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‘Respect commuters’ rights’, HK government tells protesters as chief executive and transport minister visit reopened MTR station

‘Respect commuters’ rights’, HK government tells protesters as chief executive and transport minister visit reopened MTR station

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:56 AM

Hong Kong’s leader met with airport and railway operators on Monday to review existing measures to stop protesters and plans to step up defences, as an MTR Corporation [...]
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HK: Angela Merkel says China must ‘guarantee’ rights and freedoms

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

‘In the current situation, everything must be done to avoid violence,’ German chancellor says in Beijing The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said the rights [...]
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HK activist Joshua Wong confirms arrest for ‘bail breach’

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said Sunday he had been arrested for breaching bail conditions on returning home from a trip to Taiwan. Wong, 22, was among multiple [...]
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Withdrawal of extradition bill not an attempt to compromise with violent protesters, HK Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s No 2 official has said the government was not making a compromise with violent protesters by announcing a formal withdrawal of the extradition bill, which [...]
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Clashes Erupt in HK as Thousands March on the US Consulate to Call for Washington’s Support

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Clashes took place in the heart of Hong Kong Sunday as thousands of protesters marched on the US consulate, calling for Washington’s help in their struggle for greater [...]
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Marchers ask Trump to ‘liberate’ HK, as clashes erupt

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong urged President Donald Trump to “liberate” the semiautonomous Chinese territory during a peaceful march to the US [...]
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Right to die: proposed changes to law would allow Hongkongers to choose treatment they want to receive if they become terminally ill

Right to die: proposed changes to law would allow Hongkongers to choose treatment they want to receive if they become terminally ill

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Rapidly greying Hong Kong is taking steps to let people decide the treatment they receive when they become terminally ill, and to choose where they prefer to die. Proposed [...]
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HK police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump

HK police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the US Consulate calling [...]
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Lawyer accuses HK Bar Association of siding with protesters after it condemned police abuse of power

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s top barristers have said it was their responsibility to speak up when they saw police using “excessive” force against civilians, after a lawyer [...]
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MTR bosses plead with HK protesters to ‘treasure and safeguard’ rail network, hours before more stations are vandalised

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Top bosses at Hong Kong’s rail operator have said the company is “experiencing the most tremendous challenges” in its 40-year history. The civil unrest [...]
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Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested at HK International Airport, and says ‘ridiculous circumstance’ is result of bail mix-up

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested at HK International Airport, and says ‘ridiculous circumstance’ is result of bail mix-up

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung was arrested at Hong Kong International Airport on Sunday morning for breaching his bail conditions, as he headed to [...]
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HK protests: woman who suffered eye injury in violent protest engages lawyers to block police’s attempt to seek her medical records

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A young woman who suffered a serious eye injury during a violent protest in Hong Kong in August has sought legal help to block a police bid to access her medical reports, the [...]
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HK protesters march to US Consulate to call for help from Trump

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Protests calling on US President Donald Trump to intervene in the ongoing Hong Kong political standoff escalated rapidly Sunday, with marchers setting fire to a barricade [...]
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Clashes after peaceful crowd takes HK message to US consulate

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Pro-democracy activists jammed Hong Kong streets in a march to the United States consulate on Sunday in a bid to ramp up international pressure on Beijing, but hardcore [...]
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Beijing over the moon as cake maker slams HK protests

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A week after the director of a Hong Kong mooncake manufacturer was pilloried for expressing his support for the city’s protesters, the head of a rival brand has become [...]
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