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Xi meets Lam in ‘vote of confidence’ over HK protests

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 8:05 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s surprise meeting with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was a “vote of confidence” in her government’s ability to tackle five [...]
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Flour power: HK protest-themed cake disqualified from UK baking contest

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 8:05 AM

A Hong Kong protest-themed cake has become the latest cause celebre of the city’s five-month political crisis after it was disqualified from a cake decorating [...]
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In a HK tea house Beijing loyalists decry protests

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 8:05 AM

Serving sweet milk tea and French toast with fermented tofu, Kate Lee’s traditional diner has become a sanctuary for Hong Kongers opposed to youth-led democracy [...]
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HK Airlines Ending US Flights

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | OnemileataTime | 8:05 AM

There’s now one less airline competing between the US and Hong Kong. Hong Kong Airlines has announced that they’re cutting their route to Los Angeles as of [...]
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Pro-HK cake disqualified from UK competition

06-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 8:05 AM

A Hong Kong protest-themed cake has been removed from the Cake International 2019 decorating competition in Birmingham, England, after Chinese contestants filed complaints to [...]
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HK protests: demonstrators vow to take battle to the ballots in district council elections

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

Anti-government protesters on Saturday vowed to take their battle to the ballots in three weeks when they would cast their votes in the district council elections. [...]
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HK surgeons reattach part of district councillor Andrew Chiu’s ear, bitten off by knifeman near Cityplaza mall

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

Surgeons have reconstructed a district councillor’s ear after part of it was bitten off by a knife-wielding man outside a Hong Kong shopping centre. Andrew Chiu Ka-yin, [...]
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HK university student left critical ‘with brain injury’ after car park fall was reportedly fleeing tear gas fired during anti-government protests

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

A Hong Kong university student who fell from a car park in the early hours of Monday morning may have suffered a significant brain injury as a result, medical sources said, [...]
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Chinese state media urge ‘tougher line’ on HK

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

Chinese state-run media on Monday called for a “tougher line” on democracy protesters in Hong Kong, after a weekend of violence following Beijing’s plans to [...]
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HK civil servants who support protests ‘will burn with rioters’ warns People’s Daily

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

Hong Kong civil servants who support the protests which have rocked the city for more than five months will “burn with the rioters” according to a commentary in [...]
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Blood spilled over political differences in HK, with six hurt as knife-wielding man attacks family after argument

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

Blood was spilled in Hong Kong on Sunday evening in a fight over political differences, leaving six injured including a district councillor who had part of his ear bitten [...]
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HK oysters served up as natural defence against flooding caused by climate change

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

As the tide rolls out in Deep Bay, neat rows of grey, clustered oysters are revealed, stretching a kilometre across the mudflats along the coast of Pak Nai in the New [...]
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HK’s Carrie Lam to discuss helping people to live and work in mainland China

HK’s Carrie Lam to discuss helping people to live and work in mainland China

05-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will discuss how to make it easier for people in the Chinese-ruled city, rocked by violent anti-China protests overnight, to live and work on the [...]
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HK’s Exchange Fund posts 55 per cent drop third quarter income amid stock slump, political turmoil

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

Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund, the war chest used to defend the local currency from attacks by short sellers, has reported a 55 per cent drop in third quarter income, hurt [...]
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Little chance of building subsidised housing in HK apart from starter homes, URA boss Wai Chi-sing says

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

The Urban Renewal Authority has said its chance of building subsidised homes for sale, other than starter homes, will be slim as that will hurt the cash flow and slow down [...]
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