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To reduce plastic use, Swire Coca-Cola HK to produce more cans and glass bottles under HK$150 million plan

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

In a shift away from plastic containers, Coca-Cola’s Hong Kong distributor will produce more drinks in cans and glass bottles, and roll out hundreds of water dispensers [...]
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Nine people, including seven primary school pupils, hurt as school bus hits concrete divider on HK highway

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Nine people, including seven primary school pupils, were hurt when a school bus hit a concrete divider on the Kwun Tong Bypass in Kowloon East early on Tuesday morning. It [...]
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Super expensive HK tops the global list for super-rich home buyers

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

The world’s super-rich collectively spent $6.6 billion in a recent 12-month period on homes worth $25 million or more, according to new research by Knight Frank, the [...]
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MTR Corp employee admits inspection team backdated key checklist for platform on scandal-hit HK rail project but can’t remember whose idea it was

12-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

MTR Corporation employees backdated a key checklist given to the government following a construction scandal on Hong Kong’s most expensive rail project after the main [...]
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Preserve underwater relics of HK’s past as a 19th-century sea trade hub or risk losing them to reclamation, say Chinese University scholars

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Submerged relics of Hong Kong’s past as a 19th-century sea trade hub and pirate hideout need to be investigated and preserved or risk being buried forever beneath a [...]
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HK could become a hub for genetics-based drugs discovery. Just one hitch would Beijing stand in way?

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong could become a regional centre for genetic data sharing that spurs discovery of breakthrough drugs. But the idea faces a huge roadblock: China’s export [...]
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MTR Corp begins breaking open platforms at rail station linked to HK construction scandal

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Experts, officials and police officers arrived at Hung Hom station on Monday morning and began to break open two platforms as part of the investigation into allegations that [...]
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HK on track for global IPO crown but many new listings sag

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is on course to take the global IPO crown this year for the most money raised in stock market flotations, narrowly ahead of arch-rival New York, but its new [...]
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How can HK help the intellectually disabled find work?

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong should commission a consultancy to explore and compile a list of professions available for the intellectually disabled to help tackle the low employment rate among [...]
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HK Customs blazes trail for women in law enforcement with first female officer tipped for top role

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Louise Ho Pui-shan is set to take over the second most powerful job in customs, the Post has learned, putting her on track to lead the government agency in about three years, [...]
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The Death of Democracy in HK

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | The Atlantic | 6:00 AM

“You remember me!” I couldn’t help laughing when Joshua Wong said those words to me, as I walked up to shake his hand after a small protest gathering he had [...]
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As disqualifications pile up, HK’s pro-democracy politicians are careful what they call themselves

As disqualifications pile up, HK’s pro-democracy politicians are careful what they call themselves

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Young pro-democracy politicians are shying away from labels such as “localist” and calls for self-determination ahead of citywide local council elections. The [...]
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HK, China bourses reach deal on dual-class shares

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Sunday it had reached a consensus with its counterparts in Shanghai and Shenzhen on trading by mainland investors in Hong Kong-listed [...]
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Huawei arrest weighs on China, HK stocks as Beijing summons US, Canadian envoys

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks slid to a three-week low and Chinese equities also retreated on concern the US-China tensions will escalate over the detention of an executive at Huawei [...]
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University of HK reveals provost won two extensions amid retirement contract controversy

11-Dec-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The University of Hong Kong has revealed that the professorship of a senior manager was extended twice beyond retirement age for a total of eight years, after complaints from [...]
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