Exclusives

Hong Kong regulators intensify collaboration on IPO-related misconduct crackdown

HKEX conducted IPO inquiries on 16 newly listed firms last year.
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Hong Kong regulators intensify collaboration on IPO-related misconduct crackdown

HKEX conducted IPO inquiries on 16 newly listed firms last year.
3 days ago

Ways retailers can start waste reduction efforts amidst charging scheme delay

Experts recommend adopting mono-material packaging and encouraging naked shopping.
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Gen Zs taking over consumer preferences in APAC markets

Gen Z consumers are observed to purchase based on pleasure and purpose, whilst also taking into account cost and convenience.
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GUTolution’s custom probiotics address unique gut health needs

The start-up uses shotgun metagenomic sequencing to analyse a person’s gut microbiome.

Wellness products key to thriving in Hong Kong's pet economy

In SHOPLINE, probiotics and crocodile meat supplements emerged as top pet products.

Talent management crucial to effective ESG reporting

Hong Kong has made new GHG emission disclosure policies mandatory.

KPay’s unified payment solutions platform propels SME growth

After expanding into Singapore, KPay aims to dominate APAC and serve over 1 million merchants.

Investment banking layoffs intensify as IPOs and M&As dwindle

No, they are not headed to Singapore to hunt new jobs.

Credit Data Smart ushers in new era of credit scoring

It’s expected to promote healthy competition and improve credit knowledge of locals.

Privatisation deals drive M&A activity in Hong Kong

L’Occitane and China Traditional Chinese Medicine Holdings are among the companies delisting from HKEX.

Niche crisis pushes Hong Kong towards green burials

Companies may offer boat trips for scattering ashes as interest in green burials rises.

New arrangement eases IP suits between Mainland and Hong Kong

Firms in Hong Kong can now act against Mainland infringers without dual proceedings.

Source Green’s bespoke and off-the-shelf solutions propel firms away from plastic packaging

F&B firms can source packaging made from wheat bran, bagasse, and areca palm.

Why avocados are now a permanent part of Shake Shack Hong Kong's menu

The brand said limited-time-only (LTO) delights and new menu launches help keep consumer attention.

Hong Kong’s Hottest Startups of 2024

Fintech and AI startups dominated the list.

Hong Kong sets higher investment threshold for residency

Whilst permanent residency in Hong Kong now requires a minimum outlay of $30m (US$3.83m), the range of permissible investments has been expanded.

Days of excess are over, investors warn founders

Deal activity in Asia Pacific fell 26.3% YoY in 2023.