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As HK’s financial risks mount, China looks to Shenzhen as future hub

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

On Sunday (August 19), China’s State Council released a statement declaring China’s plan to develop Shenzhen into an international financial hub comparable to [...]
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HK’s trauma is deep but by standing with the people, medical workers are providing social healing too

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

During the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) epidemic that brought Hong Kong to a virtual standstill in 2003, the surgical face-mask became the global emblem of a [...]
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HK campaigner who organises protests against parallel trading and opposes extradition bill beaten by stick-wielding gang in Sha Tin

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

A vocal opponent of parallel trading who is also against the controversial extradition bill has said he was viciously attacked by a gang armed with wooden sticks in Sha Tin, [...]
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HK protesters show no sign of backing down in the face of countless threats

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers took to the streets Sunday to demand governmental reforms amid military threats from Beijing, the specter of mob violence, and increasing [...]
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Violence poses conundrum to HK protest movement

Violence poses conundrum to HK protest movement

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

With a gas mask in her bag at Sunday’s peaceful rally, Hong Kong protester Kelly said she disagreed with the violence which has enveloped her city, but refused to [...]
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Cathay Pacific investigating rumours of anonymous letter from staff reiterating support for HK protests

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

Cathay Pacific Airways said on Sunday it was investigating online rumours about an anonymous letter said to be from its employees, reiterating their support for the ongoing [...]
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Showing a softer side? HK police release video of officer explaining laws to protesters and the trouble they could land in

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

Hong Kong’s embattled police force has tried to show a softer side amid its recent struggle with anti-government protesters, releasing a video of an officer gently [...]
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HK police launch manhunt for burglar who ransacked luxury home on The Peak

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

A citywide manhunt was under way on Monday for a burglar who ransacked a luxury home on The Peak while a domestic helper was inside. Police were called to the Mount Kellett [...]
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Some 1.7 million take part in 11th week of HK protests

Some 1.7 million take part in 11th week of HK protests

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CBSNews | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement took to the streets again Sunday for a massive and peaceful march. An estimated 1.7 million people a quarter of the territory’s [...]
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Three nights of tear gas-free protests as HK’s anti-government movement gives peace a chance

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

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters braved torrential rains on Sunday as they marched along the main thoroughfares of Hong Kong Island, determined to show the [...]
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HK protests: Generation gap on the streets

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Pro-China crowds are mostly middle-aged or older, the pro-democracy group is mostly made up of the younger generation. In a few hours, crowds are expected to begin gathering [...]
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No reason for Beijing to send troops to HK to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung

No reason for Beijing to send troops to HK to deal with protests, says former justice secretary Elsie Leung

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

Hong Kong has not yet warranted any call for Beijing to send troops to the city for security purposes amid ongoing protests against the now-abandoned extradition bill, top [...]
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Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest HK protest against China

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest HK protest against China

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | USAToday | 6:02 AM

Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday as pro-democracy demonstrators rallied against the slowly tightening grip [...]
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Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful HK protest

20-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road in the Chinese territory, [...]
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HK tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers’ rally in rain

HK tense as weekend of protests begins with teachers’ rally in rain

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

Several thousand Hong Kong school teachers and supporters braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government protests, despite fears that police could [...]
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