HONG KONG

Hong Kong money is fleeing? Not around here

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong may have been seeing money flow out as the city's turmoil undermines its reputation as a stable financial centre, but one important source of capital keeps on coming: cash...

Bargain hunters revel as Hong Kong businesses see life or death stakes

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - For Ms Kirio Zhou, a native of mainland Chinese city Chongqing, Hong Kong has become a cheap weekend getaway.

Family office advisers report rising interest from clients in quitting Hong Kong

SERVICE providers to some of Asia's wealthiest families say they are fielding a rising number of calls about shifting away from Hong Kong, with some already moving money to Singapore-based banks...

AB InBev launches second Asia IPO attempt

ANHEUSER-BUSCH InBev NV will kick off a second attempt to spin off its Asian business in Hong Kong with the launch on Wednesday of an initial public offering (IPO) worth up to US$6.6 billion that...

Singapore firm makes rapid test kit for flu

A Singapore company believes it has moved a step nearer eliminating deaths due to complications from influenza by developing an on-the-spot test which it claims is more accurate than those...

DBS making it easier for rich HK clients to set up accounts

DBS wants to allow high-net-worth clients in Hong Kong to set up investment accounts digitally by the third quarter.

HK to license first online-only insurer amid fintech rivalry

HONG KONG • Hong Kong is set to license its first online-only insurer under a "fast-track" system this month, the regulatory head said, as it fights off criticism for being slower to make use of...

HK plans artificial islands to ease housing woes, create jobs

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has unveiled a divisive land reclamation proposal to build houses, infrastructure and transport networks on artificial islands around Lantau - the city's largest...

Hong Kongers to get new man-made islands for housing

From as early as 2032, Hong Kongers will be able to live on artificial islands around the Lantau area - an ambitious move by the city's leader to tackle the worsening housing crisis while creating...

Singapore still 2nd freest economy in the world; gap with top-ranked HK widens

SINGAPORE retained its position as the second freest economy in the world for the 24th consecutive year, but the margin with top-ranked rival Hong Kong has widened further.

Gold miner CNMC to seek dual listing in Hong Kong

CATALIST-listed CNMC Goldmine Holdings will seek a dual primary listing on the main board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, the company announced on Monday during Singapore trading hours.