Click for Hong Kong Forecast

Category: Hong KongSubscribe via RSS Feed

Press freedom in HK ‘at its worst’ with journalists attacked and berated by police and protesters on both sides of extradition bill clashes

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

Press freedom in the city had fallen to its lowest level amid reporters being attacked at rallies by police and protesters, the Hong Kong Journalists Association warned on [...]
» More

Man suspected of killing teenager in northern HK suburb on Saturday night has fled to mainland China, say police

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

A 27-year-old man suspected of murdering another man outside a hair salon in northern Hong Kong on Saturday has already fled to mainland China, prompting the city’s [...]
» More

Public increasingly backing radical HK protesters despite unease over violence, say academics, as Carrie Lam’s government faces even greater resistance against extradition bill

Public increasingly backing radical HK protesters despite unease over violence, say academics, as Carrie Lam’s government faces even greater resistance against extradition bill

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

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement against the extradition bill received a shot in the arm on Sunday to keep the pressure on the government to completely withdraw the [...]
» More

Tens of thousands in Hong Kong take message to mainlanders

Tens of thousands in Hong Kong take message to mainlanders

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 8:58 AM

Tens of thousands of people, many wearing black shirts and some carrying British colonial-era flags, marched in Hong Kong on Sunday, targeting a mainland Chinese audience as [...]
» More

Hong Kong and Taiwan Are Bonding Over China

Hong Kong and Taiwan Are Bonding Over China

08-Jul-2019 Intellasia | | 6:30 AM

Hong Kong and Taiwan long had a relationship built around trade and tourism. But as China clamps down in Hong Kong, ties between the pair are strengthening. When Margaret [...]
» More

First charges against HK anti-government protester

06-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong street artist was charged on Friday with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government protester since the [...]
» More

HK leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests

HK leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests

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

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet students in the Chinese-ruled city as she tries to fend off pressure from a month of protests over a proposed law that [...]
» More

HK protest suspect claims police assaulted him, denied him food and threatened him, court hears

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

The first suspect to appear in court in connection with the violent protests against the controversial extradition bill has accused Hong Kong police of assaulting him, [...]
» More

UK summons China ambassador in row over HK protests

06-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Dispute escalates after Jeremy Hunt’s call of not using protests as ‘pretext for repression’ China’s ambassador to the UK has been summoned to the [...]
» More

HK students reject closed-door talks with city leader

HK students reject closed-door talks with city leader

06-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Student unions from two Hong Kong universities said Friday that they have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her [...]
» More

HK protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament

HK protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament

06-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

At least 12 people have been arrested in the first wave of detentions linked to anti-government protests in Hong Kong that led to the storming and vandalising of the [...]
» More

Radical core of HK protesters who trashed city’s legislature were ‘prepared to die for their cause’

Radical core of HK protesters who trashed city’s legislature were ‘prepared to die for their cause’

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

A squad of radical protesters fancying themselves as martyrs, willing to die to draw global attention to their cause, led the violent siege of Hong Kong’s legislature [...]
» More

HK protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both criticism and support

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

Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong’s legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the understandable actions of [...]
» More

China accuses Britain of intervening in its ‘internal affairs’ in HK

06-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

When pro-democracy activists took to the streets of Hong Kong for an annual march on the July 1 anniversary of the territory’s handover to China, they kicked off [...]
» More

HK’s cancer DNA tests industry gets a boost as Taiwanese provider ACT Genomics opens lab

HK’s cancer DNA tests industry gets a boost as Taiwanese provider ACT Genomics opens lab

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

Hong Kong’s cancer DNA tests industry has received a shot in the arm from Taiwan-based ACT Genomics opening a HK$20 million laboratory at the Science Park in Sha Tin to [...]
» More