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Battles and brawls in HK’s commercial heart as peaceful protest turns ugly

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

What started as an illegal but peaceful march descended into chaos and violence on Sunday as radical protesters battled riot police in the commercial heart of Hong Kong. [...]
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MTR services resume after violent HK protests forced closure of Wan Chai, Admiralty and Causeway Bay stations

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

Rail services resumed on Monday morning, the day after anti-government protesters threw petrol bombs into MTR stations for the first time. MTR Corporation shut down Wan Chai [...]
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HK police deny street brawl ‘double standards’

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

Hong Kong police on Monday denied accusations their officers showed comparative lenience towards gangs of pro-Beijing men who attacked pro-democracy supporters during a [...]
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HK: Protesters sing God Save the Queen as violence erupts at anti-China demonstrations again

17-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong waved union jacks and sang “God save the Queen” outside the British consulate before violence erupted in the province again. [...]
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HK Baptist University raises concerns over student reporter arrested for allegedly carrying a knife while covering unrest

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

The leader of a Hong Kong university raised concerns on Monday over the arrest of a student reporter for allegedly carrying a knife while covering protests the previous [...]
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HK sees biggest protests since controversial bill dropped as demonstrators find their anthem

HK sees biggest protests since controversial bill dropped as demonstrators find their anthem

17-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

After three months of chaos in Hong Kong, tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets with a new “protest anthem” on Sunday, despite the formal [...]
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100 days in: How HKers sustain protests with creativity

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

With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the barricades. From laser [...]
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HK airport sees dramatic drop in passengers amid protests

17-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong saw a significant drop in air passenger numbers last month as political unrest in the Asian financial hub continues unabated. Hong Kong International Airport [...]
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HK activist seeks US support for pro-democracy protests

HK activist seeks US support for pro-democracy protests

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

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of US lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of [...]
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The date which has both HK and Beijing on edge

17-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

For months, October 1 has loomed over the mass pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, as a whispered deadline for the ruling Chinese Communist Party to take action to end [...]
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HK International Airport posts biggest monthly drop in travellers since 2009, with 851,000 fewer passengers in August amid anti-government protest crisis

HK International Airport posts biggest monthly drop in travellers since 2009, with 851,000 fewer passengers in August amid anti-government protest crisis

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

Hong Kong International Airport suffered its biggest monthly drop in passengers in a decade, with a decline of 12.4 per cent or at least 850,000 fewer travellers in August as [...]
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HK’s financial war chest is big enough to withstand any 1998-like short sellers’ attack, says monetary authority’s chief

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

Short sellers could not successfully attack the Hong Kong stock and futures markets now like they did in the Asian financial crisis because the city’s financial market [...]
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HK student leader takes MTR to court to preserve security footage of police operation rail operator has already said it will keep for three years

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

A Hong Kong student leader arrested at an MTR station during a chaotic police operation has demanded a court order for the preservation of security camera footage of the [...]
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Tear gas, Molotovs and brawls mark 99th day of HK protests

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

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back [...]
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HK govt: Violence is harmful, won’t solve divisions

17-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s government reiterated that violence is not the solution after an unapproved march descended into chaos with police firing tear gas and water cannons after [...]
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