Archive for April 27th, 2019

Asian markets mostly drop after mixed lead from Wall St

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets mostly fell Friday with investors treading carefully as global slowdown worries return to the fore, with analysts pointing to an economic divergence between the [...]
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Doctors and HK government move closer to agreement on procedures for staff trained overseas

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The medical sector and the government have narrowed their differences over how to relax the rules for overseas-trained doctors to work in Hong Kong, after a leading [...]
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Chinese securities firm Shenwan Hongyuan opens flat HK debut

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese securities firm Shenwan Hongyuan Group Co Ltd dropped 9 percent in its Hong Kong stock trading debut on Friday, after raising $1.16 billion in Asia’s biggest [...]
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Medical watchdog to endorse new proposal governing foreign doctors in HK, but patients’ group says it is just an old idea packaged differently

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A new proposal to exempt overseas doctors from a year-long internship in Hong Kong is likely to be endorsed by the sector’s watchdog next month, a leading local medical [...]
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How HK has changed since handover

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is a city that never stops movingbut midway through a 50-year political experiment as it transitions to Chinese rule, not everyone here knows which way they want it [...]
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Family of fraudsters who bilked HK cosmetics giant Bonjour out of HK$40 million is ordered to repay HK$600,000 about 1.5 per cent

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A family who swindled one of Hong Kong’s biggest cosmetic retailers out of more than HK$40 million (US$5.1 million) have been ordered to pay back HK$600,000 roughly 1.5 [...]
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Pet owners have ‘duty to care’ under new amendments to HK’s animal cruelty laws

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pet owners will face a “duty of care” offence for failing to take good care of their animals if they do not walk their dogs, take sick pets to the vet and [...]
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Amnesty International ‘targeted by state-sponsored hackers’ in HK

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong branch of London-based human rights group Amnesty International has said it was targeted by state-sponsored hackers in a cyberattack “consistent with [...]
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HK doctor accused of taking unauthorised photos of female patient faces one charge fewer after ‘obtaining access to computer’ rap dropped

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong doctor accused of taking photos of a female patient at a public hospital is no longer facing a “one-size-fits-all” charge, after the city’s top [...]
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US, Britain urge HK to allow free expression after protesters jailed

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The United States and former colonial power Britain on Thursday (April 25) voiced alarm over the jailing of leaders of Hong Kong’s democracy movement and urged China to [...]
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HK$20 million worth of drugs found after HK police ambush suspect in Tseung Kwan O

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police have seized HK$20 million (US$2.55 million) worth of drugs in Tseung Kwan O after ambushing a 28-year-old man outside a public housing flat. Officers [...]
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HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge seeks world-class tourist attraction to alleviate Chinese tourist congestion

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Plans are underway to turn one of the artificial islands that makes up the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge into a world-class tourist attraction in an attempt to address [...]
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Completion of new flats in HK plummets to four-year low as looming vacancy tax spooks developers

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The number of new flats built to completion in Hong Kong plunged by 88 per cent to just 1,000 in the first three months of the year as developers fearful of the [...]
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Chinese securities firm Shenwan Hongyuan drops 9 pct in HK debut

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

* Chinese broker raised $1.16 billion in HK share offer * Biggest listing in Asia this year * Stock closes at HK$3.2 (Updates with closing price, analyst comment) Chinese [...]
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No more land space even for the dead in HK; in Singapore, graves are dug to make way for roads, malls, and houses

27-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Land scarcity in both countries have resurrected the question: “Are the “needs” of the dead more important than those of the living?” In Hong Kong, [...]
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