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China’s envoys try to rally Europe to Beijing’s side on HK protests

China’s envoys try to rally Europe to Beijing’s side on HK protests

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

China is stepping up its attempts to rally global support for its handling of protests in Hong Kong, with its ambassadors in Europe calling for condemnation of the violence [...]
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Government advises people to reduce outdoor activities as HK’s air pollution reaches ‘serious’ level under impact of Super Typhoon Lekima

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

Air pollution reached a “serious” level in parts of Hong Kong on Thursday under the influence of a super typhoon, prompting the government to issue a public [...]
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Laser pointers are in the spotlight in HK’s protests and selling briskly. But are they ‘offensive weapons’ and can you be arrested for carrying one?

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

Laser pointers were selling fast in Sham Shui Po’s well-known electronics flea market on Wednesday, a day after a university student leader was arrested there for [...]
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US government increases travel warning for HK, telling its citizens to exercise caution due to civil unrest and steer clear of protest areas

US government increases travel warning for HK, telling its citizens to exercise caution due to civil unrest and steer clear of protest areas

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

The US government has escalated its travel advisory to Hong Kong following weeks of social unrest in the city. The travel alert on Thursday morning Hong Kong time coincided [...]
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US upgrades HK travel warning as airport protest planned

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

Washington on Thursday warned US citizens to “exercise increased caution” when travelling to Hong Kong, as protesters announced three days of new demonstrations [...]
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‘No tears, no blood’: Hongkongers stage huge laser show to protest against arrests

09-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of people have staged a “laser show” in Hong Kong to protest against the arrest of a student union leader who bought a bag of laser pointers for [...]
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More protests as US raises HK travel warning amid growing unrest

More protests as US raises HK travel warning amid growing unrest

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

The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging increased caution by visitors to the Chinese territory in the face of what it described as civil unrest [...]
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HKers harness traffic cones, kitchenware to battle tear gas

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

As a tear gas canister clatters onto a street in Hong Kong, a pro-democracy protester wearing heat-proof gloves and carrying a traffic cone sprints from the crowd to put it [...]
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Cathay Pacific Blames HK Protests for Ticket Sales Dip

09-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The economic fallout from the political protests in Hong Kong is broadening, with Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd being the latest to say its business is taking a hit. Ticket [...]
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China urges US to stop sending wrong signals to ‘violent separatists’ in HK

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

The Hong Kong office of China’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday lodged stern representations with the United States, urging US officials to stop sending wrong signals to [...]
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Government advises people to reduce outdoor activities as HK’s air pollution reaches ‘serious’ level under impact of Super Typhoon Lekima

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

Air pollution reached a “serious” level in parts of Hong Kong on Thursday under the influence of a super typhoon, prompting the government to issue a public [...]
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Chinese police drill video raises HK fears

Chinese police drill video raises HK fears

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

Thousands of Chinese riot police have staged a drill just across the border from Hong Kong, in what appeared to be a thinly veiled warning from Beijing about its ability to [...]
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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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