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China sanctions US citizens, entities over HK

26-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Beijing announced sanctions on seven American citizens and entities Friday in response to a US advisory on deteriorating freedoms in Hong Kong, just days ahead of a visit [...] » More

Free Speech or Secession? ‘Liberate HK’ at Heart of Landmark Case

26-Jul-2021 Intellasia | US News | 5:02 AM

Three Hong Kong judges will rule on Tuesday whether the protest slogan “Liberate Hong Kong. Revolution of our Times” is a call for secession when they deliver a [...] » More

HK women who published ‘seditious’ children’s books remanded in custody

26-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Ani News | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong women who published ‘seditious’ children’s books remanded in custody. The women were among the five members of the general Union of Hong Kong [...] » More

China sanctions US citizens, entities over HK

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 12:45 PM

Beijing announced sanctions on seven American citizens and entities Friday in response to a US advisory on deteriorating freedoms in Hong Kong, just days ahead of a visit [...] » More

‘Zero Covid’ economies like HK, Singapore, Australia risk being left behind: EIU report

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | South Chin a Morning Post | 11:54 AM

“Zero Covid” economies in the Asia-Pacific region risk being left behind as the world recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, with years of potential border [...] » More

HK police arrest union members for ‘seditious’ children’s books

HK police arrest union members for ‘seditious’ children’s books

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | NBC | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong police arrested five people Thursday, on suspicion of conspiring to publish “seditious material” with the intent of inciting public hatred towards the [...] » More

Coronavirus: HK’s Cathay Pacific pressing government to relax quarantine restrictions, as most flight crews now vaccinated

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | South Chin a Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Cathay Pacific is in talks with the Hong Kong government to remove the majority of quarantine restrictions on its flight crews now that most have been vaccinated against the [...] » More

HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | South Chin a Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Chee-ying and another opposition figure have indicated they will contest incitement charges stemming from a banned June 4 vigil last year marking the anniversary of the [...] » More

China floods: HK government advisers considering disaster relief fund to support stricken Henan

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong government advisers are considering the use of the official Disaster Relief Fund to support Henan after the central province in China was hit by heavy rain and [...] » More

Hongkongers heading to UK under BN(O) visa scheme undeterred by end of stamp duty holiday, surging home prices

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The end of a stamp duty holiday and surging home prices are unlikely to deter Hongkongers from continuing to buy properties in the UK as they move there under the British [...] » More

Coronavirus HK: vaccination bookings soar, with many centres fully booked for next 2 weeks

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | South Chin a Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Reservations for Covid-19 vaccinations in Hong Kong have soared, with more than half of the city’s inoculation centres offering BioNTech jabs fully booked for the next [...] » More

HKers arrested for sedition over ‘sheep village’ children’s books

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Five members of a Hong Kong union behind a series of children’s books about sheep trying to hold back wolves from their village have been arrested for sedition, police [...] » More

HK air pollution reaches ‘serious’ levels, situation expected to worsen over the weekend

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | South Chin a Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Air pollution in many parts of Hong Kong reached serious levels on Friday afternoon under the influence of Tropical Cyclone In-fa, the city’s environmental authority [...] » More

HK elections: voting hours slashed for Election Committee polls as authorities make dozens of changes to rule book

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | South Chin a Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Voting hours for the first Hong Kong polls since Beijing drastically reformed the city’s electoral system will be reduced following a fall in the number of people [...] » More

HK reports 2 new imported COVID-19 cases

24-Jul-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s centre for Health Protection (CHP) on Friday reported two new imported cases of COVID-19, taking the total tally in Hong Kong to 11,973. According to the [...] » More