Archive for June 17th, 2019

Activists push Sunday protest despite HK bill delay

Activists push Sunday protest despite HK bill delay

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:03 PM

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are planning a mass protest Sunday even after the territory’s embattled leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger by shelving [...]
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Massive protests draw apology from HK leadership

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:47 PM

Hong Kong citizens marched for hours Sunday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislation that has [...]
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HK leader apologises as rally chokes city

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:45 PM

About two million protesters choked Hong Kong’s streets in a powerful rebuke of a reviled extradition law, organisers said Sunday, piling pressure on the city’s [...]
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HK leader apologises to public after massive protests over extradition bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:43 PM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised to the public on Sunday with “utmost sincerity and humility” after the second massive protest in a week over a proposed [...]
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Flowers pile up for dead HK protester

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:41 PM

Bouquets of white flowers, written tributes and origami cranes piled up Sunday outside a high-end Hong Kong shopping mall, where a young man plunged to his death protesting [...]
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The Latest: HK police say want to clear protesters

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:40 PM

The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 7 a.m. Hong Kong police say they want to clear the streets of protesters Monday morning. [...]
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Flowers and tears for ‘first martyr’ of HK protests

Flowers and tears for ‘first martyr’ of HK protests

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:38 PM

Many among the vast crowds that marched through Hong Kong on Sunday carried white flowers tributes to an anonymous man who had fallen to his death the previous evening after [...]
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Business Briefs 17 Jun 2019

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 7:47 AM

* The board of directors of Hung Vuong Joint Stock Corporation (HVG) has decided to sell its entire 90% stake in Hung Vuong Ben Tre Seafood Processing Co., Ltd and part of [...]
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Taiwanese companies hit by US-China trade war lured back home by Taipei

Taiwanese companies hit by US-China trade war lured back home by Taipei

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:31 AM

One of Taiwan’s biggest paper manufacturers, which for the past 22 years has done most of its business on the Chinese mainland, is planning to shift the bulk of its [...]
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HK tycoons start moving assets to Singapore as fears rise over new extradition law

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

Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China [...]
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HK leader Carrie Lam suspends controversial China extradition bill after mass protests and violence

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has announced the postponement of a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and protests. The [...]
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The US must stand with the people of HK

The US must stand with the people of HK

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

As the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China the fight against Huawei, the trade war, talk of a new cold war the protests in Hong [...]
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Mothers stage sit-in in HK park calling on government to withdraw extradition bill and for Chief Executive Carrie Lam to step down

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

At least 6,000 people, mostly mothers, according to organisers, staged a sit-in at a public park in the heart of Hong Kong’s business district on Friday night against [...]
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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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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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