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HK Approves Dual-Class Shares, Paving Way for Tech Titans

26-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd approved the biggest change to its initial public offering rules in two decades, putting it in a position to battle New York for some [...]
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HK’s ‘cardboard grannies’: the elderly box collectors living in poverty

26-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Inadequate support for Hong Kong’s ageing population means for some older citizens, scavenging and selling boxes and scrap is the only way to scrape by iss Wong, 65, [...]
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HK country club bans domestic helpers from pool

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Sign at Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club barring domestic helpers from pool area prompts anger on social media A sign at a country club in Hong Kong prohibiting domestic [...]
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Rusal shares surge in HK after US eases sanctions stance

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Shares in Russian aluminum giant Rusal soared by a third in Hong Kong on Tuesday after the US Treasury said it would consider lifting sanctions if tycoon Oleg Deripaska gives [...]
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Tighter drug security planned for Road to Ultra festival in HK after death last year

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Metal detectors and drug tests will be used for the first time at the Hong Kong edition of an electronic music festival this year, after one person died and three others fell [...]
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Suspects talked about eating body-in-cement murder victim, HK court hears

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Three flatmates accused of murder considered eating their victim before finally settling on encasing his body in cement, a Hong Kong court heard on Monday. One of the [...]
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In the time it took HK to deport 1,319 people, Macau kicked out 6,000

25-Apr-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Macau deported a massive 6,016 people in the first two months of 2018, marking a year-on-year jump and dwarfing the number of people kicked out of Hong Kong during the same [...]
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HK unveils new tariffs, incentives for clean energy

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Asset | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has set the feed-in fariff rates at HK$3, HK$4 and HK$5 per unit of electricity depending on the generation capacity of the renewable energy system. Secretary for [...]
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HK is running out of space to put its dead

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

In land-scarce Hong Kong, finding a final resting place for the dead can be a nightmare. And new regulations that kicked in this year have made it even harder. Permanent [...]
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HK fish feeding on plastic pose possible toxic risk Greenpeace

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Sixty percent of Hong Kong’s commonly eaten grey mullet fish contain large quantities of microplastic, with some ingesting 80 pieces, a report by environmental activist [...]
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Ping An healthcare unit maps out plan for $1.1 billion HK IPO

24-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ping An Healthcare and Technology Co Ltd, a unit of Ping An Insurance (Group) Co of China Ltd (2318.HK) (601318.SS), plans to raise up to HK$8.77 billion ($1.1 billion) in a [...]
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HK, not US, could score mega Xiaomi, Aramco IPOs

23-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Foxbusiness | 6:00 AM

The US could lose out on two massive initial public offerings (IPOs) as Hong Kong seeks to open its markets to attract a larger percentage of new listings. The chief [...]
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HK Airlines to start daily service to Manila from June 2018

23-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Prnewswire | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Airlines will operate daily flights between its home base of Hong Kong and Manila, the capital of the Philippines from 1 June 2018 – the latest addition to [...]
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HK clears way for pre-revenue biotech IPOs, plans to accept listing applications by May

23-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Endpts | 6:00 AM

A much anticipated rule change in Hong Kong’s stock exchange will take effect at the end of this month, marking a new era where qualified biotechs can list on the [...]
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HK Rates Reach 2008 High After $6.5 Billion Intervention

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s costly defense of its currency peg is starting to impact interbank rates. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has mopped up HK$51.3 billion ($6.5 billion) of [...]
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