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HK to strengthen maid agency regulation

HK to strengthen maid agency regulation

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong on Friday vowed to strengthen legal oversight over maid employment agencies following a spate of abuse cases that have caused widespread shock and anger. City [...]
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‘World’s first’ Bitcoin shop opens in HK

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A shop selling the virtual Bitcoin currency opened in Hong Kong on Friday, as fresh concerns grew in Asia over the currency’s viability and security. Touting itself as [...]
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Hutchison Whampoa net profit up by 20pct

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Whampoa conglomerate said Friday its net profit for 2013 was up 20 percent from the previous year, despite challenging [...]
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Tycoon Li backs press freedom after attack on HK editor

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Influential Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing on Friday condemned a brutal attack on a veteran journalist and warned the territory will suffer serious harm if it loses press [...]
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Tycoon says protests could damage HK’s reputation

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing, one of the wealthiest men in Asia, warned on Friday that planned protests to shut down Hong Kong’s central business district later this [...]
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Tycoon Li Ka-shing downbeat over HK’s future

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Li Ka-shing, Asia’s richest man, gave a downbeat assessment of Hong Kong’s situation yesterday, warning that the Occupy Central campaign, the harassment of [...]
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Chinese Auction House Raises $331 Million in HK IPO

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

The Poly Culture Group Corporation, a state-backed company that operates one of China’s biggest auction houses, raised $331 million in an initial public offering in [...]
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1969 Corvette’s next trip is to HK

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Timescall | 6:00 AM

For Ralph Ponfick, it was the “Holy Grail”of cars – a ’69 Corvette that had barely been driven. Now, after 20 years of barely driving it himself, [...]
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Stabbed HK Editor Improves

03-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Jounal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police issued a third photo of the suspects sought in a knife attack on a Hong Kong journalist earlier this week that has sent shockwaves through the city. Kevin [...]
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HK media vow not to be intimidated after attack

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong journalists vowed Thursday not to be intimidated by a savage attack on a veteran colleague that has stoked fresh concerns for media freedom, declaring “they [...]
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Latest airline perk: Safe distance from the masses

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

On flights from San Francisco to Hong Kong, first-class passengers can enjoy a Mesclun salad with king crab or a grilled USDA prime beef tenderloin, stretch out in a [...]
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Military-Linked Chinese Auction House to IPO in HK

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China Poly Group Corp., a state-owned conglomerate started by the country’s military 22 years ago, is taking its arts and entertainment arm public in Hong Kong as it [...]
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Press freedom campaigners condemn knife attack on HK editor

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong journalists are reeling from Wednesday’s brutal knife attack on a former newspaper editor known for his criticism of Beijing, with many hoping that the [...]
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HK property tycoons bank on middle class to weather tough times

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | businesstimes | 6:00 AM

When things get choppy at the top of the property ladder, it pays to have your feet planted on the middle rungs, which makes developers Cheung Kong (Holdings) and Sun Hung [...]
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HK startup plans to open a local Bitcoin ATM network

01-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Techinasia | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange HKCEx (Hong Kong Crypto Exchange) says it plans to set up a series of Bitcoin ATMs at some of the largest shopping and financial centers in [...]
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