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US company supplying tear gas to HK police faces mounting criticism

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Another US senator has joined a chorus against Pennsylvania-based NonLethal Technologies Inc for selling riot gear to Hong Kong that is being used against pro-democracy [...]
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Thousands march again, gas bombs thrown in HK

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

As a police van sped past them, the 90-year-old woman and her 60-year-old daughter raised their fists, pointed their thumbs very deliberately down and yelled, [...]
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HK police hunt for radical anti-government group trying to use extortion to fund protest movement with cryptocurrency

HK police hunt for radical anti-government group trying to use extortion to fund protest movement with cryptocurrency

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police are investigating reports that a self-proclaimed radical anti-government group is extorting local businesses to fund the protest movement with [...]
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HK’s police commissioner to retire amid continued political unrest

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Stephen Lo, the commissioner of Hong Kong’s embattled police force, is set to retire next monthprompting a reshuffle at the top of the department as it continues to [...]
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Government scrambles to protect election candidates from doxxing in coming HK district council polls, with need for home address registration scrapped

Government scrambles to protect election candidates from doxxing in coming HK district council polls, with need for home address registration scrapped

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Candidates running for the coming district council elections in Hong Kong will no longer need to provide their residential addresses for the government’s gazette, [...]
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Pakistan’s Khan blasts media ‘double standard’ over HK protests

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan accused international media Friday of a “double standard”, saying news outlets give more prominence to the ongoing [...]
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HK’s metro, legislature open but more protests planned for weekend

14-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s metro operator opened all stations on Friday for the first time in a week ahead of another round of anti-government protests at the weekend, while the [...]
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HK protesters gear up at ‘National Calamity Hardware Store’

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

While months of anti-government protests have taken a toll on Hong Kong businesses, from luxury retailers to hotels and restaurants, Keita Lee’s pop-up stall is [...]
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China denounces Thai politicians for backing HK protests

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

The Chinese embassy in Bangkok has condemned Thai politicians for showing support to Hong Kong activists amid mass anti-Beijing protests, saying that such a move could harm [...]
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Google yanks HK protester role-playing app

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Google on Thursday removed from its online marketplace a mobile game that let people play as a Hong Kong protester, saying it violated a policy against cashing in on [...]
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Mainland China troops and police not part of HK police operations  govt

Mainland China troops and police not part of HK police operations govt

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China’s mainland army and police are not part of Hong Kong police operations, the city’s government said on Thursday, responding to Internet rumours the [...]
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Hundreds take to HK streets ahead of new round of weekend protests

Hundreds take to HK streets ahead of new round of weekend protests

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of mask-wearing pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong’s central business district at lunchtime on Friday, occupying a main thoroughfare and [...]
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More than 40 per cent of Hongkongers want to emigrate amid ongoing protests, survey finds

More than 40 per cent of Hongkongers want to emigrate amid ongoing protests, survey finds

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

More than 40 per cent of Hongkongers want to emigrate amid the ongoing social unrest, according to a recent survey by Chinese University, compared with around a third of [...]
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Apple chief defends pulling app used by HK protestors

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Apple chief Tim Cook on Thursday defended the decision to pull an app used by protesters in Hong Kong to track police, according to a leaked email to employees obtained by a [...]
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‘No one showed up!’ HK’s protests face acid test

12-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Ronald sacrificed his lunchtime to join the protest in a Hong Kong park. He quivered at the prospect of communing with hundreds of like-minded office workers stirred by the [...]
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