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HK’s rural hinterland could hold key to chronic land crunch

16-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Business Times | 6:00 AM

Major developers are sitting on 1,000 ha of agricultural land, according to government estimates HONG KONG’S government says that it needs to build billions of [...]
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Former HK leader Donald Tsang says time with wife is top priority as he walks free after completing 12-month jail term for misconduct in public office

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

Disgraced former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang Yam-kuen tasted freedom again on Tuesday after completing a 12-month jail term for misconduct in public office, saying that he [...]
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HK$1.8 million worth of bird’s nests hidden in air duct on coach headed for mainland China

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

Bird’s nests worth more than HK$1.8 million (US$230,000) have been confiscated by Hong Kong customs after they were found hidden inside an air duct on a cross-border [...]
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What is HK’s role in a new economic world order as supply chains shift amid US-China trade war?

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

Hong Kong would need to be nimble and find a new role as the global supply chain realigns and manufacturing bases across the border move out amid the US-China trade war, [...]
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HK government planning a new electronic tolling system for all its tunnels by 2023

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

A new electronic tolling system could be introduced at all government-owned tunnels by 2023, starting with a new tunnel linking Lam Tin and Tseung Kwan O, set to start [...]
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HK ex-leader Tsang released after serving sentence

16-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s former top leader Donald Tsang was released Tuesday after serving time in prison for failing to disclose plans to rent a luxury apartment from a [...]
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HK scientists claim ‘broad-spectrum’ antiviral breakthrough

16-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong scientists claim they have made a potential breakthrough discovery in the fight against infectious diseasesa chemical that could slow the spread of deadly viral [...]
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Health officials investigate death of 60-year-old male patient after liver biopsy at HK hospital

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

A 60-year-old man bled heavily and died in Princess Margaret Hospital after a procedure to extract liver tissue, prompting an investigation by Hong Kong medical officials. [...]
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Small crocodile discovered in HK thought to have been released from illegal pet trade

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

Bride’s Pool in Tai Po is well known as a picturesque idyll, popular with hikers and photographers. But it played host to a different kind of snapper this week, when a [...]
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Hongkongers who won’t qualify for elderly welfare payments after age threshold change will receive support, minister vows

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

Hong Kong’s welfare chief has pledged to provide support for needy residents who will no longer qualify for elderly welfare payments after a controversial change in age [...]
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HK police arrest man over attack on wife with hammer and paper cutter in front of son, 5

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

A man in Hong Kong was arrested for attacking his wife with a hammer and paper cutter in their public housing flat on Monday, hurting the mainland Chinese woman in front of [...]
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Can premature ejaculation spray rescue the sagging fortune of this HK firm and improve the sex lives of Asian men?

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

Regent Pacific Group, a Hong Kong-listed company that transformed itself three times over three decades, said it had secured regulatory approvals and a licence to sell a [...]
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Chinese, HK companies falling behind in appointing women to board seats, new research shows

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

Asian companies continue to lag behind in appointing women as directors, having the most all-male boards worldwide, according to new research by the investment research and [...]
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Former HK leader Donald Tsang taken to hospital ahead of release from prison

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

Jailed former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was taken to hospital ahead of release from prison on Tuesday. A source confirmed Tsang, 74, was admitted to Queen Mary [...]
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Corrected: HK’s rural hinterland could hold key to chronic land crunch

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s government says it needs to build billions of dollars’ worth of artificial islands to give the city’s glittering skyline room to grow, but [...]
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