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HK Hospital Authority denies leaking data to police after extradition bill protesters are arrested in public hospitals

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:04 AM

Hong Kong’s public hospital operator has denied leaking patient data to the police after it emerged that anti-extradition bill protesters had been arrested after [...]
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Carrie Lam set to offer personal apology for mishandling of HK’s extradition bill

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:04 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled leader is due to offer a second apology, this time in person, on Tuesday afternoon for her mishandling of a controversial extradition bill, but [...]
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HK opposition movement largely without leaders

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 7:04 AM

The largely youth-driven movement of black-clad protesters challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a [...]
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HK police chief Stephen Lo steps back from riot label as Carrie Lam keeps low profile

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:04 AM

A day after a historic mass rally against the government’s extradition bill and use of force against protesters opposing it, Hong Kong’s police commissioner [...]
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Police roll back on categorisation of HK protests as a riot, with only those who threw bricks or used metal poles now likely to face most severe charges

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:04 AM

Hong Kong police have backed down on their categorisation of last Wednesday’s clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters as a riot after an uproar over the [...]
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The HK Protests Could Be a Prelude to a Big Showdown Over Taiwan

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Slate | 7:04 AM

Advocates of democracy in Hong Kong notched an impressive victory in their long-running fight with the People’s Republic of China last weekend when the city’s [...]
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US forced to perform a tricky balancing act amid drama surrounding HK extradition bill protests

US forced to perform a tricky balancing act amid drama surrounding HK extradition bill protests

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:04 AM

The Trump administration’s measured approach over the past week as massive protests built in Hong Kong, forcing its government to back down over a proposed extradition [...]
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HK police switch to ‘softly-softly’ tactics to cool tensions after violent clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters

HK police switch to ‘softly-softly’ tactics to cool tensions after violent clashes with anti-extradition bill protesters

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:04 AM

Hong Kong police have switched to a “softly-softly” approach, maintaining a minimal presence and deploying firearms-free officers near the legislature over the [...]
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In HK’s political heart, a semblance of normality after protests and clashes over extradition bill

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 7:04 AM

Roads in and out of Hong Kong’s political nerve centre reopened on Tuesday morning after six days of intermittent closure by mass rallies, improvised sit-ins and [...]
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Rebecca Grant: HK sends China a powerful message (and proves Trump is right)

19-Jun-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 7:04 AM

Hong Kong’s message to Beijing is loud and clear. That city won’t succumb to creeping Chinese control, and the rest of the world shouldn’t either. The [...]
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HK police clear streets as protesters move to park

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 10:16 AM

Protesters in Hong Kong left the streets, averting possible clashes Monday after haggling for hours with police by moving to areas near the city’s government [...]
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HK is not China yet, but that feared day is coming ever nearer

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 10:16 AM

Hong Kong has become a place whose present is unresolved and whose future is unimaginable. After the unexpected violence of the last week, no one can predict how the events [...]
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When it’s hard to be humble: Carrie Lam’s harsh style even when backing down on HK extradition bill fuels public anger

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 10:16 AM

In announcing her decision to suspend the much-despised extradition bill, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor promised to be “humble” but insisted she was [...]
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Trump to raise HK protests with Xi at G20: Pompeo

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 10:16 AM

US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said [...]
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Protest against controversial extradition bill casts shadow on HK’s largest property sales since early May

18-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 10:16 AM

Property sales were disappointing on Sunday in Hong Kong’s biggest offering since early May, as buyers stayed away amid huge protests in the city against a proposed [...]
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