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Bank of Beijing plans HK IPO, could raise $4 billion

30-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bank of Beijing Co Ltd said it plans to issue shares in Hong Kong, in an offering that could raise over $4 billion based on Reuters calculations. The medium-sized Chinese [...]
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Singapore maintains lead as world’s top yuan clearing centre after HK

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore has stayed ahead of London for the second straight month as the world’s top offshore clearing centre for the Chinese yuan, latest data from payments network [...]
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Booming years for Singapore but a lost decade for HK?

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Once considered one of the world’s great metropolises, we seem to have been eclipsed by city state’s grand projects, dynamism and quality of life Singapore is no [...]
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#BBCtrending: How peeing in public divided China and HK

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

By now, it seems, the entire Chinese internet is familiar with what happened on a crowded Hong Kong shopping street. A mother holds a nappy while her two-year-old squats and [...]
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World’s first Tiananmen museum opens in HK

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The world’s first museum dedicated to the Tiananmen Square crackdown opened in Hong Kong Saturday with an emotive ceremony and protests from pro-China demonstrators. [...]
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Rugby: HK dominates PHL Volcanoes in A5N opener

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | GMA | 6:00 AM

The Philippines suffered a 108-0 defeat against Hong Kong Saturday, to start their Asian Rugby Football Union Asian 5 Nations campaign at the Hong Kong Football Club in Happy [...]
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HK’s ‘Champagne House’ is on sale for $38 million

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Journal | 6:00 AM

HAVE YOU EVER dreamed of living the life of a Chinese Emperor? Yes? Then, Hong Kong’s ‘Champagne House’ might just be for you. If you have a spare $38.7 [...]
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Australian food group rejects Singapore-HK bid

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian food manufacturer Goodman Fielder on Monday turned down a joint Singapore and Hong Kong takeover bid valuing the company at Aus$1.27 billion (US1.18 billion), [...]
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WATCH: Hillary Clinton Blasts Edward Snowden for Fleeing to Russia and China

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Mother Jones | 6:00 AM

Hillary Clinton didn’t have to directly deal with Edward Snowden’s leaks when she was secretary of state. Clinton had already stepped down from her post by the [...]
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Chinese vice President Warns HK Over Protests

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

In the bluntest warning yet from a Chinese Communist Party leader about possible protests in Hong Kong’s financial district, vice President Li Yuanchao has called the [...]
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Why is China is so pissed with HK?

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

URINE and faeces have been a hot topic among Hong Kongers the past week, leading to Chinese netisens calling for a boycott of Hong Kong on June 1. It all began with a dispute [...]
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How HK’s On-Track Pharmacies Work

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Horse | 6:00 AM

Last week Frank Stronach, chair and founder of The Stronach Group, proposed introducing an on-track pharmacy as part of a 10-point plan to control racehorse medication use [...]
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‘Tortured’ Indonesian maid listed on Time’s top 100

26-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Time magazine has named an Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her Hong Kong employer as one of the world’s 100 most influential people, putting the spotlight on the [...]
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Attention turns from HK to Singapore

26-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Drinks Business | 6:00 AM

According to the Financial Times, a combination of the continued Chinese austerity drive, too many merchants in Hong Kong and a growing number of millionaire collectors in [...]
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HK ‘milkshake murderer’ loses final bid for appeal

26-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

American housewife Nancy Kissel, dubbed the “milkshake murderer”, on Thursday lost her final bid to appeal against her conviction in Hong Kong for the 2003 murder [...]
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