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HK pro-democracy leaders shave heads in protest

HK pro-democracy leaders shave heads in protest

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:28 AM

To the sound of whirring clippers, Hong Kong democracy activists shaved their heads Tuesday in a symbolic act of protest against China’s increased political control [...] » More

HK shares tumble on Fed concern, China falls on premier’s comment

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong suffered their worst fall in months early on Wednesday, as concerns that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than expected triggered a sell-off [...] » More

HK’s domestic helpers ‘should be paid HK$4500 a month’

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Helpers push for wage rise amid government review, saying city is not the draw it once was because pay hasn’t kept pace with living costs Domestic helpers in the city [...] » More

HK’s listing market to top HK$170b in 2014: Deloitte

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The amount of capital raised in Hong Kong’s listing market is expected to reach HK$170 billion this year, according to Deloitte. The latest forecast was little changed [...] » More

HK pro-democracy leaders shave heads in protest

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

To the sound of whirring clippers, Hong Kong democracy activists shaved their heads Tuesday in a symbolic act of protest against China’s increased political control [...] » More

HK, China and democracy

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Your editorial on the selection of the chief executive of the Hong Kong special administrative region by universal suffrage (A foolish decision, 3 September) is a groundless [...] » More

HK And Beijing: The Future Of Economic Freedom

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Over the last few years I have seen student protests in the United States, Spain and Venezuela. I never expected, during my recent trip to Hong Kong, that I would witness a [...] » More

Bottom line of HK election

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

There is a surreal air about the growing agitation in Hong Kong over the 2017 election for the territory’s chief executive. Beijing’s requirement that candidates [...] » More

HK: one country, one system

11-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Tennessean | 6:00 AM

The promise the Chinese government made to Britain and to the world as Hong Kong reverted to Chinese control at midnight on June 30, 1997, that China would abide by the [...] » More

Harvard Receives Largest Ever Donation Thanks to HK Foundation

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The Morningside Foundation, a group controlled by a wealthy Hong Kong family, has donated $350m to Harvard University’s School of Public Health. The donation is the [...] » More

Political unrest could hit HK economy: Moody’s

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

Ratings agency Moody’s said Monday prolonged political discord in Hong Kong over China’s refusal to grant the key financial hub full democracy could negatively [...] » More

Chinese leader’s reforms are bad news for HK

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

In 1997, Britain returned Hong Kong to China after some 150 years of colonial rule. In exchange, China agreed to a set of principles: Hong Kong would maintain its capitalist [...] » More

HK’s Occupy Central Plans Protest in October

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong protest movement Occupy Central plans to launch a civil-disobedience campaign in early October to protest Beijing’s decision to effectively control who [...] » More

Unrest in HK

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The decision by China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee to limit which candidates can run for Hong Kong’s chief executive has undermined trust [...] » More

Alibaba marks date with HK investors

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Executives of Alibaba Group Holding will be marketing the company’s mammoth share sale in Hong Kong next week, after spending a week in the United States pitching [...] » More