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HK allows fleeing Saudi sisters to stay another month lawyer

08-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two Saudi sisters fleeing what they described as beatings and repression in their home country have been granted an extension to stay in Hong Kong until next month, their [...]
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Greater Bay Area integration the only way for HK to resolve its long-standing problems, says Beijing’s chief official on city’s affairs

08-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Beijing’s “Greater Bay Area” project to integrate Hong Kong with 10 neighbouring cities is the only way the former British colony can resolve its [...]
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HK pro-democracy group travels to Taiwan to discuss fugitive extradition proposal, risking wrath from Beijing

07-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy politicians and activists who oppose a Hong Kong government proposal for a fugitive extradition agreement with mainland China, Taiwan and Macau have taken their [...]
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Will retail investors be sidelined by HK’s proposed licensing regime on cryptocurrency trading?

07-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Cryptocurrency exchanges in Hong Kong are taking steps to reorganise their operations by offering separate trading platforms for professional investors, as they heed calls [...]
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Fatal crash: HK motorist sounded alert on stopped truck 15 minutes before Citybus double-decker slammed into it

07-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A member of the public has revealed that he sounded an alert on a broken-down truck in the middle of a Hong Kong highway about 15 minutes before a double-decker bus slammed [...]
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HK port cargo throughput down 8.2 pct in 2018

07-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s total port cargo throughput in 2018 dropped 8.2 percent compared with 2017 to 258.5 million tonnes, official data showed on Tuesday. Within this total, [...]
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HK man who raped and molested domestic helper jailed for 11 years

07-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong man who raped his domestic helper and was exposed because the woman kept a sample of his semen as evidence was jailed for 11 years on Tuesday. Sentencing Tsang [...]
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HK suspends stock connect purchases in Chinese firm

07-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s stock exchange has suspended share purchases of Han’s Laser Technology made from overseas through the city’s stock connect with the Shenzhen [...]
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HK and Macau will develop and thrive with mainland, Chinese premier Li Keqiang says as he delivers annual work report

06-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong and Macau will develop and progress together with mainland China as they seize opportunities under the nation’s trade and integration plans, Chinese Premier [...]
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Experian’s One-stop-shop Services Offer New Ways for HK Financial Enterprises to Handle Big Data Era Changes

06-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

In the light of the emergence of financial technology and rapid development of the digital economy in the Asia-Pacific region in recent years, it has become crucial for [...]
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Cathay in talks to buy shares in budget HK rival

06-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific confirmed Tuesday it is in talks to buy a stake in Hong Kong’s sole low-cost airline, as it competes to counter the growth of budget carriers in the [...]
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Jailed HK property mogul Thomas Kwok to be released on March 21

06-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Jailed Hong Kong property mogul Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong will regain his freedom in about two weeks after serving most of a five-year jail term for corruption, the Post has [...]
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Journalists and lawyers slam law proposal that will mean sensitive documents remain under wraps forever in HK

06-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Papers discussed by the Executive Council, the top body that advises Hong Kong’s leader, and material related to law enforcement action or security would always be [...]
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HK experiences warmest winter on record

06-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong experienced the warmest winter on record from December 2018 to February 2019 with the winter mean temperature reaching 19.1 degree celsius, 2.1 degrees above the [...]
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Homeless man jailed for four years and seven months for breaking into unlocked flat and robbing man at knifepoint

06-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An unemployed homeless man with 39 previous convictions was jailed again on Tuesday for breaking into an unlocked flat and robbing a 67-year-old man at knifepoint. The High [...]
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