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Will new regulations affect fintech startups in HK?

24-Nov-2015 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

A new SVF ordinance restructures legal requirements for fintech companies – will it affect your startup? On November 13, 2015, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority passed a [...]
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HK pro-democracy movement sees mixed results in first polls since protests

24-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two democracy veterans lost their seats but at least six candidates who took part in crippling protests last year won office at district elections in Hong Kong on Sunday, the [...]
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Hong Kong votes in first election since democracy protests

Hong Kong votes in first election since democracy protests

23-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 9:06 AM

Hong Kong went to the polls Sunday for the first time since huge pro-democracy protests gripped the city, in a key test of public sentiment. The spotlight is on the district [...]
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Singapore ‘McRefugee’ in HK reconnects with son with media’s help

23-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

When the Associated Press ran a story on “McRefugees” in Hong Kong, a term used to describe homeless people who spend most of their nights at 24-hour [...]
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HK protesters to face trial for police obstruction despite 13-month delay, court rules

23-Nov-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Four democracy activists lost an attempt yesterday to have their trial over police obstruction axed on the basis of a 13-month lapse between the alleged offences and their [...]
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HK expected to see strong turnout in district council elections

23-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CN | 6:00 AM

The elections will be the first gauge of public opinion after Occupy Central, the city’s largest pro-democracy protest. Voters across Hong Kong will go to the ballot [...]
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Alibaba Launches Investment Funds For HK, Taiwan

21-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba today launched two investment funds for entrepreneurs in Hong Kong and Taiwan, as it seeks to support more small businesses. It is setting [...]
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Gormley’s ‘alien invasion’ looms large over HK

21-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Occasionally obscured by mist and low cloud, shadowy human figures loom from the tops of Hong Kong skyscrapers causing curiosity and consternation in the streets below. It [...]
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HK comes top for M&A leaks, survey shows

21-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A crackdown on misdemeanors in the finance industry has helped to reduce the leaking of M&A deals before they are made public to the lowest level since the financial [...]
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Human rights groups express concern over ‘missing’ HK booksellers

21-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Rights groups expressed concern yesterday after the apparent disappearance of four people who work for a Hong Kong publishing firm known for selling books critical of the [...]
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‘Umbrella soldiers’ fight for seats in HK vote

‘Umbrella soldiers’ fight for seats in HK vote

20-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Activists from Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Umbrella Movement will be vying for seats at key local elections this weekend – the first real test of public sentiment [...]
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Gormley’s ‘alien invasion’ looms large over HK

20-Nov-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Occasionally obscured by mist and low cloud, shadowy human figures loom from the tops of Hong Kong skyscrapers causing curiosity and consternation in the streets below. It [...]
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Yuan Depreciation Bets Ease in HK as China Boosts Costs

20-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Pressure for the yuan to weaken in Hong Kong is receding after China tightened curbs on its flow to offshore banks, a move that’s made it more expensive to borrow and [...]
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Occupy protesters turn to politics in upcoming HK elections

20-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A crop of activists from last year’s Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong are running in this weekend’s district council election but some of them have annoyed [...]
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BIG Hotel sold to HK-based group for S$203m

20-Nov-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The new owner of the property is Gaw Capital Partners, which purchased the InterContinental Hong Kong for $938 million earlier this year. The BIG Hotel at Middle Road has [...]
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