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Asia-Pacific airlines wait to be convinced on safety of Boeing’s crash-linked 737 Max following crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed a total of 346 people

04-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

To fly, to buy, or to wait for a replacement: these are some of the options facing major Asia-Pacific airlines over Boeing’s grounded 737 Max plane. Carriers at the [...]
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While Taiwan has legalised same-sex marriage, HK is still struggling with workplace discrimination against LGBT staff is the city ready for change?

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

* Construction worker suffers cruel teasing from colleagues, while woman believes she was overlooked for managerial role * New EOC chair Ricky Chu has made [...]
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Second case of African swine fever found in pig in HK, sparking cull of 4,700 animals and closure of slaughterhouse

Second case of African swine fever found in pig in HK, sparking cull of 4,700 animals and closure of slaughterhouse

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A government-owned slaughterhouse will be closed for the second time in a month from Friday night following the latest case of African swine fever, with 4,700 animals to be [...]
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African swine fever returns to HK hitting city’s pork supply and leaving consumers counting cost of pricey meat

03-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

* Latest case discovered in Sheung Shui slaughterhouse with 4,700 pigs needing to be culled * City’s largest abattoir will be out of action for four days with price of [...]
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HK Airlines passengers stuck at Tokyo airport for six hours after screws fall out of plane’s wing the seventh time in four days parts have fallen off

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

A Hong Kong Airlines plane spent six hours on the tarmac in Tokyo on Wednesday evening after two screws reportedly fell out of a wing. The flight, which was expected to leave [...]
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Canada, UK worry about citizens as HK offers China new extradition powers

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NationalPost | 6:00 AM

A pro-China Hong Kong government recently proposed a law that would allow the Chinese state to demand the surrender of individuals to the mainland The foreign ministers of [...]
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UK, Canada express concern over proposed HK extradition changes

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Britain and Canada said on Thursday it was vital that extradition arrangements in Hong Kong fully respect the region’s high degree of autonomy from China and are in [...]
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HK’s alienated youngsters split over Tiananmen vigil

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s youth are shunning their city’s annual Tiananmen vigil, focused on fighting their own pro-democracy battles instead of commemorating a historical [...]
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No guarantee of fair trial in HK extradition bill lawmakers told, as officials also admit other safeguards will be left out

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

The guarantee of a fair trial or any other safeguards will not be written into the controversial Hong Kong extradition bill, top government officials told lawmakers on [...]
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How this HK CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials

01-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

When Sonia Cheng became chief executive of Hong Kong-based Rosewood Hotel Group, she had a particular type of traveler in mind: herself. Cheng was 30 at the time when one of [...]
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Parts are dropping off HK Airlines planes in mid-air, should you be worried?

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

The thought of missing aircraft parts or worse, falling parts is unsettling. Here’s a look at how common it is, and what the experts have to say Hong Kong Airlines is [...]
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HK’s home prices gather speed in April, rise at the fastest pace in more than six years

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

Hong Kong’s pre-owned home prices rose at the fastest pace in more than six years, stretching a four-month rally, but analysts expect the uptrend to taper off as buying [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam survives first no confidence vote, as democrats cite ‘lies’ over extradition row

31-May-2019 Intellasia | HKFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers have put forward the first no-confidence vote against Chief Executive Carrie Lam, which took place amid escalating international [...]
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HK’s Basic Law allows for same-sex marriage restrictions, city’s lawyers argue in landmark LGBT court challenge

31-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Lawyers for the government on Wednesday argued that Hong Kong’s constitution allowed for not recognising same-sex marriages and civil unions, as the city’s first [...]
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Exclusive: HK judges see risks in proposed extradition changes

31-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region’s government pushes for sweeping legal changes [...]
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