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Cathay Pacific customer who bought first class ticket at economy price during apparent glitch says booking cancelled

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

At least one Cathay Pacific Airways customer who bought a first class ticket at a huge discount had his booking cancelled by the airline, as others who took advantage of an [...]
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HK, Shenzhen multibillion-dollar land reclamation plans may be on collision course

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Industry experts and academics have warned attempting to undertake two major land reclamation’s in Hong Kong and Shenzhen at the same time could strain the resources of [...]
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Anti-triad police seize pistol, 700 rounds of ammunition and 18 imitation firearms during raid targeting HK gangs

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Police have seized a pistol, 700 rounds of ammunition, and a host of imitation firearms during raids targeting organised crime in Hong Kong. Seven people were also arrested [...]
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HK distributor of popular Taiwanese bubble tea brand Xing Fu Tang shocks customers by suddenly shutting store amid bitter court battle with founding firm

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong distributor of a popular Taiwanese bubble tea brand shocked customers on Tuesday, announcing it would close its Causeway Bay store from Wednesday amid a bitter [...]
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HK’s search for land: public opinion ‘misrepresented’ by official task force, INGO says

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The landmark report on how to source more land for space-starved Hong Kong has failed to accurately reflect public opinion, a land concern group claims. A look into the final [...]
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HK welcomes 2019 with five newborns after midnight three girls and two boys

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s hospitals ushered in the new year with five newborns three girls and two boys as they announced their arrival to the world with loud, hearty cries just [...]
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The mainland Chinese tourists visiting HK, Macau and Zhuhai for just 50 yuan each

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Qin Zhihong, 50, was on his tenth tour to Hong Kong in the past five years. The Henan province native paid just 50 yuan (US$7) for a five-day trip to the city, as well as [...]
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HK rounds out worst year since 2011 with gains

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Hang Sengwhich is set to end the year down 14 percent, the worst since 2011shrugged off disappointing Chinese economic data to gain more than one percent in morning trade [...]
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HK actor Eric Tsang Chi-wai says policeman’s car was ‘totally out of control’ in Japan Christmas Day crash, reveals his ribs fractured

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang Chi-wai has shed light on a road accident in Japan last week that left a top policeman from the city seriously injured, saying the officer’s [...]
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HK authorities seize more than 230 tonnes of endangered wood this year five times that of last year’s total

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong authorities confiscated more than 230 tonnes of endangered wood from Central America and South Asia between January and November this year, about five times that of [...]
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All dressed up and nowhere to go… except to landfills: fast consumer fashion habits add to HK’s textile waste

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong shoppers are poised to splash out on apparel this holiday season, with more than HK$5 billion in sales rung up last December at boutiques around town. As new [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam failing on youth poverty, says children’s group

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s leader has failed miserably to improve the lives of the city’s poor children this year, a community youth group said on Sunday, giving the government [...]
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Real-life inspiration for ‘Kee Gor’ mascot on HK’s MTR, operations chief Francis Li, to retire

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Real-life inspiration for ‘Kee Gor’ mascot on Hong Kong’s MTR, operations chief Francis Li, to retire Most Hongkongers will not recognise Francis Li [...]
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HK brokers brace for hard times in 2019, urge regulators to speed up access to Greater Bay Area

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong brokers brace for hard times in 2019, urge regulators to speed up access to Greater Bay Area Hong Kong’s smaller brokerages have lobbied local regulators to [...]
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Don’t bring HK independence banners to New Year march, protesters told

Don’t bring HK independence banners to New Year march, protesters told

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The organiser of Hong Kong’s annual New Year protest march says it has been ordered by officials to prevent demonstrators from displaying pro-independence banners [...]
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