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HK’s dengue fever outbreak on the wane

HK’s dengue fever outbreak on the wane

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

Hong Kong’s dengue fever scare appeared to be petering out on Wednesday with no local infections reported for more than a week, but medical experts warned the threat of [...]
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Sri Lanka is building a $15 billion metropolis meant to rival cities like HK and Dubai

14-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Insider | 6:00 AM

Sri Lanka’s $1.4 billion Port City development has elicited parallels to numerous major urban centers. At 665 acres, the project is about the same size as central [...]
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Tencent-backed Meituan raises $4.2 billion in IPO priced near range top-sources

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

Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing services firm Meituan Dianping raised $4.2 billion in the world’s biggest internet-focused IPO in four years as it priced the [...]
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In HK, Anwar seeks to smooth ruffled Chinese feathers

13-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim reiterated Malaysia’s commitment to ties with China and East Asian partners during a Hong Kong forum yesterday, after Putrajaya cancelled three [...]
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Restriction on HK barristers taking second job set to be eased under proposed changes to Bar Association Code of Conduct

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

Barristers will no longer need permission to have a second job under proposed changes by the Hong Kong Bar Association, after a challenge to the long-standing restriction [...]
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HK secondary student gets 18-month probation for carrying airgun near Legco protest

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

A pro-independence secondary school student in Hong Kong who brought an air pistol to a protest against changing the Legislative Council’s rule book was on Wednesday [...]
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US-China ‘trade typhoon’ could knock 7 pct off HK exports official

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

* Hong Kong highly exposed to US, China trade tensions -Yau * Says a dip expected in orders, shipments in Q4 and early 2019 * 2018 GDP growth forecast of 3-4 percent [...]
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Typhoon signal No 3 issued as winds strengthen in HK with Tropical Storm Barijat’s approach

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

The Hong Kong Observatory issued the typhoon signal No 3 at 12.20pm on Wednesday as Tropical Storm Barijat moved closer to the city. The alert means strong winds are expected [...]
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HK’s KMB looking to spend HK$200 million on seat belts for older buses

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

Hong Kong transport operator KMB is looking into spending at least HK$200 million (US$25.5 million) to install seat belts on more than 1,000 existing buses, a panel heard on [...]
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Australia competition watchdog okays bid by HK’s CKI for APA Group

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

Australia’s competition watchdog said on Wednesday it would not oppose a proposed A$12.98 billion ($9.2 billion) bid for APA Group by a consortium led by Hong [...]
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China hotpot firm Haidilao tests investor appetite with $1 billion HK IPO

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

Haidilao International Holding, one of China’s most popular hotpot chains, is seeking to raise up to $963 million (739.24 million pounds) in its Hong Kong initial [...]
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Seven pct of HK exports could be hit by US-China ‘trade typhoon’-official

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

Around seven percent of Hong Kong’s total exports could be impacted if the United States imposes a new round of trade tariffs on China, the city’s Commerce and [...]
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Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on the Philippines and Hong Kong

Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on the Philippines and Hong Kong

12-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 3:09 PM

As the US east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super [...]
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Be understanding about high-speed rail issues, HK leader Carrie Lam urges public after bumpy start to ticket sales

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor called on the public to be more understanding about issues faced by the city’s new high-speed railway, a day after ticket [...]
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Pro-Beijing politician’s remarks calling HK judges ‘sinners of society’ for freeing activists earn rebuke from city leader Carrie Lam

Pro-Beijing politician’s remarks calling HK judges ‘sinners of society’ for freeing activists earn rebuke from city leader Carrie Lam

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

Hong Kong’s leader on Tuesday described a pro-Beijing politician’s disparaging remarks about the city’s judges as “unacceptable”, after he [...]
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