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Baby Chi-hoi needs a life-saving heart op, but odds are stacked against 13-month-old getting one, HK donor records show

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

The chances of finding a new heart for a severely ill Hong Kong baby appear to be remote, after it emerged that the city has had only three child donors under the age of six [...]
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As Brexit debate begins, HK financial firms seek to avoid being tripped up by UK divorce from EU

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

The ongoing drama surrounding the acrimonious break-up between Britain and the European Union could affect thousands of businesses that use London as a base for their [...]
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HK, mainland stocks stay on a positive roll as Beijing acts to boost liquidity and US-China trade talks get under way

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

Hong Kong and mainland markets posted gains in Monday early trading, after China’s central bank moved to encourage lending to boost the slowing domestic economy and [...]
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Nine held over vicious gang ambush on pair driving along HK road as police mount anti-triad raids across city

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

At least nine gangsters were arrested across Hong Kong on Sunday in connection with the stabbing of two men whose car was ambushed on a busy road the previous day. A police [...]
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Tougher measures proposed for overstayers with jobs and employers of illegal workers as HK government seeks to deter economic migrants

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

The Security Bureau wants tougher penalties for employers that hire illegal workers as it seeks to deter economic migrants from coming to Hong Kong. On Thursday, authorities [...]
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Insurer drops collapse cover for travellers with HNA’s HK Airlines

05-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong insurance provider is to stop offering cover against the possibility of HNA-controlled Hong Kong Airlines folding, according to a notice issued by the insurer to [...]
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China, HK benchmarks rebound, defying big sell-offs in region over Apple train wreck

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

China and Hong Kong stocks defied big sell-offs in Asia in Friday trading, with the Shanghai Composite capping its biggest gain in a month, as suspected state buying and [...]
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HK Airlines, Osaka Airport and Tokyo Haneda Airport Lead the Way in Asia Pacific for Punctuality in 2018

05-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Business Wire | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Airlines once again claims the title as the most punctual airline in Asia Pacific, and the third most punctual worldwide, according to the OAG Punctuality League [...]
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HK$65 million in illicit goods seized by HK customs over festive season in anti-smuggling operation

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

About HK$65 million (US$8.3 million) worth of illicit goods ranging from cocaine to cigarettes were confiscated with 147 people arrested as Hong Kong customs stepped up [...]
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Gay couple sue for right to marry in HK

Gay couple sue for right to marry in HK

05-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Pinknews | 6:00 AM

A gay couple have filed a lawsuit to legalise equal marriage in Hong Kong. The two men, aged 21 and 31, lodged a claim at Hong Kong’s high court, arguing that not [...]
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How can HK’s poor beat poverty when work doesn’t pay?

05-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Even before the sun rises, Ah Wing is out on the streets collecting garbage, and he does not return home until midnight. It is his daily routine except for the one day a [...]
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Catholic Church holds off choosing interim leader for HK after death of Reverend Michael Yeung Ming-cheung

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

A new leader of Hong Kong’s Catholic Church will only be chosen after the funeral next Friday of predecessor Reverend Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, auxiliary bishop Joseph [...]
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Developer likely to get go-ahead to demolish historic Maryknoll House in Stanley after HK government gives plan the nod

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

A proposal to turn a historic block for Catholic missionaries in Hong Kong into luxury flats by its private owner could get the go-ahead from planning authorities on Friday, [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam writes to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over concerns about jailing of four men on drug charges

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

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has written to the Philippine president to raise concerns about four Hongkongers jailed for life on drug charges in the Southeast [...]
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2018, HK’s second-best year for property sales at $93 billion, ended with a whimper in December

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

Hong Kong recorded its second-best year for property sales in 2018 on the back of a red hot first half, in which transactions worth HK$403.7 billion (US$51.5 billion) were [...]
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