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Incoming Ocean Park head admits he’s taking over at most challenging point in attraction’s history

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The new head of Hong Kong’s Ocean Park has admitted theme park is facing the most challenging time in its existence and he will need to hammer out a blueprint to [...]
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‘Relaunch HK’ PR contract worth $6.2 million goes to firm linked to controversy, raising eyebrows in industry

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong government’s choice of a public relations firm to help rebuild the city’s shattered international image has raised eyebrows in the industry. PR [...]
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‘It’s not HK’s fault’: infection fears over stranded transit passengers amid Covid-19 travel restrictions

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Concerns have been raised over the handling of more than a dozen transit passengers stranded at Hong Kong’s airport amid Covid-19 travel restrictions, with no [...]
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Detergent maker Blue Moon Group files for $1 billion HK IPO

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Blue Moon Group Holdings, the Chinese laundry detergent maker backed by Hillhouse Capital, plans to raise up to $1 billion in an initial public offering in Hong Kong as soon [...]
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National security law: US ends exports of defence equipment and restricts dual-use tech to HK

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The United States will stop exporting defence equipment to Hong Kong because of Beijing’s pending implementation of a national security law, US Secretary of State Mike [...]
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HK activist Joshua Wong quits democracy group Demosisto

HK activist Joshua Wong quits democracy group Demosisto

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong said on Tuesday he is stepping down as leader of his democracy group Demosisto, just hours after media reported that Beijing had passed [...]
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Asset manager Federated Hermes raises concerns over HSBC’s public support of national security law for HK

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

HSBC is facing more questions over its public support of a controversial national security law for Hong Kong. Federated Hermes is the latest organisation to raise concerns [...]
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HK leftist jailed by Britain now fears Beijing’s law

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Jailed without trial when Hong Kong was a British colony, former underground communist Lau Man-shing says he fears a new generation of dissidents could suffer a similar fate [...]
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HK exports continue to slump, falling 7.4 per cent in May, as pandemic and China-US ties hammer demand

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The contraction of Hong Kong’s exports worsened in May, falling 7.4 per cent under the weight of weak global demand due to the coronavirus pandemic, with analysts [...]
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HK protests: High Court weighs judicial review over police firing tear gas into crowd at Legco last June

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The High Court began on Monday to hear an application for a judicial review into the lawfulness of a decision by Hong Kong police to fire tear gas into a crowd demonstrating [...]
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National security law: HK police put area around July 1 handover anniversary venue on lockdown

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

In a bid to prevent the potential disruption of ceremonies marking the July 1 anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty, police sources said a lockdown [...]
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HK’s Carrie Lam to address top UN rights forum on Tuesday

HK’s Carrie Lam to address top UN rights forum on Tuesday

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will address the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Tuesday, the UN programme showed, amid growing concerns about draft [...]
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US downgraded to ‘medium risk’ for China investment as relations turn sour amid ‘higher uncertainties’

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The United States has been downgraded to a “medium risk” destination for Chinese investment with “higher uncertainties” due to the heightened [...]
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National security law: HK could have third deputy police chief to head new unit akin to Special Branch operations

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police could have a third deputy commissioner to lead a special unit being set up to gather intelligence and enforce Beijing’s new national security law for [...]
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Landlord tells HK children’s clothing chain Chickeeduck to find new home after protest statue controversy

01-Jul-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong children’s clothing chain that set off a political controversy by displaying an anti-government statue at one of its stores has been told it has 21 days to [...]
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