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Tear gas fired as HK marks first month of mask ban

08-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police fired tear gas at pro-democracy protesters in the early hours of Wednesday as demonstrators marked the one-month anniversary of the mask ban. Protesters were [...]
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Chinese University students wear masks and chant HK protest slogans during national anthem at graduation, forcing ceremony to be cut short

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

A graduation ceremony at the Chinese University of Hong Kong was abruptly halted on Thursday after students wearing masks chanted slogans as the national anthem was being [...]
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Junius Ho attack: man arrested after HK lawmaker wounded campaigning in Tuen Mun

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

A man has been arrested over the attack on lawmaker Junius Ho Kwan-yiu, a hate figure for the anti-government movement who was expected to undergo surgery on Wednesday for a [...]
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Pro-Beijing politician wounded in HK knife attack

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

A firebrand pro-Beijing politician in Hong Kong was wounded in a knife attack on Wednesday, the latest tit-for-tat political violence to break out in a city engulfed by [...]
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From Luxury Watches to Broiler Hens, Companies Around the Globe Say HK Protests Are Hurting Them

07-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:02 AM

Whether they sell luxury watches from Switzerland or farm hens from Mississippi, a surprising concern is occupying a number of corporate executives this earnings season: Hong [...]
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Here’s another sign of the economic pain being felt in HK

07-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Business activity in Hong Kong’s private sector fell to its weakest in 21 years in October, weighed down by anti-government protests and softening global demand, [...]
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HK university student injured during car park fall fighting for his life as two tests find him unresponsive

HK university student injured during car park fall fighting for his life as two tests find him unresponsive

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

A Hong Kong university student who suffered a serious brain injury after a fall in a car park over the weekend was fighting for his life on Tuesday, as medical sources [...]
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Effort in US Congress to rein in China on HK protests faces obstacles

Effort in US Congress to rein in China on HK protests faces obstacles

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

A push in the US Congress for legislation to support pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and pressure China to refrain from a violent crackdown faces an array of obstacles, [...]
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Xi Jinping’s meeting with Carrie Lam: she reveals she could feel his support for her to end HK protest violence; analysts say it was to quash rumours of her firing

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping has lent his full support to Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, quashing speculation for now she would be replaced [...]
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Chinese face recognition firm Megvii denies report it is mulling delay of HK IPO after US blacklisting

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

Chinese artificial intelligence start-up Megvii Technology dismissed a report that it is considering a delay in its Hong Kong initial public offering over US trade blacklist [...]
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Man accused of biting off ear of HK district councillor Joe Chen charged with malicious assault

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

A retired man accused of biting off part of a district councillor’s ear over the weekend has been charged with malicious assault in a Hong Kong court. But Joe Chen, 48 [...]
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China defense chief defends policy on HK, Xinjiang

07-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

China’s defense minister defended his country’s policy on the controversial issues of Hong Kong and the northwestern territory of Xinjiang in a telephone [...]
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Water cannons deployed in Tsim Sha Tsui as HK protesters wearing ‘V for Vendetta’ masks test new ‘flash mob’ tactic of assembling at short notice

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

Sudden chaos descended on the bustling streets of Tsim Sha Tsui on Tuesday night, as riot police deployed water cannons to disperse radical anti-government protesters who [...]
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HK business activity contracts at fastest pace in 21 years

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

Business activity in Hong Kong’s private sector fell to its weakest in 21 years in October, weighed down by anti-government protests and softening global demand, [...]
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Pro-Beijing lawmaker stabbed while campaigning in HK

07-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

An anti-government assailant stabbed and wounded a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker who was election campaigning Wednesday, police said, in another escalation of violence [...]
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