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New Yorkers Stand in Solidarity With HK Protesters

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

As protesters in Hong Kong continue to campaign for universal suffrage from China, New Yorkers are gathering to show their support. “Democracy is a right too many [...]
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Faceoff in HK: 3 sides, all with options

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong and crowds of students blocked the entrances to government headquarters Thursday as midnight approached [...]
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Meet the hedge fund guy backing HK protests

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

One of the most prominent leaders of Hong Kong’s democracy movement is not a student, academic or professional protester. He used to work for a hedge fund. Relatively [...]
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HK protesters urged to clear the streets as deadline nears

HK protesters urged to clear the streets as deadline nears

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Tensions rose in Hong Kong on Thursday as protesters’ deadline for the chief executive’s resignation approached and the government urged people to clear the [...]
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Texting apps required gear for HK protests

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Just as protesters in Egypt depended on Twitter three years ago, the latest digital tools have become required gear for tens of thousands of people demanding democratic [...]
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Defiant H.K. protesters clash with police despite talks offer

Defiant H.K. protesters clash with police despite talks offer

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong scuffled with police outside government headquarters as tensions ran high Friday, despite an eleventh-hour agreement for talks, as China [...]
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HK protesters set for talks; govt HQ shut

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong protest leaders on Friday welcomed an offer by the territory’s leader of talks to defuse the crisis over demonstrations seeking democratic reforms, though [...]
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HK protests ‘doomed to fail’: China party paper

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The official mouthpiece of China’s ruling Communist party said Friday that authorities will not make concessions to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong and that their [...]
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World watches as HK protesters prepare to make – or repeat – history

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

David To watched with a mixture of pride and apprehension Thursday as a new generation of students demonstrated for democracy and wondered if history would be made or simply [...]
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China Travel-Permit Suspension Weighs on HK Tourism

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

Beijing’s decision to suspend issuance of travel permits for mainland tour groups bound for Hong Kong is expected to sharpen the blow to tourism in the city, which has [...]
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This Is Why HK Looks So Different From The Rest Of China

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

The incredible scenes from Hong Kong this week have highlighted just how different the region is from mainland China. In open defiance of Beijing, thousands of students and [...]
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HK leader won’t quit, offers talks instead

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong protesters on Friday welcomed an overnight offer by the territory’s leader of talks to defuse the crisis over demonstrations seeking democratic reforms, [...]
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Mainland Chinese shoppers stay clear of HK

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sleek luxury store fronts plastered with political slogans and shops eerily empty of customers: the scenes in protest-gripped Hong Kong have left unsuspecting mainland [...]
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Taiwan Watching HK Protests Closely

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

The phrase “Today Hong Kong, tomorrow Taiwan” has been much on the lips of many people on this island. As hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong have joined [...]
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Tensions soar in HK as police bring in rubber bullets POSTED ONLINE

04-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Crowds of protesters in Hong Kong swelled Thursday after police were seen unloading boxes of tear gas and rubber bullets, sending tensions soaring as authorities urged [...]
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