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Li Ka-shing’s Cheung Kong targets Australia’s Duet

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Li Ka-shing’s Cheung Kong Infrastructure on Monday offered Aus$7.3 billion (US$5.4 billion) for an Australian energy group, just months after his bid for the [...] » More

HK-Shenzhen trading link off to negative start

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A long-delayed trading link between the exchanges of Hong Kong and Shenzhen in China got off a disappointing start on Monday, with stocks on both sides of the border [...] » More

HKEX Chief Sees Potential for IPO, Bond Connects With Mainland

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s second stock-trading connect with the mainland may be followed by links for initial public offerings, bonds and commodities, said Charles Li, chief [...] » More

HK Billionaire Makes a $5.4 Billion Bid for Australian Energy Firm

06-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

Duet said its board was considering the proposal and it was advising shareholders to take no action. Hong Kong’s Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings CHEUY 0.00 percent [...] » More

HK government seeks to bar four more MPs

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The guardian | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s government signalled that it would attempt to disqualify four pro-democracy legislators on Friday, after successfully barring two others from the [...] » More

HK launches legal bid against four pro-democracy lawmakers

HK launches legal bid against four pro-democracy lawmakers

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong government launched a legal bid to unseat four elected pro-democracy lawmakers Friday sparking accusations from the opposition camp that they are being [...] » More

HK officials widen legal attack on city’s democrats over oath-taking

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Leaders of Chinese-ruled Hong Kong widened their legal fight against the city’s fledgling independence movement on Friday, targeting four more lawmakers over oaths [...] » More

HK’s November Residential Sales Jumped 138.5pct From A Year Ago

05-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Mansionglobal | 6:00 AM

Despite concerns raised that double stamp duty could slow demand, Hong Kong’s residential market remained robust in November, with sales increasing 138.5 percent [...] » More

Passive Investors Get Sucked Into Hong Kong Market Failures

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Multibillion-dollar bubbles like Fullshare may end up fitting a pattern A controversial report from brokerage house Sanford C. Bernstein in August accused passive investing [...] » More

Calls for independence will derail HK’s push for democracy, says Chris Patten

03-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Livemint | 6:00 AM

Chris Patten, the last governor of Hong Kong, once observed that “no one who has spent any time in this city forgets it. It is one of the great exciting maritime [...] » More

Double Whammy Slams HK Developers

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

ong Kong developer stocks have gone from being the top performers to the worst, slammed by home price curbs and the expectation of rate hikes following Donald Trump’s [...] » More

HK stocks rebound but gains capped ahead of OPEC meeting

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong stocks followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday but gains were limited as investors were reluctant to buy shares ahead of an OPEC meeting and Italy’s [...] » More

How HK’s Patchy Sex Work Laws Enable Predatory Cops

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

The lurid saga of Rurik Jutting came to an end in Hong Kong early this month when the former British banker was convicted of murdering two Indonesian women at his luxury [...] » More

Beijing threat as HK top in freedoms

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Standard | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is in danger of losing its top rank as the “freest” jurisdiction in the world in the near future as it has no democracy, international think tanks say. [...] » More

Icy reception for Disneyland’s $1.4bn ‘Frozen’ reboot in HK

02-Dec-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

City government to defer support for theme park expansion Disney’s plans for a $1.4bn Frozen-themed reboot of loss-making Hong Kong Disneyland has met with an icy [...] » More