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Coronavirus: ‘little, if any, possibility’ HK schools resume fully on April 20, Lam says

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

There is now little to no possibility that Hong Kong’s schools will fully reopen on April 20, the city’s chief executive said on Tuesday, as the government [...]
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Will HK banks cut prime rates below record low of 5 per cent?

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong banks are unlikely to follow the lead of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and cut prime lending rates as they are already at record-low levels, said industry [...]
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Coronavirus: around 20 arrivals at HK airport found to have fever and are sent to hospital, raising fears of more cases

Coronavirus: around 20 arrivals at HK airport found to have fever and are sent to hospital, raising fears of more cases

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Travellers scrambling to return to Hong Kong before new quarantine measures hit arrivals from popular study-abroad destinations have bought all available tickets and sent [...]
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HK Disneyland Resort losses double to HK$105 million as decline attributed to anti-government protests

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong Disneyland revealed on Monday its losses doubled to HK$105 million (US$13.4 million) in 2018/19 due to the city’s anti-government protests. The theme park on [...]
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Coronavirus: as travellers rush to beat quarantine measures on Britain and the US, flights to HK balloon in price

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

About 20 people who arrived at Hong Kong airport on Monday evening were found to have a fever and were sent to hospital, medical sources said, raising fears that more [...]
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JD.com said to have approached UBS, Bank of America to arrange HK secondary listing

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Nasdaq-listed e-commerce giant JD.com has reportedly approached Bank of America and UBS to arrange a secondary listing in Hong Kong, following a trend of US-listed Chinese [...]
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Coronavirus: HK considers ramping up travel restrictions and placing all arrivals in quarantine to tackle wave of imported cases

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong authorities are considering ramping up travel restrictions to place anyone coming into the city under mandatory quarantine orders, as it faces a second wave of [...]
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HK to quarantine all visitors to preserve success of coronavirus efforts

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong will quarantine for 14 days all people entering the city starting midnight on Thursday to prevent an “explosion” of coronavirus cases around the world [...]
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HK’s Cathay Pacific to sell six Boeing aircraft to BOC Aviation

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd (0293.HK) on Monday said it would sell six Boeing (BA.N) 777-300ER aircraft and its associated equipment for $703.8 million to [...]
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Cathay Pacific Are Now Adding Flights To U.K/US As HK Has Coronavirus Under Control

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s proximity to the worst affected country of China meant that demand to the country dropped dramatically after the onset of COVID-19. However, Hong Kong has [...]
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HK drawing up plans for Chapter-11 style bankruptcy system

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong plans to introduce its version of US-style “Chapter 11″ bankruptcy provisions, a senior government official said, as the city’s worst economic [...]
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China biotech InnoCare raises $288 million in HK IPO: sources

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese cancer drug developer InnoCare Pharma 9969.HK has priced its Hong Kong initial public offering at the top end of its marketing range to raise $288 million, said two [...]
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HK will start quarantining everyone who visits from outside the city

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong will put all visitors under quarantine starting midnight on March 19 to prevent further spread of the new coronavirus, chief executive Carrie Lam said at a press [...]
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HK faces challenge in plan to evacuate residents from Hubei amid shortage of quarantine facilities

17-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s quarantine facilities have only about 700 places left, a top official said on Sunday, as the government faces the challenge of evacuating later this month [...]
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HK online store Jimmy Jungle sends soap, snacks to detained protesters

17-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A “yellow economy” of businesses has sprung up in Hong Kong to support anti-government protesters, but online store Jimmy Jungle is zeroing in on young [...]
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