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HK protesters form human chain 30 years after ‘Baltic Way’

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

Thousands of people held hands across Hong Kong late Friday in a dazzling, neon-framed recreation of a pro-democracy “Baltic Way” protest against Soviet rule [...] » More

HK protests: British Consulate worker detained in China released, family says

26-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

An employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in mainland China has been released. “We welcome the release of Simon Cheng and are delighted that he [...] » More

Thousands march in HK as police in black masks look on

Thousands march in HK as police in black masks look on

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

Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as [...] » More

Tension spikes in HK as police square off with protesters

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

Hong Kong riot cops fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles on Saturday, as a standoff in a [...] » More

Set aside extra time for airport commute, HK authorities warn amid plans by anti-government protesters to disrupt traffic to aviation hub

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

Anti-government protesters, who failed in their plan to jam airport-bound traffic on Saturday morning, have vowed to make a comeback next weekend. Transport officials and [...] » More

Lithuanian human chain links anti-Soviet and HK protesters

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

As protesters formed human chains across Hong Kong on Friday, Ramunas Terleckas was out on the streets of Lithuania’s capital Vilnius getting ready to commemorate the [...] » More

HK’s core industries hammered by anti-government protest crisis with deep drops in retail, tourism and stock market

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

Hong Kong’s sweeping political turmoil and destabilising protests have eaten into the city’s core industries, with knock-on effects felt across the tourism, [...] » More

UPDATE 2-YouTube finds influence campaign tied to HK protests

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

Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation [...] » More

HK protests: students from 10 universities and more than 100 secondary schools expected to join class boycott

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

Students from 10 Hong Kong universities and more than 100 secondary schools are expected to join a class boycott next month, with their representatives in tertiary [...] » More

HK man grabbed officer’s gun and shot him after drunken fight with mother in Sha Tin, prosecutor says

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

An unemployed Hong Kong man snatched an officer’s gun and shot him after his mother called in police following a heated row with her drunk son, a court heard on [...] » More

Canadian Consulate suspends travel to China for HK staff

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

The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city’s British [...] » More

Trainee HK lawyer can join legal profession, says justice department, after letter accused him of posting hate speech against police online

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

A trainee lawyer accused of posting hate speech against Hong Kong police on social media can continue his career in the city, the justice department has said. The Department [...] » More

HK airport faces more protest turbulence

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

Hong Kong braced for an anti-government protest “stress test” of the airport this weekend, as weeks of sometimes violent demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city [...] » More

HK unions urge Cathay Pacific to end ‘white terror’

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

Cathay Pacific Airways, which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to “all forms of [...] » More

Cathay flight attendant says fired over Facebook posts on HK protests

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

A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong’s political crisis, adding to concerns about a [...] » More