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China blasts Germany after foreign minister meets HK activist Joshua Wong at human rights event

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

China has protested to Germany after the German foreign minister met Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung at an event in Berlin. Chinese foreign ministry [...]
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Listen to the Song That HK’s Youthful Protesters Are Calling Their ‘National Anthem’

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s protestors want greater autonomy from mainland China, a grievance they’re expressing through a song some are calling their new “national [...]
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Senior adviser to HK leader Fanny Law stands by her claims 14-year-old schoolgirl offered free sex to frontline protesters

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

A senior adviser to Hong Kong’s leader doubled down on a controversial claim she made on Monday that some young girls involved in the anti-government protest movement [...]
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Joshua Wong: HK’s pro-democracy poster child

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

Joshua Wong, the Hong Kong activist soon to visit the United States, was the unlikely hero of the Umbrella Movement that inspired hundreds of thousands to take over Hong [...]
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Taiwanese man missing after entering HK ‘being investigated by mainland’

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

Mainland Chinese authorities have said they are investigating a Taiwanese man who went missing after entering Hong Kong and reportedly crossing the border into Shenzhen last [...]
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HK will overcome present challenges to play key role in China’s trade strategy, city’s leader Carrie Lam tells annual Belt and Road Summit

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

Top Hong Kong and Beijing officials have backed the city to overcome its present challenges and play an important role in China’s international trade strategy. Speaking [...]
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HK activist’s visit to Berlin draws anger from China

HK activist’s visit to Berlin draws anger from China

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

The Chinese government has expressed its anger with Germany’s foreign minister over his meeting with the Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, saying the encounter [...]
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HK’s leader warns US and other countries not to interfere in protests

HK’s leader warns US and other countries not to interfere in protests

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city’s domestic affairs, two days after thousands of protesters [...]
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HK tourism plummets by 40pct, worst downturn since SARS outbreak

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | DailyHive | 6:02 AM

Scenes of violence in the streets, subway, and international airport of Hong Kong have scared away tourists, prompting the highest decline in visitor arrivals in the former [...]
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Protesters’ newest theme song, ‘Glory to HK’, echoes through city’s shopping malls as crowds gather for peaceful rallies

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

Anti-government demonstrators swamped major shopping arcades across Hong Kong on Tuesday night for a series of “singing” protests in their latest efforts against [...]
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HK protesters boo Chinese anthem, as leader warns against interference

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

Anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months spread to the sports field on Tuesday, as many local fans defied Chinese law to boo the [...]
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Woman who suffered eye injury during HK protest going to court to stop police reading her medical records

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

A young woman who suffered a serious eye injury during an anti-government protest in Hong Kong last month has applied for a judicial review, and injunction, to stop police [...]
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Prominent US senators back HK human rights and democracy act in wake of protest at city US consulate

Prominent US senators back HK human rights and democracy act in wake of protest at city US consulate

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

More high-ranking American senators have signed onto legislation aimed at supporting democracy in Hong Kong, just days after thousands of protesters in the city marched in [...]
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HK protesters only hurting themselves

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong government has formally withdrawn the extradition bill, thus bowing to “people power” is an indication that democracy is alive and well in the [...]
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US lawmakers introduce bill to stop tear gas sales to HK

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

US congressional representatives announced legislation on Tuesday calling for a ban on sales of riot control equipment to Hong Kong law enforcement services, as unrest in the [...]
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