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Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in HK

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in HK

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

Waving colonial-era flags and chanting anti-Beijing slogans, more than half a million protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong to rally for democratic reforms Tuesday, [...] » More

Passions run high as HK marches for democracy

Passions run high as HK marches for democracy

03-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy protesters marched in Hong Kong on Tuesday, many calling for the city’s leader to be sacked, in what could turn out to be the [...] » More

HK’s Biggest Protest in Decade Calls for Democracy

HK’s Biggest Protest in Decade Calls for Democracy

03-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of police cleared protesters from Hong Kong’s main business district today after the biggest march in a decade, held to demand full democracy and oppose [...] » More

Huge crowds upset with China expected for HK rally

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An annual protest march in Hong Kong is expected to draw three times as many people as usual, angered by Beijing’s insistence on limiting residents’ say in [...] » More

HK poll backs free vote for leader in contrast to China’s plans

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An unofficial referendum on democracy in Hong Kong has found that 91 percent of voters want the public to be able to nominate candidates for the Chinese territory’s [...] » More

Why HK’s RMB sweet spot will sour

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong banks are awash with cheap funds, and some of this liquidity has unsurprisingly been spraying across the border. The result is higher-risk premiums and risk [...] » More

Washington Post: Hands off HK

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Salt Lake Tribune | 6:00 AM

Over the past week a remarkable exercise in self-government has been taking place in Hong Kong. If China’s rulers were more adept and less insecure, they would embrace [...] » More

Why HK’s Entrepreneurial Reputation Is Growing

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is quickly becoming an entrepreneurial hot-spot in Asia. The city, long known as destination for established businesses looking for a base from which to target [...] » More

Snowden Won’t Talk About His Time In HK – And Now We Know Why

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:00 AM

Edward Snowden has provided few details about his flight from the US and subsequent month-long stay in Hong Kong in May 2013. We now have a better idea why that’s the [...] » More

Pro-democracy activism not in HK’s interest, China warns

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

As potentially hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens prepare to take to the streets in a now-annual display of public disapproval of Beijing’s interference in the [...] » More

HK government calls for stability as mass protest looms

HK government calls for stability as mass protest looms

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy protesters gathered for a mass march in Hong Kong on Tuesday, with one burning a photograph of the city’s leader and another calling for him to be sacked, [...] » More

Special Report: The battle for HK’s soul

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Since Britain handed back colonial Hong Kong in 1997, retired primary school teacher and Falun Gong devotee Lau Wai-hing has fully exercised the freedoms China promised this [...] » More

HK braces for huge democracy protest

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands of protesters are set to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Tuesday in a pro-democracy rally which organisers say could be the largest since the city [...] » More

Mass HK protest looms as democracy push gathers steam

Mass HK protest looms as democracy push gathers steam

02-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong is bracing for its largest protest in more than a decade after nearly 800,000 voted for full democracy in an unofficial referendum, a move likely to stoke [...] » More

China slams HK democracy poll despite 800,000 votes

China slams HK democracy poll despite 800,000 votes

01-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Organisers Monday urged Hong Kong’s government to take seriously an unofficial referendum on democratic reform after nearly 800,000 people voted in the Chinese city, [...] » More