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HK withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests

HK withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdrew the extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations, bowing to one of the protesters’ demands in the hope of ending the [...]
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Lack of extradition process from HK to mainland China flagged by anti-money laundering body

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The lack of a mechanism in Hong Kong to extradite suspects to other parts of China was cited as an obstacle to tackling money laundering and terrorism financing by an [...]
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HK leader says China ‘respects and supports’ withdrawal of extradition bill

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China “understands, respects and supports” her government’s move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, [...]
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Will HK’s Protesters Accept Carrie Lam’s Concession?

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ForeignPolicy | 6:02 AM

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s besieged chief executive, has finally bowed to the demand that triggered the summer protest movement: In a televised statement broadcast on [...]
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HK protesters attack MTR station supervisor and leave him needing hospital treatment for hand and neck injuries

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The supervisor of a Hong Kong MTR station ended up in hospital after being attacked by anti-government protesters in the early hours of Thursday morning. Protesters cornered [...]
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HK’s leader made a big concession to protesters. Is it ‘too little, too late’?

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam finally pulled the extradition bill that sparked months of protests. But some protesters remain skeptical and say they’ll hold out for all of [...]
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HK stocks stand out with surge as Asia markets rally

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

Asian markets rose Wednesday, led by a surge in Hong Kong after reports said the city’s leader was considering agreeing to a key demand of pro-democracy protesters, [...]
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FedEx says correctly handled HK package, disputing Xinhua report

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

FedEx Corp (FDX.N) on Tuesday said it correctly handled a package containing restricted types of knives that was bound for Hong Kong after China’s state-run Xinhua news [...]
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Carrie Lam’s senior aide Ronny Tong says HK leader is best person to tackle city’s social problems

Carrie Lam’s senior aide Ronny Tong says HK leader is best person to tackle city’s social problems

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

A top aide of Hong Kong’s embattled leader has said there was no better candidate to tackle the city’s deep-rooted social problems, a day after Carrie Lam Cheng [...]
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Facts about HK’s extradition bill

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is due to announce on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of an extradition bill that triggered months of unrest and has thrown the Chinese-controlled [...]
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HK Airlines warns staff about impact of protests on cashflow

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CH Aviation | 6:02 AM

A cashflow “shortfall” due to travellers deferring or cancelling trips to Hong Kong because of the ongoing anti-government protests has led to Hong Kong Airlines [...]
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Singapore will not escape economic impact if HK unrest persists, trade minister Chan Chun Sing says

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

Prolonged disruption to Hong Kong’s stability will have a “negative spillover impact” on Singapore and the wider region, the Southeast Asian city [...]
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Defiant HK Children Drown Out Chinese Anthem With Stirring ‘Les Mis’ Song

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

Students at a Hong Kong school drowned out the Chinese national anthem at a ceremony marking the start of the year with a rousing version of “Do You Hear the People [...]
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HK protester injured by police during arrest

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

Riot police fired beanbag guns and used pepper sprayboth anti-riot weaponsto clear demonstrators from outside Prince Edward metro station. Witness video obtained by Reuters [...]
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HK leader to announce withdrawal of extradition bill: media report

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce later on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of a proposed extradition bill that sparked three months of protests in the [...]
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