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Tale of two cities: HK turmoil may boost Singapore

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s reputation as a stable financial hub has been shaken by a controversial extradition bill that prompted massive protests, and its loss might just be [...]
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Firms may consider moving out of HK amid protests and political uncertainty, experts say

21-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters-CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Businesses in Hong Kong may be moving out amid political uncertainty and massive protests in the city, members of the business community say. * “The real concern [...]
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Leaked video exposes how patient data in HK public hospitals can be accessed by any user without needing a password

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:13 AM

Patient data at Hong Kong’s public hospitals can be accessed by any user with no need for a password, a leaked video shown to the Post and verified by multiple hospital [...]
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Why don’t HK Canadians just say they are Chinese? Because of subethnicity, and this is why it matters

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:12 AM

Hong Kong people come from a colony and ought to act “more civilised”. Taiwanese are “old-fashioned”. Mainland Chinese are “rich but [...]
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HK’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 9:10 AM

Why do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets of the skyscraper-studded island are of [...]
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Carrie Lam’s failures have radicalised new generation, says freed activist

Carrie Lam’s failures have radicalised new generation, says freed activist

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 6:56 AM

Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, is the person responsible for mobilising the biggest protests in the city’s history, the freed student activist Joshua Wong has [...]
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‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ an unlikely anthem of HK protests

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill that have drawn [...]
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Executive Council members join HK leader Carrie Lam in apologies over suspended extradition bill

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Two advisers to Hong Kong’s leader apologised to the public on Wednesday for underestimating the backlash triggered by the now-suspended extradition bill. The show of [...]
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Google under fire for mistranslating Chinese amid HK protests

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

Google is facing pushback after a recent translation error switched a phrase to one more in line with the message of the People’s Republic of China amid pro-democracy [...]
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Can Carrie Lam reboot her political career after HK extradition bill crisis?

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor looked sombre as she walked onto the stage on Tuesday, with barely a trace of her usual trademark confidence bordering on [...]
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HK Centre for Health Protection reports 146 HIV infections, including two newborns, in first quarter of 2019

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

Two newborn children who contracted HIV from their mothers were among 146 infections recorded in Hong Kong in the first four months of the year, the city’s disease [...]
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Alibaba’s HK Listing May Spur A Wave Of Homecomings For China’s Tech Firms

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

As Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba presses ahead with its secondary stock offering in Hong Kong, analysts say the $20 billion move will pave the way for more tech listings [...]
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China’s tanks are sure to return with HK protests

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

The huge, ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong are directed not just against chief executive Carrie Lam’s refusal to withdraw her proposed extradition law. They also [...]
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As HK protests quiet down, what’s next?

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

All but a handful of protesters in Hong Kong have gone home, but the crisis that brought hundreds of thousands into the streets to oppose an extradition bill is far from [...]
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HK’s leader apologises again but won’t pull controversial extradition bill

20-Jun-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

After days of mass protests, critics see the apology as insufficient and want the bill withdrawn entirely. Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, apologised Tuesday [...]
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