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Joshua Wong leads ‘anti-authoritarian’ march in HK

Joshua Wong leads ‘anti-authoritarian’ march in HK

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Around 1,000 people marched through Hong Kong Sunday, led by some of the city’s high-profile democracy campaigners including Joshua Wong, in what they billed an [...] » More

Saudi King Salman receives HK leader Carrie Lam

05-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Alarabiya | 6:00 AM

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received at Al-Yamamah Palace on Sunday the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam and her accompanying [...] » More

HK’s Hang Seng index posts biggest weekly loss of the year

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks fell on Friday, with the benchmark Hang Seng Index posting its biggest weekly loss in 11 months as investors booked profits from this year’s robust [...] » More

HK businessperson denied bail in bribery case

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

A former Hong Kong government official was denied bail on Friday in a US case accusing of him using bribes to secure business deals. Dr Chi Ping Patrick Ho was jailed last [...] » More

HK money market rates seen rising further from 9-year highs

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong money market rates are expected to spiral higher after hitting fresh nine-year highs this week, thanks to tighter liquidity near end of the year and expectations of [...] » More

HK marks 35th year of tobacco control, aims at ‘endgame plan’

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

An international conference entitled “Towards a Tobacco Endgame in Hong Kong” was held here on Friday to mark the 35th year milestone for tobacco control in the [...] » More

PwC’s HK Office Accepts Bitcoin Payment

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Paymentsmarket | 6:00 AM

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, out today, the firm’s Hong Kong office indicated that it accepted the payment in relation to its work with local [...] » More

Chinese Pump Record Cash Into HK Stocks as Rally Teeters

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

A man is reflected in a window while using a smart phone in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Hong Kong’s benchmark equity gauge rose above the 30,000 [...] » More

HK October retail sales rise 3.9 pct yr/yr

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

October retail sales data (percent change from a year earlier): 2017 October September August July June May April Value 3.9 5.7^ 2.7 4.0 0.1 0.4 0.1 Volume 3.6 5.6^ 3.2 4.5 [...] » More

The world’s most expensive city to rent an office is no longer London

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

London’s West End is a notoriously expensive place to set up offices, but it’s no longer the priciest. Hong Kong offices are now the world’s most expensive [...] » More

Alpha Deal Maker: HK’s Goodwin Gaw Is Building A Global Real Estate Force

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Goodwin Gaw bounds into the boardroom, T-shirt over a muscular build, shiny black sport shoes on his feet. Looking more like a weekend clubber than a real estate rainmaker, [...] » More

HK listing for Aramco could attract huge Chinese demand: HKEX CEO

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

A Hong Kong listing by Saudi Aramco would help the oil giant secure huge Chinese demand for its $100 billion share sale, said the head of Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing [...] » More

HK athlete says coach abused her as teen

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A top Hong Kong hurdler Thursday accused her former coach of sexually assaulting her when she was a schoolgirl, the first high-profile woman in the socially conservative city [...] » More

HK private home prices hit record high for 12th straight month

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

Hong Kong private home prices edged up for the 12th straight month in October, extending a record-breaking run of consecutive monthly gains and adding to home ownership [...] » More

Chinese Pump Record Cash Into HK Stocks as Rally Teeters

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Mainland Chinese investors have driven Hong Kong’s stock surge in November, buying a record amount of equities in the city even as concern grows that the rally is [...] » More