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N Korea says it supports China’s measures on HK

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

North Korea on Saturday expressed its support for China’s decision to impose new national security laws in Hong Kong, calling it a “legitimate step” to [...]
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Trump strips HK privileges, curbs students in volley on China

Trump strips HK privileges, curbs students in volley on China

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump said Friday he would strip several of Hong Kong’s special privileges with the United States and bar some Chinese students from US universities in [...]
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UK opens door to citizenship bids from 300,000 HK residents unless China scraps security law

UK opens door to citizenship bids from 300,000 HK residents unless China scraps security law

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

The government has appeared to invite hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents to make UK citizenship bids amid concerns over China’s planned national security law, [...]
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Lawyers for HK rights activist Jimmy Sham urge court to recognise his same-sex marriage

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Human rights activist Jimmy Sham Tsz-kit has demanded Hong Kong recognise his same-sex marriage registered in New York, with his lawyers saying that denial violates his [...]
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Rush for US dollars forces HK money changers to turn away customers in droves after supplies run out

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A rush for US dollars has forced money changers in Hong Kong to turn away hundreds of customers after running out of the currency amid fears the United States could end the [...]
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UK PM Johnson and US President Trump criticise China’s HK plan

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

British prime minister Boris Johnson and US President Donald Trump said on Friday that China’s plan to impose national security legislation on Hong Kong would undermine [...]
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Explainer: How important is HK to China as a free finance hub?

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Bankers and investors fear China’s push to impose national security laws on Hong Kong threaten the city’s future as an international financial centre. If it gets [...]
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Joshua Wong: HK Cannot Prosper Without Autonomy

Joshua Wong: HK Cannot Prosper Without Autonomy

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

By passing the resolution to develop legislation to “safeguard national security” in Hong Kong in its rubber stamp parliament, Beijing initiated “political [...]
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HK’s flagship industries including finance to suffer first from United States sanctions threat, minister warns

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s financial and legal industries are likely to be among the first to suffer from the threat of United States sanctions, its commerce minister has said, as the [...]
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HK leaders say Trump ‘completely wrong’ for curbing ties

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong officials lashed out on Saturday at moves by US President Donald Trump to strip the city of its special status in a bid to punish China for imposing national [...]
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Coronavirus: HK records 13 imported infections, but 15-day streak without local transmission remains intact

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong health authorities confirmed 13 new imported coronavirus infections on Friday, the highest daily jump in nearly six weeks, although no local transmissions were [...]
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Donald Trump says US to end HK trade privileges as ‘it is no longer autonomous from China’ after new security law introduced by Beijing

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The US government will begin eliminating special policy exemptions it grants Hong Kong, following its determination earlier this week that the city is “no longer [...]
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EU expresses ‘grave concern’ over HK security law, but rules out further action against China

01-Jun-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The European Union has ruled out further action over China’s plans to impose a national security law on Hong Kong, saying it wanted to focus on dialogue with Beijing. [...]
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HK lawyers backing a more vocal Law Society voted onto its council amid anti-government protests, national security law

HK lawyers backing a more vocal Law Society voted onto its council amid anti-government protests, national security law

30-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:17 AM

Four lawyers advocating a more vocal approach to legal issues in Hong Kong have been voted onto the council of an influential body known for its conservative leanings, in its [...]
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HK media tycoon vows to stay and ‘fight’ China, backs US pressure

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

Embattled Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Laione of the financial hub’s most prominent democracy activistssaid on Friday he would fight till the last against [...]
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