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HK the latest airport to report weak start to the year for cargo

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AirCargo News | 6:00 AM

The world’s busiest airport for cargo, Hong Kong, saw freight volumes decline by 4.2 percent in January to 401,000 tonnes. “Uncertain global economic conditions [...]
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Ways available for domestic enterprises to list in HK

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Vantage Asia | 6:00 AM

The year 2018 witnessed a new record in the number of domestic enterprises that listed in Hong Kong in recent years. This column describes the main ways available for [...]
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China Plans to Turn HK and Macau Into a Silicon Valley Rival

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

China unveiled a sweeping plan to link Hong Kong and Macau with cities in southern China to create a so-called Greater Bay Area, aiming to transform the coastal region into a [...]
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HK govt testing hi-tech monitoring systems for ‘smart’ prisons

20-Feb-2019 Intellasia | OpenGov Asia | 6:00 AM

Prisons across the city are testing wristband trackers, video monitoring tech and drug-detecting robots. According to a recent report, Hong Kong prisons are testing a variety [...]
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MTR Corporation orders contractors to dig up paperwork at every site along HK’s Sha Tin-Central rail link after missing forms scandal

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s beleaguered MTR Corporation has ordered contractors to dig up paperwork at every construction site along the Sha Tin-Central rail link, amid an escalating [...]
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E-cigarettes, facing HK ban: a healthy way to quit tobacco or a risk in themselves?

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Vaping could soon be all but banned in Hong Kong. Under a change to the law set to face its first reading at the Legislative Council next Wednesday, anyone who imports, [...]
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Male privilege: The rural HK men who have special rights

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sitting in the spacious courtyard of an 18th-century ancestral hall belonging to his clan, William Liu defiantly rejects a lucrative birthright that his special status as one [...]
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HK economy stalls amid trade dispute: finance chief

19-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s economy stalled last year as the ongoing China-US trade dispute and retail woes dragged down local business, the city’s financial chief said Sunday. [...]
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HK plan to send fugitives to mainland China not cause for human rights concerns, security minister says, as 55 countries already have extradition deals with Beijing

HK plan to send fugitives to mainland China not cause for human rights concerns, security minister says, as 55 countries already have extradition deals with Beijing

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s security minister on Friday told local lawmakers not to judge through “coloured lenses” a plan to hand over fugitives to mainland China, because [...]
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HK’s securities watchdog freezes brokerage accounts for suspected involvement in misleading data

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s securities watchdog has frozen an unknown number of client accounts managed by three brokerages which were related to the suspected disclosure of false or [...]
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HK company sorry after ‘vacuum cleaner for her’ HSBC Valentine offer

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong telecoms company HKT apologised after a Valentine’s day deal it sent to HSBC staff offering discounted laptops “for him” but vacuum cleaners and [...]
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Doctor who wrongly filled balloon with gas before it burst inside HK woman’s anus ‘may have been distracted’

18-Feb-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A doctor who wrongly filled a balloon with gas before inserting it into an octogenarian patient’s anus, causing the balloon to burst and injure her rectum, may have [...]
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HK snares record haul of rhino horns from South Africa

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong customs seized a record 40 kilogram (88 pounds) of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million ($1 million) from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam, the latest bust for [...]
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HK Customs seizes 40 kilogram suspected rhino horns

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Xinhua Net | 6:00 AM

The customs of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region seized some 40 kilogram of suspected rhino horns on Thursday at Hong Kong International Airport, a record [...]
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HK port slips from global top five for first time

16-Feb-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s port, which once vied with rival Singapore for global dominance, has slipped out of the world’s top five busiest shipping container terminals for the [...]
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