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In HK, Grandma Has to Find a Job

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Eighty-six years old and still job hunting. Wong Siu-ying had to stop passing out leaflets on a Hong Kong flyover when she hurt her knee in August. With two-thirds of her [...]
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HK ‘radicals’ up ante in democracy push against China

HK ‘radicals’ up ante in democracy push against China

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nearly three months after police cleared away the last of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy street protests, lingering anger is stoking a new front of radical activism that has [...]
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HK Stocks Fall for First Time in Six-Days as HSBC Slumps

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks fell, with the Hang Seng Index headed for the first loss in six sessions as its biggest stock, HSBC Holdings Plc., dropped the most since August 2013 after [...]
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Maintaining competitive edge key as HK delivers budget

25-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is expected to unveil measures to support low-income families and boost the city’s labour market in its annual budget on Wednesday, although an uncertain [...]
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HK ‘radicals’ up ante in democracy push against China

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

Nearly three months after police cleared away the last of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy street protests, lingering anger is stoking a new front of radical activism that has [...]
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HK delegates to China’s parliament seek mainland security laws to counter protests

HK delegates to China’s parliament seek mainland security laws to counter protests

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

Two Hong Kong delegates to China’s parliament are pushing to carry out mainland security laws months after pro-democracy protesters shut down major parts of the [...]
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Shanghai-HK stock connect to allow short-selling

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

The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect, which permits investors in each city to invest in the other’s market, will allow short-selling from March 2, the Hong Kong Stock [...]
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China’s newest billionaires minted in its IPO frenzy

24-Feb-2015 Intellasia | The Washington Post | 6:00 AM

China’s world-best stock market rally made January the busiest month for IPOs in a year. It also created a bundle of new billionaires. In the first six weeks of 2015, [...]
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Shanghai-HK stock connect to allow short-selling next month – HK exchange

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

The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect, which permits investors in each city to invest in the other’s market, will allow short-selling from March 2, the Hong Kong Stock [...]
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HK’s Umbrella Revolution Isn’t Over Yet

HK’s Umbrella Revolution Isn’t Over Yet

23-Feb-2015 Intellasia | China Digital Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is a city whose self-conception is, above all, as a good place – a polite place – to do business. It scores well in global transparency studies. Taxes [...]
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Concerns Grow Over HK Censorship

23-Feb-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

In Hong Kong, where last year’s pro-democracy protests ended in a stalemate with the Beijing-backed government, there are signs of increasing state censorship. A new [...]
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HK and US continue to strengthen strong economic ties

23-Feb-2015 Intellasia | 7thspace | 6:00 AM

The economic and trade ties between Hong Kong and the United States (US) grew from strength to strength last year, with more direct flights, bumper trade and cooperation in [...]
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HK ‘wolf’ tells people to be ‘like sheep’ after year of protests

HK ‘wolf’ tells people to be ‘like sheep’ after year of protests

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

Hong Kong leader C.Y. Leung, nicknamed the “wolf” by critics, said residents of the Chinese-controlled city should be more like sheep after a year “rife [...]
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A democracy movement ponders its next move.

21-Feb-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

On the final night of Hong Kong’s largest Occupy camp, a crowd of protesters swelled along an empty highway. It had been 74 days since the first canister of tear gas [...]
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Mainlanders in HK

21-Feb-2015 Intellasia | Economist | 6:00 AM

HONG KONG is renowned as one of the world’s freest markets, but some of its residents wish it was not quite so open to shoppers from the Chinese mainland. On February [...]
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