Click for Hong Kong Forecast

Category: Hong KongSubscribe via RSS Feed

HK councillor warned for refusing to help Yuen Long residents who support national security law

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A district councillor in Hong Kong who publicly declared his refusal to help residents endorsing national security legislation has been warned he could be in breach of rules [...]
» More

Coronavirus: stress over university entrance exams has skyrocketed amid HK school closures, study finds

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

That was up from the 7.48 average for the 1,308 candidates polled in January. The stress levels are the highest since the annual study was launched in 2012, when the DSE exam [...]
» More

Coronavirus: HK may have to impose strict lockdown with people told to stay home, government adviser says, amid warnings of third wave of infections

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong may have to impose a lockdown for several weeks that closes all non-essential businesses and largely confines people to their homes, a senior government adviser has [...]
» More

Coronavirus: 600 Hongkongers stuck in India’s lockdown as lawmaker urges aid for largest group of city residents stranded overseas

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

About 600 Hongkongers stuck in India the largest known group of city residents still stranded overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic have called for help from the [...]
» More

Coronavirus: don’t abandon your cat because of unproven scientific research, experts say

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Coronavirus: don’t abandon your cat because of unproven scientific research, experts say Experts from Hong Kong and Britain have urged cat owners and the public in [...]
» More

The HK hotel weathering the coronavirus storm

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Lantau is Hong Kong’s largest island, home to three of its busiest spotsHong Kong Disneyland, the Tian Tan Buddha and Chep Lak Kok Airport. But on the island’s [...]
» More

Virus sparks boom for local farmers in import-dependent HK

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

After a coronavirus-fuelled wave of panic-buying briefly left Hong Kong’s supermarket shelves bare, residents are turning to local producers for fresh food in a city [...]
» More

Coronavirus: 65 Hongkongers arrive home after weeks stranded in Peru

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Sixty-five Hong Kong residents stranded in Peru finally flew back to the city on Sunday afternoon with the help of the authorities, but the city government is being urged to [...]
» More

HSBC HK shareholders mull legal action over dividend suspension

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

HSBC shareholders in Hong Kong are considering calling for an extraordinary meeting with management and taking possible legal action against the bank’s decision to [...]
» More

HK will welcome HSBC, Standard Chartered if they moved headquarters to city, minister says

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank would be welcomed by the government, if they were to move their headquarters to Hong Kong, a senior minister said, adding that the city met [...]
» More

Coronavirus: HK virologist calls for wide-scale antibody testing aimed at detecting city’s true number of Covid-19 cases

07-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A large-scale antibody study should be carried out to gauge the true number of Covid-19 infections in Hong Kong, information that would allow the government to make [...]
» More

Coronavirus: quieter Ching Ming Festival as Hongkongers mark grave-sweeping date with social-distancing laws in place

06-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s families visited their ancestors’ tombs on Saturday in small batches amid a much quieter Ching Ming Festival this year under a government ban on [...]
» More

Coronavirus: HK trio stranded in Poland urge city’s government for help in returning home, with one kicked out of hotel following ban

06-Apr-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Three Hongkongers stranded in Poland have called for assistance from their government, as one of them was evicted from his hotel after a ban on guests kicked in amid [...]
» More

Glass half empty or full? HK bars confused over new coronavirus curbs

06-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Confusion reigned on Friday in some Hong Kong pubs and bars, after authorities ordered a two-week closure from 6 p.m. (1000 GMT) to curb a coronavirus pandemic, with many [...]
» More

HK business activity slumps further in March as virus pummels economy

06-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Business activity in Hong Kong deteriorated further in March, a private survey showed on Friday, as demand, output and confidence plunged amid the deepening coronavirus [...]
» More