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HK: Beijing’s Favoured Chief Executive Candidate Takes the Lead

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Stratfor | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s election committee has chosen the three candidates who will vie for the region’s chief executive post in an election set for March 26. After a [...]
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The HK Startup That Wants To Power Asia With Clean Energy

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong, like many other places is gravitating towards innovation, technology and entrepreneurship as a keystone of economic policy for future growth. If new business [...]
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Three compete to run HK, balancing Beijing masters and calls for democracy

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two former officials and a retired judge on Wednesday won the right to compete to become the next leader of Hong Kong, a job that requires balancing the demands of Communist [...]
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‘CY Leung 2.0′ leads race for HK’s top job as election nears

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The race for Hong Kong’s top job has narrowed down to three candidates in an election set for March 26. On Wednesday, an election committee consisting of primarily [...]
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Hong Kong rebel lawmakers fight parliament ban

Hong Kong rebel lawmakers fight parliament ban

02-Mar-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 7:23 AM

Four rebel Hong Kong lawmakers were in court Wednesday to fight a government bid to disqualify them from parliament, a move criticised as an attack on democracy under [...]
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Small Companies Yank IPOs in HK After Official Crackdown

02-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Four planned listings on Hong Kong’s small-company exchange, known for its wild price swings, were shelved this week in the wake of a warning that participants would be [...]
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HK’s Biggest Developer Sees Profit Rise 57pct as Sales Soar

02-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd, Hong Kong’s largest developer by market value, said half-year underlying earnings rose 57 percent, as sales benefited from a surging home [...]
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How China Holds Sway Over Who Leads HK

02-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

While the race for Hong Kong’s chief executive looks a lot like any major mayoral election, the choice doesn’t rest with the city’s 3.8 million voters. [...]
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HK’s foreign judges target of criticism amid political tension

02-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

Some mainland commentators have alleged the verdicts against seven Hong Kong policemen were harsh and politically motivated, suggesting Beijing revise the region’s law [...]
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HK’s Wave of Student Suicides

02-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Despite rising numbers of suicides, Hong Kong official insist the education system is not to blame. In the course of just 17 days in February this year, Hong Kong has seen [...]
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Singapore more pricey for business travel, but still cheaper than HK

02-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Ttgasia | 6:00 AM

Singapore is now the fourth most expensive location in Asia-Pacific for business travel, rising one spot from last year’s regional ranking by global mobility solutions [...]
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Protesters interrupt HK candidate’s election announcement

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A group of protesters stormed Hong Kong Chief Executive contender Carrie Lam’s press conference where she revealed her complete election platform on Monday (February [...]
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HK Police Officers Sentenced to Jail for Beating Umbrella Movement Protester

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

That judgment comes over two years after a police brutality case that scandalised Hong Kong. After two years, seven Hong Kong Police officers at the centre of a police [...]
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HK home prices reach yet another record high in Jan

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Home prices in Hong Kong, the least affordable city in the world, reached yet another all-time high in January, according to the latest government data released on Tuesday. [...]
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HK pins Aramco IPO hopes on China’s deep pockets

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s stock exchange will bank on its role as a gateway to mainland China’s deep-pocketed investors to take on other leading venues and win the coveted $100 [...]
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