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Fifteen Hermes and YSL handbags worth HK$1.44 million stolen from shop in HK’s busy financial district

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Fifteen designer handbags 14 Hermes and one YSL worth a total of about HK$1.44 million (US$184,000) were stolen from a shop in Hong Kong’s busy financial district on [...] » More

Cathay Pacific not changing routes despite crew’s suspected sighting of N Korean missile test

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The city’s flagship airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, confirmed that crew on a Hong Kong-bound flight from San Francisco had reported a suspected sighting of the latest [...] » More

HK medical watchdog accused of keeping grieving husband in the dark over wife’s death

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The city’s medical watchdog has been accused of withholding vital information from a grieving husband after an investigation into his wife’s death was dismissed. [...] » More

When will HK women speak up about sexism?

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | ATimes | 6:00 AM

It’s the lot of Hongkongers that, barring the odd peaceful protest, they’re accustomed to staying quiet about the hand they’ve been dealt. Hong Kong is not, [...] » More

HK’s Hang Seng index posts biggest weekly loss of the year

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks fell on Friday, with the benchmark Hang Seng Index posting its biggest weekly loss in 11 months as investors booked profits from this year’s robust [...] » More

HK businessperson denied bail in bribery case

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

A former Hong Kong government official was denied bail on Friday in a US case accusing of him using bribes to secure business deals. Dr Chi Ping Patrick Ho was jailed last [...] » More

HK money market rates seen rising further from 9-year highs

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong money market rates are expected to spiral higher after hitting fresh nine-year highs this week, thanks to tighter liquidity near end of the year and expectations of [...] » More

HK marks 35th year of tobacco control, aims at ‘endgame plan’

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

An international conference entitled “Towards a Tobacco Endgame in Hong Kong” was held here on Friday to mark the 35th year milestone for tobacco control in the [...] » More

Chinese Pump Record Cash Into HK Stocks as Rally Teeters

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A man is reflected in a window while using a smart phone in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Hong Kong’s benchmark equity gauge rose above the 30,000 [...] » More

HK October retail sales rise 3.9 pct yr/yr

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

October retail sales data (percent change from a year earlier): 2017 October September August July June May April Value 3.9 5.7^ 2.7 4.0 0.1 0.4 0.1 Volume 3.6 5.6^ 3.2 4.5 [...] » More

PwC’s HK Office Accepts Bitcoin Payment

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Paymentsmarket | 6:00 AM

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, out today, the firm’s Hong Kong office indicated that it accepted the payment in relation to its work with local [...] » More

Why should HK do the dirty work for mainland companies?

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

Back in May this year, Forbes ran an article titled “One Belt, One Road, Many Bribes?”, in which the author warned that corruption could pose a severe challenge [...] » More

CY threatens legal action over ‘false claims’ about UGL deal

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Democratic Party lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting revealed case was being followed up by Britain’s top anti-crime officer Hong Kong’s former leader has threatened a [...] » More

HK police storm traditional triad initiation ceremony

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

When police officers stormed a wooden hut in Sham Shui Po on Tuesday morning, they were greeted with a scene that had not been witnessed by Hong Kong law enforcers in more [...] » More

IMF Says HK Property to Slow If Fed Delivers Rate Hikes

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

House prices in Hong Kong, the world’s most expensive real estate market, could cool next year if the Federal Reserve delivers the rate hikes it has projected, [...] » More