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HK extradition bill: lawmaker offers task force compromise after pro-establishment camp threat to force bill to full vote

HK extradition bill: lawmaker offers task force compromise after pro-establishment camp threat to force bill to full vote

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The pro-establishment lawmaker likely to chair the committee that is supposed to scrutinise Hong Kong’s contentious extradition bill has proposed a compromise solution, [...]
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Asia’s oldest architecture firm practises its art along belt and road

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A slowdown in China and price pressure in Greater China is forcing P&T Group, Hong Kong’s oldest architecture firm, to look to emerging markets along the belt and [...]
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Former HK officials Chris Patten and Anson Chan contradict Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s claim that mainland China was not deliberately excluded as a destination for fugitive transfers

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Two key players during the end of colonial rule in Hong Kong have said the British government deliberately excluded mainland China from local extradition laws, contradicting [...]
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Live pig imports to HK suspended after African swine fever case detected but pork traders ask for cull to be halted

14-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mainland China has suspended the transport of all live pigs to Hong Kong, causing pork prices to soar by as much as 40 per cent on Saturday, after the city confirmed its [...]
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China, HK markets will be less skittish as trade war drags on, observers say

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China’s response to the imposition of increased tariffs by the Trump Administration suggests that a protracted trade war lies ahead, but investors’ sensitivity to [...]
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Six HK motorcyclists have BMW, a Suzuki and Yamaha bikes seized over suspected illegal modifications

Six HK motorcyclists have BMW, a Suzuki and Yamaha bikes seized over suspected illegal modifications

14-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A group of six motorcyclists in Hong Kong had their high-powered bikes seized after police suspected they had been illegally modified, during an anti-speeding operation near [...]
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HK reports African swine fever case

13-May-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China’s borders. [...]
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Chaotic scenes at HK legislature over extradition law

13-May-2019 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extradition law [...]
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HK to cull 6,000 pigs as first swine fever case found

HK to cull 6,000 pigs as first swine fever case found

13-May-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after African swine fever was detected in an animal at a slaughterhouse close to the border with China, the first case of the disease in the [...]
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HK extradition bill: Only China’s supreme court should be able to request transfer of fugitives, lawmaker says

11-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:53 AM

The power to request a fugitive be sent from Hong Kong to mainland China should rest solely with the country’s supreme court, a lawmaker has said of a contentious [...]
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HK’s billionaire class shrinks the most as trade war wrought havoc on global markets, wiping out worldwide fortunes

11-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:53 AM

Hong Kong’s class of US dollar billionaires lost $56 billion last year, or 17.5 per cent of their combined fortunes, as the US-China trade war wrought havoc on global [...]
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Jet Airways sued by HK fuel supplier over unpaid $1.1 million bill

11-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:53 AM

A Hong Kong-based fuel supplier has sued the grounded Jet Airways over a $1.1 million bill it said has not been paid, despite repeated demands. Documents filed to the High [...]
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HK democracy advocates bring their protest against extradition bill to United States

HK democracy advocates bring their protest against extradition bill to United States

11-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:53 AM

Two of Hong Kong’s most prominent democracy advocates have travelled to the United States to seek Washington’s support for scuttling the territory’s [...]
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HK Medical Council signs off on proposal that will make it easier for doctors trained overseas to work in city

10-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s medical regulator signed off on a deal on overseas doctors working in the city after a marathon five-hour meeting on Wednesday, amid allegations by a member [...]
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HK’s property market has 10 more years in its bull run as population inflow from Greater Bay gives it sustenance

10-May-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s property bull market has another 10 years to run, as housing supply fails to keep up with the new population pouring in from the Greater Bay Area, said the [...]
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