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HK extradition bill protests: police warn organisers they may block Kowloon rally between Hung Hom and To Kwa Wan over unrest fears

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

An anti-Hong Kong government rally scheduled for next weekend in Kowloon risked being blocked by police because of their concerns about escalating political unrest and [...]
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Consumer lender Home Credit plans more than $1 billion HK float

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

Consumer lender Home Credit B.V. on Monday filed for a Hong Kong initial public offering, which two sources said could raise more than $1 billion, just three days after AB [...]
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Four HK men admit sex offences against girl, 12, at public toilet in Sun Chui shopping centre, Sha Tin

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

Four men on Tuesday admitted to having sex with a 12-year-old girl they molested in a Hong Kong public toilet, with one later taunting her with death threats. The High Court [...]
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HK protesters clash with riot police and batter cops as 10,000 join pro-democracy march

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheSun | 6:02 AM

HONG Kong protesters clashed with riot police as more than 10,000 joined the pro-democracy march today. Demonstrators were demanding the resignation of Hong Kong’s [...]
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HK’s summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next?

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

Hong Kong’s summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating. For five consecutive weekends, the city of 7.4 million has been rocked by large-scale and occasionally [...]
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RPT-Goldman banker highlights Morgan Stanley’s HK IPO woes

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

A senior Goldman Sachs banker has highlighted to colleagues the role played by rival Morgan Stanley in failed Hong Kong IPOs following the collapse on Friday of Budweiser [...]
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HK exchange marks a bumper day with six stock trading debuts as city tries to claw back global IPO crown from New York

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

Six companies debuted on the Hong Kong stock exchange on Tuesday, marking the busiest initial trading day for a bourse that is trying to claw back its global fundraising [...]
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China is HK’s future, not its problem

China is HK’s future, not its problem

17-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

With all the Western media hype about “pro-democracy” protests in Hong Kong about its return to mainland China, one could be forgiven for thinking that the [...]
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Clashes at latest HK anti-extradition march

Clashes at latest HK anti-extradition march

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

Police and protesters clashed again in Hong Kong Sunday as unrest caused by a widely-loathed plan to allow extraditions to mainland China showed no sign of abating. Police [...]
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HK leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called ‘rioters’

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she supported the police in [...]
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Pharmacies and cosmetics shops targeted as parallel trading protest takes ugly turn in HK border town

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

Shuttered shops were a common sight in the Hong Kong border town of Sheung Shui on Saturday as thousands of people descended on the area to protest against mainland Chinese [...]
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HK, Macau and Taiwan deleted from website for mainland China’s controversial ‘social credit system’ as rumours swirl of implementation

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

Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan have been removed from a Chinese government “social credit system” website to avoid any misunderstanding that the controversial [...]
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Exhausted, stressed and insulted: HK police officers soldier on through physical and emotional pain brought by extradition protests

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

When Ken’s wife asked him how he was holding up after repeatedly being deployed to recent extradition protests, the police sergeant always assured her: [...]
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Mall clashes at latest HK anti-extradition march

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

Riot police and protesters fought running battles in a Hong Kong shopping mall Sunday night as unrest caused by a widely loathed plan to allow extraditions to mainland China [...]
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Carrie Lam’s office categorically denies report she offered to resign as HK leader

Carrie Lam’s office categorically denies report she offered to resign as HK leader

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

A top aide to Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has categorically denied that the embattled Hong Kong leader had offered to resign in the wake of the crisis over the controversial [...]
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