Archive for September 5th, 2019

Timeline: Key dates in HK’s protests

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce later on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of a proposed extradition bill that sparked months of protests in the [...]
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HK protests: police use pepper spray against angry crowd at railway station as Bar Association accuses force of ‘abuse of power’

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

Hong Kong police used pepper spray and batons in Prince Edward MTR station on Tuesday night after they were surrounded by an angry crowd complaining about officers subduing a [...]
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HK stocks surge after extradition bill withdrawal reports

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

Hong Kong’s stock market soared Wednesday after local media reported that the city’s embattled leader is planning to fully withdraw a loathed extradition bill, [...]
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Students demand apology from HK school after boycott pupil loses two front teeth and is left needing stitches following police chase

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

Students at a Hong Kong secondary school want managers there to apologise for what they claim was the suppression of their class boycott, after a boy was injured running away [...]
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Lam says she hasn’t resigned because it’s easy way out

Lam says she hasn’t resigned because it’s easy way out

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday she has never tendered her resignation to China over the anti-government protests that have roiled the city for three months. Lam was [...]
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HK: Lam to withdraw extradition bill, say reports

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam formally withdrew an extradition bill on Wednesday that has sparked month of protests and plunged the territory into its biggest political [...]
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HK Protestors Using Mesh Messaging App China Can’t Block: Usage Up 3685pct

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:02 AM

How do you communicate when the government censors the internet? With a peer-to-peer mesh broadcasting network that doesn’t use the internet. That’s exactly what [...]
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HK’s Hang Seng surges on SCMP report city leader Carrie Lam plans to formally withdraw extradition bill

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

Hong Kong’s battered stock market surged Wednesday on a South China Morning News report that chief executive Carrie Lam plans to formally withdraw the controversial [...]
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Be on your guard, HK activists tell Merkel before China trip

Be on your guard, HK activists tell Merkel before China trip

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

Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be guided by her memories [...]
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HK on brink of recession as protests and trade war take toll

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong is on the verge of a recession as its private sector activity plunged to a decade-low in August amid an escalating trade war and its worst political crisis in [...]
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HK leader to announce withdrawal of extradition bill: media report

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce later on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of a proposed extradition bill that sparked three months of protests in the [...]
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Defiant HK Children Drown Out Chinese Anthem With Stirring ‘Les Mis’ Song

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

Students at a Hong Kong school drowned out the Chinese national anthem at a ceremony marking the start of the year with a rousing version of “Do You Hear the People [...]
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HK Airlines warns staff about impact of protests on cashflow

05-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CH Aviation | 6:02 AM

A cashflow “shortfall” due to travellers deferring or cancelling trips to Hong Kong because of the ongoing anti-government protests has led to Hong Kong Airlines [...]
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Carrie Lam’s senior aide Ronny Tong says HK leader is best person to tackle city’s social problems

Carrie Lam’s senior aide Ronny Tong says HK leader is best person to tackle city’s social problems

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

A top aide of Hong Kong’s embattled leader has said there was no better candidate to tackle the city’s deep-rooted social problems, a day after Carrie Lam Cheng [...]
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HK stocks stand out with surge as Asia markets rally

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

Asian markets rose Wednesday, led by a surge in Hong Kong after reports said the city’s leader was considering agreeing to a key demand of pro-democracy protesters, [...]
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