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HK Buyers Queue for New Homes After Prices Plunge

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

On a Saturday morning in mid-June, thousands wait, crammed into Hong Kong’s Fortune Metropolis mall, across Victoria Harbor from the main business district, their eyes [...]
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HK airport must meet global demand or risk falling behind

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

To meet future air traffic demand, the Airport Authority is proposing to expand Hong Kong International Airport by building a third runway. The environmental impact [...]
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HSBC Draws Fire After Downgrading HK Stocks

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Sinosphere | 6:00 AM

HSBC, the London-based bank with roots in Hong Kong and Shanghai, waded into controversy this week when it downgraded Hong Kong stocks out of concern that a swelling [...]
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Occupy Central a danger to the HK property market, Barclays Bank warns

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Barclays Bank says ‘shocks’ like Central protest could cause a slump from which it will take the city longer to recover than in 2003 and 2008 “Unexpected [...]
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HK Buyers Queue for New Homes After Prices Plunge

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

On a Saturday morning in mid-June, thousands wait, crammed into Hong Kong’s Fortune Metropolis mall, across Victoria Harbor from the main business district, their eyes [...]
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Why HK is losing its entrepreneurial spirit

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has no official religion, but for many decades, a fervent belief in capitalism served in its place. That belief is now in question, and this has considerable [...]
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Li & Fung spin-off Global Brands debuts in HK

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Shares of Global Brands, which manages more than 350 labels, licensed characters from Disney and Star Wars and brands such as Coach and Juicy Couture, debuted in Hong Kong at [...]
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Chinese ambassador warns against ‘chaos’ in HK

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Capitalfm | 6:00 AM

China’s ambassador to Britain warned Wednesday of “chaos” in Hong Kong if pro democracy campaigners go ahead with a plan to occupy the city centre and [...]
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Average HK toddler starts using electronic tablets at just 16 months

10-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Parents are being warned of the health dangers posed to children who spend too much time in front of electronic screens, after a government study found that toddlers began [...]
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Culture war powers HK’s democracy protests

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Political freedom is not the only impetus for the hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy protesters who, last week, marched through central Hong Kong. True, the immediate [...]
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Get out of HK before the next pro-democracy protest, HSBC tells investors

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

Recently, HSBC and other banks pulled advertising from a Hong Kong newspaper critical of the mainland Chinese government, citing “commercial considerations.” Now [...]
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HSBC Downgrades HK Outlook, Seeing Rift With Beijing Deepening

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

HSBC HSBA.LN -0.35 percent has downgraded its investment outlook for Hong Kong, citing the potential risks from the Occupy Central protest movement and the possibility of the [...]
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China’s army celebrated the HK handover with gift bags, fruit carvings, and machine guns

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

While more than a hundred thousand Hong Kongers were protesting mainland’s China’s ever-increasing control over the semi-autonomous city last week, the [...]
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Growing anti-Beijing sentiment is shifting focus away from HK’s real problems

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Han Zhu says it’s unfair to blame Beijing for the conflicts in Hong Kong society that stem from rising social injustice as the city becomes increasingly marginalised in [...]
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Route of proposed Nicaraguan canal unveiled

09-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Nicaragua’s government and Hong Kong-based HKND Group on Monday unveiled the route of a proposed $40 billion inter-ocean canal to compete with the Panama Canal that [...]
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