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Protesters arrested after storming HK government headquarters over proposal to extradite fugitives to mainland China

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

Five young women were arrested on Friday after storming the Hong Kong government’s headquarters to condemn a proposal to allow the transfer of fugitives from the city [...]
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HK’s Cardinal John Tong announces measures against sex abuse of church minors, saying there is ‘no place for culture of silence’

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

Catholic priests and other adults who serve the church in Hong Kong have been told they should not be alone with children in a confined space, the head of the city’s [...]
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The Latest: HK bans Boeing 737 Max from its airspace

16-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

The Latest on The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Hong Kong will ban the operation of all Boeing 737 Max aircraft “into, out of and [...]
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Activists in HK and Taiwan feel heat as China fears ‘separatist’ collusion

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

As Beijing grows wary of pro-independence groups seeking to forge closer ties in Hong Kong and Taiwan, activists say they are coming under increased surveillance and [...]
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Skyscanner the best website for cheap flights but savvy travellers should shop around, says HK consumer watchdog

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

Websites claiming to offer the cheapest tickets for air travel may not actually do so, and savvy travellers should shop around to get the best deal, Hong Kong’s [...]
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Complaint against school received months before teacher’s death… but case referred back to campus committee, HK education chief admits

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

Hong Kong’s education minister has confirmed that authorities received a complaint against a primary school months before a teacher there fell to her death. On [...]
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Outrage over dog euthanised after reaching HK on Thai cargo vessel

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

Hong Kong authorities have sparked outrage for killing a dog which had hitched a ride on a cargo vessel arriving from Thailand. On Wednesday evening, animal rights activists [...]
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Telecom, Ping An Insurance shares rise in HK; China stocks mixed on data showing continuing economic weakness

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

Hong Kong shares were flat while mainland benchmarks were mixed, as China released data showing continuing weakness in the economy, with industrial output slowing to its [...]
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More than HK$2 million in valuables stolen in daylight robbery at HK jewellery store

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

A man stole more than HK$1.4 million in valuables from a Sham Shui Po jewellery shop in a four-minute broad daylight robbery on Thursday, sparking a police hunt. A spokesman [...]
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Solomon Islands oil spill worse than first thought, say owners of HK-flagged tanker, as three-mile-long slick threatens Unesco World Heritage site

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

The oil spill from a Hong Kong-flagged tanker that is threatening to destroy marine life at a Unesco World Heritage site in the Solomon Islands is worse than first thought, [...]
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Top HK church official who vowed to clamp down on sexual harassment quits after being accused of sexual harassment

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

A prominent Christian leader said he resigned as general secretary of the influential Hong Kong Christian Council “to avoid any unnecessary disturbance” after [...]
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Short circuit triggers fire at Tsim Sha Tsui’s 1881 Heritage shopping centre, former site of HK Marine Police

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

A fire at a shopping centre in Hong Kong’s busy shopping district of Tsim Sha Tsui sent dense smoke billowing into the sky at lunchtime on Wednesday. Emergency crews [...]
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Cathay Pacific posts HK$2.3 billion profit for 2018 as HK airline turns corner

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

Cathay Pacific recorded a HK$2.3 billion (US$293 million) annual profit for 2018, reversing two straight years of losses, with the core airline business making a HK$645 [...]
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HK’s Cathay Pacific made $299 mn in 2018

14-Mar-2019 Intellasia | France24 | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific on Wednesday announced a net profit of HK$2.35 billion ($299 million) last year, ending two successive annual losses as it embarks on a [...]
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British parliamentary committee urges London to ‘take action’ and monitor closely human rights in HK under 1984 joint declaration

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

A British parliamentary committee has urged London to “take action” and closely monitor guarantees of human rights for Hong Kong under the 1984 Sino-British Joint [...]
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