sentenced two former lawmakers to four weeks in jail for unlawful assembly inside the legislature while they were still lawmakers, further sapping [...]
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Ousted lawmakers Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching jailed for four weeks for storming HK Legislative Council meeting

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two ousted pro-independence lawmakers and their former assistants were each sentenced to four weeks’ imprisonment on Monday for storming a Hong Kong Legislative Council [...]
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HK-Dublin direct flight service launched

05-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Xin Hua | 6:00 AM

The direct flight service between China’s Hong Kong and Ireland’s Dublin was launched on Saturday as an Airbus A350-900 of Cathay Pacific departing from Hong Kong [...]
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Same-Sex Couples Not Entitled to Spousal Benefits: HK Court

04-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The legal definition of marriage in Hong Kong is not inclusive of its LGBTQ communities. Many multinationals are supporting the community’s protest against these laws. [...]
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