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Counterfeiters take note: security just gets tighter

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

Newer banknotes with even better security features are being drawn up and studied by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. But it still could take years before they are launched, [...]
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Beijing has right to decide political system in HK, Carrie Lam tells European MPs

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

Beijing has the legal authority to determine the systems implemented in Hong Kong, including the political system, Chief Secretary for Administration, Carrie Lam, told [...]
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HK police nab suspect in massive hunt for kidnappers

06-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police on Monday arrested one of six suspects who fled with millions in ransom money after a kidnap, the city’s new police commissioner Stephen Lo said. City [...]
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Tensions Simmer in HK in Lead Up to Vote

06-May-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Political tensions continued in Hong Kong as pro-democracy legislators vowed to veto Beijing’s plan for electoral reform in the city. Democracy activists said they will [...]
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West Australian producers set to secure dedicated aisle in HK supermarket

06-May-2015 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

West Australian food producers are set to secure a dedicated aisle in a major Hong Kong supermarket following a ministerial trade visit. Minister for Agriculture and Food Ken [...]
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HK crime spree casts shadow on city’s safety

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Economictimes | 6:00 AM

The kidnapping of a tycoon’s granddaughter, an armed robbery and a spate of high-profile burglaries in the homes of Hong Kong’s elite have stirred concern in a [...]
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Surge in crime in HK fuels concern

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Agencies | 6:00 AM

The kidnapping of a tycoon’s grand-daughter, an armed robbery and a spate of high-profile burglaries in the homes of Hong Kong’s elite have sparked concern in a [...]
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HSBC should not delay in returning to HK

05-May-2015 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

In retrospect, HSBC’s decision in 1993 to abandon Hong Kong for London’s Canary Wharf was one of modern history’s worst business moves. It seemed perfectly [...]
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HK ex-convict becomes billionaire with Tesla dreams

05-May-2015 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong businessperson Stephen Wong was once jailed for theft and fraud. He’s now staging a comeback. Wong, who founded Chinese TV maker Skyworth Digital Holdings [...]
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MOVES-Three Citadel HK employees leave amid macro desk cuts – Bloomberg

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

Three Hong Kong employees recently left Citadel LLC after the hedge fund cut jobs on its macro trading desk, Bloomberg reported, citing a company spokeswoman. Fund managers [...]
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HK property developers hit fresh 1-year highs

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

Hong Kong property developers were the major beneficiaries on Monday of the weaker-than-expected mainland manufacturing data for April, lifting a number of the city’s [...]
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Three Citadel HK Employees Leave Amid Macro Desk Cuts

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

Three Hong Kong employees recently left Citadel as the hedge-fund firm run by billionaire Ken Griffin cut jobs on its macro trading desk. Kevin Quek and Teck Hui Wee, both [...]
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Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund to buy three HK hotels in $2.4b deal

04-May-2015 Intellasia | Economictimes | 6:00 AM

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has agreed to buy three Hong Kong hotels from a group led by New World Development Co Ltd in a HK$18.5 billion ($2.4 billion) deal, the [...]
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HK heiress speaks out about her kidnapping for the first time

04-May-2015 Intellasia | Shanghaiist | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong heiress who was kidnapped from her home earlier this week and set free on Tuesday only after her father had paid HK$28 million in ransom, held a brief press [...]
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Nepalese in HK Aid Earthquake Victims

04-May-2015 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

As rescue efforts continue in Nepal, thousands of Nepalese living in Hong Kong fear for their family members back home. Overseas Nepalese are a critical part of Nepal’s [...]
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