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Destinations with the best hotels: report

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Travellers hitting up cities like Vancouver, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Venice are the most likely to be satisfied with their hotel stay, according to a new report that looked at [...]
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Taiwan Looks at HK in Terror

Taiwan Looks at HK in Terror

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Fear of China’s growing influence over Taiwan drove thousands of students to occupy Taiwan’s national legislature earlier this year. Such anxiety isn’t [...]
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Chinese Lessor, Milk Producer Aim for HK IPOs

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

China Aircraft Leasing Co. and China Shengmu Organic Milk Ltd began gauging investor interest for Hong Kong initial public offerings that could raise up to a combined $450 [...]
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HK Votes, Beijing Glowers

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Johnny Lam, a 76-year-old Hong Kong resident, defied China’s leadership in Beijing by casting a vote on June 22. Lam is one of hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong [...]
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Gold price pares losses as economic data pressures US yields

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Financial Express | 6:00 AM

Gold price pared losses on Thursday after US data put pressure on Treasury yields, though it remained below this week’s two-month high as a firmer tone to equities [...]
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Chinese Consumers Turn Sa Sa Pale

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Sa Sa International 0178.HK -0.94 percent has become a so-so play on the Chinese consumer. The cosmetics peddler with brightly lit stores benefited more than most from a boom [...]
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China’s May gold imports from HK drop to 16-month low

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Brecorder | 6:00 AM

China’s gold imports from Hong Kong dropped in May to the lowest level since January last year as a weaker yuan curbed appetite for the precious metal in the [...]
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Moody’s warns HK banks over increased loans exposure to mainland

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Increased exposure to mainland borrowers poses risks to banks, says ratings agency, amid concerns over companies’ ability to repay loans Ratings agency Moody’s [...]
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HK journalist knife attack accused denied bail

28-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two men charged with a savage knife attack on the former editor of a Hong Kong newspaper were denied bail on Friday as fears for press freedom in the city intensify. Kevin [...]
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Taiwan Protest Leaders Blocked From Visiting HK

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

A group of protest leaders from Taiwan was barred from travelling to Hong Kong to participate in a forum on democracy, which the event organisers called a sign of the Chinese [...]
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New licences and sales surge drive HK International performance

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Moodie Report | 6:00 AM

Retail licences and advertising revenue surged by +23.2 percent year-on-year at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), hitting HK$6,155 million (US$794 million) in the 12 [...]
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HK Airport dividend payout of HK$5.3 billion raises eyebrows

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Operator paid record sum to the government, even as it struggles to find cash for new runway likely to be city’s costliest infrastructure project Questions have arisen [...]
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HK destroys cache of poached ivory

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has destro yed a stockpile of illegal ivory, following similar initiative by authorities in mainland China. The trade of poached animal materials is worth $213bn a [...]
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HK activists predict biggest protest since China handover

27-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Activists said Wednesday they expect more than half a million people to take to the streets on Hong Kong’s annual protest day in what would be the biggest march since [...]
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China Vanke HK Shares Rise Early on Debut

26-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Shares of property developer China Vanke 000002.SZ +0.49 percent Co Ltd opened higher Wednesday, its first day of trading on the Hong Kong stock market, after it successfully [...]
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