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INSIGHT-Arrested HK protesters stuck in limbo as cases grind forward

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Derek Tai was arrested outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building last June, early in the city’s anti-government protests, which have seen millions join [...]
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Lam says HK has system in place to handle coronavirus

Lam says HK has system in place to handle coronavirus

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam told global elites in Davos on Thursday she is “cautiously confident” the city will get through the flu-like virus that threatens to [...]
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‘I Absolutely Will Not Back Down.’ Meet the Young People at the Heart of HK’s Rebellion

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

At 15 years old, Yannus is too young to drive a car, buy a beer or donate blood. But he says he is willing to give his life in the “final battle” for Hong Kong. [...]
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Appetite for ‘warm meat’ drives risk of disease in HK and China

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Each evening, under cover of darkness, hundreds of live pigs from farms across China are trucked through the rusting gates of a cluster of mildew-stained quarantine and [...]
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Arrested HK protesters stuck in limbo as cases grind forward

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Derek Tai was arrested outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building last June, early in the city’s anti-government protests, which have seen millions join [...]
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HK green groups demand action after Malaysia ships nine containers of waste back to city

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong environmental authorities have asked the Malaysian government to provide details on nine containers of plastic waste it sent back to the city. This came as local [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam is ‘cautiously confident’ the city is ready to deal with coronavirus

25-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The coronavirus is bringing back ghosts of the past to Hong Kong, but the city’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, said the territory is ready to deal with the virus. [...]
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China coronavirus: after union fury, HK’s Cathay Pacific Airways will let staff wear surgical masks on flights

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways will let flight attendants wear surgical masks on all routes, amid the spread of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus. The change of policy comes after workers [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam reveals she is ‘facing a lot of pressure’ to rein in journalists amid ongoing protests rocking city

HK leader Carrie Lam reveals she is ‘facing a lot of pressure’ to rein in journalists amid ongoing protests rocking city

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has disclosed to an audience of global business and political chiefs that she has faced pressure to tighten control of the [...]
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Lam says government is forming independent committee to review HK situation

Lam says government is forming independent committee to review HK situation

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that the government was about to announce the formation of an independent committee to study the situation in the city, which [...]
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HK leader Lam insists to stay on to tackle crises

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A confident Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that Hong Kong had several crises to manage, but insisted she was staying on as the Chinese-ruled city’s leader, dismissing [...]
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Singapore, HK and India all slip in democracy rankings

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Singapore, Hong Kong and India have all dropped in a new ranking of democracies around the world, with violent protests and threats to civil liberties challenging freedoms [...]
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HK green groups demand action after Malaysia ships nine containers of waste back to city

24-Jan-2020 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong environmental authorities have asked the Malaysian government to provide details on nine containers of plastic waste it sent back to the city. This came as local [...]
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HK activists turn Lunar New Year fairs into protest bazaars

23-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The politics of protest was a running theme at Lunar New Year fairs in Hong Kong this week, as stall holders sold t-shirts, tattoo transfers, tote bags, and coasters bearing [...]
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HK on high alert to tackle coronavirus outbreak

23-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s government is on high alert to deal with a new flu-like coronavirus that has killed nine people in mainland China, the city’s commerce secretary, [...]
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