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HK security, police chiefs warn of growing ‘terrorism’ as national laws loom

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s security and police chiefs said “terrorism” was growing in the city, as government departments rallied on Monday behind Beijing’s plans to [...]
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US aide renews warning on China’s proposed law for HK

26-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A top White House aide renewed a warning on Sunday that the US might revoke Hong Kong’s special trading privileges if China enacts a tough new security law covering the [...]
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HK homebuyers enter the market, as developers dangle discounts to end nine weeks of slumping property sales

26-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s homebuyers came off the sidelines to nibble at more than 200 flats offered at two projects, as developers slashed prices to end nine consecutive weeks of [...]
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HK braces for flash flooding as forecaster issues red and amber rain alerts, and education chiefs suspend afternoon schools

HK braces for flash flooding as forecaster issues red and amber rain alerts, and education chiefs suspend afternoon schools

26-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s Observatory issued a red rainstorm warning signal for the city at 10.35am on Monday. Afternoon sessions in schools have been suspended, and the forecaster [...]
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HK protesters have promised a ‘miracle’ but China’s national security law seems impossible to stop

26-May-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

After a months-long break due to the coronavirus pandemic, tear gas returned to the streets of central Hong Kong Sunday, as police clashed with protesters over a proposed [...]
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Protests, virus kill businesses on HK border

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

David So’s Romantic Cat cosmetic shop, was a business that was once thrivingwith hordes of mainland Chinese shoppers known as “parallel traders”who would [...]
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Two Sessions 2020: HK national security law will only target ‘small group of people’, vice-Premier Han Zheng says as Beijing hits back at critics

26-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A new national security law tailor-made for Hong Kong will only target “a small group of people” to plug a legal loophole exposed by violent anti-government [...]
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HK representative on China’s top legislative body touts website as way for residents to submit views on national security law

26-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Residents worried about Beijing’s planned national security law for Hong Kong can submit their views to the National People’s Congress via an online platform, the [...]
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More than 200 parliamentarians and policymakers from 23 countries condemn Beijing’s proposed national security law for HK

26-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

More than 200 parliamentarians and policymakers from 23 countries have issued a joint statement condemning Beijing’s move to introduce a national security law for Hong [...]
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HK researchers to study ozone formation, PM2.5 in Greater Bay Area to check air pollution

26-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s researchers are planning to study two of the most persistent cross-boundary air pollutants in the Greater Bay Area. The Environmental Protection Department [...]
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HK airport runway incident under investigation by Civil Aviation Department

26-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The aviation authority is investigating a runway incident at Hong Kong International Airport where a cargo jet had to pull back from landing to avoid a potential collision [...]
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HK stocks extend rout as security law, street protests signal rocky months ahead in election year

26-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks tumbled, extending the market’s biggest rout in almost five years, after thousands of demonstrators took to the street in a fresh round of protests [...]
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Explainer: Emerging get-tough consensus among Trump’s China advisers tested by HK debate

26-May-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Long divided between those pushing for a hardline stance and others advocating cautious engagement, President Donald Trump’s China advisersunder the shadow of the [...]
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HK’s Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma issues rare public rebuke of judge who compared protesters to ‘terrorist army’

26-May-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s chief justice issued a rare rebuke of a sitting judge on Monday, and warned that expressing “unnecessary political views” threatened to erode [...]
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HK police embrace China’s security law plan

HK police embrace China’s security law plan

26-May-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s security chief on Monday welcomed China’s plans to impose a national security law on the financial hub, saying it was needed to defeat [...]
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