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LSE gets HK regulatory nod to HK firms to become LSE members

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

London Stock Exchange said on Monday it has received approval from Securities and Futures Commission to allow Hong Kong trading firms to become members of the LSE. The LSE [...]
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HK police seize explosives ahead of political reform vote: media

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police seized explosives and arrested nine members of a radical political group on Monday, including a student and a teaching assistant, media in the city reported. [...]
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Thousands rally as HK braces for democracy showdown

16-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of people, many holding yellow umbrellas, marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to urge lawmakers to vote down Beijing-backed election reforms that sparked huge street [...]
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Hong Kong democracy groups rally as key vote looms

Hong Kong democracy groups rally as key vote looms

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 8:32 AM

Pro-democracy campaigners took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, but in far smaller numbers than expected, before a vote on a political reform package that has divided the [...]
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Legend Holdings Plans $1.96 Billion IPO in HK

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Legend Holdings Corp., which is the largest shareholder in personal-computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd, aims to raise as much as $1.96 billion in an initial public offering in [...]
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Girl, 3, dies in fall from HK block of flats

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

A three-year-old girl died yesterday after she fell from the window of an eighth-floor flat in Sham Shui Po. Lau Hoi-ching, who turned three on Thursday, and her [...]
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How HK can become a world FinTech hub

15-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

As the rise of financial technology is being touted as a game-changer for the world’s financial industry, many cities are aspiring to become global FinTech hubs. Hong [...]
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HK will continue to shine, US official says

13-Jun-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong will continue to shine as “a great city” in the generations to come even if economic and legal reforms on the mainland help other Chinese cities ascend [...]
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HK students removed from university lecture in Korea for wearing face masks

13-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

Two Hong Kong students on exchange at a university in Seoul told journalists that they were removed from a lecture for wearing surgical masks. The students, from CityU, have [...]
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StarHub to offer its mobile pre-paid services via Slimduet

13-Jun-2015 Intellasia | HardwareZone | 6:00 AM

Ever heard of Slimduet? It’s a “soft SIM over-the-air download services platform” for international travellers from GreenRoam Limited, a Hong Kong mobile [...]
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HK’s SARS scars fuel MERS jitters as virus plan starts

13-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

When images of spacesuit-clad health workers cordoning off a Hong Kong clinic over a suspected MERS case appeared online this week, the effects were immediate: stocks dropped [...]
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Woman isolated in HK hospital over MERS

Woman isolated in HK hospital over MERS

12-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A woman was rushed to a Hong Kong hospital Wednesday on suspicion she had contracted the potentially deadly MERS virus, as an outbreak in South Korea triggers alarm elsewhere [...]
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HK ‘arrests expat banker’ over fatal Ferrari crash

12-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A senior foreign banker was arrested in Hong Kong after his Ferrari was involved in a crash in a car park which killed a security guard, reports said Wednesday. Police said [...]
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HK’s fight for democracy is entering its last round

12-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

The fight for democracy in Hong Kong has entered a critical and possibly final stage as a controversial electoral reform package that brought thousands of protesters into the [...]
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Deutsche Bank exec arrested after allegedly losing control of his Ferrari and killing a parking lot security guard in HK

12-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police on Wednesday said they had arrested a 48-year-old foreign national on suspicion of dangerous driving and causing death, who was identified by a finance [...]
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