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HK authorities shut government offices due to protests

HK authorities shut government offices due to protests

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city’s financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extradition bill that [...]
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Near site of HK’s anti-extradition clashes, businesses still taking a hit

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Business in the heart of Hong Kong was disrupted a day after protesters decrying the government’s extradition bill clashed violently with police, with an upmarket [...]
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Teacher from well-known HK school among four arrested in public hospitals after clashes with police at anti-extradition protests

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An injured teacher from Hong Kong’s well-known Diocesan Girls’ School was among four local men arrested in public hospitals for rioting on Wednesday evening, [...]
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Kai Tak sale: HK government postpones land tender for the first time as protests throw city out of gear

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong government has for the first time in its history postponed the tender of a large waterfront residential site at the former Kai Tak airport after violent street [...]
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UPDATE 4-HK shuts govt offices, security tight after violent protests

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

* Security tight in Hong Kong * Legislative meeting adjourned on Thursday * Protesters ready to step up demonstrations * government offices to close for the rest of week * [...]
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Tensions simmer between HK riot police, protesters after day of violence

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced early on Thursday for possible further clashes across the city’s financial district after a day of violence over an [...]
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Extradition bill debate postponed for second time after HK protests

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Legislative Council president Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen has again postponed a debate on Hong Kong’s polarising extradition bill, after thousands of protesters blocked [...]
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HK slowly returns to normal after protests, but public told to allow extra time for travel

HK slowly returns to normal after protests, but public told to allow extra time for travel

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong was slowly returning to normal on Thursday after clashes between police and protesters angry at the government’s determination to press ahead with its [...]
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China cyberattack hits messaging app during HK protest

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Asahi | 6:00 AM

An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong. The attack on the Telegram app, which [...]
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World’s most expensive city for expats? HK ranks fourth in survey topped by Zurich

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong has become the fourth most expensive place in the world for expats and the second most expensive in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the latest cost of living [...]
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Ousted pro-democracy legislator ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung loses bid to take case to HK’s Court of Final Appeal

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An ousted pro-democracy legislator lost a bid to take his case to the top court and reclaim his seat on Thursday. The Court of Appeal ruled “Long Hair” Leung [...]
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Telegram traces cyber-attack during HK protests to China

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Encrypted messaging service Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that originated from China, the company’s CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political [...]
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Police face mounting brutality claims after HK clashes

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Their motto has been “Asia’s Finest” since colonial times, but videos of Hong Kong police beating unarmed protesters have fuelled public anger and sparked [...]
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Alibaba files to list in HK as soon as third quarter: source

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third [...]
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HK protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law

HK protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law

14-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police, Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed Wednesday to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill [...]
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