Archive for September 11th, 2021

National security law: three leaders, group behind Tiananmen vigil in HK charged with inciting subversion against state power

National security law: three leaders, group behind Tiananmen vigil in HK charged with inciting subversion against state power

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The group behind Hong Kong’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil and three of its leaders have been charged with inciting subversion against state power under the national [...] » More

HK’s Cathay Pacific to close London pilot base employing some 100 cockpit crew members

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways has confirmed it is closing its London pilot base, leaving most of the 100 cockpit crew members employed there out of a job. The [...] » More

Politicians swear loyalty to HK, but face govt patriotic test

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Two dozen democratically-elected politicians swore loyalty to Hong Kong today under a new patriotic law, but some opposition councillors may face disqualification if their [...] » More

Coronavirus: HK to target elderly with one-stop jabs service, ‘deep-community’ approach as vaccination drive stalls

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Health authorities are targeting Hong Kong’s vaccine-hesitant elderly by launching a one-stop consultation and inoculation service among other new strategies, with [...] » More

Bail denied to HK activist behind group for Tiananmen vigil

Bail denied to HK activist behind group for Tiananmen vigil

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

A Hong Kong court on Friday rejected bail for the vice-chairwoman of a pro-democracy group that organises the annual June 4 rally to commemorate those who died in the bloody [...] » More

Chinese firms with offshore structure to need approval for HK IPOs sources

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China’s securities regulator is looking to expand its scrutiny of overseas listings by offshore incorporated companies to include initial public offerings (IPO) in Hong [...] » More

China’s Ximalaya to file for HK IPO next week sources

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

China’s largest online audio platform Ximalaya will file for its Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) next week after dropping its plans to list in the United [...] » More

Tech stocks sink in HK on renewed concerns about regulations as China slows the approval for online games

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks fell by the most in six weeks as concerns about regulatory tightening in China revived after Beijing chastised mobile games developers and slowed the [...] » More

Coronavirus: HK pinning border hopes on vaccination, zero local infections, but Guangdong official says reopening unlikely before March

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A higher Covid-19 vaccination rate and a sustained zero-infection streak are among prerequisites for Hong Kong resuming quarantine-free travel with mainland China, according [...] » More

Politicians swear loyalty to HK, but face govt patriotic test

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Two dozen democratically-elected politicians swore loyalty to Hong Kong on Friday under a new patriotic law, but some opposition councillors may face disqualification if [...] » More

Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific fires ‘small number’ of aircrew for not getting Covid-19 jabs

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Cathay Pacific has fired a “small number” of aircrew for failing to get Covid-19 jabs without a valid medical reason, following through on an ultimatum to review [...] » More

Why is mainland China giving HK a chunk of land in Qianhai? It’s betting on using the zone as test bed for China’s financial reform and opening up

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong businesses will be allowed to use at least a third of new land being set aside in neighbouring Shenzhen as part of the Qianhai economic zone’s mammoth [...] » More

Nio may delay HK listing to next year-Bloomberg News

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio Inc (NIO.N) may delay its planned Hong Kong listing to next year, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the [...] » More

Councillors swear new HK loyalty oath after hundreds quit

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Dozens of local community politicians in Hong Kong swore a newly required loyalty oath to China on Friday after hundreds of their colleagues quit in protest as authorities [...] » More

Chanthu will come closest to Taiwan on Sunday, typhoon holiday likely

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 5:02 AM

Super Typhoon Chanthu is set to come closest to Taiwan on Sunday (September 12) and Meteorologist and WeatherRisk Explore Inc. CEO Peng Chi-ming predicts that a typhoon [...] » More