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HK Lennon Wall torn down at Australia’s University of Queensland

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

An Australian university roiled by weeks of tensions over the protests in Hong Kong has vowed to ramp up security after a Lennon Wall on campus was torn down by a group of [...]
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China warns HK protesters that punishment is coming

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

China warned Tuesday that it will be “only a matter of time” before it punishes those behind two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have [...]
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HK protests take a toll as companies flag impact

HK protests take a toll as companies flag impact

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

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd and the owner of Hong Kong’s luxury Peninsula hotel became the latest companies to highlight the impact of recent protests on their business, [...]
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Former HK leader Leung Chun-ying calls for boycott of Confederation of Trade Unions’ fundraiser, accusing group of ‘inciting’ Monday’s citywide strike

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

Former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying has appealed for a pro-democracy labour rights body’s fundraiser to be boycotted, accusing the group of “inciting” [...]
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HK lawyers march in silence to support democracy protesters

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

Hong Kong lawyers held a silent march in support of anti-government protesters on Wednesday, highlighting the movement’s enduring broad appeal despite increasingly [...]
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Cathay Pacific announces profits of HK$1.35 billion for first six months of 2019 but warns HK protests have affected inbound bookings

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

Cathay Pacific Airways has beaten profit expectations with earnings of HK$1.35 billion (US$172 million) for the first six months of the year, the airline announced on [...]
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HK facing ‘most serious situation’ since handover amid intensifying protests, says top Beijing official Zhang Xiaoming

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

Hong Kong faces its most serious threat since the city returned to Chinese sovereignty as the extradition bill saga intensifies, according to the head of China’s top [...]
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HK protests: four men accused of possessing weapons at Yuen Long demonstration granted bail at High Court

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

Two men were brought to a Hong Kong court on Tuesday charged with damaging a traffic light, a day after anti-government protesters brought the city’s traffic to a near [...]
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City-wide strikes bring HK to a standstill

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city’s transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport, in the most [...]
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Group of HK activists says will not back down on demands: TV

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

A group of activists dressed in the Hong Kong protest uniform of masks and hard hats held a widely televised news conference Tuesday and urged the city’s leader Carrie [...]
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China warns HK protesters will be ‘punished’ and refuses to rule out military intervention

07-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

China warned protesters in Hong Kong they would soon be punished for “criminal acts,” refusing to rule out military force to restore order as near-daily [...]
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HK traffic returning to normal after strike chaos leads to transport disruption, police station sieges and tear gas dispersals

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

The transport network in Hong Kong gradually returned to normal on Tuesday morning, after a citywide strike and raging protests on Monday plunged city traffic into chaos. [...]
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HK International Airport plays catch-up after anti-government strike cancels hundreds of flights

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

Hong Kong International Airport was in recovery mode on Tuesday morning as airlines worked to send passengers to their destinations after a crippling citywide strike forced [...]
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China reiterates support for HK’s embattled leader

China reiterates support for HK’s embattled leader

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

China’s ruling Communist Party once again underlined its wholesale support for Hong Kong’s embattled leader on Tuesday as she struggles to contain increasingly [...]
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Masked HK protesters hold rare press conference

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

Three masked youngsters from Hong Kong’s anti-government movement took the unusual step on Tuesday of holding a press conference to demand democracy, liberty and [...]
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