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Patients with gender identity issues ‘more willing to seek help at HK public hospitals’

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

People with gender identity issues have been making more appointments at Hong Kong’s public hospitals, something doctors say could be a sign that more are prepared to [...] » More

HK justice department set to strike down prosecution bid by former opposition lawmaker against rival over Legco chaos

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

Hong Kong’s justice department is set to strike down a private prosecution a former opposition lawmaker had brought against his pro-Beijing rival over assault in a [...] » More

38 arrested in HK bar raid over alcohol licence breaches and social-distancing violations

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

Hong Kong police arrested 38 people during a raid on a suspected unlicensed bar in a Kwai Chung industrial building in the early hours of Saturday, with 36 among the group [...] » More

New World posts a third sell-out weekend in Tai Wai as buyers rush to park their money in flats amid era of low interest rates

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

Hong Kong’s homebuyers packed a real estate developer’s showroom over the weekend to snap up hundreds of new flats, as assurances of low interest rates by [...] » More

Local Covid-19 cases scuppered Carrie Lam’s hopes of restarting HK-mainland China travel, sources say

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

Hong Kong’s leader had regarded the resumption of cross-border travel as her top priority as she headed to Beijing on an official visit, but she failed to pull it off [...] » More

Coronavirus: HK officials dismiss community outbreak fears after barman is among three new Covid-19 cases

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

Hong Kong recorded three new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, with one local infection of unknown origin involving a barman in Tai Po, and two imported cases from Britain, health [...] » More

China watchers question Beijing’s faith in HK leader Carrie Lam after trip to capital ends in disappointment

China watchers question Beijing’s faith in HK leader Carrie Lam after trip to capital ends in disappointment

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

Hong Kong’s leader returned from a five-day visit with mainland officials having failed in her bid to have the border reopened, something China watchers said showed [...] » More

HK police arrest one, hunt another over grisly killing of wild boar

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

Hong Kong police have arrested one man and are hunting another still at large after a wild boar was found decapitated and dumped in a hillside stream in Wong Chuk Hang on [...] » More

More animals dumped, abused amid Covid-19 pandemic in HK as owners leave or say they can’t afford to keep pets

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

The brown mongrel pup was curled up in a carton discarded at a waste collection point in Yuen Long when animal rescuers from the Society for Abandoned Animals (SAA) found [...] » More

Will HK’s Pro-Democracy Movement Embrace Biden’s Victory?

09-Nov-2020 Intellasia | vice | 6:02 AM

Democratic challenger Joe Biden has triumphed over President Donald Trump in a fiercely contested US election that had people all over the world glued to news sites, [...] » More

PLA video shows armoured personnel carriers driving through streets of HK before conducting live-fire exercise

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

The People’s Liberation Army has released a video showing armoured personnel carriers driving through the streets of Hong Kong, before completing a live-fire exercise [...] » More

Injured mongrel found with cuts to its eye and head sparks HK police probe

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

Hong Kong police have launched an investigation into a case of suspected animal cruelty, after a mongrel was found to have suffered cuts to its left eye and head, which might [...] » More

Is Covid-19 an outbreak or natural disaster? HK insurers tussle with policyholders over claims

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

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that Hongkongers need to be more thorough in checking the fine print of their insurance policies, according to a veteran consumer rights [...] » More

HK’s Polytechnic University tightens campus security ahead of protest anniversary

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

A Hong Kong university has tightened campus security by refusing entry to most visitors, ahead of the anniversary of a 13-day siege last year which turned its premises into a [...] » More

Carrie Lam decries US interference in HK affairs, hopes for ‘return to normalcy’ regardless if Biden or Trump next president

Carrie Lam decries US interference in HK affairs, hopes for ‘return to normalcy’ regardless if Biden or Trump next president

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

Hong Kong’s leader on Friday condemned the United States’ repeated interference in city affairs, calling for a “return to normalcy” regardless of who [...] » More