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Joshua Wong’s mother’s letter to son blasts HK government’s pursuit of jailed pro-democracy activists

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

In letter penned shortly before 20-year-old was jailed, Grace Ng says treatment of Occupy trio marks ‘depraved’ city Imprisoned political activist Joshua Wong [...] » More

3 HK Activists Jailed For Role In 2014 ‘Umbrella’ Protests

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Three of the most visible leaders of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement have been sentenced to jail time for their roles in the series of massive pro-democracy protests in [...] » More

Alibaba’s $200 Billion Stock Surge Reminds HK of Its Loss

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hang Seng Indexes Co. has unveiled a plan to liven up its China benchmark by including non-state controlled firms such as Tencent Holdings Ltd One company that won’t be [...] » More

HK Court Sends Activist Joshua Wong to Prison

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Hong Kong court sent young activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders to prison Thursday for their roles in huge pro-democracy protests nearly three years earlier, [...] » More

HK’s jailed Umbrella Movement leaders

HK’s jailed Umbrella Movement leaders

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The three Umbrella Movement leaders jailed Thursday in Hong Kong were at the forefront of the 2014 pro-democracy rallies which brought parts of Hong Kong to a standstill for [...] » More

Street joints and empires in noodle-crazed HK

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

From decades-old holes in the wall to multi million dollar businesses, Hong Kong’s noodle scene is a moneyspinner in a city that runs on quick and affordable comfort [...] » More

The Guardian view on HK: the voice of Beijing, not of justice

19-Aug-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Campaigners in Hong Kong and abroad say it is vindictive to imprison pro-democracy protestors over a sit-in. They are right The jailing of Joshua Wong, Hong Kong’s [...] » More

The Yuan Is HK’s New Darling as Investors Chase Higher Yields

18-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The big ball of money in Hong Kong is rolling to the yuan, and the local dollar is suffering. After years of underperforming, the offshore yuan is near its highest level [...] » More

Cathay Struggles to Get Top Dollar From Fliers Amid Revamp

18-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd is slipping in its efforts to get passengers to pay more for its premium services in a test for new Chief Executive Officer Rupert Hogg as the [...] » More

HK democrat charged with ‘misleading’ police over abduction claim

HK democrat charged with ‘misleading’ police over abduction claim

18-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police have charged a democracy activist with misleading police after claiming he had been abducted and assaulted by mainland Chinese agents. Howard Lam, a veteran [...] » More

HK Activist Joshua Wong Braces for Prison Sentence

HK Activist Joshua Wong Braces for Prison Sentence

18-Aug-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Young Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders of huge pro-democracy protests in 2014 braced for a court decision Thursday that could send them to prison. [...] » More

Joshua Wong and other HK activists brace themselves for possible jail time

18-Aug-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

One of Hong Kong’s most famous pro-democracy protesters could face years in jail, as a court reviews a case Thursday critics say is politically motivated. Joshua Wong, [...] » More

HK Jails Land Protesters After They Served Their Sentences

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | Rfa.org/ | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s court of appeal on Tuesday jailed a group of environmental protesters who broke into the city’s legislature over government plans to build on rural [...] » More

HK opposition party member arrested for allegedly falsifying story of abduction

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police arrested a pro-democracy opposition party member on Tuesday after they said surveillance footage contradicted his claim that he had been kidnapped and [...] » More

HK: Quash Convictions of Student Leaders

17-Aug-2017 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong government should quash the 2016 convictions of three student leaders for their roles in a peaceful protest, Human Rights Watch said today. On August 17, 2017, [...] » More