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News Guide: Issues, people in HK protests

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

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are drawing thousands of mostly young residents of this former British colony into the streets in a massive but peaceful movement of civil [...]
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Some Taiwanese see their unwanted future unfolding in HK

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Pri.org | 6:00 AM

f Beijing had its way, the democratic island of Taiwan would be reunified with China under the same political set-up that governs Hong Kong. It’s known as “one [...]
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HK Protests Spark HKD Plunge as Tensions Escalate

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong dollar has broken its long-held tight range and plummeted to a six-month low against the US dollar as rising tensions in Asia’s financial capital severely [...]
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US takes cautious line in response to HK protests

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States is carefully calibrating its response to pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, showing support for peaceful protests while signaling it has little [...]
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Is HK’s future as a financial centre threatened?

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Extraordinary scenes over the weekend showed the scale of protests in Hong Kong as students and the organisers of the Occupy movement called for democracy. Stocks are down in [...]
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HK protests’ ‘Umbrella Revolution’ tag escapes China’s censors – so far

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s censors, who have barred most online discussion of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, have so far not blocked searches for the movement’s [...]
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HK Protests: China Warns International Community Not To ‘Interfere’

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Thousands of pro-democracy protestors have weathered tear gas and baton charges to stay on the streets of Hong Kong in a tense standoff with police. The UK Foreign Office [...]
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HK Economic Resilience Forged in Crises Faces Test

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Having prospered through the handover to China, Asia’s financial crisis and the SARS epidemic, Hong Kong’s resilience is being tested again. Stocks slumped and [...]
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Taiwan’s president backs HK protesters

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s president has thrown his weight behind Hong Kong’s democracy protesters, saying he was “very concerned” by events in the city and urging [...]
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HK Protests Are a Threat to Xi and His ‘Chinese Dream’

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Business Week | 6:00 AM

The swelling protests in Hong Kong that have gripped the world’s attention are Xi Jinping’s and the Chinese Communist Party’s worst nightmare. The fear is [...]
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‘One country, two systems’: How HK remains distinct from China

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

Hong Kong, as anyone who has lived or worked in the city knows, is simultaneously China, and not China. The complex legal framework that was put in place when the city [...]
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HK Protests: Instagram ‘Blocked in China’

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

China has blocked the photo-sharing app Instagram as pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong spread despite police’s attempt to disperse the crowd. The social networking [...]
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Police ease tactics in HK protest standoff

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

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking [...]
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Taiwan: Will protests affect tourism from HK?

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Eturbo News | 6:00 AM

Taiwan Tourism Bureau said Monday it is watching closely to see if the current pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong will have an impact on the willingness of people in Hong [...]
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HK protests turn festive after tear gas chaos

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

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters turned parts of Hong Kong into a massive street party on Monday night, with the mood turning festive just a day after riot [...]
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