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HK stocks in torment as mainland traders head for exits, Beijing votes for national security law

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

Hong Kong stocks slipped in see-saw trading as mainland traders unwound positions amid widening US-China political rifts, with Beijing endorsing a proposal to impose a [...]
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In HK and beyond, China moves to consolidate position of strength as country emerges from pandemic

29-May-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Sometimes, the best time to act isn’t when you’re at your strongest, but when your rivals are weakest. As much of the world continues to reel from the coronavirus [...]
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Vanke sells all flats at HK development, defies worsening Goldman Sachs forecast for property sector

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

Vanke Holding (Hong Kong) sold all 188 flats on sale at its The Campton development in Hong Kong’s Cheung Sha Wan area on Wednesday. The outcome defied a forecast by [...]
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US business to Trump: Go slowly on HK response

29-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Business groups are urging US President Donald Trump to go slowly in responding to Bejing’s planned imposition of new national security laws on Hong Kong, warning [...]
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HK opposition lawmaker delays national anthem debate after throwing rotten plants at Legislative Council president

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

Emergency services were called into the Legislative Council’s chamber on Thursday after an opposition lawmaker hurled a container of foul-smelling rotten plants at the [...]
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HK national security law: city awaits Trump’s response, casting shadow over long-term economic status

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

Economists, diplomats and business figures were scrambling on Thursday to quantify the effect of Washington’s decision to deem Hong Kong “no longer [...]
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US weighs options ‘across the spectrum’ to punish China over HK

29-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Trump administration is crafting a range of options to punish China over its tightening grip on Hong Kong, including targeted sanctions, new tariffs and further [...]
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China prepared for international backlash over HK national security law

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

Beijing is “prepared for the worst case scenario” of an international backlash following the Trump administration’s decision to certify that Hong Kong is no [...]
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Coronavirus: HK reaches 14 days without local transmission of Covid-19

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

Hong Kong recorded no new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, a day before social-distancing rules were expected to be eased and some businesses allowed to reopen. The city also [...]
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China vows to hit back at US over any action on HK national security law

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

China has again warned that it will retaliate against the United States if Washington takes action over Hong Kong this week. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian [...]
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US and China fight at United Nations over HK

US and China fight at United Nations over HK

29-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States and China clashed over Hong Kong at the United Nations on Wednesday after Beijing opposed a request by Washington for the Security Council to meet over [...]
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Li & Fung delists from HK’s bourse after 28 years as supply chain manager is privatised while global trade roils

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

The curtain came down on the publicly traded shares of Li & Fung Limited after 28 years on the Hong Kong stock exchange, as the century-old supply chain manager and [...]
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Violence at Sunday protests proves urgent necessity of Beijing’s new national security law, HK security chief says

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

Acts of violence at Sunday’s anti-government protests only served to drive home the urgency of Beijing’s proposed national security law for the city, Hong [...]
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Two Sessions 2020: national security law for HK a step closer after NPC endorses resolution

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

China’s top legislature has endorsed a resolution authorising its Standing Committee to tailor-make a national security law for Hong Kong. Thursday afternoon’s [...]
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HK courts groan under weight of protest trials

29-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Nearly 9,000 people have been arrested since the protests kicked off last June with 1,600 proceeding to trial so far, according to police Hong Kong’s courts are clogged [...]
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