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Some LSE investors call on HK exchange to up bid by 20pct, add cash

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

Some London Stock Exchange investors have told Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) that any bid must contain more cash and be up to 20 percent higher to persuade them to [...]
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HK set to ban face masks as more protests planned

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

Hong Kong’s government is set to ban face masks at protests, media reported on Friday, as it struggles to end months of violent unrest in the Chinese-ruled city. But [...]
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Tear gas and pepper spray in Tai Koo as anti-government protesters hold rallies across HK in protest to reports of law banning face masks

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

Anti-government protesters unleashed chaos in Hong Kong’s upper middle-class neighbourhood of Tai Koo on Thursday during a second night of citywide rallies, while riot [...]
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HK court grants bail to 18-year-old student protester still in hospital recovering from gunshot wound inflicted by police officer

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

A Hong Kong court on Friday granted bail to the 18-year-old student protester who was charged with rioting and assaulting police while in hospital recovering from a gunshot [...]
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Mainland tourists skip HK for Singapore as city misses out on golden week bonanza

Mainland tourists skip HK for Singapore as city misses out on golden week bonanza

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

For months, Ye Rongchang and his wife had been planning to travel to Hong Kong for the week-long National Day holiday. When the unrest started in June, he did not expect the [...]
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Cyclothon and Wine & Dine Festival cancelled in HK because of safety risk posed by anti-government protests, causing loss of millions of dollars

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

Two major Hong Kong events scheduled for later in October have been cancelled because of safety risks posed by the ongoing anti-government protests, with critics saying the [...]
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HK kindergarten denies allegation under police investigation that child was assaulted by teacher, who held ‘protest role play’ in class

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

A kindergarten in Hong Kong has denied an allegation being investigated by police that a child was assaulted by a teacher, who reportedly held a protest-related role play. [...]
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HK protests: 18-yr-old shot by police to be charged with rioting and assaulting an officer

04-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police say criminal charges will be filed against an 18-year-old student who was shot in the chest on Tuesday in an incident that has sparked outrage and [...]
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HK may have lost $4 billion of capital to Singapore this summer, says Goldman Sachs, as protests rattled nerves

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

As much as $4 billion in capital may have headed from Hong Kong to Singapore as the former was rocked this summer by unprecedented civil unrest, according to a new report. [...]
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HK’s Political Crisis Deepens After the Worst Day of Violence in Decades

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

Amid worsening political tensions, hundreds of protesters gathered in the streets of Hong Kong’s financial quarter from lunchtime Wednesday in a spontaneous [...]
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HK: US likely to discuss Taiwan, HK with China

04-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

A senior US official in charge of security affairs in the Indo-Pacific region on Tuesday said that he expects to raise issues related to Taiwan and Hong Kong with Chinese [...]
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Shot HK teen charged with rioting, attacking police

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

The teenager who was the first victim of police gunfire in Hong Kong’s monthslong pro-democracy protests was charged Thursday with rioting and attacking police, as [...]
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HK protesters rampage across city as police call for curfew

HK protesters rampage across city as police call for curfew

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

Hong Kong has loosened guidelines on the use of force by police as it struggles to stamp out anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial hub for nearly four [...]
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Investors keep their faith in HK markets despite protests

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

As anti-government protesters fought pitched battles with police in Hong Kong streets last week, a group of bankers in another part of the city were busy taking in billions [...]
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HK police slammed as ‘trigger-happy’ after teen shot

HK police slammed as ‘trigger-happy’ after teen shot

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

Holding up posters saying “Don’t shoot our kids,” Hong Kong residents and schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot in the chest by a police officer [...]
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