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HK legislative session adjourned amid protests and heckling

HK legislative session adjourned amid protests and heckling

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Legislative Council meeting was adjourned on Thursday as pro-democracy lawmakers repeatedly heckled the city’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, with [...]
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HK lawmakers dragged from chamber as leader heckled for second day

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Pro-democracy lawmakers were dragged out of Hong Kong’s legislature by security guards on Thursday after they heckled the city’s pro-Beijing leader for a second [...]
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Loosened lending rules in HK stoke optimism for small apartment sales

18-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Relaxed mortgage rules in Hong Kong that allow buyers to take on bigger loans will drive small-to-medium flat sales, property agents say, with the changes already prompting [...]
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Police raid in Mong Kok raises threat of bomb-throwing drones planned for use in protests, as HK violence escalates

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Drones and corrosive solution were seized on Tuesday during a police raid on a Mong Kok residential flat, in what investigators suspected to be airborne weapons planned for [...]
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Is it safe to visit HK right now?

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Hong Kongers have been protesting for more than four months and demonstrations are becoming more violent and disruptive. The city’s leaders have maintained Hong Kong is [...]
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Hazard investing? Here are 10 stocks to buy, if and when HK’s street mayhem end, according to Morningstar

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Hang Seng Index, the world’s third-biggest loser in the past six months, stands to recover its lost ground if Hong Kong can put a quick end to the four months of [...]
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How HK’s taxes spawned billionaires and bred inequality

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

For 25 consecutive years, Hong Kong has remained the world’s freest economy, thanks partly to low taxes and the rule of law. But widening inequality has also fuelled [...]
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The Latest: China threatens retaliation against US HK bill

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The Latest on Hong Kong’s protests (all times local): 12:45 p.m. China says it will take countermeasures after the US House of Representatives passed three bills [...]
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Pentagon official says US is concerned by ‘heavier hand Beijing has taken’ in HK

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s long-held reputation as one of Asia-Pacific’s best, most well-regulated police, judicial and administrative systems is under threat as Beijing takes [...]
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HK leader slams US senator for ‘police state’ remark

HK leader slams US senator for ‘police state’ remark

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader on Tuesday hit back at a US senator who said the city is becoming a police state, a day after a massive rally called on Washington to punish Beijing [...]
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House approves bills supporting pro-democracy activists in HK

House approves bills supporting pro-democracy activists in HK

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The House of Representatives sent a clear rebuke to Beijing and reaffirmed American support for pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on Tuesday afternoon, as police have [...]
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US House passes legislation taking hard line on China over HK, Huawei

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The US House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one [...]
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23 spice products sold in HK have cancer-causing substances: consumer watchdog

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s consumer watchdog has found 23 spice products sold in the city contained substances that could cause cancer, with the amount in two goods exceeding local [...]
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HK leader forced to abandon state of the union address amid protests

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam abandoned a state-of-the-union style address after opposition politicians heckled her in chaotic scenes inside the city’s [...]
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HIGHLIGHTS-HK leader Carrie Lam unveils property measures

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam unveiled a package of property measures on Wednesday aimed at restoring confidence in her administration after more than four months of [...]
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