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Hang Seng Index falls most in two weeks on scepticism over magnitude of new relief package

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s stocks dropped by the most in two weeks on angst that a HK$2 billion (US$254 million) relief package would do little to revive growth at the former British [...]
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China plans to replace HK leader Carrie Lam: FT

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Beijing is drawing up a plan to remove Hong Kong’s beleaguered Chief Executive Carrie Lam, the Financial Times reported Wednesday, after nearly five months of [...]
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Murder suspect whose case was catalyst for HK protests released

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A murder suspect whose proposed deportation to Taiwan was a catalyst for massive anti-government protests in Hong Kong was released from prison Wednesday, but despite saying [...]
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HK’s struggling tourism sector gets HK$100 million cash sweetener, but industry says it means ‘nothing’ with no customers

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s travel industry was thrown a lifeline on Wednesday with a government-backed HK$100 million cash incentive to entice agents to bring in more business. [...]
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HK government to withdraw bill that sparked protests

HK government to withdraw bill that sparked protests

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed into a campaign for greater [...]
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Students vandalise Singapore lecturer’s office at City University of HK over his ‘political agendas’ warning

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The office of an assistant professor who relocated from Singapore for a post at the City University of Hong Kong has been vandalised and spray-painted with pro-democracy [...]
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China plans to replace HK leader Lam with ‘interim’ chief executive  FT

China plans to replace HK leader Lam with ‘interim’ chief executive FT

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China is drawing up a plan to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam with an “interim” chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the [...]
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HK and Taiwan clash over surrender of murder suspect whose case sparked extradition bill crisis and mass protests

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Both the Hong Kong and Taiwan governments have toughened their stances, each demanding the other side’s cooperation, in an escalating row over the fate of the fugitive [...]
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HK man jailed for looting Xiaomi store that was trashed by protesters in Mong Kok

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong man who was caught red-handed stealing three phones from a trashed Xiaomi store during a protest last weekend was jailed for three months by a court on Wednesday. [...]
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China dismisses reports of Carrie Lam replacement plans for HK

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s foreign ministry has strongly denied a report from the London-based Financial Times which claimed Beijing was considering replacing Hong Kong chief executive [...]
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Murder suspect walks free as HK, Taiwan authorities clash

Murder suspect walks free as HK, Taiwan authorities clash

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A murder suspect whose case was used by the Hong Kong government to push for a controversial extradition bill walked free from jail on Wednesday as the city’s [...]
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Hang Seng Index falls most in two weeks on scepticism over magnitude of new relief package

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s stocks dropped by the most in two weeks on angst that a HK$2 billion (US$254 million) relief package would do little to revive growth at the former British [...]
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HK protests: more than 2,600 sign petition demanding university chief ‘condemn police brutality’ and hold dialogue with students

HK protests: more than 2,600 sign petition demanding university chief ‘condemn police brutality’ and hold dialogue with students

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

More than 2,600 students, alumni and staff have signed a petition demanding that University of Hong Kong chief Zhang Xiang “condemn police brutality” and hold a [...]
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HK government withdraws bill that sparked protests

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong authorities on Wednesday withdrew an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have since morphed into a campaign for greater [...]
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Why Canada election candidates dodged HK protest ‘minefield’ ahead of Justin Trudeau’s win

24-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Only 2,742 of the estimated 300,000 Canadians living in Hong Kong had registered to vote as of October 13, a rate far exceeded by Canadian expatriate communities elsewhere. [...]
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