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HK protest organisers free on bail before sentencing

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

A Hong Kong court has extended bail for nine pro-democracy protest organisers convicted of public nuisance offences as they await sentencing. The guilty verdicts handed down [...]
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HK policeman arrested carrying drugs at border with mainland China suspended

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

A Hong Kong policeman has been suspended from duty after his arrest for carrying drugs and a stash of illicit cigarettes into the city from mainland China. Customs officers [...]
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Parents of miscarried babies in HK get first-ever government facility for fetuses lost before 24 weeks

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

Parents of miscarried babies can begin applying for burial places for their lost children at Hong Kong’s first government facility from Thursday, the health minister [...]
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HK developer Chinachem sues co-working operator Kr Space for failing to execute One Hennessy lease

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

Chinachem Group, the chemical producer-turned-property developer, has slapped a law suit on one of China’s biggest co-working space operators for reneging on a [...]
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Smoke seen at HK International Airport third runway construction site

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

Emergency personnel have been dispatched to Hong Kong International Airport after dense smoke was seen coming from the construction site of the third runway. Police received [...]
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HK body slams Japan to win back title of Asia’s second-largest stock market

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

Hong Kong has unseated Japan as the second-most valuable stock market in Asia. The combined market capitalisation of stocks trading on the city totalled $5.78 trillion on [...]
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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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Elderly tutor who sexually assaulted 15-year-old student to ‘help her relax’ jailed for 20 months by HK court

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

Elderly tutor who sexually assaulted 15-year-old student to ‘help her relax’ jailed for 20 months by Hong Kong court An elderly Hong Kong tutor who sexually [...]
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UK lawmakers warn journalists and activists could be extradited to China under new law

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

The UK government has expressed concern over a new extradition law between Hong Kong and China, as British lawmakers warned the move could see pro-democracy activists, [...]
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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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