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Express rail train taken out of service after passenger intercepted in HK with suspected Mers symptoms

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

An express rail train was taken out of service on Sunday night after a passenger suspected to be suffering from the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) was [...]
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Leader of outlawed HK National Party refuses to answer panel’s questions after it refused to switch date of meeting so his lawyers could be present

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

The leader of the outlawed pro-independence Hong Kong National Party refused to take any questions during his appeal against its ban on Monday, in protest against the [...]
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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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Driver killed, 16 passengers injured after green minibus flips onto side on HK motorway

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

A green minibus driver was killed and 16 passengers injured after the vehicle flipped onto its side on a motorway in Hong Kong’s New Territories on Monday morning. The [...]
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HK residents fed up with influx of mainland Chinese tourists call on government to stop them visiting more than once a month

HK residents fed up with influx of mainland Chinese tourists call on government to stop them visiting more than once a month

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

The number of mainland Chinese tourists allowed to visit Hong Kong must be capped, concern groups and residents in districts frequently disturbed by them said on Sunday. The [...]
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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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Small crocodile discovered in HK thought to have been released from illegal pet trade

14-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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How to burn $6 million in 10 days in HK’s housing market

14-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

A mystery buyer has forfeited a HK$36 million (S$6.2 million) deposit after walking away from plans to buy a home in Hong Kong’s most prestigious neighbourhood. The [...]
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HK’s new anthem law: what you can and cannot do

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

Hong Kong’s government has proposed a controversial bill to criminalise abuse of China’s national anthem. Any person who misuses March of the Volunteers for [...]
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HK’s bus drivers given 1,000 warnings about speeding in past six months, but union claims faulty detection system is to blame

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

A bus union has called on KMB to withdraw about 1,000 warning letters to its drivers for speeding over the past six months, saying they were wrongly accused because the new [...]
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Top officials join HK Catholics in packed cathedral for Bishop Michael Yeung’s funeral mass

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

Hong Kong’s top leaders streamed into a packed cathedral for Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung’s funeral mass on Friday morning, before the late reverend was to be [...]
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Buyer of house on The Peak in HK walks away from deal loses $4.6 million deposit

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

A buyer has walked away from the purchase of a luxury house on The Peak, losing a deposit of some HK$36.09 million (US$4.6 million) in the latest sign of trouble in Hong [...]
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New China national anthem law leaves HK schools in a quandary over whether to report pupils that insult song

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

Hong Kong schools are facing a potential struggle over whether to report any abuse of China’s national anthem on their campuses, and how to handle complaints about [...]
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Dangerous conditions including zero visibility for HK divers searching oily, wreckage-strewn cargo holds for 2 missing Vietnamese sailors in blast-hit tanker

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

Hong Kong divers were searching for two missing Vietnamese sailors on Thursday in greasy, wreckage-strewn water with zero visibility. The divers were negotiating the [...]
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Chemical compound discovered by HKU-led team could open the way for a new antiviral drug with broad application

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

Researchers in Hong Kong have discovered a chemical compound that helps stave off multiple viruses, including the deadly Sars virus, raising hopes of a drug that can work [...]
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