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Three nights of tear gas-free protests as HK’s anti-government movement gives peace a chance

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters braved torrential rains on Sunday as they marched along the main thoroughfares of Hong Kong Island, determined to show the [...]
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HK protests: Generation gap on the streets

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Pro-China crowds are mostly middle-aged or older, the pro-democracy group is mostly made up of the younger generation. In a few hours, crowds are expected to begin gathering [...]
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No reason for Beijing to send troops to HK to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung

No reason for Beijing to send troops to HK to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong has not yet warranted any call for Beijing to send troops to the city for security purposes amid ongoing protests against the now-abandoned extradition bill, top [...]
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Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest HK protest against China

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest HK protest against China

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday as pro-democracy demonstrators rallied against the slowly tightening grip [...]
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Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful HK protest

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road in the Chinese territory, [...]
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HK protesters slash personal spending in economic boycott designed to force government into meeting extradition bill demands

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Protesters have called on Hongkongers to cut their personal spending and boycott businesses seen as pro-Beijing in a bid to inflict temporary damage to the economy and force [...]
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‘Tiananmen Square’ crackdown in HK would harm trade deal: Trump

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump on Sunday warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters would harm trade talks between the [...]
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HK protesters throng streets peacefully in pouring rain

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares under torrential downpours in the eleventh week of [...]
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HK bakery’s mooncakes carry protest movement slogans

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese [...]
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HK protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement still draws wide [...]
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HK readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

HK readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a [...]
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As HK’s financial risks mount, China looks to Shenzhen as future hub

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

On Sunday (August 19), China’s State Council released a statement declaring China’s plan to develop Shenzhen into an international financial hub comparable to [...]
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HK’s trauma is deep but by standing with the people, medical workers are providing social healing too

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

During the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) epidemic that brought Hong Kong to a virtual standstill in 2003, the surgical face-mask became the global emblem of a [...]
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HK campaigner who organises protests against parallel trading and opposes extradition bill beaten by stick-wielding gang in Sha Tin

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A vocal opponent of parallel trading who is also against the controversial extradition bill has said he was viciously attacked by a gang armed with wooden sticks in Sha Tin, [...]
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HK protesters show no sign of backing down in the face of countless threats

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers took to the streets Sunday to demand governmental reforms amid military threats from Beijing, the specter of mob violence, and increasing [...]
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