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Meet 17-year-old Joshua Wong: Central figure in HK protests

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

The slight teenager with heavy rectangular glasses and a bowl cut stood above the ocean of protesters who had engulfed downtown Hong Kong. His deep voice was drowned out by [...] » More

US student rallies to support HK protesters

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Students bearing umbrellas as a sign of solidarity gathered at rallies in several US cities on Wednesday to show support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. [...] » More

HK protesters threaten to occupy buildings

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the [...] » More

China tells US to back off over HK

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US and China openly clashed over the pro-democracy protests sweeping Hong Kong, with Beijing warning Washington to back off and saying it would not tolerate [...] » More

Taiwan throws support behind HK democracy demands

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan, an island that China’s ruling Communist Party has long sought to bring into its fold under the same “one country, two systems” arrangement it has [...] » More

Mainland Chinese in HK See Protests as Inconvenience and Inspiration

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

For the tens of thousands of mainland Chinese crossing the border into Hong Kong on Wednesday, the first day of China’s weeklong National Day holiday, the pro-democracy [...] » More

China media: HK’s ‘social order’

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Mainland papers say pro-democracy protests are “seriously disrupting” Hong Kong’s social order. In the past three days most Chinese-language mainland papers [...] » More

HK protests not affecting Thai workers

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Pattaya Mail | 6:00 AM

September 30 Thailand’s Department of Employment has confirmed that the current protests in Hong Kong have had no impact on Thai workers because most Thais have [...] » More

HK erupts even as China tightens screws on civil society

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Chinese leaders unnerved by protests elsewhere this year have been steadily tightening controls over civic organisations on the mainland suspected of carrying out the work of [...] » More

HK protests hit city’s role as finance hub

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Shops in Hong Kong have closed and the local stock market has plunged but protesters are gambling their agitation for greater democracy will pay off by preserving [...] » More

HK: China hardens stance on protests as students demand CEO resign

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Beijing hardened its line on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on Thursday, as students sat in front of government offices in the region demanding the chief [...] » More

One System, Two Media: How China, HK Are Covering The Protests

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong media are providing wall-to-wall coverage of the protests calling for the resignation of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, but in mainland China there has been [...] » More

Wedding snaps, haircuts and a library at HK protests

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters are getting creative after four days out on the streets. Here’s a round-up of Wednesday’s quirkiest goings-on at the [...] » More

China doesn’t know how to respond to HK’s umbrella revolution

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

After 20 years of breakneck economic growth, China finds itself at an impasse. As economists fret about a property bubble, mountains of shadow debt and slowing industrial [...] » More

‘Today’s HK, Today’s Taiwan’

03-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Foreign Policy | 6:00 AM

s protesters calling for universal suffrage continue to fill streets in downtown Hong Kong, some in Taiwan – which has its own government and military, but which [...] » More