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HK and China stocks open higher on optimism over economic recovery, shrugging off Trump threats and US protests

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong and China stocks opened higher Tuesday on positive sentiment about China’s economic recovery and its new measures to buoy small businesses. The Hang Seng [...]
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HK sees rush to renew UK passports as fears for future grow

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

When Ming Wong saw that Britain was prepared to offer extended visa rights and a “path to citizenship” for British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders in [...]
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HK seen emerging as IPO hub for fintechs, as Chinese firms shun US markets amid rising tension

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong is fast becoming the go-to fundraising hub for Chinese fintech companies, as the city benefits from the US market’s waning appeal for Chinese issuers amid an [...]
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Coronavirus: four new cases at same housing estate raises ‘super spreader’ fears in HK

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Four more cases of Covid-19 were reported in Hong Kong on Tuesday, raising fears of a “super spreader” at the housing estate where all the new patients live. All [...]
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HK protests: student cleared of assaulting policeman after magistrate raises questions about officer’s ‘honesty and reliability’

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong magistrate who suggested a policeman was a dishonest and unreliable witness has acquitted a university student of assaulting the officer during an anti-government [...]
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HK High Court resumes hearing jury trials after closures due to Covid-19

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The High Court has resumed hearing jury trials amid the coronavirus pandemic, with seven Hong Kong jurors empanelled to try a woman accused of murdering her six-year-old [...]
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Mainland traders ride on high risk appetite to snap up HK stocks at unprecedented pace

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Mainland traders are unfazed by the rout in Hong Kong stocks, the worst performing market in Asia last month. While foreign and local investors have been fleeing Asia’s [...]
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HK democracy group files complaint to UN over alleged abuse

HK democracy group files complaint to UN over alleged abuse

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong pro-democracy group said on Tuesday it had filed a complaint with the United Nations over what it described as abuse of anti-government protesters held in custody [...]
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HK fuels new crisis for American relations with China

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:02 AM

Just when China watchers and trade wonks were happily debating how to carry out the phase one trade deal and coronavirus transparency, along came more problems. Congress sent [...]
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New coronavirus cases in HK raise concerns of local cluster

New coronavirus cases in HK raise concerns of local cluster

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

New coronavirus cases in Hong Kong raise concerns of local cluster A cluster of nine coronavirus cases raised concerns in Hong Kong over renewed local transmission in a city [...]
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Coronavirus: HK retail sales still falling but April figures offer signs of hope

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to Hong Kong’s retail sector showed signs of easing in April, with the value of retail sales dropping 36.1 per cent [...]
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Record 401,900 Hongkongers sign up to vote following opposition campaign to win seats in September’s Legislative Council election

Record 401,900 Hongkongers sign up to vote following opposition campaign to win seats in September’s Legislative Council election

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A record 401,900 Hongkongers have signed up to vote in the past year following a campaign by opposition politicians, who are aiming to win more than half the seats being [...]
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Uber boss in HK doubles down on commitment to city despite dip in US-China relations and looming national security law

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Uber’s boss in Hong Kong has re-emphasized the firm’s commitment to the city, despite the ongoing deterioration in US-China relations and the looming national [...]
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Lure Hongkongers fleeing security law, Putrajaya urged

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Free Malaysia Today | 6:02 AM

An economist has urged Putrajaya to attract to Malaysia people seeking to escape a difficult economy in Hong Kong and a controversial security law being pushed by Beijing. [...]
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China accuses US of double standards over HK protests

03-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China has accused the United States of double standards for praising protesters as heroes in Hong Kong but labelling demonstrators as rioters in America. Zhao Lijian, a [...]
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