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HK mega bridge launch announcement sparks backlash

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has finally announced the opening ceremony for the world’s longest sea bridge, which will connect Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland, but critics hit back Thursday [...]
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S. Korea’s last polar bear dies ahead of British retirement

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The last polar bear kept in South Korea has died of old age only weeks before his planned departure to better living conditions in Britain, zoo officials said Thursday. [...]
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Software glitch may have disrupted HK train services: MTR

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

It was not the testing of a new signalling system that brought down four key arteries of Hong Kong’s mass transit network on Tuesday, the rail operator said yesterday [...]
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HK journalist group urges local media chiefs to explain why reports carrying controversial remarks were removed

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Journalists Association has urged three news outlets as well as a group of local media chiefs visiting Beijing to explain the “highly unusual” [...]
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IndiGo to launch Bengaluru-HK flights from December

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Budget carrier IndiGoNSE -3.69 percent Wednesday announced the launch of its services to Hong Kong form Bengaluru, starting December. The bookings for the new flights have [...]
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Law Society may plug loophole that allows foreign lawyers to work in HK, prompting fears of an exodus

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s professional body of solicitors is seeking to plug a loophole that allows foreign and mainland Chinese lawyers to work “back door” on local [...]
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How changes to Schengen Area entry policy will affect Hongkongers

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Travel to Europe is about to get more complicated for Hongkongers. From 2021, holders of Hong Kong passports will no longer be able to simply hop on a plane and arrive in [...]
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China propaganda chief warns HK media over interference: Reports

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

China’s propaganda chief has reportedly warned Hong Kong’s senior media executives not to allow the city’s newsrooms to “become a base for interfering [...]
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HK takes 7th place for global competitiveness but lags Singapore in 2018 World Economic Forum study

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has outperformed Singapore in entrepreneurship but fallen short in innovation by taking seventh place in a study of global competitiveness by the World Economic [...]
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Will Tesla lose its cool in HK? Axa triples insurance premiums

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

When Jardine Matheson’s former Hong Kong executive Geoffrey Jones was shopping for a new car two years ago, a special package by Axa on Tesla’s four-door sedan [...]
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Why the World Should Be Alarmed at HK’s Expulsion of a Foreign Journalist

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Shortly after Mao Zedong’s Communists triumphed over the Chinese Nationalist government in 1949, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC), established six years [...]
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HK train network suffers its worst ever delay a six-hour signal failure

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Experts to investigate delays that were so unprecedented the network’s handbook has no guidance on the scenario Hong Kong is investigating its worst train delay in the [...]
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HK MTR suffers signalling glitch on 3 lines, delaying trains for up to 40 mins

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Today Online | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s metro trains suffered delays on Tuesday (October 16) due to an unprecedented simultaneous signaling glitch on four of its major lines, causing chaos at [...]
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We never build what we can’t afford, HK leader says amid criticism of 1,700 hectare artificial islands plan

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s leader on Tuesday insisted the city was not committing to unaffordable infrastructure projects amid criticism of her proposal to create artificial islands [...]
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Pro-Independence Student Activists in HK Call on US to Protect the City’s Freedoms

Pro-Independence Student Activists in HK Call on US to Protect the City’s Freedoms

17-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Members of a student group that advocates for Hong Kong’s independence from China camped out in front of the city’s US Consulate Sunday night to demonstrate [...]
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