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Cathay Pacific sells first and business class tickets to North America for economy prices in apparent error but will airline honour deal?

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways sold first and business class tickets for as cheaply as it would cost to fly in economy, in what appears to have been an error by the airline. The [...]
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Cathay Pacific customer who bought first class ticket at economy price during apparent glitch says booking cancelled

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

At least one Cathay Pacific Airways customer who bought a first class ticket at a huge discount had his booking cancelled by the airline, as others who took advantage of an [...]
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HK, Shenzhen multibillion-dollar land reclamation plans may be on collision course

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Industry experts and academics have warned attempting to undertake two major land reclamation’s in Hong Kong and Shenzhen at the same time could strain the resources of [...]
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Anti-triad police seize pistol, 700 rounds of ammunition and 18 imitation firearms during raid targeting HK gangs

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Police have seized a pistol, 700 rounds of ammunition, and a host of imitation firearms during raids targeting organised crime in Hong Kong. Seven people were also arrested [...]
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HK distributor of popular Taiwanese bubble tea brand Xing Fu Tang shocks customers by suddenly shutting store amid bitter court battle with founding firm

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong distributor of a popular Taiwanese bubble tea brand shocked customers on Tuesday, announcing it would close its Causeway Bay store from Wednesday amid a bitter [...]
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HK’s search for land: public opinion ‘misrepresented’ by official task force, INGO says

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The landmark report on how to source more land for space-starved Hong Kong has failed to accurately reflect public opinion, a land concern group claims. A look into the final [...]
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HK welcomes 2019 with five newborns after midnight three girls and two boys

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s hospitals ushered in the new year with five newborns three girls and two boys as they announced their arrival to the world with loud, hearty cries just [...]
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Disclosing medical blunders is ‘HK standard’ of doing things: head of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital champions transparency

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Disclosing medical blunders is ‘Hong Kong standard’ of doing things: head of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital champions transparency The head of a Shenzhen hospital run by [...]
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Burglars strike at HK home of billionaire businesswoman Angela Leong and escape with HK$20,000 of bags and jewellery

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Repulse Bay home of Angela Leong On-Kei, fourth wife of casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun, has been burgled for the second time in 21/2 years. On Tuesday, a 54-year old [...]
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University of HK students and staff united in desire to remove city’s leader as chancellor

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Students and staff at Hong Kong’s oldest university started the new year with a joint appeal to the governing council to remove the chancellor’s powers to appoint [...]
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All dressed up and nowhere to go… except to landfills: fast consumer fashion habits add to HK’s textile waste

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong shoppers are poised to splash out on apparel this holiday season, with more than HK$5 billion in sales rung up last December at boutiques around town. As new [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam failing on youth poverty, says children’s group

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s leader has failed miserably to improve the lives of the city’s poor children this year, a community youth group said on Sunday, giving the government [...]
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Real-life inspiration for ‘Kee Gor’ mascot on HK’s MTR, operations chief Francis Li, to retire

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Real-life inspiration for ‘Kee Gor’ mascot on Hong Kong’s MTR, operations chief Francis Li, to retire Most Hongkongers will not recognise Francis Li [...]
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HK brokers brace for hard times in 2019, urge regulators to speed up access to Greater Bay Area

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong brokers brace for hard times in 2019, urge regulators to speed up access to Greater Bay Area Hong Kong’s smaller brokerages have lobbied local regulators to [...]
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Don’t bring HK independence banners to New Year march, protesters told

Don’t bring HK independence banners to New Year march, protesters told

02-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The organiser of Hong Kong’s annual New Year protest march says it has been ordered by officials to prevent demonstrators from displaying pro-independence banners [...]
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