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HK tourist dies in fall at Grand Canyon

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong tourist plunged to his death on Thursday after slipping over a ledge while taking photographs at a Grand Canyon lookout, a tour operator said. The tourist, [...]
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HK home prices rise for second month, up 1.3 pct in Feb

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong private home prices rebounded for the second straight month in February, rising 1.3 percent on solid demand and easing expectations for a further interest rate hike [...]
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HK heralds online banking era with StanChart JV, two others as new entrants

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has issued online-only banking licences to three groups, including joint ventures (JVs) of Standard Chartered and BOC Hong Kong, in what could be the biggest [...]
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AmCham still has concerns about HK’s extradition agreement with mainland China, despite efforts to water it down

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s most influential American business network said on Friday it “continues to have serious concerns” about a contentious extradition proposal, [...]
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HK heralds online banking era with StanChart JV, two others as new entrants

29-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has issued online-only banking licences to three groups, including joint ventures (JVs) of Standard Chartered and BOC Hong Kong, in what could be the biggest [...]
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HK police investigate drone that flew over chief executive’s office

29-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has issued online-only banking licences to three groups, including joint ventures (JVs) of Standard Chartered and BOC Hong Kong, in what could be the biggest [...]
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Popular Kaws show in HK’s Victoria Harbour cut short by two days due to bad weather

29-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A giant floating sculpture that drew thousands of fans to Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour will be departing two days earlier than planned due to bad weather. The [...]
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Key figure in HK’s biggest financial scandal at Convoy Global surfaces in a newspaper advertisement to defend himself

29-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A former director of Convoy Global Holdings, a key figure in the HK$715 million (US$91 million) legal battle involving surrounding Hong Kong’s biggest financial scandal [...]
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New domestic helpers coming to HK should be made to prove they are vaccinated against measles, health experts say

29-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

New domestic helpers coming to Hong Kong should be required to prove they have been vaccinated against measles, two infectious disease experts said on Thursday. Dr Ho [...]
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Consultant cleared of indecently assaulting trainee doctor while teaching her about chest fractures at HK hospital

29-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A senior doctor accused of molesting a trainee at Tuen Mun Hospital when he showed her how to identify a chest bone fracture cleared his name on Thursday. Tuen Mun Court said [...]
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HK set to change measles vaccine policy so children get second injection at earlier age amid rise in infections

29-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is set to change its vaccination policy for measles, with children receiving a second injection against the contagious disease at a younger age amid a continuous [...]
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The New St. Regis HK Joins A Growing List Of Ultra Luxury Developments

28-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

One of the most dynamic, energetic, and cultural cities in the world, Hong Kong offers up a spectacular contrast with its famous city skyline surrounded by dramatic green [...]
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HK’s Cathay Pacific Airways to pay HK$4.93 billion to buy budget carrier HK Express

28-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways will pay HK$4.93 billion (US$628 million) to buy budget carrier HK Express from the HNA Group to become the dominant airline group in Hong Kong. The [...]
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Cryptocurrency miner Bitmain lets its HK IPO application lapse

28-Mar-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bitmain Technologies, the world’s largest designer of products used for mining cryptocurrencies, on Tuesday let its application for a Hong Kong initial public offering [...]
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HK tourist charged in Australia after French woman finds hidden camera in Bondi Beach bathroom

28-Mar-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong man has been charged in Australia for allegedly hiding a camera in a deodorant stick in a hostel bathroom at Sydney’s popular Bondi Beach. Local media [...]
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