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US VP Mike Pence’s speech, expected to be critical of China, postponed because of ‘progress’ ahead of leaders’ G20 meeting

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

An upcoming speech by US vice-President Mike Pence in which he was expected to criticise China’s human rights record has been postponed because of “progress in [...]
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HK police condemn protesters and vow response to their ‘illegal activities’ after 15-hour siege of force’s HQ finally comes to an end

HK police condemn protesters and vow response to their ‘illegal activities’ after 15-hour siege of force’s HQ finally comes to an end

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

The use of force by Hong Kong police during last week’s extradition bill protest, which triggered the siege of its headquarters on Friday night, was “necessary [...]
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HK police take no action as anti-extradition bill protesters blockade headquarters with chief Stephen Lo inside

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

Thousands of protesters besieged Hong Kong police headquarters on Friday, jamming doors, erecting barricades and blocking all street-level passageways in and out of the [...]
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Department of Health seeks clarification from HK Adventist Hospital over refusal to treat injured protester who was later arrested

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

The Hong Kong health authority is seeking clarification from a private hospital that refused to treat a patient with a “suspicious wound” and then reported the [...]
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HK protesters disperse after blockading police headquarters

HK protesters disperse after blockading police headquarters

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

Thousands of protesters who had blockaded police headquarters in Asia’s leading financial centre had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning with some roads reopened for [...]
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HK police slam ‘illegal’ protest as HQ siege ends

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

Hong Kong police on Saturday vowed to pursue anti-government protesters who launched a 15-hour siege of their headquarters as historic rallies aimed at ousting the [...]
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Chinese foreign minister claims ‘black hand’ of Western involvement in HK

Chinese foreign minister claims ‘black hand’ of Western involvement in HK

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi has accused the “black hand” of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to “stir up [...]
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HK lets protesters’ deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos

HK lets protesters’ deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage [...]
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Thousands converge on HK police HQ in anti-govt demo

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

Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong’s police headquarters Friday, demanding the resignation of the city’s pro-Beijing leader and the release of [...]
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Questions over credibility of HK Police Force as security chief says riot squad uniforms have no room for officers’ identity numbers

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

The credibility of Hong Kong’s police force has been called into question over the official explanation that Special Tactical Squad officers accused of brutality during [...]
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HK protesters against extradition bill head to Admiralty as non-cooperation campaign kicks off and Teresa Cheng apologises

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

Hundreds of people were gathering in Hong Kong’s political centre on Friday morning as part of a citywide campaign of non-cooperation to pile more pressure on the chief [...]
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HK: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill

HK: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill

22-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Protestors in Hong Kong have blocked a key road through the city centre and massed outside police headquarters to demand the total withdrawal of a controversial extradition [...]
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Tale of two cities: HK turmoil may boost Singapore

22-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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No bloodshed, no injuries, no arrests: HK extradition bill protesters vow peaceful response after deadline passes with demands unanswered

No bloodshed, no injuries, no arrests: HK extradition bill protesters vow peaceful response after deadline passes with demands unanswered

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

Protesters are set to besiege Hong Kong’s legislative and administrative headquarters on Friday, after the city’s embattled leader refused to fully withdraw the [...]
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HK protesters call for new demo after demands are snubbed

HK protesters call for new demo after demands are snubbed

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

Hong Kong opposition groups called Thursday for another major demonstration after the pro-Beijing government did not respond to demands of protesters who have shaken the city [...]
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