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HK has declared war against its young people

HK has declared war against its young people

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Over the weekend, defiant young activists in Hong Kong demonstrated their capacity to look after themselves in the campus of Polytechnic University. I was there, and [...]
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Last campus protesters hold out as HK schools reopen

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong schools reopened Wednesday after a six-day shutdown but students and commuters faced transit disruptions as the last protesters remained holed up on a university [...]
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Technicians guilty of faking test results for HK-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge costing taxpayer HK$58 million

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Twelve technicians at a Hong Kong government contractor have been found guilty of faking test reports for a mega bridge that connects the city to Macau and mainland China. [...]
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Wife of HK man set on fire after row with vandals tells Chinese state television of heartbreak at injuries

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The wife of the man who was set on fire in Hong Kong last week has told Chinese state television she was “heartbroken” by his injuries. Lee Chi-cheung, 57, was [...]
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Staring into HK’s future today

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

It is always dangerous to speculate about what China might or might not do, especially the further one looks into the future. The situation in Hong Kong provides a rare [...]
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Alibaba eyes $12.9 bn HK IPO after setting price: reports

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

Chinese online retail titan Alibaba could raise almost $13 billion in Hong Kong’s biggest IPO for nearly a decade after pricing its shares for the mega sale, reports [...]
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Trapped protesters weigh options as HK aims for normality

21-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

The last band of anti-government protesters trapped inside a besieged Hong Kong university were weighing a narrowing range of options early on Wednesday as city officials [...]
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Holdouts on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by police, face dwindling options

Holdouts on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by police, face dwindling options

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 1:43 PM

The last band of anti-government protesters trapped inside a besieged Hong Kong university were weighing a narrowing range of options on Wednesday, with some trying to escape [...]
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EU says escalating violence in HK ‘unacceptable’

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

The European Commission said on Monday that violence in response to the escalating anti-government protests in Hong Kong was unacceptable and called on law enforcement [...]
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Thousands of petrol bombs primed for HK streets ‘found in weapons factory at Chinese University’

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

More than 8,000 petrol bombs ready for use on Hong Kong’s streets have been found at Chinese University, a source has told the Post. Meanwhile, a police insider said [...]
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The Guardian view on HK: a city on the brink

The Guardian view on HK: a city on the brink

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

The authorities’ repression has only fuelled the crisis. It is up to them to de-escalate, as others should tell them ong Kong is burning. The authorities continue to [...]
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HK protests: police siege of Polytechnic University leaves parents stranded after trying to rescue their children

HK protests: police siege of Polytechnic University leaves parents stranded after trying to rescue their children

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

The siege of Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University by police trapped not only radical protesters, but parents who said they were trying to get their children out. John, [...]
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HK court rules ban on face masks unconstitutional

20-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s high court has ruled that an emergency law revived by the government to ban protesters wearing face masks was unconstitutional. It found the law was [...]
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UN decries HK protesters’ violence, calls for calm

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

The UN human rights office said on Tuesday that some Hong Kong demonstrators’ resorting to extreme violence, including against police, was “deeply regrettable and [...]
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China says HK courts have no power to rule on face mask ban

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

China’s top legislature said Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on the constitutionality of legislation under the city’s Basic Law, which includes a proposed [...]
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