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HK: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill

HK: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Protestors in Hong Kong have blocked a key road through the city centre and massed outside police headquarters to demand the total withdrawal of a controversial extradition [...]
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Tale of two cities: HK turmoil may boost Singapore

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s reputation as a stable financial hub has been shaken by a controversial extradition bill that prompted massive protests, and its loss might just be [...]
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No bloodshed, no injuries, no arrests: HK extradition bill protesters vow peaceful response after deadline passes with demands unanswered

No bloodshed, no injuries, no arrests: HK extradition bill protesters vow peaceful response after deadline passes with demands unanswered

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Protesters are set to besiege Hong Kong’s legislative and administrative headquarters on Friday, after the city’s embattled leader refused to fully withdraw the [...]
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HK protesters call for new demo after demands are snubbed

HK protesters call for new demo after demands are snubbed

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong opposition groups called Thursday for another major demonstration after the pro-Beijing government did not respond to demands of protesters who have shaken the city [...]
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Protesters gather again outside HK government offices

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Several hundred mainly student protesters have gathered outside Hong Kong government offices, with some blocking traffic on a major thoroughfare and others occupying the [...]
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HK leader ignores protesters’ ultimatum to retract proposed China extradition law

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:02 AM

The Beijing-appointed Chief Executive of Hong Kong has rejected protesters’ demands to scrap a controversial piece of legislation, making it likely that massive [...]
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Chinese foreign minister claims ‘black hand’ of Western involvement in HK

Chinese foreign minister claims ‘black hand’ of Western involvement in HK

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi has accused the “black hand” of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to “stir up [...]
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HK lets protesters’ deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos

HK lets protesters’ deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage [...]
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Thousands converge on HK police HQ in anti-govt demo

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong’s police headquarters Friday, demanding the resignation of the city’s pro-Beijing leader and the release of [...]
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Questions over credibility of HK Police Force as security chief says riot squad uniforms have no room for officers’ identity numbers

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The credibility of Hong Kong’s police force has been called into question over the official explanation that Special Tactical Squad officers accused of brutality during [...]
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HK protesters against extradition bill head to Admiralty as non-cooperation campaign kicks off and Teresa Cheng apologises

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of people were gathering in Hong Kong’s political centre on Friday morning as part of a citywide campaign of non-cooperation to pile more pressure on the chief [...]
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Anti-extradition row: HK government must respond to demands or protests will escalate on Fri, student groups say

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | HongkongFP | 6:02 AM

Six student unions have said they will escalate protest actions if the government does not respond to their demands over the controversial extradition law by 5pm Thursday. [...]
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HK’s Leader Backpedaled, But Here’s Why The Opposition Movement Continues

HK’s Leader Backpedaled, But Here’s Why The Opposition Movement Continues

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has apologised publicly twice for proposing a bill to allow extraditions to mainland China, and now other senior officials have [...]
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Jackie Chan feigns ignorance about mass protests in HK

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong action star Jackie Chan recently made his music comeback with a new album, but it was his feigned ignorance about the mass protests in Hong Kong that attracted a [...]
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Tale of two cities: HK turmoil may boost Singapore

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s reputation as a stable financial hub has been shaken by a controversial extradition bill that prompted massive protests, and its loss might just be [...]
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