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HK protests: Polytechnic University scientist who tried to help protester shot by police jailed for a year

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A Hong Kong scientist who sought medical attention for a protester shot by police during the 2019 unrest has been jailed for a year for taking part in an unlawful assembly. [...] » More

HK seizes smuggled Australian lobsters amid China ban

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong and mainland authorities have seized about $540,000 worth of smuggled Australian lobsters believed to be bound for the mainland, after China restricted imports of [...] » More

How a chance meeting and chat over beer led to arrest of HK murder suspect

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A Lamma Island resident has described how she offered a beer to a “very gentle” murder suspect sitting outside a shop and kept him busy with small talk for 45 [...] » More

Teachers at HK’s kindergartens, semi-private schools next in line for Basic Law test, education chief says

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A new plan requiring more Hong Kong teachers to pass a test on the city’s mini-constitution to qualify for jobs will eventually be extended to kindergartens and [...] » More

EXCLUSIVE Evergrande’s $1.7 billion HK headquarters sale flops as buyer withdraws sources

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Chinese state-owned Yuexiu Property (0123.HK) has pulled out of a proposed $1.7 billion deal to buy China Evergrande Group’s (3333.HK) Hong Kong headquarters building [...] » More

China GDP: how will third quarter growth fare amid a power crisis, sluggish consumption and property curbs?

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Buffeted on all sides by a property slump, energy crisis, weak consumer sentiment and soaring raw material costs, China’s third quarter economic growth could drop to as [...] » More

HK lawmakers in race against time to push through bills after Typhoon Kompasu shuts Legislative Council

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong lawmakers should hold extra meetings next week to clear the backlog of government bills before the legislative term ended this month, a pro-establishment [...] » More

Breezy Explainer: Here’s why HK University ordered the Tiananmen Square massacre statue removal

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | BreezyScroll | 5:02 AM

The University of Hong Kong will soon be carrying out the removal of the Tiananmen Square massacre statue. The statue memorialises the lives of protestors killed in the 1989 [...] » More

HK audit watchdog investigating Evergrande’s 2020 accounts

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s audit regulator said on Friday it had launched an inquiry into China Evergrande Group’s (3333.HK) accounts for the full year of 2020 and the first [...] » More

Shenzhen officials cancel meeting with HK leader Carrie Lam on her metropolis plan at last minute

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Shenzhen officials cancelled a scheduled meeting with Hong Kong’s leader at the last minute on Thursday, depriving her of the opportunity to lay out her plans for the [...] » More

Ousted HK district councillor told to repay HK$110,000 in allowances to government

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong authorities have told an opposition politician recently stripped of his district council seat to return more than HK$110,000 (US$14,100) in allowances and payments [...] » More

HK stocks log third weekly advance as Geely, BYD surge on robust electric-vehicle sales

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks rose for a third week as Geely Automobile and BYD propelled the benchmark index to a one-month high on the back of robust electric-vehicle sales in mainland [...] » More

HK national security law: teenage activist bailed ahead of subversion trial, but 3 other members of student group told they must remain behind bars

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

One member of a student activist group has won bail ahead of her trial on subversion charges under the national security law, but three of her three co-defendants were sent [...] » More

The fight to save China’s only Tiananmen monument: ‘When you destroy art, you make it stronger’

The fight to save China’s only Tiananmen monument: ‘When you destroy art, you make it stronger’

16-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 5:02 AM

A vast pillar confronts visitors to Haking Wong Building at the University of Hong Kong. Towering eight metres high and tapering to a point, the fibreglass and concrete [...] » More

Would-be HK civil servants set to be tested on national security law

15-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 8:47 AM

Applicants for civil service jobs will need to pass an updated test on Hong Kong’s mini-constitution and the national security law from the middle of next year as part [...] » More