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HK independence activist attacks Beijing at press club talk

HK independence activist attacks Beijing at press club talk

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:14 AM

Hong Kong independence activist Andy Chan attacked China as an empire trying to “annex” and “destroy” the city in a no-holds barred speech Tuesday at [...]
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Activist compares Beijing’s rule in HK to colonialism

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AP | 7:13 AM

A Hong Kong pro-independence activist decried Beijing’s rule as modern-day colonialism in a speech Tuesday to a foreign journalists’ association that defied the [...]
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HK pro-independence leader Andy Chan defies Beijing to speak at Foreign Correspondents’ Club

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:13 AM

The leader of a party advocating Hong Kong independence delivered his long-awaited speech at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club on Tuesday afternoon despite [...]
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Pro-China groups protest outside HK press club over ‘separatist’ speech

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:13 AM

Pro-China groups rallied outside Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) on Tuesday over a speech by an independence activist that has riled Beijing and [...]
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How China’s ire put global spotlight on HK activist Andy Chan

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 7:13 AM

A lunchtime talk by a little-known Hong Kong political figure has drawn global attention to China’s influence on free speech in the territory. Andy Chan is the head of [...]
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China condemns press group for HK independence activist speech

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:13 AM

The Hong Kong office of China’s foreign ministry condemned Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club on Tuesday for allowing a speech by a Hong Kong [...]
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HK military garrison mounts its ‘biggest’ anti-terror drill

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:13 AM

Air, sea and land forces from the People’s Liberation Army’s Hong Kong garrison have mounted their biggest anti-terror drill in the city since the base was [...]
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A third of HK children don’t know what their parents do to earn a living, says survey

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 7:13 AM

A third of Hong Kong children do not know what their parents do for a living, while only a half consider money to be important, according to a study by a government agency. [...]
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HK stars and fans bid final farewell to late Canto-pop singer Ellen Joyce Loo, 32

15-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:13 AM

Scores of celebrities and fans bid farewell to Canto-pop singer Ellen Joyce Loo on Tuesday as a funeral service was held for the star, who died earlier this month. Fellow [...]
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Maria Tam denies Beijing intervened in HK separatist’s FCC speech, saying ‘there is zero tolerance for HK independence’

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing “did not intervene” in the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club’s plan to host a talk by separatist party leader Andy Chan Ho-tin, [...]
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Week In Review: Shanghai Junshi Biosciences Files For $500 Million HK IPO

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Seekingalpha | 6:02 AM

Deals and Financings Shanghai Junshi Biosciences has filed for a Hong Kong IPO that is expected to raise up to $500 million. Junshi is developing a pipeline of 13 biologic [...]
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Australia’s APA recommends HK firm CKI’s ‘compelling’ buyout deal

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The board of Australia’s APA Group (APA.AX) has recommended shareholders vote for a A$12.98 billion ($9.45 billion) takeover offer from a consortium led by Hong [...]
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Renowned HK cartoonist Yim Yee-king, also known as Ah Chung, dies at 85

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Renowned Hong Kong cartoonist Yim Yee-king died in Los Angeles in the early hours of Saturday, just three days after he turned 85, his family announced on Monday. In a [...]
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Three quarters of LGBT women in HK have experienced domestic violence

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Pink News | 6:02 AM

A new survey has found that three quarters of LGBT+ women in Hong Kong have experienced some form of domestic violence. The survey polled 216 people who identified as either [...]
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Singapore beats HK to retain No 1 spot globally for fixed broadband speed

14-Aug-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Singapore beat Hong Kong to top the charts for the fastest fixed broadband speeds globally for the 12th time in a row. Singapore beat 132 countries and regions in [...]
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