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FT: New York Close to Landing Alibaba IPO Over HK

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Foxbusiness | 6:00 AM

Setting the stage for one of the biggest initial public offerings ever, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is reportedly 95 percent certain it will list its shares in New [...]
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HK’s H-Shares Near Bear Market on China Outlook

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks fell, with a gauge of Chinese shares listed in the city touching a 20 percent decline from a December 2 peak, after brokerages from UBS AG to Bank of America [...]
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Taiwan, HK to partner on cruise travel

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 6:00 AM

Tourism authorities from Taiwan and Hong Kong announced a joint programme Thursday that will promote cruise travel in light of the rapidly expanding Asia market. Through the [...]
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HK stocks close 0.67pct lower

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong shares fell Thursday as another batch of weak Chinese data stoked fears for the world’s number two economy, although mainland markets surged after Premier Li [...]
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HK’s Shaky Democratic Future

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Nytimes | 6:00 AM

For the nearly 17 years since Hong Kong’s handover from Britain to China in 1997, we Hong Kongers have been dreaming of the genuine democracy that was promised by [...]
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Cathay Pacific to start direct Delhi-HK flights from March 31

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

Buoyed by healthy India operations, Cathay Pacific airlines would add two more flights out of Kolkata in the coming days and convert the Delhi- Bangkok-Hong Kong flight to a [...]
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China says will keep supporting HK as world financial hub

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will continue to support Hong Kong’s position as a global financial hub, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, reassuring the investment community in the [...]
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HK’s Beer Scene Grows Up

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Standing beside a stainless-steel fermentation tank, Rohit Dugar explained the concept behind his latest beer, Young Master Classic. “It’s a hoppy pale ale, but [...]
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Nine arrested over attack on HK journalist

Nine arrested over attack on HK journalist

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nine men have been arrested in connection with the brutal attack on a veteran Hong Kong journalist that sparked concerns for press freedom in the Chinese city, police said [...]
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Alibaba’s Tsai says will ‘never’ change partnership structure for HK IPO

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Alibaba Group Holding (IPO-ALIB.N) will not change its partnership structure in order to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, Executive vice Chair Joe Tsai told Reuters in [...]
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Cathay Pacific says net profit tripled in 2013

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

Hong Kong flagship carrier Cathay Pacific said on Wednesday net profit more than tripled last year thanks to a rise in demand from Chinese travellers and fuel cost-saving [...]
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HK’s ChinaVision stock set to soar after Alibaba buys control

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

Shares of ChinaVision Media Group Ltd are set to open up 290 percent after China’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding agreed to buy a controlling stake in [...]
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Jardines still marches to its own beat

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Twenty years ago this month, Jardines, the storied Asian conglomerate, stunned Hong Kong by deserting its home to relist its companies in Singapore. “Hong gone” [...]
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Daring ‘urban explorers’ get high on history

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Dangling his feet off the edge of a skyscraper more than fifty storeys above the streets of Hong Kong, Jonathan Tsang looks as relaxed as if he was kicking back in his own [...]
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Is HK’s media under attack?

13-Mar-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A brutal knife attack on veteran Hong Kong editor Kevin Lau in February has prompted an immediate public outpouring of fear about the future of press independence in [...]
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