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China’s Richest City Set to Pass HK GDP: Chart of the Day

17-May-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Tianjin, the city with the highest per-capita income in China, is poised to pass Hong Kong in economic output as soon as next year, following Shanghai and Beijing. The CHART [...]
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HK issues Vietnam travel warning

17-May-2014 Intellasia | Post Online | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese protestors have been upset about China’s decision to place an oil rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea. They subsequently targeted hundreds of [...]
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HK’s Rising Cry

16-May-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Since Hong Kong was handed over by the British to China in 1997, the territory’s seven million residents have been free to govern themselves with relatively little [...]
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HK Set to Incinerate 29.6-Ton Ivory Stockpile in Largest Destruction to Date

16-May-2014 Intellasia | National Geographic | 6:00 AM

As the largest such event to date, Hong Kong’s action signals an attitudinal shift that is turning ivory into a tacitly taboo product. So far, nine countries have [...]
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HK Expats Teach Kids at Home Amid School Shortage

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

Kathleen Underhill taught the youngest of her three children at home for a year after arriving in Hong Kong in 2011. She couldn’t find an international-school spot for [...]
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BTG Pactual Billionaire Esteves Sued in HK by Ex-Employee

16-May-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

Andre Esteves, the billionaire founder of Brazil’s BTG Pactual, was sued by a former employee in Hong Kong who claims he was promised a partnership and stock for [...]
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Zhuhai Bests HK as China’s Most Livable City

15-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is no longer China’s most livable city. It’s been knocked out by Zhuhai, which lies on the southern coast of Guangdong province across the border from [...]
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Zaha Hadid Architects releases new images of Jockey Club Innovation Tower in HK

15-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Zaha Hadid Architects has released a film and series of photographs exploring the group’s Jockey Club Innovation Tower (JCIT), which opened in Hong Kong earlier this [...]
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HK going from tycoons to state capitalism?

15-May-2014 Intellasia | Market Watch | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s model of crony capitalism is facing increasing pressure. But is it likely to get something better, or find it replaced with China’s model of [...]
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Telstra completes $1.99 billion sale of HK’s CSL

15-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian telecommunications giant Telstra announced Wednesday it had completed the sale of Hong Kong-based mobile business CSL to HKT Limited, with proceeds for its stake [...]
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HK Stocks Climb Fifth Day on Technology, Property

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

Hong Kong stocks rose, with the benchmark index headed for its longest winning streak in almost six weeks, as property companies led gains. The Hang Seng Index (HSI) added [...]
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HK needs its own home-based budget airline

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

Edward Lau says Hong Kong should follow its regional competitors and welcome a home-based low-costcarrier, not least because it would provide travellers with more choice [...]
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Cash-rich universities in Singapore, Korea eclipsing HK institutions

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

Universities in neighbouring countries reap rewards of investment in higher education by taking the No 1 and 2 spots in Asian standings Hong Kong universities have been [...]
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Where to See Art Outside Art Basel HK

14-May-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Consider it part of the halo effect of Art Basel, which kicks off Wednesday in Hong Kong: an explosion of gallery openings and art events around town, which Asian-culture [...]
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HK going from tycoons to state capitalism?

14-May-2014 Intellasia | Market Watch | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s model of crony capitalism is facing increasing pressure. But is it likely to get something better, or find it replaced with China’s model of [...]
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