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Daring daylight robbery sees gang make off with HK$3 million in gold from HK jewellery shop

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A manhunt is under way after a daring daylight robbery that saw a smash-and-grab gang steal HK$3 million (US$387,000) worth of valuables from a Hong Kong jewellery store on [...]
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HK’s national security law must follow common law, former chief justice says

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing’s proposed national security law for Hong Kong must conform to common law principles such as a restricted scope of offences, open trials and the presumption of [...]
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Premium taxis plan for HK ditched after lawmakers decide they don’t have the time

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A plan to upgrade Hong Kong’s taxi services by introducing a new class of premium taxi has been ditched after lawmakers studying the bill voted to stop their work, [...]
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HKEX extends lead over LSE as world’s third-most valuable bourse operator as US-China spat boosts HK listings

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The escalation of tensions between China and the US has unexpectedly cemented Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s place as the world’s third most valuable exchange [...]
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Foreign firms may ‘vote with their feet’ if HK’s autonomy is threatened: European business leader

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Foreign companies may “vote with their feet” to leave Hong Kong if the city’s autonomy is jeopardised but they would remain in mainland China, a European [...]
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Huadian joins stampede on HK market to take units private as market slump uncovers dozens of undervalued stocks

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China Huadian Corporation, one of the country’s five state-owned electricity generators, will privatise its Hong Kong-traded unit, becoming the latest to take advantage [...]
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HK muggings jump nearly fourfold in first quarter as police sources say riot squad duties pulling officers off foot patrols

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Street robberies in Hong Kong increased almost fourfold in the first three months of this year, which police sources say is a reflection of ongoing manpower issues first [...]
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HK’s own leaders have sacrificed its autonomy

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Last week, President Donald Trump announced measures that could rewrite Hong Kong’s relationship with the US. The territory now appears to be on the cusp of having its [...]
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HK security law: China weighs risk US will go for ‘nuclear option’ and cut Beijing from the dollar payment system

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A new and troubling question is suddenly looming for Beijing: will the Trump administration abuse the power of the US dollar to hurt China following Beijing’s plan to [...]
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Councils of eight universities in HK back new security law

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The heads of the governing council of Hong Kong’s eight publicly funded universities have jointly backed Beijing’s plan to impose a national security law on the [...]
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‘I can’t be silent’: HK people aim to mark Tiananmen despite ban

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Many Hong Kong people will find their own way to mark the 31st anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on protesters in and around Tiananmen Square, after an annual [...]
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HK sees rush to renew UK passports as fears for future grow

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

When Ming Wong saw that Britain was prepared to offer extended visa rights and a “path to citizenship” for British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders in [...]
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HK businesses see positive impact of national security law, worry most about foreign sanctions, chamber survey shows

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s business community, backed by some of its famous billionaires, is upbeat on the benefits of a national security law for the city, according to an industry [...]
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Bomb disposal experts called after suspected firebomb explodes outside family flat

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Police bomb experts were called to a public housing block in Hong Kong on Sunday after a suspected firebomb exploded outside a family’s flat, force insiders said on [...]
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Deloitte resigns as auditor for 50 HK-listed companies to focus on high-growth mainland firms

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Deloitte, one of the Big Four international accounting firms, has resigned as an auditor for 50 Hong Kong-listed companies this year to focus on higher-growth companies, [...]
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