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Carrie Lam says she will ‘tackle violence head on’ as recession hits HK

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

After five months of protests, Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam has said her government will “tackle the violence head on” as the Asian financial hub [...]
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Democracy activist Joshua Wong barred from running in HK district council election

Democracy activist Joshua Wong barred from running in HK district council election

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung has been banned from running in November’s district council elections because he had not changed his stance on [...]
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Bold gangs take advantage of HK protests and stretched police resources to smuggle more luxury goods between city and mainland China

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Smugglers are taking advantage of anti-government protests in Hong Kong to traffic luxury goods between the city and mainland China over water, while police attention is [...]
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HK police admit adopting more aggressive tactics in bid to quell rising violence as tensions grow between officers and journalists

HK police admit adopting more aggressive tactics in bid to quell rising violence as tensions grow between officers and journalists

30-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled police force has admitted to an aggressive shift in tactics when dealing with the ongoing unrest in the city, while journalist associations have [...]
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HK protesters use skin and ink to support movement

HK protesters use skin and ink to support movement

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Mike Chan’s tattoo needle buzzes gently as he draws a design on his customer’s thigh a figure wearing a helmet, goggles and mask. Dipping his needle into pots of [...]
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Tear gas and molotovs as HK reels from new clashes

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong was gripped by another day of petrol bombs and tear gas on Sunday as police and pro-democracy protesters clashed for hours throughout a popular tourist district. [...]
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HK in recession after protests deal ‘comprehensive blow’

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Financial secretary calls fall in tourism an ‘emergency’ and says it will be extremely difficult for city to achieve any annual growth Hong Kong’s financial [...]
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HK protesters hurl petrol bombs after police fire tear gas to clear rally

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong anti-government protesters set fire to shops and hurled petrol bombs on Sunday, police said, after riot police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets to [...]
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HK enters recession as media decry treatment of journalists

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong has fallen into recession, hit by more than five months of anti-government protests that show no signs of relenting, and is unlikely to achieve any growth this [...]
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Thousands of HK medical workers and supporters hold peaceful anti-police rally, as city marks second straight Saturday without widespread violence

Thousands of HK medical workers and supporters hold peaceful anti-police rally, as city marks second straight Saturday without widespread violence

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Thousands of medical professionals and their supporters held a peaceful rally in Hong Kong’s business district of Central, accusing police of brutalising protesters, as [...]
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Rampaging HK protesters unleash 21st straight weekend of chaos and violence

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong marked its 21st straight weekend of anti-government protests as radicals went on a rampage that spread from the tourist hub of Tsim Sha Tsui to Mong Kok and Sham [...]
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Why an industrial accident could mean a life of pain and poverty for HK construction workers

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

When Hong Kong construction worker David Wong (not his real name) fell 1.5 metres from a crane and landed flat on his back on a loading truck in 2017, he could not have [...]
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‘Protests highlight need for new role’ for HK in Greater Bay Area

‘Protests highlight need for new role’ for HK in Greater Bay Area

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong needs to come up with a new set of sustainable policies to address the frustrations at the heart of the anti-government protests if its role in the Greater Bay Area [...]
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Court order on officer data targets doxxers not journalists, HK police insist

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong police force’s short-term court order against publication of officers’ personal information was not an abuse of power or a blanket ban targeting the [...]
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HK, trade war shadow China leaders summit in Beijing

29-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

The elite Central Committee of China’s ruling Communist Party will hold a closed-door meeting from Monday to Thursday to set the major policies for the year ahead and [...]
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