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HK seethes one year on, but protesters on the back foot

09-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 12:34 PM

Hong Kong on Tuesday marks a year since pro-democracy protests erupted, as mass arrests, coronavirus bans on gatherings and a looming national security law keep a lid on any [...]
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HK protests one year on: The student

09-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 12:33 PM

Hong Kong high school student Joseph says he needed 14 stitches to close a head wound caused by police batons during last year’s pro-democracy protests, an experience [...]
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Hang Seng Index rally fades as weak print on Chinese exports saps recovery optimism

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

Hong Kong stocks gave up most of their gains as investors reassessed the outlook of a quick global recovery spurred by a bullish US job report after China posted a decline in [...]
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Chinese official suggests HK should behave to keep high autonomy beyond 2047

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

A Chinese official suggested on Monday that the degree of autonomy that Hong Kong would have when the post-colonial agreement on its status runs out in 2047 could depend on [...]
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HK security law like ‘anti-virus software’: Beijing official

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

A sweeping national security law that will soon be imposed on Hong Kong will be “like installing anti-virus software”, a top Beijing official said Monday, in a [...]
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HK residents rush for offshore bank accounts on China law worries: sources

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

Banks including HSBC, Standard Chartered and Citigroup have seen a spike in enquiries from Hong Kong residents about opening offshore accounts amid concerns stemming from [...]
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Beijing’s lessons and laws: why HK families are looking to Britain

09-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Arthur fears that as the Chinese Communist party tightens its grip on Hong Kong, his kids’ education will be undermined. Gloria Siu is worried that the sweeping new [...]
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HSBC Asia-Pacific chief risk officer Jenkins to step down: memo

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

HSBC Holdings PLC Chief Risk Officer for Asia-Pacific Ed Jenkins will step down from his role at the Asia-focussed lender with effect from July 1 due to family reasons, [...]
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Japan declines to join US, others in condemning China for HK law: Kyodo

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

Japan has decided not join the United States, Britain and others in issuing a statement scolding China for imposing a new security law, Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday, [...]
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HK protests: one year on, with the national security law looming, has the anti-government movement lost?

HK protests: one year on, with the national security law looming, has the anti-government movement lost?

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

Fourteen-year-old Chak-lam arrived at Admiralty at 8am on May 27 and found herself all alone. She had heard the call, the night before, for protesters to besiege Hong [...]
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HK permanent residents can get HK$10,000 cash handout from July 8, finance minister Paul Chan says

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

Eligible Hong Kong permanent residents will be able to apply for the government’s HK$10,000 (US$1,290) cash handout from June 21 with the first payments to be made as [...]
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JD.com becomes the latest Chinese company to turn to HK with $4 billion listing

09-Jun-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

JD.com is planning a secondary listing for its shares on Hong Kong’s stock market the latest example of how the city is becoming a fallback for Chinese companies [...]
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HK residents fearing China’s security crackdown must be helped, Labour deputy leader says

09-Jun-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

The shadow defence minister Richard Marles says the Morrison government must seriously consider giving Hong Kong residents who fear China’s planned security laws safe [...]
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Ocean Park, Disneyland to reopen soon as commerce secretary pledges reboot for HK’s economy on back of tourism, trade

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

Hong Kong’s two major theme parks will be reopened imminently as a key step in rebooting an economy reeling from the triple whammy of social unrest, the US-China trade [...]
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HK to relax quarantine rules for largest listed firms such as Tencent and Alibaba

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

Hong Kong has relaxed its 14-day quarantine rule for executives of 480 of the largest companies listed in the city, its newly appointed secretary for financial services and [...]
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