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HK Exchange Edges Closer to Rules Debate

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s stock exchange is close to launching a public debate on allowing a wider range of shareholding structures for initial public offerings, according to people [...]
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For Asia’s Octogenarian Tycoons, 80 is the New 50

For Asia’s Octogenarian Tycoons, 80 is the New 50

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

Hong Kong entertainment mogul Run Run Shaw passed away yesterday, two years after retiring at age 104. That kind of longevity is not unusual in this part of the world, where [...]
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HK’s Richest Hit The Jackpot In Macau

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

The Year of the Snake is considered lucky by some superstitious Chinese, and the one about to end was certainly a good one for many of Hong Kong’s richest [...]
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HK Recruiters Pitch for Burmese Home Help

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

A delegation of Hong Kong recruitment agencies is in Burma in an attempt to drum up interest in a proposed scheme to allow Burmese citizens to work as domestic helpers in the [...]
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Column: Two decades later, HK eludes China’s grasp

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Nhregister | 6:00 AM

Are China’s leaders destined to ask each other, “Who lost Hong Kong?” It’s a question worth pondering after a holiday week that offered a stark [...]
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HK Celebrities Pressured Over New Year’s Greetings

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Theepochtimes | 6:00 AM

On New Year’s Eve, the Chinese-language Epoch Times published greetings to readers from a number of Hong Kong celebrities, as well as celebrities from other places. In [...]
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HK’s new air index confirms what anyone trying to breathe already knows

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s Environmental Protection Department recently introduced a brand-new air quality measurement system to provide “more timely and useful air pollution [...]
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Toymakers target ‘kidults’ at high-tech HK fair

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

Never mind girls and boys – adults who refuse to grow up are being increasingly targeted by a toy industry promoting adolescence as a lifestyle choice, say industry [...]
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HK Warns Against Outdoor Activity as Pollution Rises

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

Hong Kong said it will probably experience elevated levels of air pollution “for a while” as light winds fail to disperse pollutants, prompting the government to [...]
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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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