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Indonesian maid says tortured with vacuum cleaner tube in HK abuse case

10-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:35 AM

An Indonesian domestic helper told aHong Kongcourt on Monday that she had been tortured by her employer, with a vacuum cleaner tube placed in her mouth and twisted to cause [...]
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HK Remains World’s Most Expensive Retail Market

10-Dec-2014 Intellasia | World Property Journal | 8:20 AM

According to new research from CBRE Group,Hong Kong,New York,Paris,LondonandTokyoretained their positions as the world’s most expensive high-street retail destinations [...]
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HK’s newest attraction ‘amazing,’ controversial

10-Dec-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 8:20 AM

With new hotels, bars and high rises seeming to open in their city every 15 to 20 minutes, Hong Kongers may be the toughest people in the world to impress with new [...]
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Beijing Is Winning the Battle But Losing the War in HK

10-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Foreign Policy Journal | 8:20 AM

After two long months,Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters are exhausted and divided. Their attempt on the morning of December 1 to escalate the movement by encircling [...]
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HK protest sites to be cleared – court

HK protest sites to be cleared – court

10-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:25 AM

Hong Kong’s High Court has ordered the main protest sites that have choked the financial city for more than two months to be cleared, building up to a final showdown [...]
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HK protesters given Thursday deadline to clear sites

HK protesters given Thursday deadline to clear sites

10-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:24 AM

A local bus company, which was granted an injunction against street blockades at the site in Admiralty, home to government offices and next to the main Central business [...]
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HK Chief Says Police Expecting Resistance While Clearing Remaining Protest Sites

HK Chief Says Police Expecting Resistance While Clearing Remaining Protest Sites

10-Dec-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 7:16 AM

Splinter groups have called for an intensification of protests in the streets ofHong Kongeven as authorities ready themselves to clear the streets at the remaining protest [...]
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Police prepare to clear Hong Kong protest sites

Police prepare to clear Hong Kong protest sites

09-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 3:57 PM

The clearance ofHong Kong’s main pro-democracy camp is set to begin Thursday when bailiffs move in, authorities said, but some protesters vowed to stand their ground [...]
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Hong Kong democracy protest camp shutdown looms

Hong Kong democracy protest camp shutdown looms

09-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 3:55 PM

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists have until Thursday morning to leave a sprawling protest camp that’s blocked traffic in the Chinese financial hub for more than two [...]
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Hong Kong splinter groups fast-track rearguard action ahead of camp clearance

Hong Kong splinter groups fast-track rearguard action ahead of camp clearance

09-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:17 AM

Splinter protest groups calling for democracy for Hong Kong are springing up and fast-tracking action plans as student-led demonstrators consider a retreat from the main [...]
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2 hunger strikers end protests in HK

2 hunger strikers end protests in HK

09-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Dispatch | 7:24 AM

Joshua Wong, the 18-year-old who has become the face ofHong Kong’s pro-democracy student protest movement, ended a hunger strike yesterday, saying his doctor had [...]
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Former maid tells court of ‘torture’ by HK employers

Former maid tells court of ‘torture’ by HK employers

09-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:21 AM

A former Indonesian maid on Monday told a court for the first time how she was starved, beaten and ritually humiliated by herHong Kongemployers in a case that has sparked [...]
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HK Student Leaders Consider Leaving Protest Camp

09-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong student leaders said Thursday they’re considering retreating from protest sites on city streets after more than two months in the latest sign that momentum is [...]
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The Monuments Men of Occupy HK

09-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Daily Beast | 6:00 AM

There were three protest camps in Hong Kong, all operating under the banner of the Occupy Movement, also known as the Umbrella Movement. Causeway Bay’s site is on a [...]
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New Year’s Eve price-hike protest to draw inspiration from HK, Mexico

09-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Anti-price hike movement Gerakan Turun Kos Sara Hidup (Turun) is planning another mass protest at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur, also on New Year’s eve, to highlight [...]
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