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China biotech InnoCare raises $288 million in HK IPO: sources

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Chinese cancer drug developer InnoCare Pharma 9969.HK has priced its Hong Kong initial public offering at the top end of its marketing range to raise $288 million, said two [...]
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HK will start quarantining everyone who visits from outside the city

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong will put all visitors under quarantine starting midnight on March 19 to prevent further spread of the new coronavirus, chief executive Carrie Lam said at a press [...]
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Coronavirus: as barriers to movement rise, HK travel agencies pull plug on international tour groups

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Two major Hong Kong travel agencies have pulled the plug on their international tour groups as the Covid-19 pandemic sweeps across Asia, Europe and America. Wing On Travel [...]
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More HK homebuyers expected to switch to cheaper Hibor-linked mortgages after banks refuse to cut prime lending rates

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

More Hong Kong homebuyers are expected to shift to cheaper mortgages linked with the Hong Kong one-month interbank offered interest rate (Hibor) after all of the city’s [...]
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First aid volunteer arrested at HK anti-government protest pleads guilty to using walkie-talkie without a licence

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong man on Monday pleaded guilty to using a walkie-talkie without a licence in his role as an unofficial first aid volunteer at an anti-government protest six months [...]
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Sales of parking spaces in HK dry up as investors hold back amid stalling economy, coronavirus

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s lucrative parking space market has almost ground to a halt as the combined impact of last year’s social unrest and the coronavirus pandemic have [...]
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HK to relax deadline for companies’ annual reports due to virus

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong listed companies can delay the publication of their annual reports due to the impact of the coronavirus, the city’s stock exchange and markets regulators said [...]
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HK pro-democracy camp split over holding internal ballots to maximise its chances in Legislative Council elections

HK pro-democracy camp split over holding internal ballots to maximise its chances in Legislative Council elections

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp has been locking horns over whether to hold internal ballots to decide which candidates to field for the Legislative Council elections in [...]
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Coronavirus: ‘little, if any, possibility’ HK schools resume fully on April 20, Lam says

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

There is now little to no possibility that Hong Kong’s schools will fully reopen on April 20, the city’s chief executive said on Tuesday, as the government [...]
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Will HK banks cut prime rates below record low of 5 per cent?

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong banks are unlikely to follow the lead of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and cut prime lending rates as they are already at record-low levels, said industry [...]
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Coronavirus: around 20 arrivals at HK airport found to have fever and are sent to hospital, raising fears of more cases

Coronavirus: around 20 arrivals at HK airport found to have fever and are sent to hospital, raising fears of more cases

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Travellers scrambling to return to Hong Kong before new quarantine measures hit arrivals from popular study-abroad destinations have bought all available tickets and sent [...]
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HK Disneyland Resort losses double to HK$105 million as decline attributed to anti-government protests

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong Disneyland revealed on Monday its losses doubled to HK$105 million (US$13.4 million) in 2018/19 due to the city’s anti-government protests. The theme park on [...]
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Coronavirus: as travellers rush to beat quarantine measures on Britain and the US, flights to HK balloon in price

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

About 20 people who arrived at Hong Kong airport on Monday evening were found to have a fever and were sent to hospital, medical sources said, raising fears that more [...]
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JD.com said to have approached UBS, Bank of America to arrange HK secondary listing

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Nasdaq-listed e-commerce giant JD.com has reportedly approached Bank of America and UBS to arrange a secondary listing in Hong Kong, following a trend of US-listed Chinese [...]
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Coronavirus: HK considers ramping up travel restrictions and placing all arrivals in quarantine to tackle wave of imported cases

18-Mar-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong authorities are considering ramping up travel restrictions to place anyone coming into the city under mandatory quarantine orders, as it faces a second wave of [...]
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