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Don’t bring HK independence banners to New Year march, protesters told

01-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The organiser of Hong Kong’s annual New Year protest march says it has been ordered by officials to prevent demonstrators from displaying pro-independence banners [...]
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The mainland Chinese tourists visiting HK, Macau and Zhuhai for just 50 yuan each

01-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Qin Zhihong, 50, was on his tenth tour to Hong Kong in the past five years. The Henan province native paid just 50 yuan (US$7) for a five-day trip to the city, as well as [...]
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HK rounds out worst year since 2011 with gains

01-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Hang Sengwhich is set to end the year down 14 percent, the worst since 2011shrugged off disappointing Chinese economic data to gain more than one percent in morning trade [...]
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HK actor Eric Tsang Chi-wai says policeman’s car was ‘totally out of control’ in Japan Christmas Day crash, reveals his ribs fractured

01-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang Chi-wai has shed light on a road accident in Japan last week that left a top policeman from the city seriously injured, saying the officer’s [...]
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HK authorities seize more than 230 tonnes of endangered wood this year five times that of last year’s total

01-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong authorities confiscated more than 230 tonnes of endangered wood from Central America and South Asia between January and November this year, about five times that of [...]
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Home prices in the world’s most expensive market are tumbling

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s property market reached unfathomable heights in 2017, but prices started falling back to earth in 2018. Goldman Sachs projects a 15 to 20 percent decline in [...]
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Communication woes between ethnic minority patients and HK doctors spark call for better health care training

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Yousaf Akbar, 40, came to Hong Kong from Pakistan in the late 1980s, but since last year, he has been spending time between the bed and a wheelchair at home. He relies on [...]
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HK to strengthen measures against African swine fever, after pressure from local farmers

HK to strengthen measures against African swine fever, after pressure from local farmers

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong will strengthen its protections against African swine fever after officials came under pressure from farmers amid fears of local infection. The new measures, in [...]
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HK student tried to have sex with 12-year-old girl, pleads guilty to indecent assault

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong student who thought it was “within the law to make out” with a 12-year-old has pleaded guilty in court to indecent assault. The District Court heard [...]
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HKMA fines JPMorgan HK branch over anti-money laundering lapses

31-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) said on Friday that it had fined the Hong Kong branch of JPMorgan Chase & Co HK$12.5 million ($1.60 million) and reprimanded it [...]
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Communication woes between ethnic minority patients and HK doctors spark call for better health care training

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Yousaf Akbar, 40, came to Hong Kong from Pakistan in the late 1980s, but since last year, he has been spending time between the bed and a wheelchair at home. He relies on [...]
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Creditor of vanished tycoon Ye Jianming says three floors in HK’s Convention Plaza worth minimum HK$1.79 billion

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

One of the creditors of missing mainland tycoon Ye Jianming has claimed that the three floors of office space at the Convention Plaza in Wan Chai that have been offered for [...]
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Separating self-financing arms from public universities will help, not hurt them, HK education task force says

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A task force appointed by the Hong Kong government to review the private tertiary sector has dismissed concerns from the self-financing arms of publicly funded universities [...]
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HK lecturer Arthur Yeung dies after 5m fall at tourist attraction in Bolivia

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong university lecturer died on Christmas Eve after a fall in Bolivia, where he was on holiday with his wife. The Immigration Department said it was following up on [...]
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HK actor Eric Tsang Chi-wai denies he was drunk-driving when he crashed in Japan on Christmas Day

29-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong actor Eric Tsang Chi-wai has denied drink-driving in Japan after his car crashed head-on into a van carrying a top policeman from the city. “The accident [...]
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