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New whisky investment fund in HK looks to rare old times

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Looking to diversify your investment portfolio? How about buying a few interesting bottles of whisky? Asking prices for the best-known, top-end single malts have risen [...]
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Twenty injured in HK ferry crash

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

Twenty people were injured when a Hong Kong ferry crashed into a seawall off the coast of the gambling enclave of Macau Friday, officials said, the latest accident to hit the [...]
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Will HK risk it all to defy Beijing on political reform?

14-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Michael Chugani says with Beijing putting its foot down on political reform, we’ll have to decide if we’re willing to pay the price of defiance So now we know who [...]
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HK loses out to the mainland in fraud survey

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

Anti-corruption crackdown cited for mainland’s better standing in fraud survey while city falters on whistle-blowing and rule-bending Hong Kong generally fared worse [...]
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Tianhe Chemicals Raises $654 Million in HK IPO

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

China’s Tianhe Chemicals Group raised $654 million in an initial public offering in Hong Kong, the city’s fourth-biggest float this year. The maker of specialty [...]
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57 injured as Hong Kong high-speed ferry crashes in Macau

57 injured as Hong Kong high-speed ferry crashes in Macau

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 3:27 PM

Seventy people were injured, some seriously, when a high-speed ferry carrying 220 passengers and 13 crew members from Hong Kong slammed into a breakwater off the main ferry [...]
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China’s HK paper also a warning to Taiwan: activists

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

A “white paper” issued by China reiterating its control over Hong Kong was intended to intimidate not only the former British colony, but also Taiwan, local [...]
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HK Media Worries Over China’s Reach as Ads Disappear

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

In what may be a major escalation of pressure by mainland China on Hong Kong’s independent-minded news media, two major British banks have stopped advertising with one [...]
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China changes tune on HK

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Macquarie Group has cautioned against investing in Hong Kong companies which are exposed to the political winds of mainland China, following an official warning that the [...]
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Protests in HK after China moves to assert control

Protests in HK after China moves to assert control

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

Protesters turned Hong Kong’s constitutional document into toilet paper Wednesday in an angry demonstration against Beijing’s publication of a controversial white [...]
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Business groups urge HK democracy protest rethink

Business groups urge HK democracy protest rethink

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

Foreign business groups in Hong Kong on Wednesday joined the city’s billionaire tycoons in opposing a pro-democracy group’s plans for an Occupy-style protest [...]
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Melbourne’s housing density more extreme than HK, council says

13-Jun-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Housing density in Melbourne has reached “extreme” levels unheard of even in cities such as Hong Kong, New York and London, a council survey has revealed. In a [...]
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HK customs make $1m ivory bust

12-Jun-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong customs have seized HK$7.9 million (US$1 million) worth of illegal ivory hidden in luggage on a flight bound for Cambodia, officials said Tuesday. The 790-kilogram [...]
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HK Regulators Tense About China Loans

12-Jun-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

A surge in business loans to the slowing mainland Chinese economy has prompted Hong Kong regulators to impose strict financial rules four years before they are required under [...]
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China warns of limits to HK freedom as protests loom

12-Jun-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China warned Hong Kong on Tuesday that there were limits to its freedom and it should adhere strictly to the law ahead of a planned pro-democracy protest that could end up [...]
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