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US raps China on HK booksellers

US raps China on HK booksellers

03-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States has called for Beijing to explain the disappearance of five Hong Kong booksellers. United States called for Beijing to explain the disappearance of five [...]
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HK Property Slump Worries Investors

03-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

In a city that saw demand propel property prices to a record last year, the estimate that transactions reached a 25 year-low in Hong Kong shows how quickly sentiment has [...]
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Plastic paradise: HK’s packaging problem

03-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A little girl shrieks with excitement as she strolls along the beach: “Oh look mummy. Hong Kong snow.” Despite the cold snap what she’s pointing to is not a [...]
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China’s HK crackdown

China’s HK crackdown

03-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Postandcourier | 6:00 AM

Five of Hong Kong’s booksellers have gone missing in recent months in what is almost certainly a Chinese effort to suppress free speech in the quasi-independent city. [...]
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HK once again ranked world’s freest economy

03-Feb-2016 Intellasia | 7thspace | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government today (February 2) welcomed the Heritage Foundation’s ranking of Hong Kong as the world’s freest economy [...]
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HK January Home Sales Hit 25-Year Low, Centaline Says

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong home sales slumped to the lowest in at least a quarter-century last month, Centaline Property Agency Ltd estimated, adding to evidence that prices have further to [...]
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Double murder suspect held in HK says he is ill

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese national arrested in Hong Kong and accused of murdering his two teenage nephews in the United States was taken to hospital on Monday after complaining he is [...]
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Taiwan and HK: A tale of two legislatures

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Ejinsight | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong people love to hear news about Taiwan, as shown in their keen interest in the recent elections. Many of them traveled to the island to witness the historic event, [...]
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HK To Spend $3 Million Upgrading Roads For Electric Auto Race

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Government officials in Hong Kong have revealed that they plan to spend around $2.6 million (HK$20 million) upgrading its streets for a round of the Formula E electric racing [...]
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HK student activist ‘surprised’ after her impassioned speech over missing Causeway Bay booksellers goes viral

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Scholarism member Agnes Chow Ting’s Facebook plea over the booksellers’ disappearances has been viewed almost one million times in one month Agnes Chow [...]
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HK’s high speed rail link facing delays, budget shortfalls

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Express Rail Link, which will plug Hong Kong into China’s national high speed network, was initially scheduled to be completed by the end of 2015, but now is likely [...]
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Mystery surrounds HK-linked donor who gave $100,000 to Liberals

02-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Theguardian | 6:00 AM

Every year Australia’s annual political donation returns are released there is a little more mystery. One of this year’s biggest is why a 25-year-old with [...]
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Chinese police break silence on missing HK bookseller

Chinese police break silence on missing HK bookseller

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese police have made their first statement on the fate of one of five missing Hong Kong booksellers, believed by many to have been abducted by mainland agents, [...]
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HK press freedoms decline in 2015: report

HK press freedoms decline in 2015: report

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Press freedom further declined in Hong Kong in 2015, driven by growing self-censorship and government interference as Beijing expands its influence over the city’s [...]
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Why HK May Soon Be the World’s Next Startup Powerhouse

01-Feb-2016 Intellasia | INC | 6:00 AM

Booming with innovation in fintech and IoT, Hong Kong offers many benefits to entrepreneurs. Here’s a look at how stronger efforts to fund local innovation programmes [...]
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