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Citi Agrees to Record HK Office Buy

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The US lender has bought a new $700 million tower block in Hong Kong’s Kowloon district, described by realtors as the largest single office transaction ever undertaken [...]
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Citigroup Pays Record $697 Million for HK Office Tower

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Citigroup Inc. (C) paid a record HK$5.4 billion ($697 million) to a unit of Wheelock & Co. for a Hong Kong office tower that will bring most of its 5,000 employees in the [...]
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HK’s Storied Neon Signs Get a Nostalgic Review

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

For years, Hong Kong’s neon signs have played bit parts in its cinema, providing a soaring red backdrop for a rooftop romance in Clifton Ko’s 1986 “Devoted [...]
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HK Market Reopens for US Beef

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | USDA | 6:00 AM

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the United States and Hong Kong have agreed on new terms and conditions that pave the way for expanded exports of US [...]
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BMO Sees ETF Assets Doubling on Market Growth, HK Entry

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Bank of Montreal’s exchange-traded funds business, the second-largest in Canada, will double its assets to about C$30 billion ($28 billion) in five years as their lower [...]
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Review: HK House offers affordable dim sum and more

19-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Tampabay | 6:00 AM

On a lazy weekend day in New York or Los Angeles or Orlando, a lot of people get the same idea: dim sum, with cart after cart of delicious, intricately folded dumplings, [...]
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Welab nets $180m from top strategic investors

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong-based internet finance firm Welab has altogether raised HK$180 million from investors including TOM Group (2383) and Sequoia Capital. Welab launched Welend – [...]
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Don’t follow EU’s bad privacy ruling in HK

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

It sounds less ominous in Spanish. After all, the case that started the imbroglio originated from Spain. Derecho al olvido means roughly the right to turn over a new leaf. In [...]
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Alibaba Taps Former HK Figure for Board

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Alibaba passed on holding its initial public offering in Hong Kong. But when it looked for board members, it found one all too familiar to residents of that Chinese city. [...]
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Start-Up WeLab Raises $14 Million From Sequoia Capital and HK Tycoon

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Dealbook | 6:00 AM

WeLab Holdings, an Internet finance start-up in Hong Kong, said on Monday that it had raised $14 million from Li Ka-shing, Asia’s richest man, and Sequoia Capital, a [...]
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HK newspaper says banks pulled ads

18-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

HSBC Holdings PLC and Standard Chartered PLC have pulled millions of dollars worth of advertising from Apple Daily, a popular Hong Kong newspaper known for its tendency to [...]
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17-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

These are some of the leading stories in Hong Kong newspapers on Monday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. SOUTH CHINA MORNING [...]
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HK’s freedom is not a threat to China. It’s a model

17-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

When Britain transferred sovereignty over Hong Kong to China in 1997, the two countries agreed that the former colony would be governed according to the principle of [...]
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More Chinese tourists choosing Taiwan over HK

17-Jun-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

As tensions between China and Hong Kong swell, more mainlanders are choosing to vacation in Taiwan. The number of Chinese tourists entering Taiwan during the first quarter of [...]
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Police arrest 21 in HK new town protest

Police arrest 21 in HK new town protest

17-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Police used pepper spray to scatter protesters at Hong Kong’s government headquarters in an angry rally against plans for a new town development, with 21 arrested, [...]
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