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HK a ‘police state,’ prominent protesters tell AFP

23-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong is a “police state” where officersonce dubbed “Asia’s finest”are conducting abuses in the service of the city’s pro-Beijing [...]
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HK diners offered protest-inspired ‘eyeball’ mocktails and ‘tear gas’ eggs

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Pro-democracy protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months are providing culinary inspiration for a restaurant that offers a themed menu with spicy [...]
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China releases HK-based FedEx pilot on bail after finding air gun pellets in luggage

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A former US Air Force pilot has been released on bail in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou after “an item was found in his luggage before a commercial [...]
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Amnesty says HK police using excessive force

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Amnesty International on Friday accused Hong Kong police of using excessive force against pro-democracy protesters, in some cases amounting to torture, criticising a [...]
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HK protests: tech war opens up with doxxing of protesters and police

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Campaigns to expose personal details of those on both sides of protests skyrocket, with nearly 1,000 cases being investigated Hong Kong has seen an unprecedented wave of [...]
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HK lawmaker launches legal bid after court ruled he was ‘not duly elected’ because of invalid ban on activist Agnes Chow

HK lawmaker launches legal bid after court ruled he was ‘not duly elected’ because of invalid ban on activist Agnes Chow

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A lawmaker fighting to keep his seat in Hong Kong’s legislature has asked a top court to review a landmark ruling on the barring of election candidates. The bid from [...]
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HK protests: tech war opens up with doxxing of protesters and police

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong has seen an unprecedented wave of doxxing the malicious spread of private information online since anti-government protests began in early June. Social media forums [...]
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HK newspaper Apple Daily gets injunction against reporters’ doxxing after harassment related to anti-government protests

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese-language tabloid Apple Daily has obtained a court order to protect its reporters after almost 20 of them had their personal details spread online. The campaign of [...]
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HK gets real on property prices with a nudge from Beijing

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

After hammering Hong Kong’s flagship carrier into submission over its handling of staff involved in the city’s pro-democracy protests, Chinese authorities are [...]
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Why mainland students in US don’t sympathise with HK protesters

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Brian Shan says the way he views the world has been reshaped since he arrived in the United States to study seven years ago. The 30-year-old Beijing native, working on a PhD [...]
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No loudhailers, umbrellas allowed at talks with HK leader

No loudhailers, umbrellas allowed at talks with HK leader

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong government on Thursday set the rules for an open dialogue between leader Carrie Lam and the public next week, telling those taking part to be [...]
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Wine bottles ‘filled with liquid cocaine’ seized in HK flat

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Drug dealers in Hong Kong used wine bottles to disguise HK$20 million worth of suspected liquid cocaine, police have said after a raid on a flat where four people were [...]
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Amnesty accuses HK police of abuses, torture of protestors

Amnesty accuses HK police of abuses, torture of protestors

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Amnesty International accused Hong Kong police on Friday of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests, but the police say [...]
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HK government ignoring Legco on vacancy tax, says developers’ lawmaker Abraham Razack

HK government ignoring Legco on vacancy tax, says developers’ lawmaker Abraham Razack

21-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The man representing Hong Kong housing developers in the city’s legislature has blasted the government for pressing ahead with a vacancy tax, saying it was not allowing [...]
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HK’s Green Monday sees breakthrough for plant-based ‘pork’ in swine fever-hit China

20-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Spiralling pork prices, caused by the African swine fever epidemic ravaging China’s pig herds, has created a crisis that could spur demand for plant-based meat products [...]
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