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AJ Shorts wins human rights press award in HK

23-May-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Digital documentary Growing up too Fast in Afghanistan was recognised in the short video category. The Al Jazeera English Online unit AJ Shorts was honoured alongside fellow [...]
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China makes its case for HK’s divisive extradition bills

23-May-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* A Chinese official in Hong Kong is urging quick passage of legal measures to allow fugitives to be transferred to the mainland. * The Hong Kong government plan has spawned [...]
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HK civil servant among 13 injured in Guangzhou as car ploughs into pedestrians

23-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong senior government press officer was among at least 13 people injured when a car ploughed into pedestrians in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Tuesday [...]
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HK to Resume Fresh Pork Supply; Vendors Pursue Alternatives

22-May-2019 Intellasia | Pork Business | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is expected to resume fresh pork slaughter production on Monday, but the city’s total supply of pork is estimated to be around 60 percent of what has been [...]
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Alleged sex predator tutor at HK university reinstated despite expose by Malaysian student

22-May-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

A Malaysian former postgraduate student at the Hong Kong University (HKU), who detailed her sexual harassment ordeal on Facebook, claimed that the university has since [...]
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HK airport and subway ban ad showing two men holding hands

22-May-2019 Intellasia | Ink Stone News | 6:00 AM

A Cathay Pacific Airways ad showing a same-sex couple has been banned from being displayed by two leading transport companies in Hong Kong. The advert, which showed two men [...]
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Why Singapore thinks dykes could be answer on reclamation and how HK can benefit after severe shortage of sand

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

Singapore is testing a method that can almost halve the use of sand in reclamation projects, the country’s development minister says, in a timely piece of information [...]
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HK residents being misled by extradition bill detractors, says former security chief Regina Ip, warning of possible US sanctions if contentious law is passed

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

An adviser to Hong Kong’s leader has said some residents are being misled by detractors of a controversial extradition bill and urged the government to explain it more [...]
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Just one-third of HK residents satisfied with public hospital services as long waiting times and lack of care top list of gripes

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

Just one-third of Hongkongers are satisfied with the city’s public hospitals, a survey has found, with many suggesting overseas doctors should only be allowed to work [...]
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Thousands march for animal rights in HK with protesters demanding abusers get 10 years behind bars

Thousands march for animal rights in HK with protesters demanding abusers get 10 years behind bars

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

Thousands of people braved the scorching heat of Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon to march in support of animal rights as they called for harsher punishments for animal abusers. [...]
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HK’s black market in pangolin scales feeding demand in mainland China, campaigners fear

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

Fears have been raised that tonnes of illegally hoarded pangolin scales in Hong Kong have been smuggled to mainland China after it was revealed the city has issued just one [...]
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Triad-linked gambling dens in HK smashed in citywide police operation

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

Hong Kong police have arrested 135 people, including two 15-year-old students, during citywide raids on illegal gambling dens. Officers said the venues, largely clustered [...]
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Public slaughterhouse to reopen as HK lawmaker calls for private facility to lose its licence over response to African swine fever outbreak

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

Pig farmers and lawmakers have criticised Hong Kong’s only private abattoir for suspending operations without good reason, as one politician urged the government to [...]
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One-fifth of HK parents under too much strain at home, survey finds, leaving little time to ask children about their problems

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

One in five parents feel they are struggling with home life, according to a survey published by an INGO on Sunday. Of the 509 parents of kindergarten, primary and secondary [...]
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Helicopter crashes at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in HK, killing 49-year-old pilot

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

A man was killed in a helicopter crash near a popular Hong Kong attraction on Sunday. The aircraft went down at 5.29pm near the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, a [...]
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