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HK protests: police chief Chris Tang admits handling of journalists covering Mother’s Day demonstrations was unsatisfactory

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s police chief has admitted that his officers’ handling of journalists covering anti-government protests on Mother’s Day was [...]
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HK protests: detention of student reporter at mall demonstration sparks debate on press accreditation

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The detention of a 12-year-old boy who identified himself as a student journalist at an anti-government protest on Sunday has put the spotlight on the emergence of child [...]
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HK and most other Asia-Pacific stocks fall on worries about coronavirus and US-China relations

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks fell on Tuesday, as traders worried that a possible second wave of coronavirus infections could set back efforts by governments around the globe to lift [...]
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HK stocks rally as sentiment remains upbeat on coronavirus progress, anticipated China policy support

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks rallied Monday for the second straight session, as investors banked on additional progress in the coronavirus battle and policy support from China for its [...]
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HK ‘tutor king’ found guilty of leaking test questions online to boost his business

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A celebrity tutor in Hong Kong faces up to two years in jail after being found guilty of leaking public exam questions online to boost his business. Tuen Mun Court convicted [...]
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HK teachers demand apology from Carrie Lam after ‘insulting’ Liberal Studies comments

HK teachers demand apology from Carrie Lam after ‘insulting’ Liberal Studies comments

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

After Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor promised to “fix” the liberal studies curriculum, teachers fired back, calling her comments [...]
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230 arrested in HK’s first major protests since virus began

13-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police arrested hundreds of people during weekend democracy protestsincluding a 12-year-old boyofficials said Monday, in the first major political unrest since the [...]
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HK to prioritise passing of contentious anthem bill

13-May-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s government will give “priority” to a contentious bill that seeks to criminalise abuse of the Chinese national anthem, the city’s leader [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam’s warning to schools over teaching of ‘fallacious arguments’ draws fire from union

HK leader Carrie Lam’s warning to schools over teaching of ‘fallacious arguments’ draws fire from union

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader has urged school managers to help guard against pupils being affected by “fallacious arguments”, warning that some people have [...]
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First HK trial for protesters facing riot charges opens as prosecution concedes no direct evidence of trio’s actions

First HK trial for protesters facing riot charges opens as prosecution concedes no direct evidence of trio’s actions

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The trial of the first Hongkongers to contest riot charges over their involvement in last year’s anti-government protests opened on Monday, as prosecutors sought a [...]
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Coronavirus: no new cases in HK as city’s leader reveals plans to relax cross-border travel restrictions

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

An agreement to relax cross-border quarantine measures between Hong Kong, Guangdong province and Macau could be reached within weeks, the city’s leader says, but family [...]
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HK police chief admits ‘undesirable’ behaviour towards media at protest

13-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s police chief said on Tuesday his officers should have been more professional in dealing with media during protests at which they pepper-sprayed journalists [...]
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Landlords in Central, HK slash rents by more than a third as vacancy climbs to six-year high amid economy crushed by coronavirus

13-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s major landlords of premium office space in Central are cutting rents by more than a third returning them to 2017 levels as the sharp economic contraction [...]
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HK government Will Prioritise Bill to Make Booing China’s National Anthem Punishable by Prison

HK government Will Prioritise Bill to Make Booing China’s National Anthem Punishable by Prison

13-May-2020 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s government will give “priority” to a contentious bill that seeks to criminalise abuse of the Chinese national anthem, the city’s leader [...]
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Carrie Lam blames HK education system for fuelling protests

Carrie Lam blames HK education system for fuelling protests

13-May-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader, Carrie Lam, has vowed to overhaul the city’s education system, saying its liberal studies curriculum helped to fuel last [...]
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