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HK protests: court rejects teen’s bid for rail station’s CCTV footage to bolster personal injury lawsuit against police

HK protests: court rejects teen’s bid for rail station’s CCTV footage to bolster personal injury lawsuit against police

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

A Hong Kong court has dismissed a legal bid by a teenager suing police over a controversial operation inside Prince Edward MTR station on August 31 last year to force the [...] » More

HK school employing teacher suspected of hurling animals off building vows to investigate case

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

A Hong Kong school that employs a teacher suspected of throwing 30 animals from a building has vowed to fairly investigate the matter after authorities decided against [...] » More

MTR Corporation takes battering from coronavirus, as HK rail operator reports 40 per cent drop in passenger numbers in August

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

Passenger numbers on Hong Kong’s metro dropped 40 per cent in August as the third wave of the coronavirus hammered the city’s economy, and social-distancing [...] » More

HK man jailed in Philippines for 40 years over drug charge loses final appeal

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

A Hong Kong man serving a 40-year sentence in the Philippines for drug possession has lost his final appeal against his conviction in a case that drew the involvement of the [...] » More

Ant Group gets the green light for mega IPO in Shanghai’s Star Market as China pulls out all stops to help tech champions raise funds

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

Ant Group, China’s largest digital payments provider by volume, received the green light on Friday to proceed with its blockbuster listing on Shanghai’s [...] » More

No visitors, no buzz: HK’s food truck operators see the end of the road amid Covid-19 pandemic

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

Hong Kong’s experiment with food trucks is dying. Four years after they burst on the scene, with a competition to select vendors on wheels, they are now rolling off [...] » More

HK customs and police seize HK$2.5 million in smuggled goods, but suspects escape in speedboat

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

Hong Kong law enforcement officers seized smuggled goods worth HK$2.5 million (US$322,570) in an operation late on Friday, but the suspects escaped in a speedboat headed [...] » More

At HK’s stock exchange, a ‘moon shot’ lab imagines how technology upends the financial marketplace of the future

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

On the eighth floor of one of Hong Kong’s most prestigious office towers, far from the madding street protests and coronavirus outbreak that imperilled the local [...] » More

Should HK’s railway scene be opened up to competition to keep the MTR Corp on its toes?

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

The MTR Corporation’s aborted launch of a new signalling system has renewed calls for the Hong Kong government to shake up the city’s problematic rail transport [...] » More

Closed venues, cancelled programmes: HK artists anxious for pandemic measures to ease, so the show can go on

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

Holding on to the back of a chair, ballet dancer Jessica Burrows stretches and works on her techniques in the living room of her flat in Tai Hang. The 29-year-old Canadian [...] » More

HK bars open to brisk business on Friday after two-month closure amid third wave of Covid-19 infections

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

Hong Kong’s loss-making bars and pubs woke up to brisk business on Friday evening after weeks of closure as Covid-19 social-distancing restrictions were relaxed, with [...] » More

Australian judge quits HK court, citing national security law

21-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

One of the 14 foreign judges on Hong Kong’s highest court has resigned due to concerns over a sweeping new national security law imposed by Beijing on the city, [...] » More

Sun Hung Kai Properties makes massive changes to West Kowloon project, drops one tower and adds more open space

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

Sun Hung Kai Properties, which paid HK$42.2 billion (US$5.45 billion) for the huge plot of land at the High Speed Rail terminus in West Kowloon, has made several changes to [...] » More

HK man jailed in Philippines for 40 years over drug charge loses final appeal

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | | South China Morning Post | 10:10 AM

A Hong Kong man serving a 40-year sentence in the Philippines for drug possession has lost his final appeal against his conviction in a case that drew the involvement of the [...] » More

Dozens of HK people write postcards to fugitives arrested by China

19-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:08 AM

Dozens of people in Hong Kong braved heavy rain on Friday evening to write postcards to 12 fugitives arrested by China at sea last month to offer comfort during the upcoming [...] » More