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HK government gathers 100 officials in meeting to build united front behind its controversial extradition bill

HK government gathers 100 officials in meeting to build united front behind its controversial extradition bill

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

Hong Kong’s government is going all out to present a united front in pushing for its controversial extradition bill, assembling more than 100 officials on Friday in a [...]
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Philippines demands HK explain grilling of former official who accused President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity at International Criminal Court

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

The Philippines wants a full explanation why a former Supreme Court associate justice, a staunch critic of President Xi Jinping, was detained at Hong Kong’s airport for [...]
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Two HK Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question

24-May-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that they are under refugee [...]
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‘Blood smuggling agents’ helping Chinese parents get banned gender testing in HK

24-May-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland’s ban on gender testing, [...]
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David Li Kwok-po to step down as chief executive at Bank of East Asia, hands over century-old bank’s reins to his two sons

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

David Li Kwok-po, the third-generation scion of the family that founded Hong Kong’s very first Chinese-owned bank, will step down as chief executive on July 1, [...]
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China makes its case for HK’s divisive extradition bills

24-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 activists secure refugee status in Germany

HK activists secure refugee status in Germany

24-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such [...]
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HK Aviation Club grounds all flights as investigation into helicopter pilot’s death gets under way

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

The Hong Kong Aviation Club has suspended all its flying operations while an investigation into the death of one of its members in a helicopter crash in the New Territories [...]
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Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics

23-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:08 AM

Hong Kong’s leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for [...]
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HK leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics

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

Hong Kong’s leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for [...]
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HK and Bank of Thailand reach deal for blockchain research

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

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) have now entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) so that both regulatory authorities can work to [...]
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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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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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