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No British-style probe into causes of Mong Kok riot, HK leader Carrie Lam says

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader rejected a call on Wednesday for an investigation into the causes of the 2016 Mong Kok riot, saying however that if a panel were set up for this [...]
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Elderly woman in HK whose bank account collected proceeds of online romance scams arrested

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

A 70-year-old woman whose bank accounts were used to collect the proceeds of online romance scams was arrested after con artists duped two women out of HK$622,000 [...]
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HK regulator increases supervision on Allahabad Bank branch

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

State-run lender Allahabad BankNSE 3.06 percent on Tuesday said the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has enhanced supervisory arrangements on its Hong Kong branch while [...]
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AIA HK launches new online insurance platform ‘AIA iShop’

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

AIA Hong Kong launched a new online insurance platform called “AIA iShop”, which enables customers to buy insurance products in three minutes, the company [...]
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Tight squeeze for HK’s young professionals

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

As housing prices spiral in Hong Kong, young professionals are living in ever-shrinking spaces, with box-like “nano-flats” and co-shares touted as fashionable [...]
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HK police officer injured during raid on Hung Hom counterfeit cash operation

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong policewoman was injured during a raid on a subdivided flat on Tuesday where officers arrested an Indian asylum seeker and his Russian girlfriend, and seized [...]
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HK consortium makes $9.8 bn bid for Australia’s APA

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

A consortium led by Hong Kong’s CK Infrastructure Holdings made an unsolicited Aus$13 billion (US$9.8 billion) bid for gas pipeline company APA Wednesday, with the [...]
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Measles outbreak could be triggered in HK by small number of people who are not vaccinated, HKU professor says

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

A small proportion of people who are not effectively vaccinated against measles could trigger an outbreak of the highly contagious disease in Hong Kong, according to a [...]
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HK plunges out of top 10 priciest cities for expatriates due to weak currency

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong, the second-most expensive city in the world for expatriates last year, has fallen out of the top 10 because of the weakness of its currency, a cost of living [...]
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ZTE stocks collapse at resumption of trading in HK

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Shares in Chinese telecoms equipment maker ZTE collapsed more than 40 percent Wednesday as trading in the company resumed after it reached a settlement with the United States [...]
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Shuttered shopfronts show impact of e-commerce on HK’s retail sector

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

The rise of e-commerce has already spelt the end for some of Hong Kong’s best-known bricks-and-mortar stores, even though the city still lags behind other markets in [...]
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Two arrested as HK probe widens into allegations that major fraud rackets targeted Filipino domestic workers

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Two Hong Kong-based business figures who worked closely with Filipino domestic workers in the city have been released on bail following their arrest in connection with two of [...]
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‘Startling inaction’ by HK Immigration Department over unregistered births, watchdog Ombudsman finds

13-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

The “inaction” of Hong Kong immigration authorities over cases of parents failing to register the births of their children in time, as required by law, was [...]
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StanChart to apply for virtual banking license in HK

13-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Standard Chartered plans to apply for “virtual banking” license in Hong Kong, the emerging market-focussed lender said on Monday, amid a rush by global banks to [...]
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HK police to focus on cyber efforts against illegal betting during World Cup 2018 as bookies go digital

13-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

The battlefield for police operations against illegal betting will shift to the cyber realm during the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia, Hong Kong authorities have said, as [...]
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