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Hong Kong protests: city braces for another weekend of chaos and rail authorities change plans as demonstrators target airport again

Hong Kong protests: city braces for another weekend of chaos and rail authorities change plans as demonstrators target airport again

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:55 AM

Hong Kong was on Saturday bracing for yet another weekend of protests, with the international airport in the cross hairs for the third time in two months. As activists [...] » More

HK police check for air tickets to stop new airport protests

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

Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running in the Chinese-ruled [...] » More

HK prosecutor taken off police cases over Facebook comments related to anti-government protests

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

A Hong Kong government lawyer has been taken off police-related court cases after making online comments about anti-government protests which have rocked the city for months. [...] » More

HK airport operator warns crowds at bus station to leave or risk breaching injunction, as aviation hub becomes target again

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

A Hong Kong railway station which has become the latest flashpoint in a city bracing for its 14th straight weekend of protests has been closed down, while at the airport, [...] » More

HK police in position at airport ahead of planned protest

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

Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running in the Chinese-ruled [...] » More

HK protesters aim to ‘stress test’ airport

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

Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong Saturday and thwarted plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport, days after the city’s leader made a surprise [...] » More

HK protests: tear gas fired in Nathan Road as demonstrations force closure of multiple MTR stations, including Prince Edward, Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei

HK protests: tear gas fired in Nathan Road as demonstrations force closure of multiple MTR stations, including Prince Edward, Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei

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

Multiple railway stations were closed as Hong Kong protests wreaked havoc on the MTR network, on another night of violence and tear gas on the city’s streets. Hong [...] » More

Police groups in HK write to Yuen Long school over teacher’s ‘spread of hatred’ against force amid protest tensions

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

Four police groups have written to a school principal to complain about a member of staff who they claim spread hate towards the force and promoted bullying of [...] » More

HK braces for airport protests after overnight unrest

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stations on Saturday, as the months-long unrest [...] » More

HK protests: police start probe as author of online article claims responsibility for stabbing off-duty officer at Kwai Fong rail station on August 30

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

Police said they were investigating a manifesto circulated online in which the author claimed to have stabbed an off-duty officer at Kwai Fong MTR station on the night of [...] » More

Riot police deployed as HK protesters target airport

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

Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong Saturday and thwarted plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport, days after the city’s leader made a surprise [...] » More

Heavy police presence in HK after threats of new airport protests

09-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city’s international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global transport hub [...] » More

Citi cuts HK GDP growth forecast for fourth time this year, says retail and tourism could take months to recover

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

Citigroup said it could take some time for Hong Kong’s retail and tourism sectors to recover from three months of protests and civil unrest in the city, as the bank [...] » More

HK withdraws delegation from DSEI arms fair in London

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Teargas canisters made in the UK have previously been used on protesters in the territory Hong Kong is no longer sending a delegation to next week’s DSEI arms fair in [...] » More

‘Everyone affected’ as HK’s troubles divide the UK Chinese community

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

Months of political unrest in Hong Kong have caused intergenerational schisms among the UK’s Chinese diaspora, casting a shadow over Beijing’s efforts to forge a [...] » More