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HK urged to accept ‘imperfect’ democracy

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kongers must accept Beijing’s version of democracy even if they think it is imperfect because the interests of the city’s business community have to be [...]
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Anti-graft officers raid HK media tycoon’s home

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong anti-corruption officials early Thursday raided the home of Jimmy Lai, an outspoken mogul whose media empire is often fiercely critical of Beijing. The swoop comes [...]
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HK media magnate’s home searched

30-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Anti-corruption police raid homes of Jimmy Lai and his aide days before Beijing decides on key voting reform in region. Hong Kong’s anti-corruption police have searched [...]
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HK to hold roadshows for first sukuk issue next week

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

Hong Kong’s government will hold investor meetings next week for its maiden Islamic bond issue, a spokeswoman for the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Thursday. A [...]
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HK anti-corruption agents raid media mogul Jimmy Lai’s home

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong anti-corruption authorities have raided the home of Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon and fierce critic of the Chinese Communist party who owns the pro-democracy Apple [...]
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HK Jewelers: August Decline Slows, But UBS Downgrades

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Barrons | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong jewelery retailer Chow Sang Sang (0116.HK) reported its first-half earnings. Revenue in the first-half was down 34 percent from a year ago, driven largely by weak [...]
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China moves to limit HK election could stir protests

China moves to limit HK election could stir protests

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

China moved on Wednesday to limit 2017 elections for Hong Kong’s leader to a handful of candidates loyal to Beijing, local media reported, a move likely to escalate [...]
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Beijing scholar admits error and omissions in white paper on HK

Beijing scholar admits error and omissions in white paper on HK

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

A Beijing legal scholar acknowledged an “inaccuracy” and “omissions” in the English version of the white paper on Hong Kong, which many in the city [...]
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Airline HK Express criticised after scrapping Kota Kinabalu flights

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

Low-cost airline Hong Kong Express has come under fire over its handling of inquiries about its decision to scrap services to Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia – a year after [...]
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UK’s top judge: HK independence not eroded

29-Aug-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

China has not undermined judicial independence in Hong Kong despite telling judges in the territory to be “patriotic”, according to the president of the UK [...]
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UK top judge warns HK of ‘vigilance’ to protect rights

UK top judge warns HK of ‘vigilance’ to protect rights

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

Britain’s top judge Tuesday warned Hong Kong of the need for “eternal vigilance” to safeguard its liberties as China looks set to take a hardline stance at [...]
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China paper urges ‘coercive measures’ against HK protesters

28-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

A state-run Chinese newspaper Tuesday called for “coercive measures” against pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong, as China’s rubber-stamp legislature [...]
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Don’t destroy HK for democracy

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

“It became necessary to destroy the town to save it.” This was one of the most famous quotes from the Vietnam war. For Occupy Central, it looks like they are [...]
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Beijing ‘will not back down’ on HK’s political reform, says state newspaper

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

An editorial in the Global Times says the NPC Standing Committee’s decision over the 2017 election of a chief executive will be announced by Sunday The central [...]
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Chinese lawmakers stress Basic Law in HK electoral reform

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

The electoral reform set for 2017 in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) must adhere to Basic Law and regional realities, legislators said Tuesday. Hong [...]
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