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HK fund says Toshiba chip unit worth more than $30 billion

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

A Hong Kong-based activist investment fund opposed to Toshiba Corp’s $18 billion sale of its chip unit to a Bain Capital-led group said the business was worth as much [...]
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China’s Hardened Stance on HK and Taiwan

06-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Dark days are ahead for Hong Kong and Taiwan as Beijing’s hardline strategy continues. On July 1 last year, Hong Kong marked the 20th anniversary of the handover from [...]
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Why are pro-establishment lawmakers feeling slighted by HK’s leader?

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

After raising eyebrows with a HK$30,000 (US$3,800) donation to the city’s largest opposition party at its annual fundraising dinner, there will be more tut-tutting when [...]
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No complaints against Benny Tai over independence remarks, says HK University law dean

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

Controversial academic Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s teaching position at the University of Hong Kong appears safe for now despite official condemnation of his remarks on [...]
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Billionaires Target Sky-High Prices For Luxury Housing At HK’s Former Airport

05-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Two of Hong Kong’s billionaire property moguls have set new records with the lofty prices they’ve paid for land at the city’s former Kai Tak airport. But in [...]
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Dismissal call piles pressure on HK academic over independence remarks

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

Pressure is mounting on a Hong Kong academic who helped lead pro-democracy protests in 2014, as dozens of pro-Beijing groups ran newspaper advertisements on Tuesday to demand [...]
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As China tightens squeeze, soul searching for HK’s democracy movement

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

Hong Kong’s once thriving pro-democracy movement, weighed down by growing pessimism among its supporters over China’s ever-increasing control in the city, is [...]
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Hotel operators push for law against ‘simply illegal’ Airbnb hosts and users in HK

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

Hong Kong’s hoteliers have united to demand a law that would punish Airbnb users hosts and guests and allow authorities to raid flats suspected of being unlicensed [...]
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Dog rescued from Victoria Harbour found dead after ‘being thrown’ from roof of HK building

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

A Japanese spitz rescued by Marine police from the Victoria Harbour on Saturday has died after police suspect it was thrown from the 23rd-floor roof of a residential block in [...]
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Infection kills endangered Chinese sturgeon at HK’s Ocean Park

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

A rare Chinese sturgeon raised in Hong Kong’s iconic Ocean Park died on Tuesday due to severe disease. The captive-bred fish was a second filial generation Acipenser [...]
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Is liveability a luxury forever out of reach for ordinary Hongkongers?

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

When Ronald Lee Man-ho and his family moved from North Point to Tseung Kwan O more than a decade ago, they were delighted to leave their overcrowded urban neighbourhood for a [...]
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HK university to punish students protesting Mandarin test

04-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Supchina | 6:00 AM

A little over two months after a group of students from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) stormed the school’s language centre to demonstrate strong objection to a [...]
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Drones used to smuggle $110 million in smartphones from HK

04-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese authorities say they’ve busted a crime ring that used a system of drones, cables and motorised pulleys to sneak nearly $80 million ($110 million) worth of [...]
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Japan sees HK as test market to attract foreign tourists

03-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 6:00 AM

With trips to Japan being so popular among people from Hong Kong, Tokyo sees the city as a testing ground for trying out various initiatives and analysing behavioral patterns [...]
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Anxious HK Catholics told to make leap of faith over China deal

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

A looming deal between the Vatican and China is causing divisions between the church hierarchy and Catholics in Hong Kong, which has long been a vital beachhead for the faith [...]
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