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Thai Billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont Calls For End To HK Protests

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

The Topline: One of Thailand’s richest men has joined a growing group of billionaires calling for an end to anti-government demonstrations and violent clashes between [...]
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Shenzhen to use $21 million fund to attract HK and Macau graduates

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Graduates from neighbouring Hong Kong and Macau are being attracted to Shenzhen’s Qianhai special economic zone by a 150 million yuan (US$20.9 million) fund providing [...]
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Why pro-democracy troublemaker Jimmy Lai is the only HK multi millionaire standing up to China

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Jimmy Lai has been a public target for decades. It all started after the Hong Kong business tycoon a refugee from China reinvented himself in the mid-1990s as the founder of [...]
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The HK Way protest shows enchantment is a powerful weapon

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Peaceful protests like this human chain help to counteract the violence and cynicism shrouding the city It almost felt like magic. A few people standing on the street were [...]
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HK’s summer of discontent is now longer than 2014′s Umbrella Movement… and isn’t over yet

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

No one predicted this. When the final protesters were cleared from Hong Kong’s streets after 79 days of pro-democracy protests in 2014many of them forcibly carried off [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam leaves door open on invoking sweeping emergency powers to deal with violent anti-government protests

HK leader Carrie Lam leaves door open on invoking sweeping emergency powers to deal with violent anti-government protests

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled leader signalled her readiness to get tough in quelling violent anti-government protests, declaring on Tuesday that her administration would [...]
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Riot police in Sham Shui Po disperse another HK anti-government protest

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s poorest district was hit by chaos for the second night in a row on Tuesday, with unrest lasting into Wednesday’s early hours, as riot police played [...]
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HK protests fuel buyer interest in luxury Australia, New Zealand homes

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong buying enquiries for expensive Australian and New Zealand homes have ramped up due to anti-government protests in the Chinese-ruled city, according to property [...]
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HK Observatory issues typhoon standby signal as Tropical Storm Podul draws closer

HK Observatory issues typhoon standby signal as Tropical Storm Podul draws closer

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong is bracing for a tropical cyclone as the typhoon signal No 1 was issued at 2.40pm on Wednesday. Tropical Storm Podul was centred about 800km from the city and could [...]
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Australia should delay free trade deal with HK, ACTU says

29-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

The peak union body has urged the Morrison government to delay ratifying a free trade deal with Hong Kong amid human rights abuses and a violent crackdown on pro-democracy [...]
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Carrie Lam says HK will use legal means to tackle protests but admits stalemate caused by government’s refusal to meet protesters’ demands

Carrie Lam says HK will use legal means to tackle protests but admits stalemate caused by government’s refusal to meet protesters’ demands

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader has vowed to tackle the ongoing protests by legal means, adding that police will not respond to violence with more of their own. Chief Executive [...]
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HK protests: police ban planned rally outside Cathay Pacific HQ

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Police have banned a planned protest at Cathay Pacific’s offices outside Hong Kong International Airport on Wednesday. The force cited the injunction currently in [...]
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Viral photo of HK protestor sparks Tiananmen Square comparisons

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

A dramatic viral photo of a Hong Kong protester has sparked comparisons to the iconic “Tank Man” picture captured during the Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing [...]
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HK police say radical protesters forced use of water cannon, warning shot

HK police say radical protesters forced use of water cannon, warning shot

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police said Monday they were forced to fire water cannon and a warning shot to fend off “extremely violent” demonstrators, following another weekend of [...]
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China’s Playbook in HK Is Also Working in the Asia-Pacific

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheAtlantic | 6:02 AM

Beijing has co-opted politicians, guided media narratives, and used investment to influence politics from Cambodia to Australia. The ongoing protests in Hong Kong have [...]
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