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HK leader Carrie Lam leaves door open on invoking sweeping emergency powers to deal with violent anti-government protests

HK leader Carrie Lam leaves door open on invoking sweeping emergency powers to deal with violent anti-government protests

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader signalled her readiness to get tough in quelling violent anti-government protests, declaring on Tuesday that her administration would [...]
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A gun shot, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in HK protests

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air as protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons Sunday, in one of the most violent nights seen [...]
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HK protests getting you down? Thailand and Greece offer cheap way to become residents

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

Daydreaming about moving away from Hong Kong’s political tensions? Thailand and Greece might be worth considering they offer cheap options for residency. For a one-time [...]
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HK’s Richest Man Makes Multibillion-dollar Bet On Britain

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

The truly rich don’t get that way without being well, truly savvy with their money. So when a bona fide billionaire makes a big bet on something it pays to take notice [...]
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HK protests: Carrie Lam rejects claims she has lost control

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has condemned renewed violent protests that erupted over the weekend but insisted that she would not give in to [...]
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Carrie Lam says HK will use legal means to tackle protests but admits stalemate caused by government’s refusal to meet protesters’ demands

Carrie Lam says HK will use legal means to tackle protests but admits stalemate caused by government’s refusal to meet protesters’ demands

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

Hong Kong’s leader has vowed to tackle the ongoing protests by legal means, adding that police will not respond to violence with more of their own. Chief Executive [...]
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HK protests: police ban planned rally outside Cathay Pacific HQ

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

Police have banned a planned protest at Cathay Pacific’s offices outside Hong Kong International Airport on Wednesday. The force cited the injunction currently in [...]
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Viral photo of HK protestor sparks Tiananmen Square comparisons

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NewsWeek | 6:02 AM

A dramatic viral photo of a Hong Kong protester has sparked comparisons to the iconic “Tank Man” picture captured during the Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing [...]
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HK police say radical protesters forced use of water cannon, warning shot

HK police say radical protesters forced use of water cannon, warning shot

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

Hong Kong police said Monday they were forced to fire water cannon and a warning shot to fend off “extremely violent” demonstrators, following another weekend of [...]
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China’s Playbook in HK Is Also Working in the Asia-Pacific

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TheAtlantic | 6:02 AM

Beijing has co-opted politicians, guided media narratives, and used investment to influence politics from Cambodia to Australia. The ongoing protests in Hong Kong have [...]
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HK citizens in good standing free to join MM2H, says ministry sec-gen

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

Chinese nationals from Hong Kong are welcome to apply for the Malaysia, My Second Home (MM2H) scheme so long as they are not fugitives and are genuinely interested, Datuk [...]
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HK losing financial centre status hurts China: German think tank

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

The Mercator Institute for China Studies (Merics), a Germany-based think tank, believes the ongoing protests in Hong Kong have caused “irreparable damage” to its [...]
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HK’s embattled leader Carrie Lam meets group of young people to hear views at event initiated by Beijing’s liaison office in city

HK’s embattled leader Carrie Lam meets group of young people to hear views at event initiated by Beijing’s liaison office in city

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

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor met a group of young people at a closed-door event on Monday, telling them she “fully accepted” [...]
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The richest family in HK has the most to lose from raging protests

28-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Li Ka-shing, known as Superman by his admirers, is Hong Kong’s most famous billionaire. But there’s another, lower key, family that has much more riding on the [...]
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Sales of HK parking spaces drop nearly 46 per cent in first 8 months of year, weighed down by protests

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

Sales of Hong Kong’s notoriously expensive car parking spaces dropped more than 40 per cent in the first eight months of the year compared to the same period in 2018, [...]
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