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Think twice before using kitchen paper towels? Alarming bacteria count found in some brands, HK Consumer Council says

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

One of the most common items in every Hong Kong kitchen can be a breeding ground for bacteria with a risk of transmission to cooked food, according to results of tests [...]
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Troubled HK Airlines gets lifeline again from authorities for more time to present fifth finance plan, as it vows to keep flights going over Easter

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

The government has thrown Hong Kong Airlines another lifeline with more time to come up with a coherent restructuring plan, as the indebted carrier pledged to keep flights [...]
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HK Airlines expands board as it seeks fresh funds to survive

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:38 AM

Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) ex-director Zhong Guosong has been appointed its chair as part of a board expansion aimed at turning around the struggling company, formerly [...]
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Mahjong club shareholder in HK seriously injured in knife attack after two sons beaten up at Mong Kok venue

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

A shareholder of a private mahjong club in Mong Kok was seriously injured in a predawn knife attack on Tuesday three hours after his two sons were beaten up by four [...]
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The HK beekeeper harvesting hives barehanded

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

High up in the hills above Hong Kong, Yip Ki-hok uses nothing but his bare hands to remove a honey-filled nest of swarming bees — a remarkable skill he learned after [...]
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Indonesians in HK cast votes ahead of country’s elections as consulate general vows to stamp out fraud

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

Hundreds of Indonesians turned up at polling stations in Hong Kong on Sunday to take part in presidential and parliamentary elections, as the country’s consulate [...]
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Project Gutenberg the big winner at HK’s Oscars as it is named best picture, with Felix Chong best director, while Anthony Wong is best actor

16-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

Project Gutenberg was the big winner at the 38th Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday, while Anthony Wong Chau-sang rolled back the years to claim the best actor award for a third [...]
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Exclusive: HNA-linked HK Airlines seeks $255 million from backers to keep license sources

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

Hong Kong Airlines shareholders have demanded to see 2018 accounts before considering providing at least HK$2 billion ($255 million) needed to ensure the carrierpart owned by [...]
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HK tops the world’s most expensive cities for owning homes in CBRE study of 35 urban centres

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

Hong Kong was the world’s most expensive urban centre to buy a home in for a fifth consecutive year, with the average residential property costing 40 per cent more than [...]
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Hangover recovery: The HK question

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | UCA News | 6:00 AM

The latest guilty verdicts in Hong Kong against the leaders of the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests for causing public nuisance has, once again, focused global attention on [...]
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China’s Hansoh Pharmaceutical re-files for HK IPO sources

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

Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd has re-filed its application to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong that could fetch the Chinese drugmaker at least $500 [...]
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China, HK stocks fall ahead of trade data

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

* SSEC -0.4 percent, CSI300 -0.8 percent, HSI -0.4 percent * HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used -0.1 percent, Shanghai->HK daily quota used 0.9 percent * FTSE China [...]
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HK doctors set for crunch meeting in preparation for second push to lure more foreign doctors to local public hospitals

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

Hong Kong’s major professional doctors’ groups will meet on Friday night to choose from several options as part of a second attempt to push through plans to lure [...]
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HK urged to call time on ‘archaic’ indigenous land policy

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

Hong Kong must end a discriminatory land policy that favours indigenous men, land rights campaigners said on Thursday, after a top court upheld a minor law that has long been [...]
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Stash of nude photos found after HK doctor arrested for snapping nurse in shower at Queen Mary Hospital, police say

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

A doctor at a public hospital was found to have kept hundreds of nude photos including shots of patients on his phone, after being arrested for allegedly taking pictures of a [...]
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