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Customs seize 76 boxes of suspected counterfeit HPV vaccines in HK after patient complains of redness and swelling at injected area

15-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Customs officials have seized 76 boxes of suspected counterfeit HPV (human papillomavirus) shots in what could be the first ever recovery of fake vaccines in Hong Kong. Two [...]
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In challenge to Beijing, HK activists attempt to take fight to mainland

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city’s political masters in Beijing: activists want [...]
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Nearly 1 in 10 people in HK likely to have depression, according to HKU survey conducted during extradition bill crisis

Nearly 1 in 10 people in HK likely to have depression, according to HKU survey conducted during extradition bill crisis

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Nearly one in 10 people in Hong Kong were found to have suspected depression in a study conducted during the extradition bill crisis, as the city suffered an “epidemic [...]
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Parents, friends remember HK protester ‘Raincoat Man’ who died fighting extradition law

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:02 AM

The parents of a Hong Kong man who plunged to his death after putting up banners against divisive extradition legislation urged young people on Thursday to stay alive to [...]
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Deploy auxiliary police around ‘Lennon Walls’ to head off confrontations, says former HK minister Joseph Wong

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Civil Aid Service personnel and auxiliary police should be sent to patrol areas around Hong Kong’s so-called Lennon Walls to head off confrontations, a former minister [...]
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Three newborn kittens found dead with legs bound by rope among abandoned litter of five in HK village

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Three newborn kittens were found dead with their legs bound by rope at a refuse collection point in a northern Hong Kong village on Friday, prompting a police investigation [...]
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Central China Securities shares plunge in Shanghai and HK as asset management products face default risks

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Shares of Central China Securities tumbled in Shanghai and Hong Kong after the brokerage said two of its asset-management products worth 241.5 million yuan (US$35.1 million) [...]
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HK’s Lennon walls: protest goes on in colourful collages of sticky labels

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

On Tuesday evening Ines Wong gathered seven pieces of cardboard, attached to them colourful sticky labels with messages demanding the Hong Kong government retract a [...]
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Not the only one: Protest ‘Lennon Walls’ flower across HK

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Plastered in colourful sticky-notes carrying messages of defiance against Hong Kong’s government, so-called “Lennon Walls” have sprung up across the [...]
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HK police officers cheat death as metre-long iron bar spears windscreen on West Kowloon Highway

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Two police officers escaped serious injury on Friday when a metre-long iron bar flew up from a motorway and speared the windscreen of their moving vehicle. The accident [...]
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Protest planned for HK’s Sheung Shui against mainland Chinese parallel traders puts pharmacies on alert

Protest planned for HK’s Sheung Shui against mainland Chinese parallel traders puts pharmacies on alert

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Pharmacies frequented by mainland Chinese visitors and parallel traders in a border district of Hong Kong have been warned to shut down if safety is threatened during a [...]
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Misinformation amid HK protests: A Q&A with a researcher on the ground

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Poynter | 6:02 AM

Since early June, hundreds of thousands of protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong in an attempt to block an extradition bill that would allow criminal suspects from [...]
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In the spotlight for once, the Executive Council the de facto cabinet of HK’s chief executive is taking flak for its advising of Carrie Lam in the extradition bill crisis

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

More used to discussing government business in closed-door sessions, members of Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s quasi-cabinet have been in the media [...]
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University of HK president vows to condemn all violence at extradition bill protests after students accuse him of ‘singling out’ demonstrators who stormed Legislative Council

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The head of Hong Kong’s oldest university issued a clarification on Wednesday condemning all violence after a student petition demanded he retract a statement they said [...]
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Budweiser’s mega IPO falls flat with HK investors as high borrowing costs take the fizz out of demand

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

For many people there is nothing worse than a flat beer. Demand in Hong Kong for the biggest IPO of the year so far was anything but sparkling as Budweiser Brewing Company [...]
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