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HK arrests nine over possible match-fixing

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nine people have been arrested over alleged match-fixing in multiple football fixtures in Hong Kong, the city’s anti-corruption watchdog said Tuesday. “Nine [...]
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HK banking watchdog seeks bail-in powers

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s banking regulator has demanded far-reaching powers to prop up or shut failing banks, including the ability to suspend creditor rights, as it plays catch-up [...]
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HK Editor Removed Amid Fears For Press Freedom

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

The editor of an influential Chinese newspaper in Hong Kong has been removed from his post amid worries about the future of press freedom in the former British colony. Ming [...]
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‘As the Light Goes Out’ rakes in HKD 12.35 million after four days

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nicholas Tse, Shawn Yue, Simon Yam and William Chan can now breathe a sigh of relief, as their latest movie, “As the Light Goes Out” is a success at the box [...]
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HK Stocks Rise as IMF Readies to Boost Global GDP Outlook

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks rose, with the city’s benchmark index heading for a second daily gain, as the International Monetary Fund said it will raise its global economic growth [...]
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VC Tim Draper On Bitcoin, Going Public And HK’s Startup Community

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

If you have even the most minimal exposure to the venture capital industry then Tim Draper is a man who needs no introduction. He’s the “Draper” in the [...]
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Bitcoin ATM to dispense in HK, but not Taiwan

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

The company that introduced Bitcoin automated teller machines (ATMs) in Canada is now looking to bring its kiosks to Hong Kong and possibly Taiwan. Robocoin Technologies said [...]
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Power Assets Shareholders Approve Spinoff of HK Unit

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Power Assets Holdings Ltd (6), controlled by Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing, said shareholders yesterday approved the spinoff of its Hong Kong electricity unit on the [...]
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OCBC Shares Fall on Talks to Take Over Wing Hang Bank

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. (OCBC), Southeast Asia’s second-biggest lender, fell to an almost four-week low in Singapore stock trading amid concern it may pay too [...]
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Here Comes The 2014 Forbes HK Rich List

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is an important window into China’s economy, a global financial and trade hub in its own right, and home to dozens of the world’s richest people. How [...]
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Get your Bitcoin in cash: World’s second Bitcoin ATM to open in HK

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The world’s second Bitcoin ATM is due to land in Hong Kong by the end of this month, according to US based software company Robocoin. The machine, available for sale to [...]
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Li & Fung Jumps After Calling 2013 a Solid Year: HK Mover

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Li & Fung Ltd rose the most in almost five months in Hong Kong trading amid speculation traders who had bet on the shares’ decline were buying them back after the [...]
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Power Assets Shareholders Approve Spinoff of HK Unit

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Power Assets Holdings Ltd (6), controlled by Asia’s richest man Li Ka-shing, said shareholders yesterday approved the spinoff of its Hong Kong electricity unit on the [...]
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Singapore’s OCBC bank in talks to buy HK lender

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Singapore’s Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) said Monday it was in exclusive talks to acquire Hong Kong’s Wing Hang Bank, in a move that could give it greater [...]
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China Mobile Probes Loss-Making Exit From HK TV

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

China Mobile Communications Corp., the parent of the world’s largest phone company, is probing a decision by its Hong Kong unit to exit the territory’s television [...]
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