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HK extradition bill officially killed, but more unrest likely

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

Hong Kong’s legislature on Wednesday formally withdrew planned legislation that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, but the move was unlikely to end [...]
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HK murder suspect Chan Tong-kai’s transfer to Taiwan should be delayed until after island’s presidential election, lawmaker says

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

A priest assisting a Hong Kong murder suspect whose case sparked the city’s current political crisis has said they will consider postponing his voluntary surrender to [...]
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The Latest: HK protesters rally at British Consulate

The Latest: HK protesters rally at British Consulate

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

The Latest on Hong Kong’s crisis (all times local): 10 p.m. Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have formed a human chain at the British Consulate in Hong Kong to [...]
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HK customs officials seize wine bottles filled with HK$11 million worth of liquid cocaine in second such bust in a month

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

Five bottles of wine carrying more than HK$11 million worth of suspected liquid cocaine were found in the luggage of a man arriving from Malaysia, according to the Customs [...]
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HK court upholds innocent ruling for sacked primary school principal who submitted fake records to Education Bureau

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

A Hong Kong court has upheld the acquittal of a former primary school principal accused of trying to deceive the education authority with false staff records two years ago. [...]
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‘White terror’: HK’s China critics beaten in targeted attacks

25-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The men jumped Stanley Ho without warning, smashing both his hands with metal rodsone of multiple recent attacks against prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy figures that [...]
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Qantas flags HK protest hit on profits

25-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Australian airline Qantas on Thursday announced a first quarter revenue increase of 1.8 percent for the 2020 financial year, but warned of a profit hit from ongoing protests [...]
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HK protesters to rally in support of Catalan activists

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

Hong Kong protesters plan to rally on Thursday in support of demonstrators pushing for a separate Catalonia in northeastern Spain as a Chinese official denounced months of [...]
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HK exports shrink 7.3 per cent in September as US-China trade war continues to bite

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

Hong Kong exports shrank 7.3 per cent in September year-on-year amid the raging US-China trade war, ending the third quarter on a sour note. Exports dropped to HK$347.7 [...]
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HK police urge ‘don’t believe the rumours’ about dogs dying from tear gas, but concern groups want animals removed from protests

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

Hong Kong police have quashed suggestions that their dogs have either died or fallen sick as a direct result of tear gas being fired during protests. On Thursday morning, the [...]
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A single grievance sent protesters to the streets, but wider discontent has kept them there

25-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

The demonstrations seemingly began with a single spark. In Chile it was a hike in metro fares. In Lebanon it was a tax on WhatsApp calls. In Hong Kong it was a proposed [...]
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HK protests: ‘virus of violence’ deadlier than Sars and is spreading overseas, says China’s top diplomat in city, Xie Feng

HK protests: ‘virus of violence’ deadlier than Sars and is spreading overseas, says China’s top diplomat in city, Xie Feng

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

China’s top diplomat in Hong Kong has labelled the ongoing protests rocking the city an independence campaign to overthrow the government, appealing to the [...]
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HK protests will have ‘unbearable and devastating consequences’, Chinese state media says

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

China’s state media said on Thursday that failure to put an end to the prolonged protests in Hong Kong will have “unbearable and devastating consequences” [...]
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HK protesters hold singalong in Tsim Sha Tsui as tensions ease with local ethnic minority communities over Kowloon Mosque police spraying

HK protesters hold singalong in Tsim Sha Tsui as tensions ease with local ethnic minority communities over Kowloon Mosque police spraying

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

Protesters gathered in Tsim Sha Tsui on Wednesday for a singalong in support of local ethnic minority communities, three days after a police water cannon sprayed blue dye on [...]
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Why Canada election candidates dodged HK protest ‘minefield’ ahead of Justin Trudeau’s win

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

Only 2,742 of the estimated 300,000 Canadians living in Hong Kong had registered to vote as of October 13, a rate far exceeded by Canadian expatriate communities elsewhere. [...]
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