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HK’s District Council elections must proceed as planned, European Union urges

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

The European Union has urged the Hong Kong government not to delay this Sunday’s District Council elections, amid speculation about a possible postponement in the face [...]
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Asian airlines slash flights to HK as unrest escalates

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

Several Asian airlines have cut flights to Hong Kong for the coming weeks, an industry scheduling publication showed, as anti-government protests in the city grow [...]
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Sermons with saline – Hong Kong pastor offers protesters aid, prayers

Sermons with saline – Hong Kong pastor offers protesters aid, prayers

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:28 AM

Wearing cross and clerical collar, Hong Kong pastor Alan Keung says he brings God’s love to the masses in a different way these days, using saline to wash away tear gas [...]
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Hong Kong protesters attempt daring escape down ropes as police seal off university

Hong Kong protesters attempt daring escape down ropes as police seal off university

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:22 AM

Protesters in Hong Kong staged a daring breakout from a university besieged by police last night as parents pleaded with authorities to spare the young activists, some of [...]
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Hundreds trapped in Hong Kong siege raising fears of crackdown

Hundreds trapped in Hong Kong siege raising fears of crackdown

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:19 AM

A two-day university siege has transfixed Hong Kong, raising fears of a bloody crackdown on hundreds of protesters who remain trapped in a campus surrounded by police. [...]
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Amid HK protests, universities shut campuses to outsiders

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

Two Hong Kong universities will ban outsiders on Monday under heightened security after a week of violent clashes on city campuses occupied by anti-government protesters. The [...]
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HK police fire rubber bullets to pin back campus protesters

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

Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Monday to pin back frantic anti-government protesters fleeing a university where hundreds were holed up with petrol [...]
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HK police threaten to use live bullets as standoff with protesters escalates

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

Hong Kong police threatened on Monday to use live bullets if “rioters” used lethal weapons and committed other acts of violence, after the latest flare up during [...]
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Thousands show up for pride parade on LGBT rights in HK, as some wear masks and chant anti-government protest slogans

Thousands show up for pride parade on LGBT rights in HK, as some wear masks and chant anti-government protest slogans

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

Thousands from Hong Kong’s LGBT community showed up at an annual pride rally on Saturday after police banned organisers’ application for a march for the first [...]
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HK financial elites shun local schools as protests mount

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

At Hong Kong’s most prestigious local schools, the admissions process can be brutally competitive. Demand for openings almost always exceeds supply, and children from [...]
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Cold front likely to bring cooler weather to HK with lowest temperature of autumn so far expected on Tuesday

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

Hong Kong is in line for what could be the coolest night of the autumn so far as weathermen predict a cold front will bring the mercury down to 17 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. [...]
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HK protests: police use controversial anti-riot sound device for first time, rejecting claims it is harmful

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

Hong Kong police have for the first time used a controversial anti-riot sound device they bought 10 years ago, rejecting claims by activists that it is a weapon that can [...]
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Is ban on glass bottle recycling and collection points part of HK government’s plan to deprive protesters of materials for petrol bombs?

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

Hong Kong’s largest glass bottle recycler has confirmed that it had received instructions from the government to suspend collection and withdraw bins from the streets [...]
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China defends brief troop deployment in HK

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

China’s military on Monday defended a brief deployment of soldiers onto Hong Kong’s streets, as it warned ending violence was the “most pressing task” [...]
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Police swoop as HK protesters try to flee

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

Hong Kong riot police swooped on pro-democracy protesters trying to flee a university they had set ablaze Monday, in one of the most violent confrontations seen in nearly six [...]
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