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Baioo’s Fall Clouds HK’s Allure for Gaming IPOs

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The global selloff in technology stocks has hammered shares of Chinese online-game developers in Hong Kong, putting a cloud over potential initial public offerings in the [...] » More

HK to issue sukuk of up to $1 billion after summer

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

Hong Kong’s government plans to issue as much as $1 billion worth of Islamic bonds later this year, a spokesperson for its central bank said, suggesting the [...] » More

Metal iPhone 6 mockups make appearance at HK electronics show

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Apple Insider | 6:00 AM

According to Mac Otakara, a number of vendors at this year’s Hong Kong trade show are fielding iPhone 6 wares – mostly cases – in spite of an apparent lack [...] » More

HKMA steps up supervision of banks’ credit risk management

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | RLPC | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is stepping up its supervision of Hong-Kong-based banks’ credit risk management by asking banks to show stable funding [...] » More

Cancer-causing toxin found in HK pet food sparks alarm

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

A cancer-causing toxin has been found in seven types of pet food sold in Hong Kong. The Consumer Council said its findings would cause concern among Hong Kong’s 286,300 [...] » More

Investors want HK’s IPO rules unchanged

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

Global institutional investors are urging Hong Kong not to change its listing rules even after losing the mega listing of e-commerce giant Alibaba, according to a survey by [...] » More

Arrest Order for Fugitive HK Tycoon Reaffirmed

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Sinosphere | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong judge declined on Monday to set aside an arrest warrant for a local newspaper tycoon who fled to Taiwan 36 years ago after being charged with drug trafficking. Ma [...] » More

HK in Lego form? Everything about these photos is awesome

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

But we couldn’t help breaking into an enthusiastic rendition of “Everything is Awesome” when we came across these Hong Kong-themed Lego photos by [...] » More

A new play addresses the growing fear for journalists in HK

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

The journalistic assignment had been to write a simple tale of youthful reminiscence, but the reporter’s first draft attracted a suspicious gaze from his editor. Was [...] » More

The Future Of Democracy In HK

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Veteran Hong Kong political leaders Anson Chan and Martin Lee describe some of the core values – such as freedom of the press – that they seek to maintain as [...] » More

HK’s Emperor Motion Pictures Beefs Up Production, Exhibition Units

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Hollywood Reporter | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong-based Emperor Motion Pictures is expanding its team with the appointment of production veteran Daniel Yu as production controller and cinema operations specialist [...] » More

NEC launches facial recognition technology to identify HK shoppers

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | PC World | 6:00 AM

NEC has launched a new Mobile Facial Recognition Appliance that enables organisations in any industry to offer an ultra-personalised customer experience by recognising the [...] » More

Fund managers back HK’s ‘one share, one vote’ after Alibaba rule-change talks -survey

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

Global fund managers of nearly $14 trillion in assets support Hong Kong’s “one share, one vote” principle, and oppose changing listing rules to allow [...] » More

HK Stocks Decline Most in a Month on China Data

16-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks slid, with the benchmark index heading for the biggest drop in almost a month, after data showed China’s new credit fell in March from a year earlier [...] » More

US to revive annual report to Congress on HK politics

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

The United States looks set to reintroduce annual reports to Congress on political developments in Hong Kong following a plea by the Democratic Party’s founding chair [...] » More