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HK is divided over how to cope with its rapid ageing

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

THE chief executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, says she wants to heal the territory’s “serious” divisions. On October 11th, in her most important [...] » More

Meet the invisible hand behind HK’s rise

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

Architect of Prosperity: Sir John Cowperthwaite and the Making of Hong Kong. By Neil Monnery. London Publishing Partnership; 337 pages; GBP 24.50. DURING the 1960s, [...] » More

HK stocks rise to near 10-yr high; financials up, but Macau casinos stumble

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks extended gains to edge closer to 10-year highs on Friday, underpinned by Chinese automakers and financials though early strength was pared off by the [...] » More

Pro-Beijing lawmaker says HK residents without China travel permit are either ‘silly’ or support independence

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

Pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho has labelled a million or so Hongkongers who don’t hold China travel permits as pro-independence supporters. The controversial former [...] » More

HK’s High-Speed Rail Station: Another Test for ‘One Country, Two Systems’

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Parts of the plan for the new station remain controversial. As the network of high-speed rail in Chinese mainland is rapidly expanding, Hong Kong’s high-speed rail [...] » More

Two HK Political Journals Close Shop After Four Decades

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Two outspoken Hong Kong political journals set up in the 1970s to counter communist propaganda in then British colony have announced they will cease publication. Cheng Ming, [...] » More

The making of HK’s famous ‘fire dragon’

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of festival-goers packed a historic neighbourhood of Hong Kong to watch a “fire dragon” lit with incense sticks dance through the streets in a [...] » More

HK stocks flirt with 10-year high

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Stocks in Asia-Pacific were largely higher in early action, building on fresh records for US indexes overnight, with Hong Kong flirting with 10-year highs Wednesday. Hong [...] » More

HK swelters in hottest October day for 130 years

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Observatory raised ‘very hot’ weather warning for first time in October since alert system was introduced 17 years ago It may be a day before mid autumn, but Hong [...] » More

HK stocks rise as China reserve cut boosts banks

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks rose on Tuesday, led by Chinese banks and insurers after China’s central bank cut reserve ratios and by materials shares after Beijing reported [...] » More

Maiden policy address to feature tech initiatives, HK leader Carrie Lam reveals

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Top official accentuates positive developments and hints at delivering comprehensive remarks next week Hong Kong’s top official has confirmed she will announce new [...] » More

A HK apartment sets an Asian price record, amid government curbs

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong home prices hit all-time highs this year, shrugging off government restrictions to cool the market as well as concerns that another real-estate crash could deal a [...] » More

Stock Picker Who Snared a 7,000pct HK Return Eyes His Next Win

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Money manager Andrew Neville barely blinks when asked to pick his portfolio’s crown jewel. Sunny Optical Technology Group Co. has returned about 7,000 percent to his [...] » More

Three years after Umbrella Movement, HKers back on the streets

Three years after Umbrella Movement, HKers back on the streets

03-Oct-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Almost three years to the day after the 2014 Umbrella Movement shut down parts of Hong Kong, thousands of people once again took to the streets Sunday. As the city’s [...] » More

HK’s Kids Are Turning to Parents for Home Loans

30-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s de facto central bank is keeping a close eye on a trend that’s become increasingly apparent as home prices have soared in the world’s least [...] » More