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Lack of extradition process from HK to mainland China flagged by anti-money laundering body

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The lack of a mechanism in Hong Kong to extradite suspects to other parts of China was cited as an obstacle to tackling money laundering and terrorism financing by an [...]
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HK leader says China ‘respects and supports’ withdrawal of extradition bill

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Thursday that China “understands, respects and supports” her government’s move to formally withdraw an extradition bill, [...]
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Will HK’s Protesters Accept Carrie Lam’s Concession?

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | ForeignPolicy | 6:02 AM

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s besieged chief executive, has finally bowed to the demand that triggered the summer protest movement: In a televised statement broadcast on [...]
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HK protesters attack MTR station supervisor and leave him needing hospital treatment for hand and neck injuries

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The supervisor of a Hong Kong MTR station ended up in hospital after being attacked by anti-government protesters in the early hours of Thursday morning. Protesters cornered [...]
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HK’s leader made a big concession to protesters. Is it ‘too little, too late’?

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VOX | 6:02 AM

Chief Executive Carrie Lam finally pulled the extradition bill that sparked months of protests. But some protesters remain skeptical and say they’ll hold out for all of [...]
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The Latest: Lam says decision to end bill was her govt’s own

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 11 a.m. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam says the move to withdraw the extradition bill was her government’s own [...]
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HK leader calls for dialogue after protesters reject concession

HK leader calls for dialogue after protesters reject concession

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader Thursday urged pro-democracy protesters to end their demonstrations after her surprise decision to bow to one of their key demands was condemned as [...]
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Lam says extradition bill will end without debate or vote

06-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Thursday the extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory will be formally withdrawn in [...]
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Defiant HK Children Drown Out Chinese Anthem With Stirring ‘Les Mis’ Song

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

Students at a Hong Kong school drowned out the Chinese national anthem at a ceremony marking the start of the year with a rousing version of “Do You Hear the People [...]
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HK protester injured by police during arrest

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Riot police fired beanbag guns and used pepper sprayboth anti-riot weaponsto clear demonstrators from outside Prince Edward metro station. Witness video obtained by Reuters [...]
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HK leader to announce withdrawal of extradition bill: media report

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce later on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of a proposed extradition bill that sparked three months of protests in the [...]
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HK Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewellery store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha Tsuiknown to locals [...]
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HK on brink of recession as protests and trade war take toll

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong is on the verge of a recession as its private sector activity plunged to a decade-low in August amid an escalating trade war and its worst political crisis in [...]
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HK sapphire coating start-up targets expanded use in foldable phones, seeks $1.5 million in funding

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong start-up Cathay Photonics, which has patented technology for the application of scratch proof sapphire on glass and plastic, is targeting $1.5 million in pre-series [...]
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Be on your guard, HK activists tell Merkel before China trip

Be on your guard, HK activists tell Merkel before China trip

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be guided by her memories [...]
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