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HK protest row could give Donald Trump another card to play against China  but will he use it?

HK protest row could give Donald Trump another card to play against China but will he use it?

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

The controversy over this week’s protests in Hong Kong could become another complication in the already tense relationship between China and the United States if US [...]
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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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HK protests: All the latest updates

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

Clashes as riot police fire tear gas to disperse protesters against controversial bill allowing extradition to China. Protests have been raging in Hong Kong against a [...]
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HK’s controversial extradition bill will damage city’s economy, relationship with the US, say economists

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

A controversial extradition bill that sparked massive protests in Hong Kong this week could potentially damage the city’s economy and its relationship with the United [...]
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HK extradition law could jeopardise special economic agreement with the US

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters-CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Protesters have taken to the streets in Hong Kong over the last few days, calling on the government to drop a proposed change to the city’s extradition rules. * The [...]
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Top adviser to HK leader Carrie Lam suggests controversial extradition bill could be delayed

Top adviser to HK leader Carrie Lam suggests controversial extradition bill could be delayed

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

The Hong Kong government is working to defuse the crisis over its extradition bill by considering options including a pause, rather than a withdrawal, sources have told the [...]
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US lawmakers pressure China with bill backing HK rights

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

Republican and Democratic lawmakers joined forces Thursday to reaffirm US commitment to democracy and human rights in Hong Kong, and send a stern warning about what they [...]
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HK is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The ninth of June 2019 was a Sunday. Any other Sunday in summer at Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, old men and women would do their usual walkabouts and maids would gather, spread [...]
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Beijing walks a thin line as HK erupts at the worst possible time

Beijing walks a thin line as HK erupts at the worst possible time

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

This week’s violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn’t come at a worse time for China’s stability-obsessed Communist [...]
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Telegram reports powerful cyberattack from China during HK protests

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

Encrypted messaging platform Telegram said it experienced a “powerful” cyberattack on Wednesday during massive protests in Hong Kong. The attempted distributed [...]
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HK protests continue for a second day as the government shuts its offices

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

* Hundreds of protesters gathered in a park on Thursday, though overall numbers appeared far less than the previous day. * Police and demonstrators clashed for hours on [...]
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HK extradition bill: pro-Beijing lawmakers in no hurry to push contentious law through and could extend debate

HK extradition bill: pro-Beijing lawmakers in no hurry to push contentious law through and could extend debate

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

Pro-establishment lawmakers are not planning to hurry the passage of an unpopular extradition bill and are open to extending debate on it, in a renewed bid to assuage [...]
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