Archive for August 10th, 2019

Top HK police commander recalled from retirement as violence escalates

Top HK police commander recalled from retirement as violence escalates

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

The police commander who oversaw pro-democracy demonstrations that roiled Hong Kong in 2014 has been recalled from retirement to help deal with the violent protests [...]
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With HK divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement

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

It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground. But [...]
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‘It’s humanitarian’: the medics helping HK’s protesters

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

In the early days of Hong Kong’s protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstratorswithin a day, 4,000 people had [...]
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HK police warn North Point violence will not be tolerated

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

Police are warning Hong Kong’s Fujianese community that anyone engaging in violence will be arrested, regardless of their background. The warning comes after a night of [...]
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HK protesters stage airport rally to win support from visitors as countries issue travel warnings

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of pro-democracy activists, some wearing face masks and helmets, staged a sit-in at Hong Kong’s airport on Friday hoping to win support from international [...]
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The Guardian view on HK’s protests: no end in sight, and little hope

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Beijing and Hong Kong’s protesters can agree on this much about the unrest now in its ninth week: the turmoil is growing and violence is intensifying. The region is [...]
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HK policeman filmed aiming gun at protesters hailed as a hero by Chinese state media

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

A Hong Kong police officer who faced a storm of criticism after he was caught on camera pointing a shotgun at protesters has been hailed as a hero “who moved all of [...]
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HK delegation invited by UK to attend arms fair in London

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

A delegation from Hong Kong has been invited by the British government to attend a flagship arms fair in London despite a promise made by the former foreign secretary in June [...]
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China tells US diplomats in HK to stop interfering

China tells US diplomats in HK to stop interfering

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

China demanded Thursday that US diplomats based in Hong Kong “stop interfering” in the city’s affairs, after reports that they met with pro-democracy [...]
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HK protesters kick off three-day airport rally

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

Pro-democracy activists kicked off three days of rallies at Hong Kong’s airport on Friday, hoping to win international support from arriving passengers as the protests [...]
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US calls Beijing a ‘thuggish regime’ for ‘harassing’ American diplomat over HK meeting with Joshua Wong

US calls Beijing a ‘thuggish regime’ for ‘harassing’ American diplomat over HK meeting with Joshua Wong

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

The United States on Thursday accused the Chinese government of being behind the leak of a Hong Kong-based US diplomat’s personal information, after a pro-Beijing [...]
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US urges increased caution for Americans visiting HK

US urges increased caution for Americans visiting HK

10-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The US government on Thursday stepped up its warnings to travellers to Hong Kong because of increasing violence surrounding pro-democracy protests in the Chinese city. The [...]
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HK airport occupied by hundreds of protesters amid tightened security

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

Hundreds of people have joined a mass sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday in a fresh round of anti-government protests designed to secure international [...]
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HK protesters stage airport rally to win visitor support

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

Hundreds of pro-democracy activists, some wearing face masks and helmets, staged a sit-in at Hong Kong’s airport on Friday hoping to win support from international [...]
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Protesters throng HK airport as property lobby calls for calm

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

Demonstrators crowded the arrivals hall at Hong Kong airport on Friday, handing out anti-government leaflets and waving banners in a dozen languages in a bid to raise [...]
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