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HK presses ahead with extradition bill despite biggest protest since handover

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city’s biggest [...]
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HK slowly getting back to normal after night of running battles between protesters and police

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Things gradually returned to normal outside Hong Kong’s legislature and administrative headquarters on Monday after hundreds of protesters fought pitched battles with [...]
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HK extradition bill near approval despite big protest

HK extradition bill near approval despite big protest

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against them that underscored fears [...]
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Violence mars end of huge HK protest against China extradition

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A huge peaceful protest in Hong Kong against controversial plans to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland descended into violence early Monday as police fought running [...]
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Factbox: What HK people are saying about controversial China extradition bill

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow [...]
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HK protests: More than one million people join rally against China extradition bill, organisers say

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

More than one million people have joined a mass protest in Hong Kong against a government-sponsored extradition bill with mainland China, according to organisers. Protesters [...]
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From Vancouver to New York to Brisbane, rallies around world express solidarity with HK’s mass protest against extradition agreement

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A wave of solidarity swept from Berlin to Brisbane on Sunday as demonstrators gathered around the world to support the mass protest in Hong Kong against the [...]
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HK extradition bill: Carrie Lam strikes conciliatory tone, but insists legislation will go ahead as planned despite mass protest

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s leader struck a conciliatory tone on Monday, pledging to reach out to critics of her controversial extradition bill, but insisted it would not be dropped [...]
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HK lawmaker gets suspended sentence over ‘Occupy’ charges

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Legislator Tanya Chan was handed a suspended sentence on Monday after she was found guilty of inciting public nuisance during the 2014 pro-democracy “Occupy” [...]
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Labour secretary says HK government study into role overwork and exhaustion play in sudden deaths will be released next year

Labour secretary says HK government study into role overwork and exhaustion play in sudden deaths will be released next year

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The findings of a government study looking into how physical exhaustion plays a role in sudden deaths at work will be available next year, Hong Kong’s labour chief [...]
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HK protests against extradition law spill into Sydney

HK protests against extradition law spill into Sydney

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian [...]
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HK pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city’s biggest [...]
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HK leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader on Monday refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to [...]
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Protesters, police fight pitched battles after historic ‘million-strong’ march against HK’s controversial extradition bill turns violent

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of protesters fought pitched battles with police outside Hong Kong’s legislature and administrative headquarters late into Sunday night and early Monday [...]
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HK plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law

HK plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law

11-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after more than half a million people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would [...]
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