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Rivals Singapore and HK Fight to Snag the Hottest IPOs

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong and Singapore are at it again. The Asian financial hub rivals are reviving a debate on dual-class shares as global competition for the hottest initial public [...]
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John Tsang: CE needs public support to carry out policies

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

Chief executive contender John Tsang said it would be difficult for Hong Kong’s leader to carry out policies and achieve good governance if there is no sufficient [...]
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HK’s Bank of East Asia reports 2016 profit at 7-year low

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

Bank of East Asia Ltd (BEA) on Friday reported a 33 percent fall in annual profit to its lowest in seven years, meeting analyst estimates, due to slowing loan demand in its [...]
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US senators reintroduce bill to punish those suppressing freedom in HK

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:00 AM

A bipartisan group of US senators have reintroduced a proposal that will establish heavy punishments for government officials in Hong Kong or mainland China who are [...]
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Why HK banks are reluctant to follow US in hiking rates

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that it’s “unwise” to wait too long to raise interest rates as economic growth continues and inflation [...]
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`China’s Pick’ for HK Chief Courts Growth to Quiet Unrest

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Carrie Lam, widely seen as the frontrunner to lead Hong Kong, vowed to avoid moves that could revive anti-China street protests, and focus on revving up the economy if [...]
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Virgin launches HK flights

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Ausbt | 6:00 AM

Virgin Australia has confirmed a mid-year launch of flights between Australia and Hong Kong. Melbourne is tipped to be the Aussie anchor for the flights, in a move which will [...]
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Pan-democrats’pragmatic approach to upcoming HK polls

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Holding over 25 percent of the votes, they aim to stop Beijing’s preferred candidate Carrie Lam On March 26, Hong Kong’s next leader will be voted in by an [...]
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Where the wind blows: how China’s dirty air becomes HK’s problem

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Last month there were 300,000 doctor’s visits in Hong Kong linked to smog – much of which wafts over from mainland China. But in a busy town obsessed with money, [...]
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HK police jailed over attack on democracy protester

HK police jailed over attack on democracy protester

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Seven Hong Kong police officers were jailed for two years Friday for what the judge described as a “vicious” attack on a protester during pro-democracy rallies in [...]
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7 HK police get 2 years’ prison in activist’s beating

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Seven Hong Kong police officers were sentenced Friday to two years in prison for assaulting a pro-democracy activist at the height of 2014 protests, in an attack that was [...]
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China-Backed HK Candidate Eyes Growth to Quiet Unrest

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Carrie Lam, widely seen as the frontrunner to lead Hong Kong, vowed to avoid moves that could revive anti-China street protests, and focus on revving up the economy if [...]
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Forbes Career Opportunity: Social Media Producer, HK

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

At least five contenders seek to become the next Beijing-approved chief executive Forbes is seeking a Social Media Producer to join its editorial team in Hong Kong. This [...]
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HK elections feature many candidates, little choice

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

At least five contenders seek to become the next Beijing-approved chief executive Hong Kong is heading for what will arguably be its most crowded chief executive election, [...]
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Jury out in corruption trial of HK ex-leader

Jury out in corruption trial of HK ex-leader

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s former leader Donald Tsang will soon learn his fate as the jury in his high-profile corruption trial began deliberating Thursday. Tsang, 72, held the [...]
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