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Why HK Shrouds New Skyscrapers in Cocoons

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Wired | 6:00 AM

If you wander through the streets of Hong Kong, you’ll notice something odd about some of the buildings. It’s hard to miss. These buildings, which soar dozens of [...]
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Affordable living in HK becomes ever more elusive

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

My rule of thumb when renting a flat is to spend no more than a quarter of my salary. This has served me well over the years, although with rent increases vastly outstripping [...]
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Sea Cadet will represent US in HK

28-May-2014 Intellasia | The Time Sherald | 6:00 AM

A 17-year-old Goodells girl will represent the United States in Hong Kong this summer. US Naval Sea Cadet Chief Sierra Slobodecki will travel to Hong Kong as part of an [...]
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Asia’s largest wine expo opens in HK

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

Asia’s biggest wine and spirits fair opened in Hong Kong on Tuesday, drawing the world’s top producers from France to Chile despite China reporting the first [...]
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HK Business Leaders Impressed with Israeli Innovation

28-May-2014 Intellasia | The Jewish Press | 6:00 AM

For a group of 34 Hong Kong businesspeople, investors and entrepreneurs, a visit to Israel last week (May 18-22) proved to be an eye-opening experience. The group was on a [...]
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Birmingham City holding firm receives offer for club, shares surge

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

Birmingham City’s Hong Kong holding company said it received an undisclosed offer for a stake in the football club, sending its shares soaring, months after its owner [...]
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Asian-led consortiums win Australian casino bids

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

A Hong Kong billionaire and a Chinese-Australian investment consortium won bids Tuesday to build multi billion-dollar mega-casinos in Queensland after other contenders were [...]
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HK Stocks Swing Between Gains, Losses on Retailers

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

Hong Kong stocks swung between gains and losses amid thin trading as retailers declined and Lenovo Group Ltd rose the most on the city’s benchmark index. China [...]
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HK shares of Birmingham City holding firm suspended

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

Shares in Birmingham City’s Hong Kong holding company were suspended Monday, leading to speculation the club will be sold, after its owner Carson Yeung was jailed for [...]
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HK economist offers sobering thoughts on corruption in China

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

Is corruption in China out of control? Many people would say yes. Some would say no. A few, including myself, would say I don’t know. Corruption in China has always [...]
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Chinese Billionaire Seeks Up To $60 million In HK Listing Of Gold Mining Firm

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Hengxing Gold Holding, a gold mining business majority owned by Chinese billionaire Ke Xiping, has launched an Hong Kong IPO that seeks to raise up HK$462.5 million, or $59.7 [...]
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HK economist offers sobering thoughts on corruption in China

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

Is corruption in China out of control? Many people would say yes. Some would say no. A few, including myself, would say I don’t know. Corruption in China has always [...]
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Shares of Buffett-backed BYD fall 5 pct after $551 million share sale plan

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shares of Chinese carmaker BYD Co Ltd fell 5 percent in Hong Kong early on Monday after the company backed by investor Warren Buffett launched a new share issue seeking to [...]
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HK’s Exchange Faces New Legal Challenge

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

Hong Kong’s stock exchange and its subsidiary, the London Metal Exchange, face a new legal challenge in the US from metal industry players accusing them of [...]
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The Eye of Golconda’ up for auction in HK

27-May-2014 Intellasia | Zee News | 6:00 AM

A rare necklace featuring a large Golconda diamond in the centre could fetch over USD 10,000,000 in a Christie’s auction in Hong Kong on May 27. The centerpiece in the [...]
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