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HK will look into real reasons for extradition requests before moving fugitives, justice minister Teresa Cheng says

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

Hong Kong’s justice department would look into the real reasons behind extradition requests and ensure no fugitives are transferred for political, religious or ethnic [...]
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HK forges ahead with new extradition law despite opposition

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

Hong Kong’s leaders launched laws on Wednesday to change extradition rules to allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, standing fast against growing [...]
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HK property developer CK Asset eyes Avolon, overseas assets in revenue push

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

Hong Kong property developer CK Asset Holdings is open to bidding for debt-laden HNA Group’s stake in Irish aircraft lessor Avolon Holdings if it were put up for sale [...]
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Millennials in hoodies spend $38 million on Simpsons art at HK auction

04-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Millennials snapped up $28 million (S$38 million) worth of art inspired by the Simpsons television show, along with skateboarding shoes and cans of spray paint, at a [...]
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90pct of HK SAR Airport Staff Immune to Measles Virus

03-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Precisionvaccinations | 6:00 AM

Visitors to Hong Kong SAR should confirm their immunity for measles and other infectious diseases Hong Kong health authorities announced some good news regarding the ongoing [...]
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‘We won’t put important work on hold,’ HK leader Carrie Lam says in face of legal challenge against extradition plan by fugitive tycoon Joseph Lau

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

Hong Kong’s leader has stood firm against a legal challenge by a fugitive tycoon over a controversial extradition plan, reiterating her stance on pushing ahead with the [...]
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Phone scammers cheat mainland student in HK of more than HK$3 million

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

A university student from the mainland has become Hong Kong’s latest phone scam victim after being cheated of more than HK$3 million (US$382,000). The 19-year-old woman [...]
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HK taxi passengers dragged from cab and attacked by masked men armed with knives

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

Hong Kong anti-triad police were searching for five masked men after they stopped a taxi, dragged two passengers from the vehicle and attacked them with knives in the early [...]
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Cathay ‘faces reality’ with budget airline buy, say analysts

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

Cathay Pacific’s purchase of rival HK Express was an inevitable plunge into the no-frills market as the premier marque belatedly faces the reality that it can no longer [...]
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Serial robber with 55 previous convictions jailed again for robbing five women in 10 days

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

A serial robber with 55 previous convictions was jailed again in Hong Kong on Tuesday for five years and six months for robbing five lone women in 10 days. Ray Lee Wai-yip, [...]
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Father raped 15-year-old daughter after drunkenly mistaking her for his wife, HK court hears

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

A father who drunkenly raped his 15-year-old daughter thinking it was his wife was jailed in Hong Kong on Monday. The High Court heard that following the incident the [...]
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HK toddler with rare heart condition and cancer dies

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

A 21-month-old child who had been struggling to overcome a rare heart condition and cancer has died in Hong Kong. Mark Cheung Ho-yan died at 3am on Monday in the arms of his [...]
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Knife attack: pair hurt and robbed of HK$300,000 by trio, sparking police hunt in HK

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

A man and woman were robbed and injured in a knife attack by three people who made off with HK$300,000 (US$38,200) in Hong Kong on Tuesday, sparking a police hunt. Officers [...]
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HK February retail sales fall 10.1 pct y/y, first drop since February 2017

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

Hong Kong’s retail sales fell in February, ending a 23-month expansion streak, government data showed on Monday, and the total for 2019′s first two months was [...]
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Six out of 100 HK airport workers found to be in danger of catching measles as health authorities tighten controls around vaccination service

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

Hong Kong health authorities have tightened the requirements for their airport vaccination service against measles after blood tests found almost 90 per cent of airport staff [...]
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