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HK’s embattled leader Carrie Lam meets group of young people to hear views at event initiated by Beijing’s liaison office in city

HK’s embattled leader Carrie Lam meets group of young people to hear views at event initiated by Beijing’s liaison office in city

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor met a group of young people at a closed-door event on Monday, telling them she “fully accepted” [...]
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The richest family in HK has the most to lose from raging protests

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

Li Ka-shing, known as Superman by his admirers, is Hong Kong’s most famous billionaire. But there’s another, lower key, family that has much more riding on the [...]
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Sales of HK parking spaces drop nearly 46 per cent in first 8 months of year, weighed down by protests

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

Sales of Hong Kong’s notoriously expensive car parking spaces dropped more than 40 per cent in the first eight months of the year compared to the same period in 2018, [...]
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Chinese State Media Warns of Intervention as HK Protests Turn Violent

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

In the wake of violent clashes in Hong Kong on Sunday, during which a live gunshot was fired for the first time since protests began in early June, Chinese state media used [...]
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HK violence becoming more serious, but government in control, says Lam

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

Violence in Hong Kong’s anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the [...]
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HK leader open to dialogue but won’t budge on demands

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that she had met with a group of young people about the pro-democracy protests gripping the city, but she showed no sign of budging [...]
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HK government warns of great danger after weekend of violence

HK government warns of great danger after weekend of violence

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

Illegal violence is pushing Hong Kong to the brink of great danger, the city government said on Monday, after a weekend of clashes that included the first gun-shot and the [...]
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A gun shot, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in HK protests

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

A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air as protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons Sunday, in one of the most violent nights seen [...]
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HK protests getting you down? Thailand and Greece offer cheap way to become residents

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

Daydreaming about moving away from Hong Kong’s political tensions? Thailand and Greece might be worth considering they offer cheap options for residency. For a one-time [...]
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HK’s Richest Man Makes Multibillion-dollar Bet On Britain

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

The truly rich don’t get that way without being well, truly savvy with their money. So when a bona fide billionaire makes a big bet on something it pays to take notice [...]
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HK protests: Carrie Lam rejects claims she has lost control

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has condemned renewed violent protests that erupted over the weekend but insisted that she would not give in to [...]
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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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HK stocks plunge as trade war escalates and protests return to violent clashes over weekend

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

The Hang Seng Index tanked in early Monday trading, weighed down by a ramp-up in the US-China trade war and weekend demonstrations in which Hong Kong police for the first [...]
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HK stocks slump most in Asia, yuan falls to 11-year low

27-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks tumbled the most in Asia and the yuan weakened to an 11-year low amid concern over the intensifying trade war. The Hang Seng Index dropped 3.2 percent at [...]
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