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HK’s hot governance issues are minefield for investors

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

As Chinese stocks become mainstream, battle to balance principles and pragmatism goes on Please use the sharing tools found via the email icon at the top of articles. Copying [...]
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Freedom Imperiled in HK After Democracy Advocates Sent to Prison

Freedom Imperiled in HK After Democracy Advocates Sent to Prison

09-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Daily Signal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s freedom from Chinese meddling is quickly eroding. On August 17, Joshua Wong, Nathan Law, and Alex Chow — the leaders of the “Umbrella [...]
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Sky-High Rents Force HK Bankers Into Dorm Life

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Young finance industry workers are bunking down in dormitory-style accommodation in Hong Kong as “co-living” developments take off in the world’s priciest [...]
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Mooncakes from heaven: HK’s sweet obsession

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It is one of Hong Kong’s most treasured food traditions: the buying, giving and eating of “mooncakes” to mark mid-autumn festival, celebrated in Chinese [...]
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HK Checking Banks’ Loans to China’s HNA and Wanda, Sources Say

08-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has asked banks in the city for details of their loans to HNA Group Co. and Dalian Wanda Group Co., according to people familiar with the [...]
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HK considers clampdown on digital coin offerings

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s securities watchdog warned on Tuesday that initial coin offerings providing returns could be considered regulated activity in the city, a day after [...]
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HK’s Economy May Soon Be Eclipsed by the Chinese City Next Door

07-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is on the verge of seeing its economy surpassed in size by the former fishing village Shenzhen, a role reversal long foreshadowed by China’s massive supply of [...]
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Sky-High Rents Force HK Bankers Into Dorm Life

06-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Young finance industry workers are bunking down in dormitory-style accommodation in Hong Kong as “co-living” developments take off in the world’s priciest [...]
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Mooncakes from heaven: HK’s sweet obsession

06-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It is one of Hong Kong’s most treasured food traditions: the buying, giving and eating of “mooncakes” to mark mid-autumn festival, celebrated in Chinese [...]
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HK Checking Banks’ Loans to China’s HNA and Wanda, Sources Say

06-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has asked banks in the city for details of their loans to HNA Group Co. and Dalian Wanda Group Co., according to people familiar with the [...]
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HK, Singapore in talks to grab bigger share of derivatives business

05-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong and Singapore are seeking to snare a bigger share of the $540 trillion global derivatives business, taking advantage of tough new UK and European banking rules and [...]
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HK Banks Checked on Loans to HNA and Wanda: Apple Daily

05-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is tightening scrutiny over banks’ exposure to HNA Group Co. and Dalian Wanda Group Co., according to a report by Apple Daily. The [...]
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Typhoon signal No 3 downgraded to No 1 as Mawar moves away from HK

05-Sep-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Education Bureau says afternoon kindergarten classes set to resume The Hong Kong Observatory downgraded its typhoon warning signal from No 3 to No 1 on Monday morning as [...]
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HK’s Autonomy Is Slipping Away

04-Sep-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Three years after the pro-democracy Umbrella Revolution erupted in Hong Kong’s streets, Beijing has struck back. Last month, an appeals court here increased punishments [...]
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Tropical storm Mawar expected to be closest to HK on Sunday afternoon

02-Sep-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

After batterings by Typhoon Hato and Severe Tropical Storm Pakhar, city on standby for more rain and wind Tropical depression Mawar, which is threatening to bring Hong Kong [...]
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