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Soggy, but not discouraged, HK homebuyers overcome typhoon aftermath to snap up flats on Monday

19-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Property sales postponed until Monday as a result of the disruption caused by Typhoon Mangkhut over the weekend received a mostly positive response, even as homebuyers [...]
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Historic giant banyan tree in HK falls victim to Typhoon Mangkhut

19-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A century-old giant banyan tree was seen stricken on Tuesday after being felled as Typhoon Mangkhut swept through Hong Kong. The tree, near the Heritage 1881 site in Tsim Sha [...]
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HK comes together for massive typhoon clean-up

19-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Teachers, refugees, children and office workers mobilised in Hong Kong Tuesday for a massive clean-up after Typhoon Mangkhut. In a city with a reputation for a dog-eat-dog [...]
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Co-accused to testify against former HK minister Patrick Ho in HK$22.8 million bribery trial

19-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Senegalese ex-official has agreed to testify in former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping’s bribery trial, with US prosecutors dropping all charges against the [...]
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Where domestic helpers get paid the most and least in HK, and employers’ growing generosity

19-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s army of domestic helpers, which numbered 370,000 last year, play a vital role in keeping the city in motion. But for many, surviving on the legal minimum [...]
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Young HK girl and her aunt fighting for their lives after car ploughs into family in Australia

19-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A four-year-old Hong Kong girl and her aunt were fighting for their lives in hospital in Australia on Monday after the pair and the girl’s parents were struck by a car [...]
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Massive clean-up in HK after typhoon chaos

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong began a massive clean-up Monday after Typhoon Mangkhut raked the city, shredding trees and bringing damaging floods, in a trail of destruction that left dozens dead [...]
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Typhoon Mangkhut damage costs expected to soar, with insurance companies set to bear the brunt

Typhoon Mangkhut damage costs expected to soar, with insurance companies set to bear the brunt

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Insurance stocks fell on Monday, in the wake of super Typhoon Mangkhut reaping havoc across Hong Kong and southern China, and assessors say they are now expecting record-high [...]
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Fine art, antiques, rare spirits? Not at this HK auction: broken toys, old electrical goods and surplus equipment all go on the block in government sales

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Standing on a podium in front of a packed room, Hong Kong auctioneer Ivan Wan Sze-chit rattled off rapidly rising dollar amounts in a nail-biting bidding war. But going under [...]
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HK, southern China clean up after super typhoon

HK, southern China clean up after super typhoon

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing Super typhoon Mangkhut, with hurricane-force winds well over 200 kilometres per hour (124 miles/h), had barrelled past the [...]
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Bunker operations at HK suspended due to Typhoon Mangkhut

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bunker operations at the port of Hong Kong was suspended Monday due to Typhoon Mangkhut, which made landfall on Sunday. While the Hong Kong Observatory has lowered the [...]
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Hongkongers battle debris to get to work after devastating typhoon

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong commuters clambered over fallen trees and piles of debris Monday in a battle to get to work, as the workaholic city strove to get back to business after a [...]
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Typhoon Mangkhut: HK in tatters; China evacuates millions

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

More than three million people have been moved to safety in southern China as Typhoon Mangkhut moved northwards and continued to wreak havoc across the region. Mangkhut made [...]
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More than 600 road sections blocked and chaotic scenes at HK MTR stations as grim Typhoon Mangkhut recovery begins

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Mangkhut left more than 600 sections of road across Hong Kong blocked by strewn trees and other debris, officials revealed on Monday morning. And commuters were left [...]
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Typhoon Mangkhut officially HK’s most intense storm since records began

18-Sep-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The most intense storm in Hong Kong’s history caused a record storm surge, uprooted some 1,500 trees, and left hundreds of windows smashed all over the city, officials [...]
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