Archive for October 1st, 2021

Scape to Acquire Student Digs from UTS

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | PR Newswire Asia | 6:04 AM

SYDNEY, Oct. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading purpose-built student accommodation provider Scape Australia is set to acquire three of the [...] » More

Marketmind: One coin to rule them allA look at the day ahead from Julien Ponthus

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

That the practicalities of minting a US trillion-dollar coin are actually being debated says a lot about the zeitgeist of this final day of Q3 2021. Yes, #MintTheCoin is a [...] » More

HSBC, Temasek launch debt financing platform for sustainable infrastructure

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

HSBC Holdings (HSBA.L) and Singapore state investor Temasek are teaming up to set up a debt financing platform for sustainable infrastructure projects, with an initial focus [...] » More

After detention of leaders under security law, HK student group disbands

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | ANI | 5:02 AM

After its leaders were detained under the Chinese national security law, a Hong Kong-based student group has announced its disbandment, reported local media. Student [...] » More

HK seeks to resurrect legislation to further crush dissent

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 5:02 AM

The Hong Kong government is pushing ahead with its own national security legislation to “fill gaps” around the Beijing-imposed law already being used to crush [...] » More

HK police to mobilise more than 8,000 officers for National Day

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong police will mobilise more than 8,000 officers and maintain high-profile patrols over the next 48 hours to guard against any eventuality on National Day. The [...] » More

HK$150 million bust is HK’s biggest liquid meth seizure at airport in 2 decades

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong customs officials have confiscated more than HK$150 million (US$19.3 million) worth of liquid methamphetamine disguised as coconut oil and flown into the city from [...] » More

HK’s New World Development launches non-profit that will seek innovative solutions to city’s housing issues

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

New World Development (NWD) has launched a non-profit social housing enterprise that will come up with innovative policies to solve Hong Kong’s deep-rooted housing [...] » More

Coronavirus: HK looks at sharing Covid-19 data with mainland China in bid to get border fully reopened

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong might need to share data on residents’ Covid-19 risk exposure with mainland China and tighten quarantine exemption rules, with the government carrying out a [...] » More

HK’s ‘BBC’ ordered to support China national security

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Independent-Reuters | 5:02 AM

China has further curtailed press freedoms in Hong Kong after staff at the territory’s embattled public broadcaster were forced to support national security laws and [...] » More

HK public broadcaster told it must support Chinese government

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | TheHill | 5:02 AM

Public broadcaster Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) has reportedly been told by the government it must support Hong Kong and Chinese interests, including the Beijing [...] » More

Desecration of Chinese flag on internet outlawed in HK

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Quint | 5:02 AM

Lawmakers in Hong Kong have passed a bill that outlaws the desecration of the Chinese national flag and national emblem on the internet. This comes amid an ongoing crackdown [...] » More

HK journalists at public broadcaster RTHK told they must uphold ‘constitutional order’ in new set of editorial guidelines

HK journalists at public broadcaster RTHK told they must uphold ‘constitutional order’ in new set of editorial guidelines

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s public broadcaster has laid down its editorial direction for staff, setting strict boundaries and obligations for safeguarding national security and [...] » More

HK government seeks to wind up Next Digital and hammer final nail in coffin of Jimmy Lai’s media company

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

The Hong Kong government has gone to court to wind up Next Digital, a media group founded by jailed tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, arguing that folding up the parent company of [...] » More

Royal Docks’ home prices may outpace London, rest of the UK, offering BN(O) emigrants option for investments and growth

01-Oct-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

A riverside development in East London could become a potential investment and residential option for Hongkongers, as property prices in the area may outstrip the rest of the [...] » More