Archive for September 12th, 2019

Listen to the Song That HK’s Youthful Protesters Are Calling Their ‘National Anthem’

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s protestors want greater autonomy from mainland China, a grievance they’re expressing through a song some are calling their new “national [...]
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China blasts Germany after foreign minister meets HK activist Joshua Wong at human rights event

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

China has protested to Germany after the German foreign minister met Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung at an event in Berlin. Chinese foreign ministry [...]
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HK soccer fans loudly boo Chinese national anthem

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

Thousands of Hong Kong soccer fans booed loudly and turned their backs when the Chinese national anthem was played before a World Cup qualifier match against Iran on Tuesday, [...]
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‘The End of HK as We Know It’

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TheAtlantic | 6:02 AM

Previous demonstrations in the city were colorful, hopeful, and exuberant. Rallies this summer have been more forlorn. Before this summer’s rallies, the last major [...]
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The new battle in HK isn’t on the streets: it’s in the apps

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TechnologyReview | 6:02 AM

Activists are using Airdrop, livestreams, and innovative maps to keep their protest alive. But the authorities have plenty of tech of their own. Alice had been marching for [...]
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Veteran HK businessperson Henry Fan surprise pick to take charge of city’s ailing Hospital Authority

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

Former executive councillor and veteran businessperson Henry Fan Hung-ling will take charge of Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority in December, the Post has learned. [...]
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Amid protests, US lawmakers say HK rules could leak tech to China

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

A group of US senators asked President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday to assess US export rules for Hong Kong, expressing concern China could acquire [...]
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HK protesters only hurting themselves

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | AsiaTimes | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong government has formally withdrawn the extradition bill, thus bowing to “people power” is an indication that democracy is alive and well in the [...]
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Woman who suffered eye injury during HK protest going to court to stop police reading her medical records

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

A young woman who suffered a serious eye injury during an anti-government protest in Hong Kong last month has applied for a judicial review, and injunction, to stop police [...]
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Protesters’ newest theme song, ‘Glory to HK’, echoes through city’s shopping malls as crowds gather for peaceful rallies

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

Anti-government demonstrators swamped major shopping arcades across Hong Kong on Tuesday night for a series of “singing” protests in their latest efforts against [...]
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HK’s leader warns US and other countries not to interfere in protests

HK’s leader warns US and other countries not to interfere in protests

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has warned the United States and other countries against interfering in the city’s domestic affairs, two days after thousands of protesters [...]
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Taiwan president’s college roommate says LSE doctoral degree is real

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

President Tsai Ing-wen’s roommate during her studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and former minister of the Mainland Affairs Council [...]
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Philippine Navy sailed through Taiwan Strait escorted by Coast Guard

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Mid-August encounter first reported to public by Taiwan Coast Guard on Monday Two vessels belonging to the Philippine Navy sailed through the Taiwan Strait in mid-August, [...]
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Taiwan exports up 2.6pct year-on-year in August

12-Sep-2019 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

Taiwan’s exports rose by more than 2 percent from a year earlier in August, reversing a 0.5 percent decline seen a month earlier, largely on the back of the peak-season [...]
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Tuvalu election puts Taiwan ties in play

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

The freshly elected lawmakers of the tiny Pacific country of Tuvalu are set to choose a prime minister against a backdrop of China’s efforts to erode the region’s [...]
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