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HK must seek out technology alliances

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

While Hong Kong is a world financial centre, it is seldom associated with technology. In this, other Asian economies come more readily to mind. Japan has been Asia’s [...]
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Italian journalist says HK banks make money laundering easy for criminals

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

Italian journalist tells court that city makes it easy to launder money through front companies An Italian journalist who mounted an undercover operation to expose a [...]
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HK-Shanghai Arbitrage Is Busted in Stock Market

24-May-2014 Intellasia | bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Chinese stock arbitragers are backing away from the Hong Kong-to-Shanghai price convergence trade. While the markets’ valuation difference narrowed more than 4 percent [...]
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HK, China shares tepid despite solid gains in property

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

Hong Kong and China share indexes were flat at midday Friday as gains by property stocks were offset by a weak telecommunication tonnes sector in Hong Kong and drops by [...]
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Cheung Kong Lures H.K. Buyers With Discount as Supply Rises

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

Cheung Kong Holdings Ltd (1), the Hong Kong builder controlled by Asia’s richest man, is offering as much as 16 percent discount at its latest residential project in [...]
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HK Antigraft Agency Had Targeted Former J.P. Morgan Executive

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

Hong Kong’s antigraft agency had arrested a former J.P. Morgan Chase JPM +0.74 percent & Co. executive amid a probe of the US bank’s Asian hiring practices [...]
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HK boat collision leaves 38 injured

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

Thirty-three people were injured when two boats collided late Wednesday in Hong Kong, authorities said, the latest accident to hit the city’s busy waterways. [...]
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The Art World Lands in HK: Art Basel Has Gained a Foothold in China

23-May-2014 Intellasia | Galleristny | 6:00 AM

“It’s like Blade Runner here,” Art Basel director Marc Spiegler said last week, on the eve of the four-day annual Hong Kong Art Fair that Art Basel bought a [...]
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Risks to supply if HK depends too much on imported electricity

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

I fully support the views of C. T. Wan, managing director of HK Electric (“Importing electricity could adversely affect cost and supply”, May 12), and share his [...]
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HK’s leader warns pro-democracy activists against mass protest

HK’s leader warns pro-democracy activists against mass protest

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

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were warned on Thursday against holding mass protests as part of their campaign for the right to choose their own candidates for a poll [...]
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China stocks edge up on coal, bond plans; HK flat

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

China shares rose slightly on Wednesday, helped by coal stocks after a news report the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) plans to establish two or three [...]
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J. Crew returns to Asia with 2 HK shops

22-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

US fashion retailer J. Crew opened two stores in Hong Kong on Wednesday, marking the company’s return to Asia after it pulled out of Japan six years ago. J. Crew is the [...]
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Former Top China JPMorgan Banker Said to Be Arrested in HK

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

The former head of China investment banking at JPMorgan Chase has been arrested by Hong Kong’s anticorruption agency, a Chinese news report and one person briefed on [...]
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Alex Ferguson’s Wines Set to Lead HK Auctions

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

Bottles of Romanee-Conti belonging to former Manchester United (MANU) manager Alex Ferguson and a pair of Qing dynasty dishes will lead Christie’s spring sales in Hong [...]
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As gas flows, Exxon’s $19 billion PNG plant still faces risks

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

ExxonMobil’s $19 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Papua New Guinea, which is shipping its first cargo, is set to dramatically transform one of [...]
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