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What Happens Next in the HK Protests

19-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s airport earlier in the [...]
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French ‘spiderman’ climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

French “spiderman” climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolising reconciliation between China and the [...]
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Bruised but unbowed HK police say no need for China intervention

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

Hong Kong’s police are confident they have the resources to continue battling pro-democracy protesters, even if violence escalates further, pouring cold water on [...]
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MFA advises Singaporeans not to travel to HK unless necessary

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has advised Singaporeans to defer non-essential travel to Hong Kong. In a travel advisory released on its website on Friday (16 August), [...]
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Trump Offers Meeting With China’s Xi To Resolve ‘HK Problem’

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

President Trump has proposed a meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping to discuss how to “humanely solve” months of protests that have wracked Hong Kong. In a [...]
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HK protesters face crucial weekend test after airport setback

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

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement faces a major test this weekend as it tries to muster another huge crowd following criticism over a recent violent airport protest [...]
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Allan Zeman says he’s open to cutting rents to help HK businesses get through protest turmoil

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

Prominent Hong Kong businessperson Allan Zeman, who has made his name famous through high-end restaurants and is a significant landlord in Central, says he is open to cutting [...]
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Chinese diplomat warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’; military runs drills near HK border

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

The Chinese ambassador to the United Kingdom issued a stern warning Thursday, saying that Beijing will “not sit on its hands” amid ongoing near-daily street [...]
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Social media has become a battleground in HK’s protests

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

* Using social media as a tool to galvanise support during a political movement isn’t new, but Hong Kong’s current protesters are using social media in a way [...]
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Gas masks and hard hats at HK’s protest pop-up store

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

Lee Ching-hei runs a pop-up store in Hong Kong but instead of offering the latest food trends or fashion must-haves he sells another highly sought-after commodity: protest [...]
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HK’s Li Ka-shing weighs in on crisis with poetic adverts

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

Hong Kong’s wealthiest man Li Ka-shing took out a series of enigmatic newspaper adverts on Friday calling for an end to the political violence plaguing the financial [...]
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HK’s police describe their side of the protests

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

That is a senior Hong Kong police officer’s response to accusations from outraged protesters that the authorities are using excessive force to quell demonstrations. [...]
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Youngsters gather at HK’s Kwai Fong MTR station with water buckets and towels to clean up marks of tear gas fired during anti-government protests on Sunday

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

Young people came up with a new form of protest in Hong Kong on Friday morning by taking their own buckets and towels to clean up Kwai Fong MTR station, where police fired [...]
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Thousands of secondary students support school boycott as pro-democracy group Demosisto calls on them to skip Monday classes weekly over protest demands

Thousands of secondary students support school boycott as pro-democracy group Demosisto calls on them to skip Monday classes weekly over protest demands

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

At least thousands of secondary school students are set to boycott classes every Monday starting from September 2 if the Hong Kong government refuses to withdraw the [...]
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HK pro-democracy lawmakers in US to discuss city’s crisis with politicians and business leaders

HK pro-democracy lawmakers in US to discuss city’s crisis with politicians and business leaders

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

Two pro-democracy lawmakers from Hong Kong are in the United States to meet government officials and business leaders to discuss the political unrest that has left the city [...]
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