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HK politics transformed by ‘Umbrella Revolution’

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | China Worker | 6:00 AM

After almost three months that transformed the outlook of hundreds of thousands if not millions in Hong Kong, the ‘Umbrella Revolution’ withdrew from the streets. [...]
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HK stocks open 0.34pct higher

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong shares rose 0.34 percent at the open Tuesday following another record close for the S&P 500 on Wall Street, while investors begin winding down for the end of [...]
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China’s net gold imports from HK climb to 9-month high

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s gold imports from Hong Kong in November rose to their highest level since February on strong demand in the world’s top bullion consumer. Net gold imports [...]
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HK resident onboard missing AirAsia flight

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong resident was among the people onboard AirAsia Flight QZ8501 which disappeared en route from Indonesia to Singapore, Hong Kong’s Immigration Department said [...]
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Chinese leaders fear HK will be a base for subversion: Think tank

Chinese leaders fear HK will be a base for subversion: Think tank

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Chinese leaders are apprehensive about Hong Kong becoming a “base for subversion” in view of the recent pro-democracy protests in the former British colony that [...]
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With Protesters Under Threat, HK Must Increase Transparency on Personal Data Requests

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Global Voices Online | 6:00 AM

The original version of this article was published in the opinion section of South China Morning Post. Jennifer is a Global Voices author and a researcher at Hong Kong [...]
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Britain eyed China trade after HK deal: files

31-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Britain was looking for stronger economic ties with China even before the agreement which would eventually hand it Hong Kong was signed in 1984, secret documents released [...]
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HK stocks climb, catching up with China easing reports

30-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks jumped Monday morning, playing catch-up with the Shanghai markets after returning from a four-day weekend. The Hang Seng Index HSI, +1.64 percent gained 1.9 [...]
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Shanghai-HK stock link hurdles spark derivatives boom

30-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s off-exchange derivatives market is thriving as foreign funds prevented from using a landmark Hong Kong-Shanghai trading link by technical and regulatory [...]
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Chinese leadership offers support for HK leader

29-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s central government fully approves of the leadership of Hong Kong’s chief executive Leung Chun-ying and the work of the territory’s government which [...]
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China praises HK for not giving in to protesters

China praises HK for not giving in to protesters

29-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

China’s president on Friday heaped praise on Hong Kong’s embattled leader Leung Chun-ying as they met in Beijing, commending him for maintaining [...]
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Two HK highway cash grabbers arrested

29-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Mashable | 6:00 AM

This Christmas present may have seemed too good to be true, and it definitely was. Police in Hong Kong arrested two people Thursday night who snatched money off of a Hong [...]
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Xi voices support to HK, praising city’s legal political reforms

29-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Globaltimes | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday praised the Hong Kong government and its chief executive for promoting the city’s political reform in accordance with the law and [...]
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Dash for cash as $2 million spills onto HK highway

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Boxes filled with more than $2 million in cash spilled out of an armoured van onto a major Hong Kong highway on Wednesday, sparking a frenzy as drivers and passers-by tried [...]
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HK ‘Occupy hotel’ recreates protest camp for guests

27-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest camps may have been swept away but one man has recreated a rally site as an Occupy hotel – where guests now pay to spend the [...]
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