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Former Soros team to start $150 million HK-based hedge fund

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A former Soros Fund Management team will start a Hong Kong-based hedge fund in the third quarter of 2014 with at least $150 million in initial capital including seed capital [...]
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10 things HK does better than anywhere else

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

How can you not love Hong Kong? Home of Bruce Lee, divine dim sum, lofty buildings, loftier real estate prices and – in spite of all those buildings – easy access [...]
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China opens Beijing to gold imports, cutting into HK’s transit role

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

China has begun allowing gold imports through its capital city, sources familiar with the matter said, in a move that would help keep purchases by the world’s top [...]
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Finnish man in HK court after midair ‘chocolate sword threat’

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A Finnish passenger accused of making a hoax bomb threat on a Cathay Pacific flight wielded a chocolate bar like a sword and demanded that the plane be diverted so he could [...]
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World’s first Tiananmen museum to open in HK

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The world’s first museum dedicated to the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown wants to convince Chinese visitors to fight for democracy when it opens in Hong Kong next [...]
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Alibaba Said to Plan HK-Style Fees for IPO Bankers

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is planning to award about one-third of the fees for its initial public offering in the form of incentive bonuses to coax better performance from [...]
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Fonterra on HK shopping lists

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | nzherald | 6:00 AM

The cross-border tourism trade from mainland China is a big part of the retail scene in Hong Kong. It’s common for people from the booming southern China regions in [...]
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Developers offering discounts to new home buyers in HK

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Property Wire | 6:00 AM

They are successfully luring buyers with discounts and low down payments, says the report from international real estate consultants Knight Frank. This has resulted in an [...]
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Surging Loans to China Could Pose a Risk to HK’s Economy

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Slowing growth in China’s massive economy has raised concerns that the rest of Asia would suffer if China continues to lose momentum. Rapid growth in lending to the [...]
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China’s HK-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge heaviest of its kind.

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | India tv News | 6:00 AM

A 3,000-tonne bridge span, the heaviest of its kind in China, was hoisted onto the bridge piers of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge on Wednesday.The 130-metre-long steel [...]
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Citic Group Seeks $36.5 Billion in HK Listing

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Citic Group, one of China’s biggest state-owned conglomerates, said on Wednesday that it had reached a formal deal for what amounts to a backdoor listing in Hong [...]
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HK style fees for IPO bankers?

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Alibaba Group is planning to award about one-third of the fees for its IPO in the form of incentive bonuses to coax better performance from underwriters, people with [...]
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Bain, Carlyle among bidders for StanChart’s HK consumer unit-sources

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Private equity firms Bain Capital and Carlyle Group are among first round bidders for Standard Chartered’s Hong Kong consumer finance unit, a business valued at up to [...]
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Alibaba plans IPO in US, not HK

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The largest tech IPO of the year- and perhaps of all time- isn’t coming from Silicon Valley. Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce behemoth with more sales than Amazon and EBay [...]
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Taiwan thanks HK, Macau for post-Morakot help

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan on Wednesday thanked charity groups in Hong Kong and Macau for their generosity in helping Taiwan rebuild after the devastating Typhoon Morakot hit central and [...]
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