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Christian and gay: LGBT church group first to worship at HK Pride Parade

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

When Joe Pang, a young Malaysian-Chinese pastor, told the leader of his Kuala Lumpur-based church that he was gay, his senior pastor had one response: write your resignation [...]
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Vigil and funeral arrangements announced for late ‘godfather of HK politics’ Chung Sze-yuen

20-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The family of Chung Sze-yuen has announced that a vigil for the late “godfather of Hong Kong politics” will be held on Thursday, with the funeral a day later. [...]
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HK economy cools as trade tension mounts

19-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Wsfa | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s economic growth sank to a two-year low in the latest quarter and the government warned it will face headwinds from US-Chinese trade tension, weakening [...]
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HK may step up monitoring of border after accusations Guangdong defence force stole land

17-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong land officials may step up monitoring of the border by taking aerial photos after mainland Chinese officers on the other side allegedly turned city land into a [...]
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Prisoner on the run after escaping from HK hospital by climbing through roof in washroom

17-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A fugitive who has been on the run from Hong Kong police since 2015 escaped again on Friday morning through the ceiling of a hospital toilet less than 24 hours after being [...]
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HK housing prices could fall 25pct next year if trade war worsens

17-Nov-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Hong Kong housing prices face a potential slump of as much as 25 percent next year, real-estate and investment management company JLL says. * The real-estate and investment [...]
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HK lawyers demand explanation over journalist ban

17-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s powerful bar association, a group of the city’s top lawyers, has upped pressure on the government to explain the blacklisting of a British journalist [...]
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HK freedoms under scrutiny as ‘Occupy’ democracy leaders face trial

17-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nine leaders of Hong Kong’s 2014 civil disobedience “Occupy Central” movement go on trial on Monday at a time when the Chinese-ruled financial hub’s [...]
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Leighton managers don’t remember being told workers were cutting corners when building HK’s most expensive rail link

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two managers at Leighton Contractors (Asia) have told a commission of inquiry they do not remember hearing about allegations in 2015 of workers cutting corners during the [...]
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HK to ban under-18s buying alcohol in shops

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong youngsters will no longer be allowed to buy alcohol from shops when a new law kicks in on the last day of this month. But youngsters will still be able to drink [...]
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Would-be buyers take heart as HK property market finally begins to cool

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Potential homebuyers priced out of Hong Kong’s stratospheric property market may now feel more hopeful as housing prices finally begin to cool after a bullish stampede [...]
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Tencent shares jump over 4 per cent in early HK trading after better-than-expected earnings

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Tencent Holdings increased 4.3 per cent to open at HK$284 on Thursday in Hong Kong trading, after China’s internet giant posted better-than-expected third quarter [...]
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HK, Shanghai lead most Asia markets up, pound strengthens

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday, with Hong Kong and Shanghai rallying on hopes for an easing of the China-US trade war, while energy firms also enjoyed a much-needed [...]
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HK freedoms under scrutiny as ‘Occupy’ democracy leaders face trial

HK freedoms under scrutiny as ‘Occupy’ democracy leaders face trial

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nine leaders of Hong Kong’s 2014 civil disobedience “Occupy Central” movement go on trial on Monday at a time when the Chinese-ruled financial hub’s [...]
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Students at Chinese University of HK use graduation ceremony for protest against activist jailings

16-Nov-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong used their graduation ceremony on Thursday to protest against the jailing of local democracy activists and an incoming law [...]
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