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HK Lures New York IPOs After China Auditors Ban

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

The US ban on Chinese affiliates of the four biggest accounting firms stands to undermine a pickup in initial share sales by Chinese companies in New York. While the auditors [...]
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Japanese Owner of Uniqlo Aims for Secondary Listing in HK

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | New York Times | 6:00 AM

Fast Retailing, the owner of the Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo, said Monday that it planned to pursue a secondary stock market listing in Hong Kong. The Tokyo-listed [...]
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GCL-Poly Drops After China Sets Solar Target: HK Mover

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

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd (3800), the world’s biggest polysilicon maker, declined the most in seven months in Hong Kong trading after China set a lower-than-expected [...]
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As ‘African’ Chinese park money in HK, Beijing targets ‘naked’ officials

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Step by step, Chinese authorities are making life tougher for officials looking to spirit assets and family members out of the country to avoid close scrutiny and strict [...]
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In HK, food is the global language

28-Jan-2014 Intellasia | NJ | 6:00 AM

We must be, we expect, a couple of rare birds indeed, perhaps the only couple who regularly journey halfway around the world from our Montclair home to Hong Kong to eat [...]
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Ban Means HK Luring New York IPOs: China Overnight

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

The US ban on Chinese affiliates of the four biggest accounting firms stands to undermine a pickup in initial share sales by Chinese companies in New York. While the auditors [...]
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HK Leader Pledges Support for Poor as City Pursues Growth

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

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying reiterated his commitment to assisting the poor today as he pledged to pursue growth. “Supporting the underprivileged is, and [...]
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HK, China Reach Consensus on Funds Pact

27-Jan-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Regulators in Hong Kong and China have agreed terms on a deal that would allow funds in both markets to be sold to retail investors on either side, potentially allowing [...]
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Anselm Kiefer Leads $4.5 Million Sotheby HK Sale

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

Works by artists Anselm Kiefer, Cai Guo-Qiang and Marc Quinn led a HK$34.69 million ($4.5 million) auction by Sotheby’s Hong Kong yesterday. The 2008 Kiefer work [...]
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Maid falls to death while cleaning windows in HK

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

A foreign domestic helper aged 28 died Thursday after falling from a residential building in Hong Kong, police said. They said the helper, whose name and nationality were not [...]
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HK to burn one of Asia’s major stockpiles of ivory

HK to burn one of Asia’s major stockpiles of ivory

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

Hong Kong plans to destroy 95 percent of one of Asia’s major hoards of confiscated ivory, fulfilling a long-standing demand by conservation groups that battle [...]
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HK tycoon doubles bounty to marry off gay daughter

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

A Hong Kong tycoon may double a “marriage bounty” to find a male suitor for his gay daughter to $130 million, despite his initial offer attracting 20,000 [...]
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HK under pressure to improve rights of city’s 300000 maids

HK under pressure to improve rights of city’s 300000 maids

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is facing external pressure to bolster the basic rights of the city’s 300,000 migrant domestic workers in the wake of the alleged abuse of an Indonesian maid [...]
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Magnum Rallies as Investors Chase HK Nightclub IPO

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

Magnum Entertainment Group Holdings Ltd (2080), the first nightclub operator to go public in Hong Kong, more than doubled on its first day of trading. The stock jumped as [...]
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HK, mainland China reach funds-pact deal

25-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Regulators in Hong Kong and China have agreed to terms on a deal that would allow funds in both markets to be sold to retail investors on either side, potentially allowing [...]
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