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Misinformation amid HK protests: A Q&A with a researcher on the ground

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Poynter | 6:02 AM

Since early June, hundreds of thousands of protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong in an attempt to block an extradition bill that would allow criminal suspects from [...]
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In challenge to Beijing, HK activists attempt to take fight to mainland

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city’s political masters in Beijing: activists want [...]
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Nearly 1 in 10 people in HK likely to have depression, according to HKU survey conducted during extradition bill crisis

Nearly 1 in 10 people in HK likely to have depression, according to HKU survey conducted during extradition bill crisis

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Nearly one in 10 people in Hong Kong were found to have suspected depression in a study conducted during the extradition bill crisis, as the city suffered an “epidemic [...]
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Parents, friends remember HK protester ‘Raincoat Man’ who died fighting extradition law

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:02 AM

The parents of a Hong Kong man who plunged to his death after putting up banners against divisive extradition legislation urged young people on Thursday to stay alive to [...]
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Deploy auxiliary police around ‘Lennon Walls’ to head off confrontations, says former HK minister Joseph Wong

13-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Civil Aid Service personnel and auxiliary police should be sent to patrol areas around Hong Kong’s so-called Lennon Walls to head off confrontations, a former minister [...]
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In the spotlight for once, the Executive Council the de facto cabinet of HK’s chief executive is taking flak for its advising of Carrie Lam in the extradition bill crisis

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

More used to discussing government business in closed-door sessions, members of Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s quasi-cabinet have been in the media [...]
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University of HK president vows to condemn all violence at extradition bill protests after students accuse him of ‘singling out’ demonstrators who stormed Legislative Council

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The head of Hong Kong’s oldest university issued a clarification on Wednesday condemning all violence after a student petition demanded he retract a statement they said [...]
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Budweiser’s mega IPO falls flat with HK investors as high borrowing costs take the fizz out of demand

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

For many people there is nothing worse than a flat beer. Demand in Hong Kong for the biggest IPO of the year so far was anything but sparkling as Budweiser Brewing Company [...]
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Massive shark fin haul into HK dodges global shipping bans

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy from Nicaragua to Hong [...]
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‘Nothing to lose’: The HK protesters taking on China

‘Nothing to lose’: The HK protesters taking on China

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Protesters say they’re aware of the risks, but are prepared to play the ‘long game’ in support of Hong Kong’s freedoms. Having tasted tear gas in the [...]
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HK families are feuding as China extradition bill exposes generational fall in living standards

12-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

In the now widely-shared Facebook video, a young man in a Hong Kong restaurant stands up at his table and glares down at his family members. “You’re criticising [...]
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From Iron Lady to lame duck: HK leader’s departure seen as mere matter of time

From Iron Lady to lame duck: HK leader’s departure seen as mere matter of time

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now seen by many in [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill ‘dead’

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Carrie Lam’s climbdown comes as protesters vow more rallies to demand complete withdrawal of the controversial bill. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said her [...]
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Singapore Residents Support HK Protests, Report Says

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | USNews | 6:02 AM

Polling reveals strong support as opponents of Hong Kong legislation vow to maintain demonstrations. THIS SUMMER HAS BEEN A season of anger on the streets of Hong Kong, as [...]
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Unfulfilled promises have fuelled anger in HK

Unfulfilled promises have fuelled anger in HK

11-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Conciliatory moves by the government in Hong Kong are unlikely to placate the public and resolve old grievances. As Hong Kong awaits the next convulsion arising from an [...]
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