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HK police called to warehouse in New Territories after electric wires worth HK$900,000 stolen

23-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police were called to a warehouse in the New Territories on Thursday to investigate a burglary after HK$900,000 (US$116,100) worth of electric wires were stolen. [...]
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HK’s controversial security law: what is it and why does China want it?

23-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

China’s parliament has proposed introducing a new security law in Hong Kong, a move expected to fan fresh protests in the semi-autonomous financial hub. The proposal, [...]
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HK police chief apologises to reporters mistreated by officers at Mong Kok protest

23-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s police chief personally offered an apology to journalists mistreated by officers at a protest earlier this month but made no promise of refraining from [...]
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HK stocks widen losses to 4.6 per cent as Beijing prepares to pass security law to tighten grip on city

23-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s stocks dropped by the most in seven weeks after Beijing said it plans to pass a security law that will curb secession and sedition in the city, a move that [...]
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Ocean Park: HK commerce chief vows to review how resort is operated, in eleventh-hour plea to lawmakers to support bailout

23-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s commerce minister on Thursday promised to look at relaxing land restrictions at Ocean Park and to review how the cash-strapped resort is run, the day before [...]
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Activists call for HK to rise up against new security laws

23-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong activists called on Friday for people to rise up against Beijing’s plans to impose national security legislation in the city, prompting alarm that the new [...]
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HK opposition slams China national security law move

23-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers sharply criticised China’s move to take over long-stalled efforts to enact national security legislation in the [...]
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HK: What is China’s proposed security law, and why is it so controversial?

23-May-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

After years of struggling to tackle pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, the Chinese Communist Party has decided to impose strict new national security legislation on the [...]
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US to react strongly if China makes move on HK: Trump

23-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would react strongly if China follows through on plans to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong [...]
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Partial police victory as HK appeal court rules that requirement to publish personal voter information is unconstitutional

23-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal has ruled that unrestricted public access to voter registries is unconstitutional handing a partial victory to the city’s largest [...]
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Two Sessions 2020: Beijing ‘out of patience’ after long wait for HK national security law, plans to proscribe secession, foreign interference and terrorism in city

23-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The central government is to table a resolution on Friday to enable the apex of its top legislative body, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress [...]
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HK Consumer Council calls for review of city’s motor-fuel market

23-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Consumer Council on Thursday called for a regulatory review of the city’s motor-fuel market after a study conducted by the watchdog found the gap [...]
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HK exam bosses agree to axe controversial history test question

23-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s exam authority’s council has decided to scrap a controversial university entrance history exam question on early 20th century Sino-Japanese relations, [...]
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Factbox: Reactions to China move to impose security laws on HK

23-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Beijing is moving to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong following last year’s often violent anti-China unrest that plunged the city into its deepest [...]
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HK activists call for protest march against new security laws

23-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong activists called on Friday for people to rise up against Beijing’s plans to impose national security legislation in the city, prompting alarm that the new [...]
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