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2 HK Firms Paying $10.9M in SEC Settlement

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

Two Hong Kong investment firms have agreed to pay a total of $10.9 million to settle US regulators’ allegations of insider trading prior to the takeover of a Canadian [...]
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HK Is Colder Than Sochi

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

It’s so cold in Hong Kong right now that people are wearing jackets. Some, would you believe, are even sporting scarves. Yes, the temperature in this subtropical city [...]
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HK’s Cheung Kong sets HK/China 2014 sales target at $5.5 billion

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong developer Cheung Kong aims to generate a total of $5.52 billion from flat sales in China and Hong Kong in 2014, according to a company official. The developer aims [...]
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A HK Landmark’s Final Days

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

I.M. Pei’s Bank of China tower, with its zigzag-corseted angular facade, is one of the most recognisable pieces of Hong Kong’s famous skyline. But in a city with [...]
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Proposed HK Tax Directed at Mainland Chinese Raises Alarms

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong residents concerned about mainland China’s growing influence on their territory found yet another reason for alarm recently, with a report saying that a [...]
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HK democracy should meet people’s aspirations: British FM

HK democracy should meet people’s aspirations: British FM

13-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Tuesday said Hong Kong’s universal suffrage must meet the “aspirations” of the people, in remarks likely to anger [...]
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HK shares set for best day in nearly 3 months, China up again

12-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong shares are set to post their best daily gain in nearly 3 months on Tuesday, led by Chinese insurers and energy counters on optimism that Beijing will likely unveil [...]
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UBS Said to Put Two HK Bankers on Leave on Hiring Process

12-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

UBS AG (UBSN) placed two bankers in Hong Kong on leave amid an internal review of the hiring of a banker linked to China’s Tianhe Chemicals Group, two people with [...]
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China Metal targets HK$680m IPO in HK

12-Feb-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

China Metal Resources Utilisation, which manufactures products from recycled copper, aims to raise around HK$680 million in a Hong Kong initial public offering to fund plant [...]
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UBS Said to Put Two HK Bankers on Leave on Hiring Process

12-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

UBS AG (UBSN) placed two bankers in Hong Kong on leave amid an internal review of the hiring of a banker linked to China’s Tianhe Chemicals Group, two people with [...]
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Dongfeng Motor Halts HK Trading Pending Announcement

11-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Dongfeng Motor Group Co. (489), the Chinese carmaker in negotiations to purchase a stake in PSA Peugeot Citroen (UG), halted trading of its stock in Hong Kong pending an [...]
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HK hotel brews storm in a teacup with promotion for men

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental hotel stirred up ridicule on Friday with an afternoon-tea promotion for men based on pork pies and beef rather than dainty snacks [...]
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American WWII Bomb Unearthed, Defused In Central HK

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

A 2,000-pound bomb dropped on Japanese-occupied Hong Kong by an American bomber during World War II has been defused after it was unearthed at a construction site in the [...]
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Sale of Timco Aviation to HK company is complete

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Journalnow | 6:00 AM

The $388.8 million sale of Timco Aviation Services Inc. to a Hong Kong aircraft-maintenance company was completed late Thursday, according to the companies. Timco has about [...]
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HK trade commissioner makes Sacramento pitch

10-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bizjournals | 6:00 AM

Clement Leung, Hong Kong’s commissioner for economic and trade affairs, pitched Sacramento businesses Thursday for greater trade with the Chinese city of seven million. [...]
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