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HK chiropractor jailed for 15 months for indecently assaulting young woman during three days of treatment freed on appeal

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

A chiropractor jailed for molesting a young patient in Hong Kong cleared his name on Wednesday, after convincing an appeal court the treatment he carried out was necessary. [...]
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HK property mogul Thomas Kwok released after more than three years in prison for bribery

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

Property mogul Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong walked out of Hong Kong’s maximum-security Stanley Prison on Thursday morning, having served most of a five-year jail term for [...]
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HK residents are least optimistic in 25 years, poll shows

22-Mar-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong residents have the least confidence about the future in 25 years, amid rising levels of distrust between the local and central government, according to a survey. [...]
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HK to build one of world’s largest artificial islands

21-Mar-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Government says it needs extra land around main island of Lantau for housing Hong Kong plans to build one of the world’s largest artificial islands, city officials have [...]
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Hong Kong Expands Use of Cavern Service Reservoirs to Free Up Land

20-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Press Release | 9:14 AM

The Water Supplies Department (WSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is considering to relocate the Diamond Hill Fresh Water and Salt Water [...]
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Singapore, HK and Paris jointly ranked world’s most expensive cities

20-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

Singapore remains the world’s most expensive city to visit and live in, according to the latest Worldwide Cost of Living Survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit [...]
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This HK start-up gives flat owners a hassle-free way to tap the co-living trend

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

In crowded Hong Kong, co-living operators have made good business matching the needs of renters and landlords around shared living concepts involving big spaces. But a new [...]
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HK’s limited partnership regime may attract funds to set up domicile, boosting city’s role as Greater Bay Area private equity hub

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

The Hong Kong government’s legal infrastructure to promote the city’s private equity industry may just work, encouraging more funds to set up domiciles locally [...]
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Stocks rise in HK, China as Shanghai tech board’s kick-off signals further liberalisation in the Chinese capital market

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

Equities rose in Hong Kong and China on Monday, as investors await the introduction of a bidding process that will allow technology start-ups to raise capital in Shanghai, [...]
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HK MTR trains collide near Central station during signal system trial

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

Hong Kong’s subway network, already slowed by a train crash overnight, suffered a further blow mid-morning Monday when a woman fell onto the track causing part of a [...]
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FEATURE-Activists in HK and Taiwan feel heat as China fears ‘separatist’ collusion

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

As Beijing grows wary of pro-independence groups seeking to forge closer ties in Hong Kong and Taiwan, activists say they are coming under increased surveillance and [...]
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HK truck driver escapes injury in Tolo Highway crash only to be killed moments later by GoGoVan vehicle

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

A Hong Kong driver narrowly escaped serious injury after losing control of his truck on Friday night, only to be struck and killed moments later by a van as he left the [...]
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Politicians offer prescription for HK’s troubled public hospitals: more overseas doctors, fewer immigrants

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

The Democratic Party has called on authorities to improve Hong Kong’s public health care by hiring more overseas doctors without requiring them to take the city’s [...]
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HK faces commuter chaos after rare train collision

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

A train collision disrupted services in Hong Kong on Monday, threatening commuter chaos during rush hour in the heart of the Asian financial hub, authorities said. The rare [...]
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Known for massive collection of Japanese books, Kinokuniya Liang Court to shut down after 36 years

19-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

It’s the end of an era for the beloved Kinokuniya bookstore at Liang Court. After 36 years, the outlet at the Clarke Quay shopping mall will bring down its shutters for [...]
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