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HK’s inflation rate hits fastest growth rate since 2016, thanks to surging pork prices driven by African swine fever outbreak in mainland China

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s inflation increased in June at the fastest monthly rate in almost three years, driven mainly by the surge in pork prices caused by the African swine fever [...]
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Trump praises China response to HK protests

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump on Monday praised Beijing’s handling of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a day after suspected triad gangsters attacked demonstrators in a [...]
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6 men, some with triad links, held over HK mob attack

24-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police say they’ve arrested six men, some with links to triad gangs, following a violent attack on pro-democracy protesters at a subway station over the [...]
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Triad gangster attack in HK after night of violent protests lawmaker

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by suspected gang members at a train [...]
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National Front member arrested over HK explosives is denied bail

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong National Front member arrested after the seizure of what has been described as the largest amount of explosives found in the city since its return to China in [...]
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HK police launch tear gas at protesters as democracy march descends into chaos

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Police in Hong Kong fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters after hundreds of thousands of people staged a pro-democracy march as unrest in the city continues. [...]
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Top Beijing representative in HK condemns attack on liaison office during extradition protest, says rioters will be punished

Top Beijing representative in HK condemns attack on liaison office during extradition protest, says rioters will be punished

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong has slammed Sunday’s unprecedented attack on his office by anti-government protesters who defaced the national emblem on the [...]
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HK police criticised over failure to stop attacks on protesters

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by suspected gang members at a train [...]
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HK teachers and researchers working on mainland to get three-year tax break in bid to boost Greater Bay Area

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Teachers and researchers employed in Hong Kong but working across the border could soon receive a three-year exemption from mainland taxes as part of the government’s [...]
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Police launch tear gas as HK protest turns violent

Police launch tear gas as HK protest turns violent

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement escalated violently late Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters who didn’t disband after a massive march [...]
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How HK maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong when Sally*, a domestic [...]
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Coroner’s Court rules suicide for HK man who set fire to MTR train in 2017 with jury urging more contact with the families of the mentally ill

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Coroner’s Court on Friday recommended a mechanism for Hong Kong public hospital doctors and social workers to meet with relatives of psychiatric patients, following [...]
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HK police fire rubber bullets, tear gas as protests descend into chaos

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in running clashes with protesters late on Sunday amid chaotic scenes as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh [...]
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Two of three men arrested over HK’s biggest bomb plot, discovered on eve of major anti-government protest, are members of pro-independence groups

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

At least two of the three men arrested at the weekend over the city’s biggest bomb plot are members of different pro-independence groups, suggesting there could have [...]
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HK injects HK$113 million into housing projects to ‘bring some warmth’ to city rocked by extradition crisis

23-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

More than HK$110 million has been injected into transitional housing projects that will benefit about 600 people to “bring some warmth to the current social [...]
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