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City of dissent: HK has a proud tradition of protesting to protect its unique identity

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

As dramatic images of tear gas being fired at protesters in Hong Kong campaigning against a controversial China extradition bill were beamed around the globe this week, it [...]
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AP Interview: Ex-official urges dropping HK extradition bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s former Chief Secretary Anson Chan long an outspoken advocate for more democracy in the ex-British colony is urging the city’s chief executive, Carrie [...]
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HK protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march and strike action despite government backing down on extradition bill

HK protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march and strike action despite government backing down on extradition bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pan-democrats vowed to press ahead with a protest on Sunday and called for the city’s leader to resign, despite the government suspending its [...]
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HK government will announce pause on unpopular extradition bill by afternoon

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled government will hit the pause button on its controversial extradition bill as early as Saturday afternoon, sources have told the Post, after [...]
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High points of HK’s huge protests

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The embattled Hong Kong government was forced to drop plans for a bill to allow extraditions to mainland China, a divisive proposal which sparked the biggest demonstrations [...]
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Trump administration unlikely to move on HK barring dramatic escalation: US official

Trump administration unlikely to move on HK barring dramatic escalation: US official

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in [...]
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HK protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safeguard their identities from [...]
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Rising uncertainty over trade war could weigh on bottom lines at HK’s banks, KPMG says

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Rising interest rates helped boost Hong Kong banks as the city’s economy slowed last year, but heightened uncertainty from an escalating trade war between the United [...]
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HK protests: All the latest updates

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Clashes as riot police fire tear gas to disperse protesters against controversial bill allowing extradition to China. Protests have been raging in Hong Kong against a [...]
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HK’s controversial extradition bill will damage city’s economy, relationship with the US, say economists

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A controversial extradition bill that sparked massive protests in Hong Kong this week could potentially damage the city’s economy and its relationship with the United [...]
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HK extradition law could jeopardise special economic agreement with the US

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters-CNBC | 6:00 AM

* Protesters have taken to the streets in Hong Kong over the last few days, calling on the government to drop a proposed change to the city’s extradition rules. * The [...]
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Top adviser to HK leader Carrie Lam suggests controversial extradition bill could be delayed

Top adviser to HK leader Carrie Lam suggests controversial extradition bill could be delayed

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The Hong Kong government is working to defuse the crisis over its extradition bill by considering options including a pause, rather than a withdrawal, sources have told the [...]
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US lawmakers pressure China with bill backing HK rights

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Republican and Democratic lawmakers joined forces Thursday to reaffirm US commitment to democracy and human rights in Hong Kong, and send a stern warning about what they [...]
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HK is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The ninth of June 2019 was a Sunday. Any other Sunday in summer at Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, old men and women would do their usual walkabouts and maids would gather, spread [...]
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Beijing walks a thin line as HK erupts at the worst possible time

Beijing walks a thin line as HK erupts at the worst possible time

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

This week’s violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn’t come at a worse time for China’s stability-obsessed Communist [...]
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