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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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HK trade mission targets NZ food, beverage

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

The New Zealand food and beverage industry has received a boost, with visiting Hong Kong trade development councillor Fred Lam keen to partner importers from the city with [...]
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Chinese developers bet on Malaysia as investors turn cold on HK, Singapore

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

Malaysia is turning into the darling of Chinese developers as mainland investors turn their backs on market restrictions in Hong Kong and Singapore and bet billions on [...]
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HK Broadcaster Halts Production Plans Amid Press Freedom Fears

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

A Hong Kong broadcaster on Tuesday suspended plans to launch mobile TV service in July this year amid concerns that the days of the territory’s formerly freewheeling [...]
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China’s Alibaba to buy stake in HK’s ChinaVision

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

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to purchase a majority stake in Hong Kong-listed ChinaVision Media Group, ChinaVision said Tuesday. In a filing to the Hong Kong [...]
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Cathay Pacific plane in forced landing after bird strike

Cathay Pacific plane in forced landing after bird strike

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

A Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 747-400 with 234 people on board made an emergency landing in Johannesburg after a bird strike just after take-off at the weekend, the firm [...]
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As leads fail to pan out, search for MH370 stretches from Sumatra to HK

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

Searchers are scouring more than 500,000 square nautical miles from the shores of Sumatra to Hong Kong to look for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 today as lead after lead [...]
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Malaysia Sending Ships to Check Debris Near HK

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

Malaysia widened the search area for a missing jetliner, dispatching ships to check debris in the South China Sea, as the hunt for clues spread to space with satellite [...]
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HK’s market watchdog streamlines push for more oversight

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Financial Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s market watchdog is boosting its corporate investigations staff by more than 10 per cent and bringing in litigators to speed up probes as it moves to improve [...]
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HKers hold parody Communist rally to protest mainland influence

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Just call it the Fake Leap Forward. In a satirical “Communist rally” aimed at mainland Chinese shoppers, about 100 Hong Kongers marched through the city on Sunday [...]
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Daring ‘urban explorers’ get high on history

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 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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Dozens of brokers flee HSBC for Chinese investment banks in HK

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of former stockbrokers at HSBC have recently found new jobs at two rapidly expanding Chinese investment banks in Hong Kong after they left the British bank over [...]
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HK security guards earning ‘less than 2012′ due to inflation, says union

12-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Call to raise minimum wage, as guards find inflation has left them less well-off Security guards have gained little from last year’s increase in the minimum wage to [...]
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HK Billionaire Family’s Shipper OOCL Says Profit Plunged By 84pct In ’13

11-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Net profit for 2013 at Orient Overseas (International), the Hong Kong shipper controlled by the billionaire family of former Hong Kong chief executive Chee Hwa Tung, plunged [...]
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HK H-Shares Set for One-Month Low on China Exports

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

Hong Kong stocks declined, with a gauge of Chinese shares poised for a one-month low, as weaker-than-estimated trade data fueled concern that the world’s second-largest [...]
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