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HSBC under fire in UK for backing China’s HK law

11-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 10:14 AM

Asia-focused banking giant HSBC’s vocal support for China’s controversial Hong Kong security law has not been well received in Britain, the former ruler of the [...]
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Six HK doctors rapped by medical watchdog for signing off on restraining procedures for elderly residents of care homes without proper assessments

11-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:13 AM

Hong Kong’s medical watchdog has found six private doctors guilty of signing off on restraining procedures for elderly residents at care homes without proper [...]
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China’s foreign minister urges Britain ‘to tread carefully’ over HK law instead of interfering

China’s foreign minister urges Britain ‘to tread carefully’ over HK law instead of interfering

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

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi called on his British counterpart to “tread very carefully” regarding the British government’s position on Beijing’s [...]
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Most HK universities rise in QS global rankings despite disruptions from months of anti-government protests in city

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

Most of Hong Kong’s universities scored better marks in the latest global rankings, with two achieving a record best despite the months-long anti-government protests [...]
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No threat to HK’s crown as international financial centre, AXA Investment managers says

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

Hong Kong will retain its status as an international financial hub despite economic challenges from months of anti-government street protests, the coronavirus pandemic and [...]
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HK protests: 12 defendants accused of storming Legislative Council face new riot charges

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

Twelve defendants charged with trespassing in Hong Kong’s legislature during anti-government protests last year will face new counts of rioting when prosecutors apply [...]
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HK government’s white knight rescue of Cathay Pacific seen as win for both sides

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

The Hong Kong government’s rescue of Cathay Pacific is a win for both sides, sending a reassuring signal to the markets about the future of the airline and the [...]
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Japan wants to take lead for G7 statement on HK  Abe

Japan wants to take lead for G7 statement on HK Abe

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

Japan wants to take the lead among Group of Seven nations on issuing a statement about the situation in Hong Kong, where China has imposed a new security law, prime minister [...]
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HK police have 35 days to respond to legal action for the disclosure of ingredients in tear gas used in protests

HK police have 35 days to respond to legal action for the disclosure of ingredients in tear gas used in protests

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

Hong Kong police have 35 days to respond to an opposition politician’s legal action for the disclosure of ingredients in the tear gas they used during the past year of [...]
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Teacher fired from ‘patriotic’ school over democracy anthem ‘Glory to HK’

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

A secondary school teacher’s contract has not been renewed, allegedly due to her having a different political stance to the school. In an email sent to Heung To Middle [...]
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Hang Seng Index fluctuates after longest rising stretch in 14 months; Cathay Pacific shares gain on rescue plan

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

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index dropped slightly, as traders weighed whether equities had risen too quickly after a seven-day rally for the longest winning steak in 14 [...]
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Jeweller Folli Follie becomes latest victim of coronavirus, protests, shuts all shops and lets go of 60 employees in HK

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

Greek jeweller Folli Follie has shut all shops and let go of 60 employees in Hong Kong. The jewellery and watch retail chain operator will exit the city, making it the latest [...]
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EU vows to work ‘constructively’ with China, calls on Beijing to ‘de-escalate’ HK situation

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

The European Union on Tuesday vowed to work “constructively” with China towards achieving their strategic cooperation agenda this month, despite what the EU has [...]
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Li Ka-shing’s CK Asset Holdings throws weight behind Beijing’s security law for HK ahead of its biggest property launch this year

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

CK Asset Holdings, the second largest developer in Hong Kong by value, has sought to ease homebuyers’ concerns over China’s hugely controversial security bill [...]
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HK prosecutors add riot charges over legislature siege

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

Hong Kong prosecutors on Wednesday added rioting to existing charges against prominent pro-democracy figures who allegedly joined crowds that broke into the city’s [...]
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