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Chinese securities firm Shenwan Hongyuan opens flat HK debut

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese securities firm Shenwan Hongyuan Group Co Ltd dropped 9 percent in its Hong Kong stock trading debut on Friday, after raising $1.16 billion in Asia’s biggest [...]
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Jailed Occupy ringleader Shiu Ka-chun hospitalised after spending just one night behind bars in HK

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Jailed pro-democracy lawmaker Shiu Ka-chun was hospitalised for high blood pressure on Thursday, after spending one night behind bars. Shiu, 49, was one of four activists [...]
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Doctors and HK government move closer to agreement on procedures for staff trained overseas

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The medical sector and the government have narrowed their differences over how to relax the rules for overseas-trained doctors to work in Hong Kong, after a leading [...]
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Battle for HK Airlines pulls complex HNA holdings into daylight

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shareholders summoned by Hong Kong Airlines this month for a meeting were greeted with some shocking news: the airline needed at least HK$2 billion in fresh funds or it would [...]
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United States ‘disappointed’ by convictions of HK’s Occupy democracy protest leaders, warns against erosion of city’s governing formula

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The United States has said it is disappointed by the convictions of nine leaders from Hong Kong’s 2014 Occupy protests and warned that “continued erosion” [...]
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No more land space even for the dead in HK; in Singapore, graves are dug to make way for roads, malls, and houses

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Land scarcity in both countries have resurrected the question: “Are the “needs” of the dead more important than those of the living?” In Hong Kong, [...]
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Chinese securities firm Shenwan Hongyuan drops 9 pct in HK debut

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

* Chinese broker raised $1.16 billion in HK share offer * Biggest listing in Asia this year * Stock closes at HK$3.2 (Updates with closing price, analyst comment) Chinese [...]
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Completion of new flats in HK plummets to four-year low as looming vacancy tax spooks developers

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The number of new flats built to completion in Hong Kong plunged by 88 per cent to just 1,000 in the first three months of the year as developers fearful of the [...]
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HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge seeks world-class tourist attraction to alleviate Chinese tourist congestion

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Plans are underway to turn one of the artificial islands that makes up the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge into a world-class tourist attraction in an attempt to address [...]
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HK$20 million worth of drugs found after HK police ambush suspect in Tseung Kwan O

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police have seized HK$20 million (US$2.55 million) worth of drugs in Tseung Kwan O after ambushing a 28-year-old man outside a public housing flat. Officers [...]
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US, Britain urge HK to allow free expression after protesters jailed

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The United States and former colonial power Britain on Thursday (April 25) voiced alarm over the jailing of leaders of Hong Kong’s democracy movement and urged China to [...]
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HK doctor accused of taking unauthorised photos of female patient faces one charge fewer after ‘obtaining access to computer’ rap dropped

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong doctor accused of taking photos of a female patient at a public hospital is no longer facing a “one-size-fits-all” charge, after the city’s top [...]
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Amnesty International ‘targeted by state-sponsored hackers’ in HK

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong branch of London-based human rights group Amnesty International has said it was targeted by state-sponsored hackers in a cyberattack “consistent with [...]
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Pet owners have ‘duty to care’ under new amendments to HK’s animal cruelty laws

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pet owners will face a “duty of care” offence for failing to take good care of their animals if they do not walk their dogs, take sick pets to the vet and [...]
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Family of fraudsters who bilked HK cosmetics giant Bonjour out of HK$40 million is ordered to repay HK$600,000 about 1.5 per cent

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A family who swindled one of Hong Kong’s biggest cosmetic retailers out of more than HK$40 million (US$5.1 million) have been ordered to pay back HK$600,000 roughly 1.5 [...]
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