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Activists push Sunday protest despite HK bill delay

Activists push Sunday protest despite HK bill delay

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:03 PM

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are planning a mass protest Sunday even after the territory’s embattled leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger by shelving [...]
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Massive protests draw apology from HK leadership

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:47 PM

Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislation that has [...]
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HK leader apologises as rally chokes city

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:45 PM

About two million protesters choked Hong Kong’s streets in a powerful rebuke of a reviled extradition law, organisers said Sunday, piling pressure on the city’s [...]
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HK leader apologises to public after massive protests over extradition bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:43 PM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised to the public on Sunday with “utmost sincerity and humility” after the second massive protest in a week over a proposed [...]
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Flowers pile up for dead HK protester

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:41 PM

Bouquets of white flowers, written tributes and origami cranes piled up Sunday outside a high-end Hong Kong shopping mall, where a young man plunged to his death protesting [...]
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The Latest: HK police say want to clear protesters

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:40 PM

The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 7 a.m. Hong Kong police say they want to clear the streets of protesters Monday morning. [...]
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Flowers and tears for ‘first martyr’ of HK protests

Flowers and tears for ‘first martyr’ of HK protests

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:38 PM

Many among the vast crowds that marched through Hong Kong on Sunday carried white flowers tributes to an anonymous man who had fallen to his death the previous evening after [...]
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AP Interview: Ex-official urges dropping HK extradition bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s former Chief Secretary Anson Chan long an outspoken advocate for more democracy in the ex-British colony is urging the city’s chief executive, Carrie [...]
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HK protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march and strike action despite government backing down on extradition bill

HK protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march and strike action despite government backing down on extradition bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pan-democrats vowed to press ahead with a protest on Sunday and called for the city’s leader to resign, despite the government suspending its [...]
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HK government will announce pause on unpopular extradition bill by afternoon

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled government will hit the pause button on its controversial extradition bill as early as Saturday afternoon, sources have told the Post, after [...]
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High points of HK’s huge protests

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The embattled Hong Kong government was forced to drop plans for a bill to allow extraditions to mainland China, a divisive proposal which sparked the biggest demonstrations [...]
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Trump administration unlikely to move on HK barring dramatic escalation: US official

Trump administration unlikely to move on HK barring dramatic escalation: US official

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in [...]
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Mothers stage sit-in in HK park calling on government to withdraw extradition bill and for Chief Executive Carrie Lam to step down

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

At least 6,000 people, mostly mothers, according to organisers, staged a sit-in at a public park in the heart of Hong Kong’s business district on Friday night against [...]
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The US must stand with the people of HK

The US must stand with the people of HK

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

As the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China the fight against Huawei, the trade war, talk of a new cold war the protests in Hong [...]
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HK leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the [...]
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