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Protests, clashes as bid to block HK mask ban fails

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

Furiously yelling “Wearing a mask is not a crime,” tens of thousands of masked protesters hit Hong Kong’s rain-drenched streets Sunday in defiance of a new [...]
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HK must stump up GBP 4bn more to buy the London Stock Exchange

08-Oct-2019 Intellasia | ThisIsMoney | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong stock exchange is under pressure to find another GBP 4billion to convince London Stock Exchange investors to back its takeover bid, it has emerged. Leading [...]
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HK lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban

HK lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban

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

Hong Kong was rocked by fresh violence Sunday as tens of thousands hit the streets to defy a ban on face masks, sparking clashes with police, street fights and vandalism [...]
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Hongkongers struggle to get around city as protesters block roads, build barricades and leave chaos in their wake

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

Traffic on Hong Kong Island and Kowloon was brought to a near standstill in certain areas on Sunday, as demonstrators built barricades and blocked main thoroughfares on [...]
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HK urged to provide businesses with incentives to go green to realise its plans for a low-carbon future

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

Hong Kong could provide policy and financial incentives to encourage businesses to move towards sustainable practices and investments to realise its plans for a low-carbon [...]
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Half of HK MTR stations still closed as city braces for more protests over government’s anti-mask law

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

Hong Kong’s railway reopened on Sunday but dozens of stations remained shut as the city emerged from virtual lockdown, ahead of another wave of protests against the [...]
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UN Rights Chief Calls for Investigation Into Violence as HK Reels From Escalating Protests

08-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said Saturday that the extent of violence during Hong Kong’s four months of anti-government [...]
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HK court rejects second attempt to get mask ban overturned, but calls for urgent hearing into opposition lawmakers judicial challenge

HK court rejects second attempt to get mask ban overturned, but calls for urgent hearing into opposition lawmakers judicial challenge

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

A Hong Kong court has rejected a second attempt to suspend the government’s anti-mask law but called for an urgent hearing as 24 opposition lawmakers filed a legal [...]
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HK singer Denise Ho calls on countrymen to boycott paying taxes

08-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong singer Denise Ho is calling on Hong Kong people to boycott paying taxes, following the implementation of the face mask ban by the island state government to quell [...]
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HK protests: tens of thousands defy mask ban as mobs go on rampage against mainland China-linked businesses and MTR

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

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied a new mask ban for a third straight day as a radical core went on a wrecking spree across the city, vandalising mainland [...]
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HK protests leave major industry fearing Christmas downturn

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

Worsening violence at Hong Kong protests have had a ripple effect on the advertising and marketing sector, according to some industry figures already fearing a Christmas [...]
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HK journalist hit by petrol bomb recovering in hospital

HK journalist hit by petrol bomb recovering in hospital

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

Hong Kong’s government may censor the internet in a bid to contain months of increasingly violent pro-democracy protests, a cabinet member said Monday, after an [...]
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Protesters appear to be hit by taxi and man beaten bloody in another violent turn for HK

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

Hong Kong is entering its fourth day of unprecedented subway closures after a weekend of destructive protests in the wake of new emergency legislation left the city reeling. [...]
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HK secondary schools told to inform government how many students wear masks on first day back

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

Principals in Hong Kong have been asked to tell the Education Bureau how many secondary students boycott class or wear a mask when they return to school, the Post has [...]
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HK metro system partially reopens as city braces for further protests

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

Hong Kong’s rail operator partially reopened the city’s metro system on Sunday after an unprecedented shutdown but kept many typically busy stations closed as the [...]
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