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Cathay weighs in on Jetstar’s HK tussle

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

The decision to link increased traffic rights to Australia for Hong Kong airlines with regulatory approvals for Jetstar Hong Kong demonstrates the budget arm of Qantas does [...]
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Shanghai-HK Convergence Spurs Record ETF Inflows

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Shanghai-to-Hong Kong stock price convergence trade is spurring record inflows into exchange-traded funds that invest in mainland China. The two biggest ETFs (FXI) [...]
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3 Enticements US Cities Could Copy From HK to Encourage Entrepreneurship

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Entrepren Eur | 6:00 AM

For 20 years Hong Kong has been ranked as the #1 place in the world to do business by the Heritage Foundation. Last year the United States came in at #12, dropping out of the [...]
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Caution about HK’s economic outlook is warranted

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The stock market has been on a roll, buoyed by positive sentiment over the launch in October of two-way share trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Home owners could never [...]
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Beijing ‘set to take hard line on HK’s 2017 chief executive election’

15-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Beijing insiders say central government wants to set a high nomination threshold for the 2017 poll Prospects for consensus on political reform look increasingly gloomy after [...]
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Cathay Pacific first-half net profit surges to nearly $45 mn

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific said Wednesday its first-half net profit soared to HK$347 million ($44.77 million) on higher passenger demand, but the Hong Kong flag carrier warned of a [...]
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HK-bound passengers stranded in Phuket after City Airways flights cancelled

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

More than 200 people due to catch flights back to Hong Kong from Phuket found themselves stranded on the Thai resort island after their airline failed to get a captain and [...]
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Is HK unprepared for the Ebola crisis?

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The suspected case of Ebola in Hong Kong turned out to be a false alarm, though the person in question came from one of the affected countries and displayed symptoms similar [...]
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Chiu Chow opera appeases wandering spirits in HK

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

THE clang of gongs resounds to the skies while heavily-painted opera performers belt out a traditional Chiu Chow opera on the bamboo stage. On this hot summer night, people [...]
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Weak July lending data pulls down China, HK share indexes

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Banks in China made 385.2 billion yuan ($62.54 billion) of new yuan loans in July, slowing sharply from 1.08 trillion yuan in June and well below market forecasts of 727.5 [...]
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Don’t get burnt on hot money flowing into HK, investors warned

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Don’t get burnt, say officials as billions flowing in ahead of cross-border stock scheme could leave due to poor outlook and US rate rise The government has increased [...]
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HK Linkers Rise on Debut as Investors Extend Maturity

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s latest inflation-linked bonds rose on their debut on speculation investors are switching to the new notes to extend the maturity of their holdings. The [...]
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Phuket Airport Stranding: About 200 Passengers Unable to Return to HK

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Phuket Wan | 6:00 AM

More than 200 passengers due to catch flights back to Hong Kong from Phuket International Airport remain stranded on the Thai holiday island tonight. It’s understood [...]
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HK to probe Colgate toothpaste over cancer-linked ingredient

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Colgate documents reveal that popular Total product, which is widely sold in Hong Kong contains triclosan, a chemical linked to cancer Hong Kong’s Customs and Excise [...]
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HK’s key share index inches up, tech gains offset weak financials

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s benchmark share index reversed midday losses and finished higher on Tuesday, as strength in two leading technology firms outweighed weakness among financial [...]
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