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HK gets slammed after arresting pro-democracy activists

29-Apr-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong appears to be intensifying its crackdown on political dissent following the arrest of 11 pro-democracy advocates over two days. On April 26, former legislators and [...] » More

Bears Have HK Dollar in Their Sights as Drops Quicken

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

For a pegged currency, Hong Kong’s dollar is once again posting some outsized moves. The city’s dollar linked to the greenback since 1983 is falling at the [...] » More

HK charges pro-independence activists over China protest

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching who were disqualified over swearing-in ceremony incident charged with unlawful assembly Hong Kong police have charged two former [...] » More

Singapore Banks’ HK Envy

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Stable oil prices are fine, and a recovery in the Baltic Dry Index can’t hurt. But seriously, how long can Singapore’s banks remain hostages of the island’s [...] » More

Brexit a signal for HK to seize the day: China Daily Columnist

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

As outgoing Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said earlier this year, Hong Kong business people and investors can turn the challenges of Brexit into new opportunities, and not [...] » More

Police arrest nine more democracy activists in HK

Police arrest nine more democracy activists in HK

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nine democracy protesters were arrested in Hong Kong Thursday over an anti-Beijing rally in the latest swoop by police as activists say they are being persecuted. Concerns [...] » More

New arrests in HK as police hold nine democracy activists

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police have arrested at least nine democracy activists in connection with anti-government protest last year, the latest in a series of politically motivated [...] » More

HK’s mandatory integration with Guangdong a slippery slope

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

The development of the Greater Bay Area in Guangdong province is on top of the agenda for outgoing Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and his allies. Hong Kong’s response [...] » More

HK Eyeing to Overtake Singapore as Asia’s Premier Fintech Hub

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Crowdfundinsider | 6:00 AM

According to several reports, fintech in Asia reached record numbers in 2016. Singapore, in particular, has seen huge growth the last few years and has long proclaimed itself [...] » More

HK Has a Plan to Wean Itself Off Coal

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong will cut the size of returns its power utilities are allowed to make to 8 percent under a 15-year plan it hopes will help wean the city off coal while keeping [...] » More

At $87.3 mn, HK villa on Repulse Bay could be the world’s most expensive home

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Financialexpress | 6:00 AM

There is one more thing that is currently grabbing eye-balls in Hong Kong – expensive houses. Hong Kong is the playground of the global rich and famous. The tiny place [...] » More

HK Regulator Queries Banks Over $200 Million Huishan Dairy Loan

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Dairyherd | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s banking watchdog is questioning lenders over a $200 million loan raised by China Huishan Dairy Holdings Co Ltd, sources involved in the matter told Reuters, [...] » More

Pro-independence activists arrested in HK

Pro-independence activists arrested in HK

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Hong Kong independence activists who were barred from taking up their seats as lawmakers last year were arrested Wednesday and charged over chaos at the city’s [...] » More

Owl Creek to Shut Asian Hedge Funds, Deregister HK Office

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Jeffrey Altman’s Owl Creek Asset Management is winding down its Asian funds after the voluntary departure of Hong Kong-based co-manager Chris Wang, according to a [...] » More

Bears Have HK Dollar in Their Sights as Drops Quicken

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

For a pegged currency, Hong Kong’s dollar is once again posting some outsized moves. The city’s dollar linked to the greenback since 1983 is falling at the [...] » More