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Explainer: What was HK’s ‘Occupy’ movement all about?

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:18 AM

Occupy Central is the name given to the protests that paralysed parts of Hong Kong for 79 days in late 2014. Demonstrators demanding that China’s Communist Party [...]
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HK pro-democracy ‘Occupy’ activists jailed for role in mass protests

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:18 AM

A Hong Kong court on Wednesday jailed key leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy “Occupy” movement in a move that highlights political divisions nearly five years [...]
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Two Cathay Pacific captains lose eyesight during flights, sparking investigations by HK’s Air Accident Investigation Authority

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:18 AM

Two Cathay Pacific Airways captains suffered loss of eyesight on separate flights earlier this year, forcing their co-pilots to take command of their aircraft and issue [...]
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HK democracy leaders jailed over Umbrella Movement protests

HK democracy leaders jailed over Umbrella Movement protests

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:18 AM

Four prominent leaders of Hong Kong’s democracy movement were jailed on Wednesday for their role in organising mass protests in 2014 that paralysed the city for months [...]
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Brain tumour ‘larger than a ping-pong ball’ prompts deferment of HK lawmaker Tanya Chan’s Occupy sentencing

25-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:18 AM

A life-threatening brain tumour “larger than a ping-pong ball” has prompted Hong Kong lawmaker Tanya Chan to ask for her sentence for civil disobedience to be [...]
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Otto Poon, husband of HK’s justice chief, fined HK$20,000 for illegal pool in his garden

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

The husband of Hong Kong’s justice minister Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah was on Tuesday fined HK$20,000 (US$2,500) after being found guilty of building an unauthorised pool in [...]
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Controversial HK pollster to go it alone after ending 28-year link with city’s oldest university

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Hong Kong’s leading pollster has announced he is branching out on his own, ending a 28-year association with the city’s oldest university. Dr Robert Chung [...]
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HK gene testing companies under probe after ‘exaggerated’ claims of being able to identify children’s abilities

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Eight companies offering genetic testing in Hong Kong are under investigation by authorities after they were accused of exaggerating claims that they could map out talents [...]
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HK Airlines directors slapped with injunction as government deadline for boardroom battle to end nears

24-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Four directors at Hong Kong Airlines have been served with an injunction that prevents them from making any decisions about the future direction of the business. The legal [...]
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Heung Yee Kuk rural body aims to spruce up image with videos hailing role of HK’s indigenous villagers in city’s success

23-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Hong Kong’s powerful rural body has released a trio of short videos in a publicity blitz about the contributions of indigenous villagers to the success of the city, [...]
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Andy Hui scandal: HK broadcaster TVB in hurry to repair damage over affair with actress Jacqueline Wong

23-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:38 AM

Actress Jacqueline Wong’s dalliance with singer Andy Hui has caused problems for her TVB employer. The company has been forced to scramble to recast artists in shows, [...]
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Vacant HK school to be provisional work site for 200 disabled people facing job loss from factory relocation

23-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

A vacant primary school in Kowloon is set to be a provisional work site for some 200 visually and mentally impaired people facing job loss following the planned relocation of [...]
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Latest HK plan to lure overseas doctors is unequal treatment, says city leader Carrie Lam

23-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

Hong Kong’s leader, medical schools and health department have joined hands to shoot down the latest proposal aimed at luring overseas-trained doctors to ease a chronic [...]
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Cathay Pacific cracks down on petty theft by cabin crew of HK carrier’s in-flight supplies

23-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

A crackdown at Cathay Pacific Airways on flight attendants helping themselves to company supplies has sent shock waves through the cabin crew community after a handful were [...]
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HK customs arrest Nigerian woman who landed at airport with more than half a kilogram of cocaine hidden in her body

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:38 AM

Custom officers at Hong Kong International Airport recovered more than half of a kilogram of cocaine from an African traveller who had allegedly hidden the drug in her body. [...]
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