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HK activists on trial over ‘Occupy’ protests

HK activists on trial over ‘Occupy’ protests

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three pro-democracy activists went on trial in Hong Kong Monday over charges relating to mass rallies in 2014, with the movement’s student leader accusing the [...]
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Missing HK bookseller says on TV he was ‘not abducted’

Missing HK bookseller says on TV he was ‘not abducted’

02-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Missing Hong Kong bookseller Lee Bo appeared on television Monday insisting he had not been abducted by mainland authorities, in a case that has sparked a backlash over [...]
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HK leader swarmed by ‘angry’ emojis on Facebook

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s beleaguered leader is nearly 100 times more unpopular than US presidential hopeful Donald Trump, according to Facebook’s new “angry-face” [...]
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Pro-democracy candidate wins key HK election

Pro-democracy candidate wins key HK election

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A pro-democracy candidate won a Hong Kong by-election Monday in a closely-watched vote that highlighted the city’s political faultlines. Alvin Yeung of the established [...]
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Student leaders of Occupy movement face HK trial

Student leaders of Occupy movement face HK trial

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The trial of three student leaders who led Hong Kong’s Occupy movement in 2014 begins Monday. The trio are charged with taking part in an unlawful assembly and inciting [...]
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Edward Leung, anti-China activist facing riot charge, stands in HK poll

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong activist who seeks independence from China and has been charged over recent street battles with police stood for office Sunday in a by-election that highlights [...]
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‘Radical’ candidate in HK poll exposes underlying tensions

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong residents voted on Sunday in a legislative council by-election, with a “radical” pro-democracy candidate who was arrested in a recent riot running in [...]
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This HK-based spa and salon marketplace just raised more than $500K from HK and Israeli investors

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Me will use the funds to accelerate software development, expand its spa base and ramp up marketing efforts HK-based spa and salon booking marketplace BloomMe has raised well [...]
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HK Radical Candidate Makes Strong Showing in Vote

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A pro-democracy candidate won a Hong Kong weekend by-election while a rival from a radical pro-independence group arrested on riot charges placed a surprising third in a vote [...]
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HK Election Shows Growing Support for Independence Push

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

A candidate charged over Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year riots won an unexpectedly high number of votes in a by-election, raising the possibility that parties seeking [...]
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HK Dollar in Biggest Monthly Gain Since 2014 as Peg Holds

01-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong dollar was headed for the biggest monthly gain since 2014 on optimism that the city will maintain its peg to the greenback. The local dollar last month slumped [...]
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HK leader falls victim to Facebook’s ‘angry face’ feature

29-Feb-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 7:53 AM

Thousands of users are showing their dislike ofHong Kong’s top official, clicking “angry” on his official Facebook entries. Posts from as far back as last [...]
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HK Independence Goes From Fringe Cause to Contender

29-Feb-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 7:51 AM

On the sixth floor of a commercial building in Hong Kong’s semi-industrial Kowloon East is an office stuffed with the paraphernalia of protest. Megaphones lie on the [...]
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HK Independence Movement Tests Beijing’s Patience

27-Feb-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

On the sixth floor of a commercial building in Hong Kong’s semi-industrial Kowloon East is an office stuffed with the paraphernalia of protest. Megaphones lie on the [...]
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Questions Emerge About HK’s Future as a Financial Hub

26-Feb-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Earlier this month, HSBC, the world’s fifth largest bank, announced it would not move its headquarters from London to Hong Kong, leaving some to view the bank’s [...]
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