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AP PHOTOS: Umbrellas, a HK protest symbol, broken

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Amid the detritus from protests that turned violent in Hong Kong this week was umbrellas. Blue, black and clear, half-open, partly broken, some reduced to bent metal frames. [...]
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Policeman opens fire on HK driver as he ‘tries to mow him down’

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A policeman opened fire on a driver who was trying to mow him down in northern Hong Kong during the early hours of Saturday, the force has said. By the afternoon, the man [...]
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Government may pause HK extradition bill in face of more mass protests

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled government was working to defuse the crisis over its controversial extradition bill with a possible pause for further discussion, sources told the [...]
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Calls mount for compromise over unpopular HK bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam faced calls from both outside and within her government to delay extradition legislation that has spurred massive protests. Some members [...]
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HK leader suspends extradition bill, says sorry

HK leader suspends extradition bill, says sorry

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

But analysts say China also has to weigh the risk of seeing Hong Kong, a vital port and financial centre of 7 million people, possibly losing its special economic status. [...]
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Explainer: Why proposed changes to HK’s extradition law fuelled protests

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the [...]
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City of dissent: HK has a proud tradition of protesting to protect its unique identity

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

As dramatic images of tear gas being fired at protesters in Hong Kong campaigning against a controversial China extradition bill were beamed around the globe this week, it [...]
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AP Interview: Ex-official urges dropping HK extradition bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s former Chief Secretary Anson Chan long an outspoken advocate for more democracy in the ex-British colony is urging the city’s chief executive, Carrie [...]
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HK protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march and strike action despite government backing down on extradition bill

HK protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march and strike action despite government backing down on extradition bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pan-democrats vowed to press ahead with a protest on Sunday and called for the city’s leader to resign, despite the government suspending its [...]
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HK government will announce pause on unpopular extradition bill by afternoon

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled government will hit the pause button on its controversial extradition bill as early as Saturday afternoon, sources have told the Post, after [...]
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High points of HK’s huge protests

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The embattled Hong Kong government was forced to drop plans for a bill to allow extraditions to mainland China, a divisive proposal which sparked the biggest demonstrations [...]
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In HK protests, did police use excessive force or issue a proportional response?

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police have drawn flak for their handling of protesters, several of whom were shot in the head by rubber bullets during Wednesday’s clashes, but the police [...]
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HK urged to look into high-profile case of electronic waste illegally shipped to Philippines as Greenpeace loses track of cargo

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong authorities have been urged to look into a high-profile case where a container holding tonnes of electronic and plastic waste illegally shipped to the Philippines [...]
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HK protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safeguard their identities from [...]
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Rising uncertainty over trade war could weigh on bottom lines at HK’s banks, KPMG says

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Rising interest rates helped boost Hong Kong banks as the city’s economy slowed last year, but heightened uncertainty from an escalating trade war between the United [...]
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