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Pentagon official says US is concerned by ‘heavier hand Beijing has taken’ in HK

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

Hong Kong’s long-held reputation as one of Asia-Pacific’s best, most well-regulated police, judicial and administrative systems is under threat as Beijing takes [...]
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HK leader slams US senator for ‘police state’ remark

HK leader slams US senator for ‘police state’ remark

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

Hong Kong’s leader on Tuesday hit back at a US senator who said the city is becoming a police state, a day after a massive rally called on Washington to punish Beijing [...]
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House approves bills supporting pro-democracy activists in HK

House approves bills supporting pro-democracy activists in HK

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

The House of Representatives sent a clear rebuke to Beijing and reaffirmed American support for pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on Tuesday afternoon, as police have [...]
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US House passes legislation taking hard line on China over HK, Huawei

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

The US House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one [...]
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23 spice products sold in HK have cancer-causing substances: consumer watchdog

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

Hong Kong’s consumer watchdog has found 23 spice products sold in the city contained substances that could cause cancer, with the amount in two goods exceeding local [...]
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HK leader forced to abandon state of the union address amid protests

17-Oct-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam abandoned a state-of-the-union style address after opposition politicians heckled her in chaotic scenes inside the city’s [...]
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HIGHLIGHTS-HK leader Carrie Lam unveils property measures

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

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam unveiled a package of property measures on Wednesday aimed at restoring confidence in her administration after more than four months of [...]
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HK policy address key takeaways: Leader Carrie Lam homes in on housing ‘grievances’ and unveils cash sweeteners in bid to rescue cith from brink

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

For the first time in Hong Kong’s history, its leader’s policy address was delivered by video after heckling from opposition lawmakers forced Carrie Lam Cheng [...]
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US House passes HK ‘Democracy Act’

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

The US House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill sought by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong that aims to defend civil rights in the semi-autonomous territory. [...]
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HK leader forced to abandon address, offers no olive branch

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech in the legislature on Wednesday because of jeering lawmakers but later offered no direct olive branch to [...]
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HK leader abandons policy speech after heckles from lawmakers

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader abandoned a State of the Union-style speech on Wednesday after she was heckled by rowdy opposition lawmakers during chaotic scenes inside [...]
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‘Not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage now,’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam tells EU, according to internal report

‘Not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage now,’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam tells EU, according to internal report

16-Oct-2019 Intellasia | SCMP | 8:10 AM

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor told the European Union representative in the city that it was not feasible to relaunch a debate on universal suffrage [...]
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Hong Kong bans protesters from police housing areas amid escalating violence

Hong Kong bans protesters from police housing areas amid escalating violence

16-Oct-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:07 AM

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday ruled out making any concessions to pro-democracy protesters in the face of escalating violence, which police said was now [...]
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What keeps the months-long, massive HK protests going? ’60 Minutes’ reports

16-Oct-2019 Intellasia | CBSNews | 6:02 AM

“When you lose freedom, you lose everything,” a successful Hong Kong businessperson says, explaining why he is part of the pro-democracy street protests This [...]
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HK protesters fill Chater Garden and spill onto nearby roads in Central, calling for United States to pass democracy act

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

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters some waving American flags filled a downtown park and spilled onto nearby roads on Monday evening, urging US congressmen to pass a [...]
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