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MSCI, HKEX to launch futures contracts on China share index

12-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

* MSCI, HKEX sign agreement on A-share futures launch * New product subject to market approval (Adds HKEX CEO comments, more context) Global index publisher MSCI and the Hong [...]
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HK man had brain tumour but doctors at Kwong Wah Hospital forgot to tell him

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong man has lost the ability to care for himself after Kwong Wah Hospital failed to tell him of a brain tumour discovered in a scan a blunder which delayed his [...]
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Domestic workers are the economic backbone of HK but some of its worst-treated women

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

On February 17, Baby Jane Teodoro Allas, 38, was fired from her job as a domestic worker in Hong Kong while on sick leave. The reason her employer gave for her dismissal was [...]
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HK regulator suspends trading in China Ding Yi Feng shares

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Trading in shares of investment firm China Ding Yi Feng Holdings Ltd was suspended on Friday under directions from the Hong Kong securities watchdog, according to a [...]
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Fatal Citybus crash: camera didn’t spot broken-down truck because it was pointed the other way, HK’s Western Harbour Tunnel Company says

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A truck that broke down on a Hong Kong motorway last week leading to a crash that killed two and injured 16 was in an area covered by cameras, but they were facing the other [...]
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‘Chinese government is at war with faith,’ US envoy for religious freedom Sam Brownback tells HK FCC

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

US envoy for religious freedom Sam Brownback said on Friday that the Chinese government was “at war with faith” and has been misguided in Xinjiang policies that [...]
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US envoy for religious freedom slams China during HK visit

US envoy for religious freedom slams China during HK visit

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US ambassador for religious freedom, Sam Brownback, on Friday called on Beijing to end religious persecution in China, while requesting a visit to the country’s [...]
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Southern district councillors call for less promotion by HK Tourism Board, fearing even more tourists, whom they blame for disruption

09-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Councillors on the south side of Hong Kong Island have urged tourism bosses to go easy on promoting the district, fearing a heavy influx of visitors could bring more [...]
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PolyU disciplinary measures: how universities have reacted to messages on campus advocating HK independence

08-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Polytechnic University has been embroiled in controversy since last week, when it imposed the severest penalties in recent years on four students involved in a campus dispute [...]
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Fired cancer patient exposes plight of HK’s foreign maids

08-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The case of a Filipina domestic worker in Hong Kong who was sacked after being diagnosed with cervical cancerleaving her without healthcareshines a light on the exploitation [...]
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HK allows fleeing Saudi sisters to stay another month lawyer

08-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two Saudi sisters fleeing what they described as beatings and repression in their home country have been granted an extension to stay in Hong Kong until next month, their [...]
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Greater Bay Area integration the only way for HK to resolve its long-standing problems, says Beijing’s chief official on city’s affairs

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

Beijing’s “Greater Bay Area” project to integrate Hong Kong with 10 neighbouring cities is the only way the former British colony can resolve its [...]
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HK diplomats visit China’s Greater Bay Area as Pearl River Delta seeks new image

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

A diplomatic tour organised by China’s foreign ministry commissioner’s office in Hong Kong, which included delegates from 20 consulates in the city, paid a [...]
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Is HK’s most expensive property ever to go up for sale too costly for any single developer?

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

Is Hong Kong’s most expensive property ever to go up for sale too costly for any single developer? The city’s hottest prime commercial site sitting atop the West [...]
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When it comes to financial planning, most HK women leave it to spouses ‘as they know better’

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

Women still have much progress to make before being equal or taking charge of life-changing financial decisions with a partner, according to a UBS survey released ahead of [...]
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