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HK Stocks Rebound From Seven-Week Low as Ping An Advances

11-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks rose, with the benchmark index climbing from a seven-week low, as Ping An Insurance Group Co. led a rally by financial shares and Orient Overseas [...] » More

Beijing refused to step in during 1998 HK financial crisis, former city chief reveals

10-Jul-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa reveals Beijing officials did not want to breach ‘one country, two systems’ Beijing declined the Hong Kong [...] » More

China’s lone aircraft carrier sails into HK in show of military prowess

10-Jul-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

China’s lone aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, made its maiden visit Friday to Hong Kong, a symbol of the country’s growing military prowess and a reminder to the [...] » More

HK Braces for Higher Rates as Currency Losses Accelerate

08-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

How long can it last? That’s what watchers of Hong Kong’s markets are asking as the gap between local and US interbank rates widens to the most since 2009. The [...] » More

HK seizes 7.2 tonnes of ivory

08-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than seven tonnes of ivory worth over $9 million was seized in Hong Kong, officials said Thursday, the largest bust of its kind in the city in three decades. The 7,200 [...] » More

Largest-Ever Ivory Shipment Seized in HK Worth $9 Million

08-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong customs officials have announced their largest-ever seizure of ivory, a haul of “about 7,200 kilograms,” or 16,000 pounds. The shipment was hidden in a [...] » More

US-based Asia Society accused of kowtowing to China over HK activist

08-Jul-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Congressman says New York charity ‘has some explaining to do’ after refusal to host event featuring democracy campaigner Joshua Wong A US congressman has accused [...] » More

Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning arrives in HK

Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning arrives in HK

08-Jul-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s sole operational aircraft carrier arrived in Hong Kong for the first time Friday in a display of military might less than a week after a high-profile visit by [...] » More

HK student leaders say they won’t contest Occupy protest charge

HK student leaders say they won’t contest Occupy protest charge

07-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong, who helped lead the months-long “Umbrella Movement” in 2014 demanding full democracy, said on Thursday he would not fight a [...] » More

HK Hedge Fund Thanks Short Sellers, Bets Against Them

06-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Jim Fong, portfolio manager at hedge fund Quam Asset Management Ltd, has something to say to the short sellers who have become increasingly active in Hong Kong’s [...] » More

HK’s Lam Has Veiled Dig at Predecessor in Call for Unity

06-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s new leader distanced herself from her predecessor’s fraught relationship with city lawmakers, vowing better communication as she sought to break years [...] » More

HK leader Carrie Lam set to be grilled at first Legco Q&A session

06-Jul-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

City’s newly inaugurated leader likely to face tough questions on her manifesto pledges and promises Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will be [...] » More

Radio Television HK angry about TVB pulling satirical programme on Xi Jinping visit

06-Jul-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Public broadcaster makes formal complaint to regulator about move, which TVB claimed was done to broadcast breaking news; instead it broadcast a re-run on Xi Radio Television [...] » More

New HK leader strikes conciliatory tone in first week in office

06-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

New Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday and vowed to improve ties with the legislature, but she suggested fresh reforms to bring greater [...] » More

Brisk trade marks start of China, HK Bond Connect scheme

05-Jul-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China and Hong Kong launched a long-awaited Bond Connect scheme on Monday that links China’s $9 trillion bond market with overseas investors, the latest step in [...] » More