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JOSHUA WONG VOWS TO CONTINUE FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY AFTER HONG KONG COURT CONVICTS UMBRELLA MOVEMENT ORGANISERS

JOSHUA WONG VOWS TO CONTINUE FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY AFTER HONG KONG COURT CONVICTS UMBRELLA MOVEMENT ORGANISERS

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | News Week | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong pro-Democracy activist Joshua Wong vowed to continue fighting after nine leading members of the autonomous territory’s “Umbrella Movement” were [...]
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HK’s Ocean Park giant pandas have once again failed to mate naturally

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s two giant pandas have failed to mate naturally, prolonging eight years of struggling to reproduce and leaving hopes of a city-born cub resting on artificial [...]
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How single women are driving gentrification in HK and elsewhere

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Pri.org | 6:00 AM

Gentrification is reshaping urban areas all around the world, displacing large segments of the population and making cities increasingly unaffordable. In San Francisco, only [...]
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New Uber Flash service in HK racks up 180,000 rides in first month despite taxi partner pulling out over threats to family

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A new partnership between Uber and Hong Kong’s taxi companies got off to a steady start taking more than 180,000 orders over its first month in operation, the firm [...]
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WhatsApp scams explode: Hongkongers bilked of HK$2.7mil in three months

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

More than 150 Hongkongers have been bilked out of HK$2.7mil (RM1.40mil) in WhatsApp scams this year, with creative fraudsters devising new ways to use the popular messaging [...]
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HK’s Occupy leaders granted bail and will learn of sentences in two weeks

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

All nine pro-democracy leaders found guilty for their roles in Hong Kong’s 2014 Occupy movement have been granted bail and will find out their sentences in two weeks. [...]
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HK police warn of WhatsApp scams

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police are warning people not to give details of their WhatsApp accounts to others because of the risk of their accounts being hacked. According to police figures, [...]
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HK ‘Umbrella Movement’ leaders found guilty for role in mass protests

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

A court in Hong Kong has found several leaders of the 2014 “Umbrella Movement” guilty of incitement. The pro-democracy protest movement brought parts of the [...]
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HK’s middle class saving for children’s weddings and homes, estimate they need $637,000 for retirement

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s middle class saving for children’s weddings and homes, estimate they need $637,000 for retirement Buying children a house and paying for their wedding [...]
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HK ‘Occupy’ protest leaders found guilty for role in mass rallies

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong court on Tuesday found three leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy “Occupy” civil disobedience movement guilty of conspiracy to commit public nuisance for [...]
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Dark secret of HK, home to the richest people in the world

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

It’s a city built on insane wealth, luxury and glamour. But behind its glittering surface is a dark and unsettling secret. Hong Kong has long been known for its glitzy [...]
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HK democracy leaders await Umbrella Movement verdict

HK democracy leaders await Umbrella Movement verdict

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three leading Hong Kong democracy campaigners will find out if they face jail Tuesday for their involvement in mass rallies, with their trial sparking renewed alarm over [...]
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Land affected by HK small-house policy ruling not suitable for housing, says Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A 900-hectare reserve of rural land thrown into limbo by a court ruling on indigenous land rights is not all suitable for housing development, Hong Kong’s No 2 official [...]
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Commentary: Closing the umbrella? The verdict on democracy in HK

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A case against a group of non-violent protestors will be read as a comment on China’s one country, two systems approach, says Lowy Institute’s Graeme Smith. In [...]
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9 leaders of HK pro-democracy protests found guilty

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Occupy Central leaders, from right, Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man, Chu Yiu-ming, Tanya Chan and Eason Chung shout slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 9, [...]
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