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Typhoon hits China’s Hainan after shutting down HK

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

A powerful typhoon slammed into southern China Tuesday, swamping ships, grounding flights and forcing thousands – many of them still recovering from a previous storm [...]
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Typhoon Kalmaegi Kills 10 in the Philippines; HK Braces for Brush with Storm

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Weather | 6:00 AM

A little more than a day after the deadly Typhoon Kalmaegi left a mark on the Philippines, Hong Kong and the rest of southern China braces for impacts. Typhoon Kalmaegi left [...]
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HK Protests Beijing’s ‘Backward’ Democracy

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Supporters of Hong Kong’s Occupy Central movement participated in a “black cloth march” on Sunday afternoon to call for genuine universal suffrage for the [...]
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HK Is Not Just ‘Another Chinese City’

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Word Post | 6:00 AM

This article also appears on YaleGlobal. Seventeen years after taking control of Hong Kong, pledging universal suffrage for the territory, Beijing has made one-person [...]
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HK academics support looming student strike

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Sciencemag | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s academics are being drawn into a long-running debate over local election procedures as student activists organise a boycott of classes to protest what they [...]
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HK Gold Bourse Approved to Build Vault in China

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society was given permission to set up a precious metals vault in Shenzhen, China, becoming the first non-mainland bourse [...]
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Fitch Affirms HK at ‘AA+’; Outlook Stable

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Hong Kong’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘AA+’. The issue ratings on Hong Kong’s [...]
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Alibaba Kicks Off Asia Roadshow in HK

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

Alibaba Group kicked off its Asia roadshow Monday in Hong Kong as the Chinese e-commerce giant continues its two-week campaign to pitch its stock to potential shareholders in [...]
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HK’s anti-money-laundering laws make a mockery out of justice

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

There follows a story in classic 1960s comic book style of how the good Antonio, under the Hollywood pseudonym of Tony Corleone (stop laughing), pinned a Hong Kong [...]
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Beijing’s hard line on HK chills Taiwan-China relations

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | BIV | 6:00 AM

China’s heavy-handed rejection of universal suffrage in Hong Kong is threatening to derail the already wobbly economic relations between Beijing and Taiwan. [...]
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Strong typhoon disrupts business as it sweeps past HK

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong was hit with strong winds and heavy rain on Tuesday after the No. 8 storm signal was hoisted and expected to disrupt business across the financial hub, with the [...]
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HK rethinks rules after Alibaba IPO loss

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

Alibaba’s choice of New York over Hong Kong for its blockbuster IPO was a blow for the Chinese financial centre. Now, the city’s stock market is starting to [...]
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The HK Stop in Alibaba’s Road Show Could Be Awkward

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

Alibaba’s road show heads toward home this week. After visits to Boston, New York, and San Francisco that attracted big crowds of American investors, the company will [...]
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HK academics support looming student strike

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Sciencemag | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s academics are being drawn into a long-running debate over local election procedures as student activists organise a boycott of classes to protest what they [...]
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Fitch Affirms HK at ‘AA+’; Outlook Stable

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Hong Kong’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘AA+’. The issue ratings on Hong Kong’s [...]
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