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HK shutdown is a lesson to the world in halting virus

19-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

As the world struggles with the rapid spread of Covid-19, Hong Kong appears to be having success controlling itin part because the memory of a similar virus in 2003 prompted [...]
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HK government shuts down German Swiss International School’s business college for operating illegally

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

A business college at one of Hong Kong’s most prestigious international schools, which has been offering vocational training courses for decades, has been doing so [...]
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China says within its rights to bar US reporters from HK

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

China defended its decision on Wednesday to expel American journalists from three US newspapers and bar them even from working in Hong Kong, saying the measure falls within [...]
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Elderly dog dies in HK after release from precautionary coronavirus quarantine

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

A 17-year-old dog in Hong Kong, which had been cleared of the coronavirus after initial suspicions of infection were proven unfounded, has died two days after it was released [...]
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Coronavirus: as imported cases surge, eight more test tentatively positive in HK

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

Hong Kong confirmed 14 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the highest in a single day and all except one brought in from overseas, reflecting the new risk confronting the city [...]
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Coronavirus: HK confirms 14 new cases, the highest in single day and all except one brought in from overseas

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

Hong Kong confirmed 14 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the highest in a single day and all except one brought in from overseas, reflecting the new risk confronting the city [...]
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Exclusive: China’s internal security force on frontlines of HK protests

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

Officers from China’s top internal security forcethe People’s Armed Police joined Hong Kong police on the frontlines to observe anti-government protests that [...]
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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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