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Protesters calling for ‘free HK’ converge on airport

Protesters calling for ‘free HK’ converge on airport

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

More than 1,000 protesters calling for democracy and some chanting “free Hong Kong” converged on the Chinese-ruled city’s airport on Friday as Singapore [...]
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HK’s export slump hits three-year low in June 2019 due to US-China trade war and drop in local consumption

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s exports in June plummeted at the fastest rate in more than three years under the shadow of the US-China trade war. June’s overall export figures [...]
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Chinese official urged HK villagers to drive off protesters before violence at train station

27-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A week before suspected triad gang members attacked protesters and commuters at a rural Hong Kong train station last Sunday, an official from China’s representative [...]
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Will China send in troops to stamp out protests in HK?

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

It is a prospect dreaded by many in Hong Kong, but debate is growing in mainland China about whether the central government should end weeks of upheaval in the city by [...]
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The Guardian view on violence in HK: an attack on the idea of democracy

The Guardian view on violence in HK: an attack on the idea of democracy

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Criminals may have launched the bloody assaults on rail passengers, but the incident is more likely to inflame than quell the anger at authorities We are very unlikely to [...]
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Commentary: Will HK call for Beijing’s back-up to quell protests?

Commentary: Will HK call for Beijing’s back-up to quell protests?

26-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Law and order in Hong Kong have come under attack after a dramatic turn of events this week, as masked men in white attacked protesters, says China commentator Tom McGregor. [...]
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Cook caught up in shocking violence near HK MTR station recalls horrific ordeal as 20 people attacked him with sticks and canes as he made his way home from work

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

A cook caught up in shocking violence in a northern Hong Kong district on Sunday night has recalled the horrendous experience of his journey home. Calvin So, 23, had finished [...]
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HK police to ban Yuen Long protest march in rare decision over fears of more violence, but organiser slams ‘political move’ and warns show must go on

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

Hong Kong police have decided to ban a protest march planned for Saturday in the tense northern town of Yuen Long in a rare move fuelled by fears of further violence, [...]
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‘We saved ourselves’: HK train attack victims describe 30-minute ordeal

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Victims describe ‘smell of blood’ in train carriages as China blames ‘black hands’ of US for unrest Victims of an attack by masked men in a Hong Kong [...]
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China says army can help maintain order in HK if requested

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Chinese troops stationed in Hong Kong can intervene to maintain public order if necessary, said China’s Defence Ministry on Wednesday (July 24). Ministry spokesperson [...]
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HK protests: China blames ‘black hands’ of US for unrest

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Victims of an attack by masked men in a Hong Kong train station on Sunday have accused police of not responding to their calls for help, saying: “We saved [...]
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HK bracing for dip in hotel occupancy amid series of protests over extradition bill, industry leader warns

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s hotel occupancy for this month is expected to go down by 3 to 4 percentage points year-on-year amid the ongoing protests over the now-suspended extradition [...]
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Protest in Yuen Long against ‘terror attack’ set for Saturday, as US raises concerns over violence

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:02 AM

A march has been planned for Yuen Long on Saturday in protest of the violent mob attacks at the district’s metro station. On Sunday night, a group of unknown men in [...]
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As HK protests continue, mob violence against demonstrators casts a shadow

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | Vox | 6:02 AM

Pro-democracy activists are accusing the police of being slow to respond to a train station attack. A mob of people in white shirts attacked protesters in a train station in [...]
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Who are the men in white behind HK’s mob attack?

25-Jul-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong is reeling after a large gang of men in white shirts brutally beat dozens of people inside a train station in a shocking new twist to the city’s summer of [...]
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