Archive for September 4th, 2019

HK leader Lam says she would ‘quit’ if she could: report

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheHill | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam said she would quit if she could, Reuters reported on Monday. The outlet obtained an audio recording from last week where the embattled [...]
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Carrie Lam responds to Reuters leaked audio report

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The embattled chief executive made the remarks at a scheduled news conference on Tuesday (September 3), in response to a Reuters report published on Monday (September 2). In [...]
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Alumni come out in support of protesting pupils at HK’s prestigious Diocesan Girls’ School

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Former pupils at a prestigious Hong Kong school staged a largely silent demonstration outside their alma mater on Tuesday morning, to call for more freedom of expression [...]
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HK students join boycott after weekend of violence

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

They wore masks over their mouths, but the voice of Hong Kong students was loud and clear on Monday (September 2). Thousands of them chose to boycott school and university [...]
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HK director says protests could suddenly calm

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s prince of sensual cinema praised the territory’s love of freedom Monday but said he hoped unrest there could calm as quickly as it did after an [...]
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Lithuania raps Chinese diplomats for role at pro-HK protest

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Lithuania said on Monday it had lodged a protest to the Chinese embassy after some of its diplomats were involved in disruptions at a pro-Hong Kong protest in the capital [...]
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Zara denies supporting HK protests after claim by Chinese state media over citywide Monday’s strike

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Fashion retail giant Zara has vehemently denied accusations that it supports the anti-government protests in Hong Kong after a Chinese government-affiliated newspaper [...]
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Four arrested over woman’s murder in HK village

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A couple were in custody on Tuesday, along with two feng shui practitioners, after being arrested on suspicion of murdering their daughter in a Hong Kong village house, [...]
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HK protests: Carrie Lam insists she has never offered to resign, rejects suggestion Beijing refuses to let her quit

HK protests: Carrie Lam insists she has never offered to resign, rejects suggestion Beijing refuses to let her quit

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled leader has insisted she never offered to resign and rejected suggestions that Beijing was stopping her from doing so, saying it was her choice to [...]
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Head of local prosecutors’ group urges HK justice minister Teresa Cheng to advise police about ‘reliability and honesty’, leaked email shows

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The head of a local prosecutors’ group has called on Hong Kong’s justice minister and chief prosecutor to advise the police force about “reliability and [...]
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Government to give assistance to HK people in Taiwan: president

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FocusTaiwan | 6:02 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen said Monday that the government will provide necessary assistance to Hong Kong people in Taiwan based on humanitarian considerations as anti-government [...]
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HK students plan second day of pro-democracy rallies

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong school and university students on Tuesday are due to boycott classes and hold pro-democracy rallies for the second straight day, further fuelling the political [...]
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Student leader among three more anti-government activists rounded up in HK

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong student union has cried foul over the arrest of its leader on what it called “fabricated charges” during Tuesday’s early hours. Keith Fong [...]
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Looking to future, school students join HK protests

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Teenagers boycott classes on first day to join long-running pro-democracy demonstrations in self-governing territory. As young people in Hong Kong went back to school, more [...]
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Exclusive: ‘If I have a choice, the first thing is to quit’ HK leader Carrie Lam transcript

04-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

This is a transcript of a talk given last week by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to a group of businesspeople in the city. The transcript is taken from an audio [...]
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