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UPDATE 1-HK exchange works on commodities link with China

21-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s stock exchange is exploring the possibility of setting up a commodities link with mainland China similar to the stock connect programme with Shanghai that [...]
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HK to get new crowdfunded independent newspaper

21-May-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A crowdfunded online newspaper is to be launched in Hong Kong to combat the lack of diversity and add what the organisers say will be “a truly independent voice”. [...]
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Formerly Hot Hanergy Plunges 47pct in HK

21-May-2015 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

One of the year’s hottest stocks on the Hong Kong market, Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd 0566, -46.95 percent plunged nearly 50 percent in morning trading – [...]
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Play safe with kids’ privacy online, watchdog warns

21-May-2015 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

The privacy commissioner is calling on parents and teachers to teach children basic safety rules for the virtual world, following a study that reveals a lack of awareness on [...]
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Creeping censorship in HK: how China controls sale of sensitive books

20-May-2015 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The shop assistant is abrupt when the question comes. “We are not going to sell that one. Sorry,” he says, when asked for a copy of one of Hong Kong’s most [...]
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CIFI Holdings raises $170m in top-up placement

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Finance Asia | 6:00 AM

CIFI Holdings defied tumbling markets in Hong Kong on Monday and raised $170.3 million in a top-up placement. The mainland real estate developer launched the follow-on [...]
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Which Stock Market Is Scarier: US or China?

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

It’s scary stock-market ratio day! Bloomberg’s Lu Wang and Jennifer Kaplan point out that economist James Tobin’s Q ratio – companies’ market [...]
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Law Society ‘neutral’ on HK political reform, president says

19-May-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The body representing Hong Kong solicitors has reiterated it will not comment on the government’s election reform for the sake of “political neutrality”. [...]
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Let the people of HK have their say

19-May-2015 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

China’s electoral reform plan for Hong Kong’s 2017 election is the only real route to universal suffrage On April 22, the government of Hong Kong Special [...]
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HK man charged over 150 kilogram ‘ice’ haul in Australia

18-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Australian police said Friday a 66-year-old Hong Kong man has been charged with attempting to bring some 150 kilograms (330 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine into the [...]
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HK economy slows further amid global gloom

18-May-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s economic growth slowed further to 2.1 per cent in the first quarter in the face of a sluggish global economy. It was the second consecutive quarter of [...]
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Hutchison Whampoa leads gainers in HK market

16-May-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison Whampoa led the gainers on Friday morning, after the conglomerate and Russia’s Vimpelcom said they are considering to [...]
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HK unveils first energy saving roadmap to reduce energy intensity by 40 pct by 2025

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong unveiled its first-ever energy saving blueprint, aiming to reduce the region’s energy intensity by 40 percent by 2025, the Environment Bureau of Hong Kong [...]
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RHB adds Sharia funds in HK

16-May-2015 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

A year after debuting an Islamic investment fund in Hong Kong, RHB Asset Management Sdn plans two more as it seeks to develop awareness in the Chinese market. The first of [...]
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HK man arrested in Sydney over alleged $100 million ice import

16-May-2015 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong man has been caught trying to smuggle 150 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, also called ice, into Sydney, police say. The drugs had a potential street value [...]
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