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HK Faces Financial District Shutdown Over Political Stand-Off With China

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s financial district could be shut down in September after Chinese officials and Hong Kong democrats failed to break a political deadlock over reforms. The [...] » More

HK democracy stalemate sets stage for possible financial district shutdown

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese officials and Hong Kong democrats failed on Thursday to resolve a standoff over political reforms in the freewheeling former British colony, a deadlock that could end [...] » More

Delayed Cathay flight returns to HK after 24-hour grounding in Moscow

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of passengers arrived back in Hong Kong yesterday after their flight was grounded in Moscow for almost 24 hours. Cathay Pacific flight 204 had been scheduled to leave [...] » More

HK must find a way to resolve dilemma of mainland visitor numbers

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Bernard Chan notes the effect of Beijing’s crackdown on corruption Recent figures show that Hong Kong’s economy slowed in the second quarter of the year. Analysts [...] » More

RSA to sell insurance business in Singapore, HK

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

London-based RSA Insurance Group plc said it reached an agreement to sell its insurance business in Singapore and Hong Kong to Allied World Assurance Co Ltd for 130 million [...] » More

Logan adding direct flight to HK

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Boston Globe | 6:00 AM

Boston’s campaign to offer travellers more direct air routes to the world’s most important business destinations is preparing to add nonstop service to another [...] » More

Facebook is HK’s top digital platform in survey commissioned by company

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Facebook outranks popular messaging applications WhatsApp and WeChat as the most favoured digital platform in Hong Kong, according to a survey commissioned by the social [...] » More

Dog Death at HK Station Sparks Social Media Storm

23-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The death of a dog at a Hong Kong train station has sparked a storm of anger on social media, as well as vigils in honour of the dead animal. Even death threats have been [...] » More

HK scoops up top awards in Asia travel survey

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

City wins awards for categories including best airline, airport, hotels and as a business centre Hong Kong swept a travel survey by winning titles for the best airline, [...] » More

Tax Hike Proposal Gives Hope to HK’s Struggling Pensioners

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Getty | 6:00 AM

An elderly woman pushes a cart though a street on August 19, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. A government-commissioned study headed by University of Hong Kong academic Nelson [...] » More

Beijing seeks to soften blow of HK white paper

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Central government officials privately admit white paper should have been better prepared and want to soften the tone, say sources Beijing is studying ways to soften the blow [...] » More

HK’s government official takes’Ice Bucket Challenge’

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Secretary for the Commerce and Economic Development of China’s Hong Kong Gregory So completed the “Ice Bucket Challenge” by pouring a bucket of ice water [...] » More

Six ways HK could fund a universal pension scheme

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Advocates of a universal pension plan say it can be done without the government raising taxes The biggest controversy in the universal pension debate remains whether Hong [...] » More

China’s health authorities jump on ‘ice bucket challenge’ charity bandwagon

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The “ice bucket challenge” – a splashy worldwide charity campaign – has gotten support from China’s national health authorities, who want to [...] » More

HK’s Rich Get Richer as Economy Shrinks

22-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The gap between Hong Kong’s rich and the rest of the population is widening as surging asset prices shield the wealthy from an economic contraction. The CHART OF THE [...] » More