Hong Kong


  • Sunac China to buy stake in troubled Kaisa: report Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 10:34 PM ET

    Sunac plans to buy a 49.3 percent stake in troubled Chinese developer Kaisa, which recently missed bond coupon payments, Caixin magazine reported.

  • Could HK chief's address spark new political tension?  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 12:10 AM ET

    Joseph Cheng, Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, says the chief executive's criticism of the student movement in his policy address could spark a "confrontational situation."

  • HK chief gave 'unprecedented' focus on politics: Pro  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:49 PM ET

    Michael Degolyer, Director at the Hong Kong Transition Project, says the focus on political reform in the chief executive's annual address is "unprecedented" and discusses the significance.

  • HK government sees housing as serious issue: Pro  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:15 PM ET

    Nicholas Brooke, Chairman at Professional Property Services Group, and Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, discuss the property-targeted measures unveiled in Hong Kong's annual policy blueprint.

  • 'HK chief is listening to the people': Pro  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:47 PM ET

    Mentioning political issues at the start of his policy address, Hong Kong's chief executive CY Leung shows that he's paying attention to people's needs, says Yan-Yan Yip, Chief Executive Officer at Civic Exchange.

  • HK woman protests by smashing 1,000 eggs on herself  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:45 PM ET

    As Hong Kong's chief executive delivers his policy address, a woman protests by "egging" herself with 1,000 eggs in the name of asking the future generation to protect the city. CNBC's Emily Tan has more.

  • HK chief pledges to promote maritime sector  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:33 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, discusses Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung's announcement of establishing a new maritime body to promote Hong Kong┬┐s maritime services industry.

  • The role of lower demand in oil meltdown  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:20 PM ET

    Andre Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says slower growth in China and self-sufficiency in the U.S. lowered global demand for oil, thereby affecting prices.

  • A quick fix to HK's housing problems?  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:10 PM ET

    Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, suggests the Hong Kong government to sell off government-owned flats to solve land supply issues.

  • HK needs political reform urgently: Legislator  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 9:39 PM ET

    Albert Ho, Legislator in Hong Kong's Democratic Party, says political reform is the priority for Hong Kong, but chief executive CY leung is unlikely to touch on the issue in his policy address.

  • David Fong, Managing Director of Hip Shing Hong and also Member of the Social Welfare Advisory Committee, outlines his expectations for the annual policy address on Wednesday.

  • HK property woes need time to resolve: Barclays  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 8:32 PM ET

    Paul Louie, MD, Asia Ex-Japan Property Research at Barclays, says the government's plan is to increase housing supply, but properties require time to build, so results from that response won't be immediate.

  • Here's how to smuggle 94 iPhones into China Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    A Hong Kong man was caught trying to smuggle 94 iPhones into China in a creative manner.

  • Why Li's business revamp will benefit investors  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 10:11 PM ET

    Alex Wong , Director, Asset Management at Ample Capital, says the restructure by Li Ka-shing unlocks value from his two flagship companies due to the removal of holding company discount, and makes trading more convenient for investors.

  • What Beijing is doing right with housing sector  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 9:32 PM ET

    Francis Cheung, Head of China & HK Strategy at CLSA, says Beijing is right to let the property sector correct and clear out excess inventory.

  • Tracking Li Ka-shing's plan to restructure group  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 8:49 PM ET

    Francis Lun, CEO of GEO Securities, discusses Li Ka-shing's - Asia's richest man - plans to revamp his business empire.

  • Uber tests cargo delivery service in Hong Kong  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 8:41 PM ET

    Sam Gellman, General Manager for Hong Kong at Uber, attributes the launch of its new service "UberCargo" to the huge opportunities in the city's van delivery market, which he believes is worth about $1 billion a year.

  • Will Obama gain fast-track trade authority?  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 7:40 PM ET

    Peter Levesque, Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong, describes the outlook for trade deals in Asia and explains whether U.S. President Obama's push for the TPP pact will bear fruit this year.

  • Li Ka-shing's restructure is 'significant': Pros  Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 6:22 PM ET

    Peter Churchouse, Author of "The Churchouse Letter" and Richard Harris, Chief Executive at Port Shelter Investment Management, discuss news that the Asia's richest man is planning to reorganize his 2 flagship companies.

  • HK won't see real democracy: Legislator  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 8:38 PM ET

    Alan Leong, Hong Kong legislator and leader of Civic Party, explains why Wednesday's second public consultation on Hong Kong's electoral process will be a "waste of time."