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Coronavirus: HK woman tests preliminary positive for Covid-19 in possible break of 16-day streak of no local infections

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

Hong Kong’s lengthy run without local contagion is under threat after a 34-year-old woman with no recent travel history tested preliminary positive for the coronavirus. [...]
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HK finance chief Paul Chan says city has nothing to fear from Donald Trump sanctions over national security law

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

The United States’ decision to revoke preferential treatment for Hong Kong will have “little impact” on the city’s economy, according to Financial [...]
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HK airport gradually reopens to transit passengers

02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | FlightGlobal | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has, from today, resumed allowing some transit passengers to use the airport. “From 1 June 2020 until further notice, only [...]
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HK reports first local COVID-19 cases in two weeks

02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong has confirmed its first locally transmitted coronavirus cases in more than two weeks, fuelling concerns over its spread as restrictions on movement are relaxed. The [...]
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Tariffs not top concern if HK’s favoured trade status with US is revoked, says ex-Trump negotiator

02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

While Hong Kong’s trade with the US would be immediately affected once Washington revokes the Chinese city’s special status, tariffs won’t be the most [...]
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‘The future is elsewhere’ for HK’s youth as the outlook is bleak, says analyst

02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong will likely see a mass migration of its youth as the city is thrust into a renewed period of uncertainty, following China’s decision to impose a national [...]
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UK ex-foreign ministers call for G7 HK monitor group

02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Seven former British foreign ministers Monday called on prime minister Boris Johnson to push G7 allies to set up an international monitoring group for Hong Kong in response [...]
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Coronavirus: transit through HK airport to and from mainland China not allowed in first phase of opening up

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

Transit through Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) to and from mainland China will not be allowed in the first phase of opening up transfer travel in the city from June 1 [...]
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Deleting Facebook, downloading VPNs: How HKers are preparing for a draconian law

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

As a veteran political cartoonist, Justin Wong is rarely at a loss for the right image. But China’s move to impose new national security powers over Hong Kong reduced [...]
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Trump’s plan to strip HK of its special status is light on detail, but economists still fear for city’s future

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

United States President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he plans to begin stripping Hong Kong of its special trading status, but left many important questions about the [...]
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Coronavirus: three new cases of Covid-19 linked to HK food warehouse raise concerns of expanding cluster

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

Hong Kong recorded three new local coronavirus infections on Monday, taking the total to five over two days and raising concerns about an expanding cluster in the city after [...]
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HK sign maker faces eviction as historical theatre nears demolition

02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFPTV | 6:02 AM

Tucked away inside a historical decades old theatre facing demolition in Hong Kong is King Wah Signboards, a vibrantly coloured sign making shop which has been operating for [...]
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HK airport transit from June 1 excludes mainland flights: Cathay Pacific

02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | ArabNews | 6:02 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways said on Saturday that the reopening of transit services for passengers at Hong Kong International Airport from June 1 will not include those travelling [...]
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China threatens to ‘counter-attack’ US over HK curbs

02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Beijing warned Washington Monday of retaliation after President Donald Trump announced restrictions on Chinese students in the US in protest against a new national security [...]
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Seven former foreign secretaries urge UK to take lead on HK

02-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Britain must take the lead in co-ordinating the international response to China’s efforts to impose draconian security laws in Hong Kong, seven former Conservative and [...]
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