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Crowds gather outside court after HK dissidents charged

Crowds gather outside court after HK dissidents charged

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Hundreds of democracy supporters gathered outside a Hong Kong courthouse on Monday chanting slogans and flashing protests symbols as some of the city’s best-known [...] » More

China considers high-speed maglev train linking Guangzhou and HK

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 5:02 AM

China is considering a high-speed maglev train line that would link the city of Guangzhou in the south with Hong Kong, the latest in efforts to cultivate closer ties among [...] » More

HK Democracy Advocates Charged Under National Security Law

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | NPR | 5:02 AM

The Hong Kong government charged 47 democracy advocates Sunday with violating a national security law that prohibits “conspiracy to commit subversion.” The [...] » More

47 HK opposition figures charged under national security law

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | CNN | 5:02 AM

The Hong Kong authorities charged 47 opposition activists with violating the city’s national security legislation on Sunday, in the biggest application of the law since [...] » More

Hong Kong activists chant protest slogans as crowds gather for subversion hearing

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Protest slogans rang out as about 1,000 people gathered outside a Hong Kong court on Monday for the hearing of 47 democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit [...] » More

Britain scolds China over charging of HK activists

Britain scolds China over charging of HK activists

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Britain on Monday scolded China for a decision to charge 47 Hong Kong politicians and activists for conspiracy to commit subversion under the National Security Law. [...] » More

‘Grandma Wong’ leads brief reminder of HK’s protest past

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Alexandra Wong disappeared for more than a year into mainland China’s opaque judicial system because she joined Hong Kong’s democracy rallies. But that did not [...] » More

Security tight as crowds gather outside HK court for subversion hearing

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Protest slogans rang out as about 1,000 people gathered outside a Hong Kong court on Monday for the hearing of 47 democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit [...] » More

EXPLAINER: How a primary got HK activists in trouble

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong democracy supporters are being locked up in jail, charged with being a threat to national security. Their arrests come under a new security law imposed on the [...] » More

HK’s Rosewood Hotel Group to file for SPAC listing: sources

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong’s luxury Rosewood Hotel Group, a unit of property developer New World Development, plans to file for a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) listing, two [...] » More

HK shares bounce back from heavy sell-off

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Hong Kong shares rallied today along with other Asian markets as bargain-buyers moved in following last week’s steep losses, with sentiment buoyed by vaccine optimism. [...] » More

Dozens of leading HK pro-democracy campaigners charged with subversion

01-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:49 AM

Forty-seven Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners and activists were charged on Sunday with conspiracy to commit subversion in the largest single crackdown on the opposition [...] » More

Dozens of HK dissidents charged with security crime

Dozens of HK dissidents charged with security crime

01-Mar-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 8:48 AM

Hong Kong police charged dozens of dissidents with subversion on Sunday in the largest use yet of Beijing’s sweeping new national security law, as authorities move to [...] » More

Explainer: What is love? Beijing desires unconditional loyalty from HK

01-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Chinese officials have signalled that Beijing plans sweeping electoral changes for Hong Kong, possibly as soon as next week, when China’s parliament, the National [...] » More

Korea, HK administer first coronavirus vaccines

01-Mar-2021 Intellasia | The Hill | 5:02 AM

South Korea and Hong Kong administered their first coronavirus vaccines to citizens this week. South Korea got its first round of the Pfiser-BioNTech vaccine on Saturday from [...] » More