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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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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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Vandals strike at new June 4 museum in HK ahead of opening as operator says incident was politically motivated

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

Hong Kong police are investigating suspected criminal damage at a new June 4 museum, in an incident the operator said was politically motivated and may have been designed to [...]
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Overseas Chinese groups in North America urge HK government to shelve controversial extradition proposal

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

Ten overseas Chinese groups in North America have issued a joint statement urging the Hong Kong government to withdraw its controversial proposal that would allow fugitives [...]
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Giant pandas at HK’s Ocean Park enter breeding season, as Sichuan expert heads to city to help out

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

Hong Kong’s Ocean Park will get a helping hand from mainland China as its prize pandas struggle to procreate, and has closed the animals’ section with the arrival [...]
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Another HK airport worker confirmed as having measles, bringing year’s infection figures to 56

Another HK airport worker confirmed as having measles, bringing year’s infection figures to 56

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

One more airport staff member was confirmed to be infected with measles on Sunday, bringing the total number of people affected by the contagious disease in Hong Kong this [...]
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Customs seizes HK$16.5 million record haul of rhino horns in HK

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

Hong Kong customs seized HK$16.5 million (US$2.1 million) worth of rhino horns in transshipment cargo at the airport on Friday, marking a record haul of products related to [...]
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Ban e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products, HK parents say in survey

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

Three-quarters of more than 9,000 parents polled in a survey want a complete ban on e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products, saying a plan to choke only their supply, [...]
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