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HK news boss counters rival’s fake obit with video

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong pro-democracy media magnate appeared in a humorous video to counter a fake obituary of him published Thursday in a rival newspaper. Next Media boss Jimmy Lai says [...]
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HK cuts 2014 forecast as Q2 growth slows to 1.8pct

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Friday cut its economic growth forecast for 2014 after an unexpected slowdown in second quarter expansion blamed on a fall-off in tourist spending and a slowdown in [...]
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Gambling Companies Bet on HK Stock Market

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

China’s international financial hub, located a quick ferry ride from the world’s casino capital, has seen a throng of gambling companies rush to its equity [...]
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HK Cuts Forecast, Nearby Macau May Get Hit

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Investors | 6:00 AM

Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) and other Macau-centric casinos could be in trouble in the waning months of 2014 after Hong Kong, about 40 miles across the strait from Macau, on [...]
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HK Gross Domestic Product Contracts

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s economy shrank for the first time in three years in the second quarter as private consumption weakened, prompting the government to cut its full-year growth [...]
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HK Democracy Activists Face Headwinds

18-Aug-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

After getting a rush of support early in the summer, Hong Kong’s Occupy Central movement has been on the defensive as pro-Beijing forces gain traction. For months, [...]
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City Airways planes are safe, its HK-based director insists

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

Co-owner of airline that left travellers stranded says late submission of documents was to blame The Hong Kong director and co-owner of City Airways has hit back at claims [...]
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Pregnant woman killed by falling tree

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

A pregnant woman who was walking on a busy midlevels road has died after she was crushed by a tree Thursday afternoon. However, surgeons managed to save the life of her [...]
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Baby born after mother killed by falling tree in HK

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

A baby boy is in a critical condition after being delivered by emergency caesarean section as a result of his mother being killed by a falling tree in Hong Kong. The tree [...]
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Richer, But Not Happier: HK’s Quality of Life Drops

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong residents may have gotten wealthier in recent years. But a new analysis finds that the city’s quality of life continues to slide amid ever-rising, [...]
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HK ‘Looking Into’ Colgate Total Toothpaste Safety

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

Hong Kong’s customs department is “looking into” the safety of Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL)’s Total toothpaste, which contains the chemical triclosan. [...]
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Russia Swaps London Banks for HK

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Might it be bond, yuan bond? Expect Hong Kong’s financial sector to find increased demand for capital from Russian companies as funding is yanked from London in the [...]
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HK media tycoon hits back against fake obituary

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

A Hong Kong media tycoon and founder of the liberal Apple Daily newspaper, Jimmy Lai, released a barbed video response to a fake obituary that was published by a rival [...]
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Uber Flouts Berlin Ban, Expands in HK

16-Aug-2014 Intellasia | PC News | 6:00 AM

Berlin is the latest European city to crack down on app-based car service Uber. Earlier this week, the city’s senate banned Uber, citing concerns over uninsured [...]
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Ex-Judge Rejects China Patriotism Call for HK Courts

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

Hong Kong’s former top judge said the city needs to defend the independence of the judiciary after a Chinese policy paper stoked concerns of heightened influence by the [...]
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