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Three Occupy Central Student Leaders Stand Trial in HK

Three Occupy Central Student Leaders Stand Trial in HK

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 7:16 AM

Three leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong are defending themselves this week against government charges linked to a mass sit-in during a [...]
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9 HK restaurants rank among top 50 in Asia, with French restaurant Amber crowned best in China

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards see China grab more places than any other country Nine restaurants in Hong Kong have made it onto a list of the top 50 in Asia this [...]
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Missing HK Bookseller Renounces British Citizenship

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Lee Bo also publicly “apologised” for the books his media firm published One of the five “missing” Hong Kong booksellers, Lee Bo, appeared on Chinese [...]
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BlackRock challenges HK backdoor listing

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

When G-Resources announced plans last November to sell its main asset, a highly profitable gold mine responsible for more than 99 per cent of its revenues, there was only [...]
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HK bookseller denies kidnapped by China, says to renounce UK citizenship

HK bookseller denies kidnapped by China, says to renounce UK citizenship

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong bookseller and British passport holder who disappeared last year said he had not been kidnapped by Chinese authorities, as many suspect, but had sneaked into [...]
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HK, China Trio Seek Stock Market Explosion With ShiFang Investment

03-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Variety | 6:00 AM

Three old-guard filmmakers from Hong Kong and China have given themselves a new stock market-listed vehicle with which they plan to ride the bubble in Chinese entertainment [...]
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Student activists in HK expect justice as they face charges over protests

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Student leaders of pro-democracy sit-ins in Hong Kong that attracted thousands in 2014 went on trial Monday for their involvement in what became known as the Umbrella [...]
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HK Closes on Indonesia in Dollar Sukuk as Silk Road Alive

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s possible third Islamic global bond in three years brings it closer to Indonesia and Malaysia in terms of sovereign sukuk presence, a boost to the market [...]
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HK Bookseller Lee Confesses to Sneaking Into China

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong bookseller suspected of being kidnapped from the city by Chinese authorities has appeared on television, saying he clandestinely traveled to the mainland to avoid [...]
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HK activists on trial over ‘Occupy’ protests

HK activists on trial over ‘Occupy’ protests

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three pro-democracy activists went on trial in Hong Kong Monday over charges relating to mass rallies in 2014, with the movement’s student leader accusing the [...]
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Missing HK bookseller says on TV he was ‘not abducted’

Missing HK bookseller says on TV he was ‘not abducted’

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Missing Hong Kong bookseller Lee Bo appeared on television Monday insisting he had not been abducted by mainland authorities, in a case that has sparked a backlash over [...]
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HK Puts Deadline on MTR Plan for China Express Rail Link

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s government is giving the operator of a planned express-rail link connecting the city to mainland China two weeks to outline plans to suspend the [...]
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HK leader swarmed by ‘angry’ emojis on Facebook

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s beleaguered leader is nearly 100 times more unpopular than US presidential hopeful Donald Trump, according to Facebook’s new “angry-face” [...]
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Pro-democracy candidate wins key HK election

Pro-democracy candidate wins key HK election

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A pro-democracy candidate won a Hong Kong by-election Monday in a closely-watched vote that highlighted the city’s political faultlines. Alvin Yeung of the established [...]
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Student leaders of Occupy movement face HK trial

Student leaders of Occupy movement face HK trial

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The trial of three student leaders who led Hong Kong’s Occupy movement in 2014 begins Monday. The trio are charged with taking part in an unlawful assembly and inciting [...]
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