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Ming Pao editor’s dismissal stirs unease in HK

07-May-2016 Intellasia | Manila Times | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of people have protested in Hong Kong against a veteran newspaper editor’s dismissal that has increased concerns about press freedom in the semi-autonomous [...]
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Goldman Sachs: HK property cruising for a bruising

07-May-2016 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s residential property prices may remain stubbornly high for now, but one big headwind could send prices down as much as 20 percent over the next two years, [...]
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HK Puts J.P. Morgan Chase on Its ‘Name and Shame’ IPO List

07-May-2016 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

First US investment bank to run afoul of listing rules. JPMorgan Chase JPM -0.54 percent has become the first global investment bank to fall foul of Hong Kong’s [...]
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More Relatives of Chinese Leaders Found to Have HK IDs

07-May-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

More relatives of current and former Chinese political leaders have been found to be Hong Kong residents, according to the latest batch of leaked Panama Papers. According to [...]
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HK beauty salon raided over ‘bogus’ medical treatments

07-May-2016 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police say they have raided a beauty salon and arrested 11 women, after customers accused it of offering fraudulent medical treatments. Police said seven people [...]
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JPMorgan becomes first global bank to fall foul of HK’s stricter IPO sponsorship rules

07-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) has become the first global investment bank to fall foul of Hong Kong’s stricter IPO sponsorship rules, dealing a blow to its reputation [...]
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HK to gain as China streamlines cross-border gold trade

06-May-2016 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Gold trading between Hong Kong and China is expected to rise with the People’s Bank of China announcing on Wednesday a rule change from June 1 to simplify cross-border [...]
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HK Bourse May Extend Losing Streak

06-May-2016 Intellasia | RTT News | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong stock market has moved lower now in three straight sessions, giving away more than 850 points or 4.1 percent in that span. The Hang Seng Index now rests just [...]
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$260,000 worth of goods stolen from man’s carry-on during flight

06-May-2016 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

It’s a lesson in not letting your guard down – even if the thief isn’t going to run off anytime soon. A man flying to Hong Kong earlier this week claimed he [...]
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HK Exchange says 10 firms buy back shares

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Thursday 10 companies had repurchased their ordinary shares in the market. The following is a table regarding share buybacks: Company [...]
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Goldman Cuts HK Property Seeing 20pct Drop in Home Prices

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

Hong Kong property stocks were downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group Inc., which predicts a 20 percent decline in home prices as borrowing costs rise. The drop will be [...]
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HK PMI hits 8-month low

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Marketwatch | 6:00 AM

The Nikkei Hong Kong Purchasing managers Index fell to an eight-month low of 45.3 in April from 45.5 in March, suggesting a further deterioration in Hong Kong’s private [...]
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HK cracks down on illegal money flows from China trade

06-May-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is conducting a multi-pronged customs, shipping and financial sector crackdown against so-called fake trade invoicing that allows billions of dollars of capital to [...]
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HK’s Real-Life Toy Story: Plastic Playthings Go High-Tech

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

Billionaire Francis Choi built a toy-making empire from stuffing Snoopy dolls in a small Hong Kong warehouse four decades ago. Now, his son Karson Choi is seeking to [...]
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HK Bank Funds Said Frozen for Some Tangled in 1MDB Probe

05-May-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong bank accounts belonging to several unnamed individuals have been frozen amid global investigations into the finances of a troubled Malaysian state fund, according [...]
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