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China will not tolerate attempts to separate HK from China: state media

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:38 AM

Hong Kong is an inseparable part of China and any form of secessionism “will be crushed”, state media said on Monday, a day after demonstrators rallied at the US [...] » More

HK burglary nets HK$2 million in cash and valuables

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:37 AM

Police were called to a Hong Kong village house on Monday after a burglary in which cash and valuables worth HK$740,000 (US$94,900) were stolen. Officers were sent to the [...] » More

HK August visitors plunge 40pct year-on-year, hotels half-full: finance chief

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:36 AM

Hong Kong visitor arrivals plunged nearly 40 percent in August from a year earlier, deepening from July’s 5 percent fall, the finance secretary said as sometimes [...] » More

HK’s Joshua Wong on way to Germany, US after brief detention

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:34 AM

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong said he was making his way to Germany on Monday after he was released from a brief spell in custody following a mistake in his bail [...] » More

HK tells US to stay out; students form protest chains

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:33 AM

Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity after violent weekend clashes between police and activists pushing for [...] » More

‘Braves’ on the frontlines of HK’s protests

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:32 AM

Ryan began the day pretending to his parents that he was off to play football and ended it with a rubber bullet to the leg sustained in clashes with Hong Kong’s police. [...] » More

Teacher injured by knife-wielding man outside HK school as human chain protests and class boycotts enter second week

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:31 AM

A knife-wielding man injured a female teacher outside a Kowloon secondary school on Monday morning as students’ class boycotts and human-chain protests entered their [...] » More

HK democracy activist Joshua Wong cleared to travel after bail blunder leads to day of detention

HK democracy activist Joshua Wong cleared to travel after bail blunder leads to day of detention

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:30 AM

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung was on Monday bailed and cleared to travel abroad as he seeks to boost global support for the Hong Kong democracy movement, after [...] » More

HK school children form human chain after weekend of protests

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:29 AM

Hundreds of uniformed school students, many wearing masks, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another [...] » More

US making ‘unnecessary’ link between human rights and trade, HK commerce chief Edward Yau says

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:29 AM

Hong Kong’s commerce minister believes Washington is trying to make “an unwarranted and unnecessary” link between its trade policy and the city’s [...] » More

FEATURE-Charities forced to step in as HK’s poor struggle for homes

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | | 7:27 AM

Luk Chin Tak spends much of his life in the tiny, windowless room he shares with his wife in Hong Kong, where the waiting time for public housing has just hit a near [...] » More

‘Respect commuters’ rights’, HK government tells protesters as chief executive and transport minister visit reopened MTR station

‘Respect commuters’ rights’, HK government tells protesters as chief executive and transport minister visit reopened MTR station

10-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:56 AM

Hong Kong’s leader met with airport and railway operators on Monday to review existing measures to stop protesters and plans to step up defences, as an MTR Corporation [...] » More

Right to die: proposed changes to law would allow Hongkongers to choose treatment they want to receive if they become terminally ill

Right to die: proposed changes to law would allow Hongkongers to choose treatment they want to receive if they become terminally ill

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

Rapidly greying Hong Kong is taking steps to let people decide the treatment they receive when they become terminally ill, and to choose where they prefer to die. Proposed [...] » More

HK police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump

HK police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump

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

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the US Consulate calling [...] » More

Lawyer accuses HK Bar Association of siding with protesters after it condemned police abuse of power

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

Hong Kong’s top barristers have said it was their responsibility to speak up when they saw police using “excessive” force against civilians, after a lawyer [...] » More