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China Says HK Bookseller Must Return or Face Parole Violation Penalties

China Says HK Bookseller Must Return or Face Parole Violation Penalties

07-Jul-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The police in mainland China say that a Hong Kong bookseller who went public about his monthslong detention there must return to the city of Ningbo or face penalties for [...]
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HK Journalists Warn Over ‘Grave Threat’ to City’s Freedoms

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Journalists in Hong Kong have called on the city’s government to do much more to protect press freedom, citing a “grave threat” to its traditional freedoms [...]
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Booksellers’ case is China’s Watergate

06-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

Disclosures by released bookseller Lam Wing-kee of his treatment in mainland China and the resultant outcry have spurred Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to ask for a review [...]
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In race to be Asia’s fintech hub, Singapore leads HK

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore is rushing to reinvent itself as Asia’s financial technology, or fintech, hub to fend off a regulatory threat to its wealth management industry and revive a [...]
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HK sending delegation to Beijing on detainee notification

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong will send a delegation of senior officials to Beijing on Tuesday to discuss notification when its residents are detained, after protests in the Asian financial hub [...]
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HK named most expensive city for expats

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CCTV | 6:00 AM

A new international survey has ranked Hong Kong as the world’s most expensive city for expatriates. The result may affect multinational companies’ strategies for [...]
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HK officials to visit Beijing for talks over bookseller

HK officials to visit Beijing for talks over bookseller

05-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee said he was seized after crossing the border into Shenzhen, and then kept in a cell without access to a lawyer for alleged involvement in [...]
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Protesters rally in HK on handover anniversary

Protesters rally in HK on handover anniversary

04-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Friday to mark the anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain to China, with pro-independence groups [...]
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Protesters Target HK’s Leung as Bookseller Stays Away

Protesters Target HK’s Leung as Bookseller Stays Away

04-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thousands of protesters marched against Hong Kong’s top leader on Friday, complaining that China is encroaching on their freedoms and urging political reform, in a [...]
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Campaigners urge amendments to asylum regulations

04-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

Human rights campaigners yesterday called for amendments to the Act Governing Relations with Hong Kong and Macau (????????) to facilitate asylum applications from there. The [...]
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HK protests mark day city handed back to China

HK protests mark day city handed back to China

02-Jul-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of protesters are due to march in Hong Kong Friday to mark the anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain to China, with new pro-independence [...]
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Bookseller arrests loom over HK’s anniversary

02-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

The July 1 anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to Chinese sovereignty is expected to be filled with protest. Feelings of trust towards Beijing have eroded over the past [...]
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HK has achieved much since 1997: China Daily columnist

02-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has made tremendous gains in social and economic development with its capitalist system and people’s lifestyles remaining unchanged since the handover in [...]
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HK Protest March Seen as Test of Views Toward Beijing

02-Jul-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Thousands of people will take to the streets in Hong Kong Friday for an annual protest march that has been a closely watched barometer of how the city’s seven million [...]
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HK trams struggle on journey to modernisation

02-Jul-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Elderly network of ‘Ding Dings’ must compete with efficient buses and ferries In a city with one of the world’s best public transport systems, high-school [...]
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