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Frustration of surviving pricey HK stirs protest anger

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

- Young people in Hong Kong have been at the forefront of violent protests over a proposed extradition law that have shaken the city and angered Beijing. At the root of the [...]
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HK bans former Goldman partner Tim Leissner for life for role in 1MDB scandal

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission said on Wednesday it was banning former Goldman Sachs (Asia) partner Tim Leissner from working as a securities and [...]
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HK lawmaker: China may boost pressure after violence

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A pro-democracy lawmaker who tried to stop Hong Kong protesters from breaking into the legislature this week says China will likely use the vandalising of the building as a [...]
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Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives HK protesters lesson in endurance

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled “Grandma Wong”, usually seen [...]
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HK barber who admits chopping off fellow passenger’s hair on bus denies assault as magistrate warns he could face jail if convicted

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong barber who chopped off a woman’s hair while they were travelling on the same bus has denied it was an assault. Prosecutors accused Allen Yu Kam-lun, 65, of [...]
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Korean Protest Music Is Inspiring HK’s Demonstrators

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheNation | 6:02 AM

Music has been an integral part of Korea’s long march toward democracy. Today, it’s an inspiration for freedom throughout Asia. The massive Hong Kong protests [...]
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HK police arrest 12 for violent incident near legislature

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police said on Wednesday that 12 people have been arrested over a violent incident in the vicinity of the Legislative Council Complex. The police said in a [...]
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Hand signals and shields: how HK’s parliament was stormed

Hand signals and shields: how HK’s parliament was stormed

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

With makeshift shields zip-tied to their wrists, a trolley converted into a battering ram and rehearsed hand signals, Hong Kong’s protesters showed remarkable levels of [...]
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HK’s MPF wipes out last year’s losses with strong first-half gains thanks to stocks rally, easing of trade war

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s compulsory pension scheme has clawed back all of last year’s losses as a global stock market rally and an easing in trade tensions boosted returns in [...]
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HK superstar Andy Lau says his Malaysian wife loves him more than she loves herself

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Even since marrying Malaysian Carol Chu, Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau has kept a low profile of their marriage. The couple met in 1986 and registered their marriage in 2008. [...]
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China to Britain: Keep your ‘colonial’ hands off HK

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong on Wednesday while London called for Beijing to honor the agreements made when the city was handed over in 1997, escalating [...]
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China and Britain wage war of words over HK

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

London summoned Beijing’s ambassador for a dressing down Wednesday in a rapidly escalating diplomatic feud over protests in Hong Kong as China told Britain to keep its [...]
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HK bans ex-Goldman banker Tim Leissner for life

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has today banned Tim Leissner, top investor for US bank Goldman Sachs who was linked to the 1Malaysia Development [...]
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Beijing won’t allow its HK integration experiment to fail

Beijing won’t allow its HK integration experiment to fail

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

United under the banner of “One China,” Hong Kong and China are supposed to live in harmony despite their differences. But recent events in Hong Kong have posed [...]
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Arrests in HK raise fears of more violent protests

05-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests [...]
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