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Mainland Chinese woman arrested in HK over massage scam and HK$80,000 watch theft

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A woman from mainland China was arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday night over theft of a HK$80,000 watch and HK$900 in cash, seven hours after the victim, a 69-year-old man, [...]
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Body of half-naked woman found in HK restaurant under renovation

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The body of a half-naked woman was found in a restaurant that was under renovation on Thursday, sparking a criminal investigation in Hong Kong. Emergency personnel were [...]
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Taiwan expresses regret over sentencing of H.K. democracy activists

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) expressed regret Wednesday after a court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months earlier that day on nine [...]
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Forbes Returns To HK For Fourth Annual ‘Under 30 Summit Asia’

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Forbes announced today that its annual Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia will return to Hong Kong, on July 11-13, 2019. Now in its fourth year, the summit will bring together some [...]
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HK customs reports 500 per cent spike in marijuana seizures, most sent by airmail after Canada’s move to legalise

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The amount of marijuana seized on entry to Hong Kong has increased 500 per cent from 2018, equalling nearly all of last year’s total in the first three months of this [...]
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Amnesty says HK office hit by China-linked cyber attack

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Amnesty International’s Hong Kong office has been hit by a years-long cyberattack from hackers with known links to the Chinese government, the rights group said [...]
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Should HK’s Occupy leaders appeal? Pushing back against jail sentences would be risky, scholars say

Should HK’s Occupy leaders appeal? Pushing back against jail sentences would be risky, scholars say

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s imprisoned Occupy protest leaders have room to appeal against their convictions, legal experts said on Thursday, but pushing back against their sentences [...]
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Amazon’s cloud business to launch in HK as competition with Chinese rivals heats up

26-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s largest cloud services provider, has launched data centres and cloud infrastructure in Hong Kong as it looks to ramp up the [...]
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Two Cathay Pacific captains lose eyesight during flights, sparking investigations by HK’s Air Accident Investigation Authority

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:18 AM

Two Cathay Pacific Airways captains suffered loss of eyesight on separate flights earlier this year, forcing their co-pilots to take command of their aircraft and issue [...]
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HK democracy leaders jailed over Umbrella Movement protests

HK democracy leaders jailed over Umbrella Movement protests

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:18 AM

Four prominent leaders of Hong Kong’s democracy movement were jailed on Wednesday for their role in organising mass protests in 2014 that paralysed the city for months [...]
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Brain tumour ‘larger than a ping-pong ball’ prompts deferment of HK lawmaker Tanya Chan’s Occupy sentencing

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:18 AM

A life-threatening brain tumour “larger than a ping-pong ball” has prompted Hong Kong lawmaker Tanya Chan to ask for her sentence for civil disobedience to be [...]
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Struggling HK Disneyland raises one-day entrance fees by 3 per cent, the fifth price increase at the park since it opened in 2005

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:18 AM

Loss-making Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is to raise its one-day admission fees by 3.2 per cent to HK$639 (US$82), the most expensive ticket price in Asia for such theme [...]
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HK Property Tycoon Gave Away Son’s $400m Inheritance

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | EdgeProp | 6:18 AM

The heir to the biggest real estate agency in property-mad Hong Kong doesn’t own a house. Not only that, he won’t inherit his father’s stake in Centaline [...]
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Four of nine Occupy leaders jailed for up to 16 months over roles in HK’s 2014 umbrella movement

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:18 AM

Four of the nine democracy leaders found guilty over Hong Kong’s 2014 Occupy protests were jailed for up to 16 months on Wednesday for their roles in the biggest civil [...]
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Explainer: What was HK’s ‘Occupy’ movement all about?

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:18 AM

Occupy Central is the name given to the protests that paralysed parts of Hong Kong for 79 days in late 2014. Demonstrators demanding that China’s Communist Party [...]
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