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Tear gas and water cannon as HK crowds defy rally ban

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

Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas Sunday as crowds held an illegal march, with hardcore protesters throwing petrol bombs and trashing businesses to cap a week [...]
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HK leaders apologise for water cannon use at mosque

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

Hong Kong officials apologised to Muslim leaders Monday after riot police sprayed a mosque and bystanders with a water cannon while trying to contain pro-democracy [...]
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Hands tied and paralysed: HK leader struggles to end crisis

Hands tied and paralysed: HK leader struggles to end crisis

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

Paralysed by seething protesters and intransigent bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong’s government lacks the power and experience to end the unprecedented political crisis in [...]
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HK descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

HK descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

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

Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorised pro-democracy rally Sunday, as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses, and police [...]
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HK protests: growing number of repeat arrests prompts calls for special court to fast-track cases related to violent unrest

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

About 60 anti-government protesters in Hong Kong have been arrested for a second time after being detained and released by police, prompting calls for a special court to [...]
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Seconds of violence in HKthen hours of verification

Seconds of violence in HKthen hours of verification

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

The policeman raises his pistol in a melee of protesters, the gun barrel flashes and a young man falls onto his back clutching his chest 60 seconds of video caught on camera [...]
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West is paying the price for supporting HK riots, Chinese state media says

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

Chinese state-run media has published a series of editorials and opinion pieces drawing parallels between violent protests in Hong Kong, Spain and Chileaccusing the West of [...]
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HK leader visits mosque struck by blue water-cannon dye

HK leader visits mosque struck by blue water-cannon dye

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

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader and the city’s police chief visited a mosque on Monday that was struck with blue dye from a water cannon during the latest bout of [...]
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HK government considers moving trade terminal to make way for new town

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

Hong Kong’s government is looking at relocating the city’s 65-hectare River Trade Terminal to make way for a major new town in the northwest of the city, the [...]
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International Air Transport Association urges HK government to offer financial relief to airlines hit hard by months of protest turmoil

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

A global aviation body has piled pressure on the Hong Kong government to offer financial relief to airlines hit hard by the protest crisis that has crippled the city since [...]
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Unrest Continues Unabated in HK as March on Rail Terminus Degenerates into Arson and Street Battles

22-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Tens of thousands of anti-communist protesters defied an official ban to march through one of Hong Kong’s prime tourist districts Sunday. But what began as a peaceful [...]
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Muslim Council of HK appeals for calm after police water cannons spray blue dye at front of Kowloon Mosque

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

The Muslim Council of Hong Kong has appealed for calm, saying the city’s biggest mosque was not police’s intended target when their water cannons sprayed its [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam defends minister Patrick Nip over family property purchases made before unveiling of new housing measures

HK leader Carrie Lam defends minister Patrick Nip over family property purchases made before unveiling of new housing measures

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has sought to exonerate one of her ministers whose family bought properties shortly before the government unveiled housing [...]
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HK tightens security ahead of planned protest

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

Hong Kong tightened security ahead of a planned anti-government march on Sunday afternoon, with some metro services halted and public facilities shuttering as pro-democracy [...]
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HK firms, lacking riot insurance, pick up pieces from protest damage

HK firms, lacking riot insurance, pick up pieces from protest damage

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

Hong Kong’s businesses will likely foot the bill for vandalism inflicted over the past four months during the territory’s most violent protests in living memory [...]
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