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HK Recruiters Pitch for Burmese Home Help

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

A delegation of Hong Kong recruitment agencies is in Burma in an attempt to drum up interest in a proposed scheme to allow Burmese citizens to work as domestic helpers in the [...]
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Column: Two decades later, HK eludes China’s grasp

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Nhregister | 6:00 AM

Are China’s leaders destined to ask each other, “Who lost Hong Kong?” It’s a question worth pondering after a holiday week that offered a stark [...]
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HK Celebrities Pressured Over New Year’s Greetings

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Theepochtimes | 6:00 AM

On New Year’s Eve, the Chinese-language Epoch Times published greetings to readers from a number of Hong Kong celebrities, as well as celebrities from other places. In [...]
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HK’s new air index confirms what anyone trying to breathe already knows

10-Jan-2014 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s Environmental Protection Department recently introduced a brand-new air quality measurement system to provide “more timely and useful air pollution [...]
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Toymakers target ‘kidults’ at high-tech HK fair

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

Never mind girls and boys – adults who refuse to grow up are being increasingly targeted by a toy industry promoting adolescence as a lifestyle choice, say industry [...]
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HK Editor Removed Amid Fears For Press Freedom

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

The editor of an influential Chinese newspaper in Hong Kong has been removed from his post amid worries about the future of press freedom in the former British colony. Ming [...]
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‘As the Light Goes Out’ rakes in HKD 12.35 million after four days

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nicholas Tse, Shawn Yue, Simon Yam and William Chan can now breathe a sigh of relief, as their latest movie, “As the Light Goes Out” is a success at the box [...]
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HK Stocks Rise as IMF Readies to Boost Global GDP Outlook

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks rose, with the city’s benchmark index heading for a second daily gain, as the International Monetary Fund said it will raise its global economic growth [...]
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VC Tim Draper On Bitcoin, Going Public And HK’s Startup Community

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

If you have even the most minimal exposure to the venture capital industry then Tim Draper is a man who needs no introduction. He’s the “Draper” in the [...]
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Bitcoin ATM to dispense in HK, but not Taiwan

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:00 AM

The company that introduced Bitcoin automated teller machines (ATMs) in Canada is now looking to bring its kiosks to Hong Kong and possibly Taiwan. Robocoin Technologies said [...]
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HK arrests nine over possible match-fixing

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nine people have been arrested over alleged match-fixing in multiple football fixtures in Hong Kong, the city’s anti-corruption watchdog said Tuesday. “Nine [...]
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HK banking watchdog seeks bail-in powers

09-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s banking regulator has demanded far-reaching powers to prop up or shut failing banks, including the ability to suspend creditor rights, as it plays catch-up [...]
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EFG International To Buy Falcon’s HK Activities

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Gulfbusiness | 6:00 AM

EFG International AG has agreed a deal for Falcon Private Bank’s activities in Hong Kong including 800 million Swiss francs ($884.81 million) of assets, which the Abu [...]
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Two Decades Later, HK Eludes China’s Grasp: Adam Minter

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Are China’s leaders destined to ask each other, “Who lost Hong Kong?” It’s a question worth pondering after a holiday week that offered a stark [...]
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China Reform, Global Growth Seen Lifting HK Stocks

08-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks are poised to gain in 2014, with the Hang Seng Index climbing to a five-year high on a stronger global economy and steady growth in China as it pushes [...]
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