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Lam hopes Legco meetings can go back to ‘normal’ with rule book change

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

An intense debate on changes to rules of procedure in the city’s parliament, aimed at curbing filibustering, will begin on Wednesday Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng [...] » More

Alibaba Looks To HK AI Unicorn SenseTime, Edward Tian Taps Payoneer

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

As noted a month ago, hot AI startup SenseTime was getting ready to raise a next round of funding before the end of this year. CEO Xu Li told me then that the amount could [...] » More

Record profits revealed for Asian carriers despite troubles plaguing Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Asia-Pacific airlines will achieve record levels of profitability next year as strong global economic growth, higher ticket prices and more travellers than ever before boost [...] » More

Zimbabwe presses on with lawsuit to claim HK$40 million HK villa from Taiwan-born businessperson

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Despite the recent ouster of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, the African nation is pressing ahead with a legal battle he launched three years ago against a [...] » More

Years late and billions of dollars too expensive, here are HK’s budget black holes

07-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

With its latest HK$16.5 billion cost overrun, the MTR’s Sha Tin-Central Link is set to become Hong Kong’s most expensive rail project in history. But the project, [...] » More

70 per cent of Hongkongers say they intend to do volunteering work, but fewer than a third actually did so in past year

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Fewer than a third of Hongkongers undertook any volunteering work in the past year, despite a majority agreeing they should give back to the community by doing so, a survey [...] » More

HK stocks struggle for direction, as Tencent joins global tech sell-off

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong and mainland share markets traded mixed by the midday break on Tuesday, following a divergent performance by US markets overnight led by reactions to the Republican [...] » More

HK domestic worker arrested for child porn after Facebook broadcast of children in shower

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A domestic helper in North Point has been arrested for publishing child pornography after she allegedly did a live online broadcast of herself giving showers to three [...] » More

Is US tax overhaul good or bad for HK?

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump has scored his first big legislative victory US senators have passed a sweeping tax overhaul. Under the new tax code, the corporate tax rate will be [...] » More

Malaysia data breach traced to Netherlands and HK

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Malaysian authorities investigating a massive online data breach involving 46 million mobile phone users have now widened their search to another two countriesNetherlands and [...] » More

Hainan attracts 38b yuan investment at HK event

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | China Daily | 6:00 AM

Hainan reaped 38 billion yuan ($5.75 billion ) in investment from overseas Hainanese for 27 new projects covering tourism, new high technology and education at a promotion [...] » More

Fifteen Hermes and YSL handbags worth HK$1.44 million stolen from shop in HK’s busy financial district

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Fifteen designer handbags 14 Hermes and one YSL worth a total of about HK$1.44 million (US$184,000) were stolen from a shop in Hong Kong’s busy financial district on [...] » More

Cathay Pacific not changing routes despite crew’s suspected sighting of N Korean missile test

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The city’s flagship airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, confirmed that crew on a Hong Kong-bound flight from San Francisco had reported a suspected sighting of the latest [...] » More

HK medical watchdog accused of keeping grieving husband in the dark over wife’s death

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The city’s medical watchdog has been accused of withholding vital information from a grieving husband after an investigation into his wife’s death was dismissed. [...] » More

When will HK women speak up about sexism?

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | ATimes | 6:00 AM

It’s the lot of Hongkongers that, barring the odd peaceful protest, they’re accustomed to staying quiet about the hand they’ve been dealt. Hong Kong is not, [...] » More