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HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge named China’s top technological advancement of 2018

04-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge has been named as China’s greatest technological advancement of last year by the country’s top scientists and engineers. The [...]
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HK distributor of popular Taiwanese bubble tea brand Xing Fu Tang shocks customers by suddenly shutting store amid bitter court battle with founding firm

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong distributor of a popular Taiwanese bubble tea brand shocked customers on Tuesday, announcing it would close its Causeway Bay store from Wednesday amid a bitter [...]
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HK’s search for land: public opinion ‘misrepresented’ by official task force, INGO says

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The landmark report on how to source more land for space-starved Hong Kong has failed to accurately reflect public opinion, a land concern group claims. A look into the final [...]
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HK welcomes 2019 with five newborns after midnight three girls and two boys

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s hospitals ushered in the new year with five newborns three girls and two boys as they announced their arrival to the world with loud, hearty cries just [...]
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Disclosing medical blunders is ‘HK standard’ of doing things: head of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital champions transparency

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Disclosing medical blunders is ‘Hong Kong standard’ of doing things: head of HKU-Shenzhen Hospital champions transparency The head of a Shenzhen hospital run by [...]
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Burglars strike at HK home of billionaire businesswoman Angela Leong and escape with HK$20,000 of bags and jewellery

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Repulse Bay home of Angela Leong On-Kei, fourth wife of casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun, has been burgled for the second time in 21/2 years. On Tuesday, a 54-year old [...]
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University of HK students and staff united in desire to remove city’s leader as chancellor

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Students and staff at Hong Kong’s oldest university started the new year with a joint appeal to the governing council to remove the chancellor’s powers to appoint [...]
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HK bus driver behind crash that injured 19 admits to dangerous driving, citing fatigue from caring for sick wife

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong bus driver behind a crash which left 19 injured admitted on Monday to dangerous driving and said he had dozed off behind the wheel because he was tired from [...]
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HK leads Asia markets down as 2019 starts on sour note

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian and European markets plunged Wednesday, starting the new year by extending a slide that made 2018 the worst in a decade, as fresh data reinforced worries about the [...]
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David Wilson was forced out as governor of HK by British prime minister John Major despite objections from Executive Council new declassified files reveal

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

David Wilson was forced to retire as Hong Kong governor in 1992 as Britain wanted a politician to run the colony instead of a career diplomat despite strong reservations from [...]
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HK democracy camp kicks off 2019 with protests

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled democracy advocates kicked off 2019 with a large street rally on Tuesday, lamenting what they said had been a grim year for freedoms and steeling [...]
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Thousands march in HK against China ‘repression’ after grim 2018

Thousands march in HK against China ‘repression’ after grim 2018

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Hong Kong on Tuesday to demand full democracy, fundamental rights, and even independence from China in the face of what many see as a [...]
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Cathay Pacific sells first and business class tickets to North America for economy prices in apparent error but will airline honour deal?

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways sold first and business class tickets for as cheaply as it would cost to fly in economy, in what appears to have been an error by the airline. The [...]
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Cathay Pacific customer who bought first class ticket at economy price during apparent glitch says booking cancelled

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

At least one Cathay Pacific Airways customer who bought a first class ticket at a huge discount had his booking cancelled by the airline, as others who took advantage of an [...]
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HK, Shenzhen multibillion-dollar land reclamation plans may be on collision course

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Industry experts and academics have warned attempting to undertake two major land reclamation’s in Hong Kong and Shenzhen at the same time could strain the resources of [...]
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