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HK: Financial ‘super-connector’ to the Mainland

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

China’s Belt and Road initiative, a revival of the ancient Silk Road trading networks, covers more than 60 countries that together account for 62 per cent of the world [...]
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HK startup Prenetics raises $40M to use DNA testing for a healthier life

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The investment was led by Beyond Ventures and Alibaba’s Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund Prenetics, a Hong Kong-based startup that is using genetic testing to help people [...]
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HK bishop emphasizes pastoral over political concerns

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Cruxnow | 6:00 AM

In an exclusive interview with Crux, Hong Kong’s new bishop spoke of how he is focusing on pastoral matters over political concerns. Yeung says he devoting attention to [...]
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Uniplan HK names new managing director

19-Oct-2017 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Darren Chuckry will take over the managing director role of Uniplan Hong Kong from the long standing Daphne Choi from 1 November, as Choi wanted to “spend more time [...]
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Top international lawyers say HK rule of law under threat

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The jailing of three Hong Kong democracy activists this year is a serious threat to the city’s rule of law, a group of senior international lawyers said on Monday, [...]
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HK ‘Ten Years’ film to get Japan, Thai spin-offs

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

A controversial award-winning film that shook up Hong Kong with its bleak visions of the city’s future is to be turned into a pan-Asian franchise, with Japanese, [...]
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HK’s leader tinkers with economy in the face of challenges

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam showed last week that bringing the mojo back to the territory’s once uniquely dynamic economy isn’t going to be easy. In [...]
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HK police hunt for knife-wielding man in court complex

18-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Police in Hong Kong were on the hunt for a mainland Chinese man at a court complex after he flashed a knife in the building on Tuesday (October 17) morning. According to the [...]
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HK’s Fifth-Tallest Tower Sells for Record $5.15 Billion, Economic Journal Says

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Li Ka-Shing’s CK Asset Holdings Ltd sold its 75 percent holding in The centre to a Chinese-led group for HK$40.2 billion ($5.15 billion), a record for a Hong Kong [...]
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HK’s disappearing indigenous culture

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

When the British first arrived in Hong Kong in the 19th century, they came across a group of indigenous people on fishing boats and asked them what the place was called. [...]
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British activist says he was testing China’s travel warning

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

British rights activist Benedict Rogers, (pictured), who was barred from entering Hong Kong last week, said he came to Hong Kong to “test” whether the warning he [...]
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The missing links in HK’s tech development

17-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, in maiden her policy address on October 11, outlined her ambition to nurture the tech industry and create a new growth driver for [...]
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HK regulator drops lawsuit against StanChart, UBS over 2009 IPO: sources

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:34 AM

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) suit filed in January this year sought unspecified damages for “market misconduct” over the IPO of China Forestry [...]
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More HK Democracy Activists ‘Prepared For Prison’ After Court Ruling

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | RFA | 7:33 AM

A court inHong Konghas found 20 democracy activists guilty of contempt of court after they ignored a court injunction to leave a protest area during the 2014 Occupy Central, [...]
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Jailed HK activist Joshua Wong has been found guilty of contempt of court

16-Oct-2017 Intellasia | | 7:33 AM

Jailed Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, and 19 other activists, were all found guilty of contempt for obstructing the clearance of a major encampment during the city’s [...]
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