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Shanghai overtakes HK as world’s top IPO destination but mega deals waiting in wings will shake up full-year rankings

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Shanghai overtook Hong Kong as the world’s top initial public offering (IPO) destination in the first three months of the year, but mega deals waiting in the wings for [...]
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HK protests: Telegram group operator faces incitement charges over ‘provoking others to murder officers and bomb police stations’

HK protests: Telegram group operator faces incitement charges over ‘provoking others to murder officers and bomb police stations’

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The administrator of a Telegram group faced incitement charges in a Hong Kong court on Monday for allegedly provoking others to murder officers and bomb police stations, [...]
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3 men jailed for breaching quarantine orders in HK

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | China.org | 6:02 AM

Three men were sentenced to imprisonment ranging from 10 days to three months on Monday after breaching the compulsory quarantine regulation in Hong Kong amid the COVID-19 [...]
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HK student arrested after forum at University of Science and Technology turned violent

HK student arrested after forum at University of Science and Technology turned violent

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong University of Science and Technology student was arrested on Monday in connection with an incident at the university last year during which at least four other [...]
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Coronavirus: HK may turn sports and expo centres into temporary hospitals, sources say

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong may look at using major sports and entertainment stadiums as an option to meet growing demand for isolation space, the Post has learned, as dozens of Covid-19 [...]
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As coronavirus outbreak, containment measures weigh on sector, HK home prices record biggest drop in 15 months

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong home prices recorded their steepest drop in 15 months in February, and are expected to decline by up to 20 per cent from a peak in June 2019 by end of the year amid [...]
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Shanghai overtakes HK as world’s top IPO destination but mega deals waiting in wings will shake up full-year rankings

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Shanghai overtook Hong Kong as the world’s top initial public offering (IPO) destination in the first three months of the year, but mega deals waiting in the wings for [...]
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Coronavirus: HK retail sales in record 44 per cent decline as health crisis batters struggling sector

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Sales plummeted a record 44 per cent in February, official year-on-year figures revealed on Tuesday, as the coronavirus crisis hammered Hong Kong retailers. Consumer spending [...]
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Battered Hang Seng Index trading below book value for third time in 27 years may signal massive rally in HK stocks

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s stocks are so beaten down that the Hang Seng Index is now trading below its net asset value for only the third time in almost 30 years. The 50-member [...]
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Coronavirus: Why there have been so few deaths in HK

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News UK | 6:02 AM

Despite its proximity to mainland China, Hong Kong has recorded just 714 coronavirus cases and only four deaths. A major cultural factor behind this is Hong Kong’s [...]
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Coronavirus: HK police to put social-distancing rules to test at protesters’ monthly gathering

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police could use new rules limiting public groups to dissuade people from gathering at Prince Edward MTR station on Tuesday night for a monthly event held by the [...]
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HK cancels Legislative Council assembly as Wuhan virus infections top 600

31-Mar-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Legislative Council Secretariat has announced it is canceling its legislative meeting scheduled for Wednesday (April 1) in response to the widening [...]
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Park Lane, Dorsett among HK hotels offering half-price, long-stay packages to attract guests who need to quarantine

31-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Some hotels in Hong Kong are offering long-stay packages at half the normal rate to attract bookings from guests who need to be quarantined upon arrival from abroad. Hotel [...]
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Coronavirus: 400 isolation beds to be added to HK’s public hospitals to ease pressure from surging number of infections

31-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong hospital chiefs have added 400 isolation beds for coronavirus patients, as the city reported 64 new cases, 47 of whom had a recent travel history. The latest [...]
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HK stocks slide while Australia shares soar as coronavirus pandemic continues to spark market volatility

31-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong and mainland stocks slipped while Australia’s shares saw their biggest one-day gain ever, as the coronavirus continued to call the shots in [...]
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