Archive for November 14th, 2019

‘Sliding into abyss’: Beijing’s top office in HK urges stronger crackdown against unrest

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong says the city is “sliding into the abyss of terrorism” and a harsher crackdown is needed to end the unrest and restore [...]
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HK policeman who shot protester did not deviate from guidelines, police say, adding that another officer who moved suspect was ‘unaware of injury’

HK policeman who shot protester did not deviate from guidelines, police say, adding that another officer who moved suspect was ‘unaware of injury’

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong policeman who shot a student protester in Sai Wan Ho on Monday did not deviate from guidelines, the force has said, adding that another officer who moved the [...]
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HK university under ‘siege’ from police as violence spreads

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong woke to a third consecutive day of travel chaos and debris littering the streets Wednesday, following fiery clashes across the city overnight and a prolonged and [...]
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HK man ‘burned alive’: police classify case as attempted murder

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong man was set on fire in a horrific act of violence after he chased down a group of masked protesters who had vandalised an MTR station during Monday’s [...]
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‘Blossom everywhere’: HK protesters evolve tactics

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

From “be water” to “blossom everywhere”, Hong Kong’s black-clad pro-democracy protesters’ tactics have evolved this week in their bid to [...]
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HKers recreate protests with homemade virtual video game

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A group of Hong Kong activists have developed a homemade computer game that uses virtual reality to recreate what it is like to take part in pro-democracy protests sweeping [...]
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Tear gas and fires: HK protests from morning to night

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Protesters in Hong Kong battled police on multiple fronts Tuesday, from major disruptions during the morning rush hour to a late-night standoff at a prominent university, as [...]
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HK in chaos as protesters take to streets with bows and arrows

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong was paralysed on Wednesday, with riot police making arrests in a busy business district, much of the city’s public transport suspended and all universities [...]
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HK stocks sink as violent unrest hits city

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong stocks plunged Wednesday as investors braced for further unrest following days of violent protests that have almost ground parts of the city to a halt, with police [...]
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EU, alarmed by rising violence in HK, calls for ‘complete inquiry’ into protests and police behaviour

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The European Union on Tuesday declared that a full investigation was needed into the “root causes” of protests in Hong Kong, where police and protesters turned [...]
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HK readies for more chaos as violence spreads citywide

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong anti-government protesters paralysed parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day, with some transport links, schools and many businesses closing after an [...]
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HK protests: pitched battles on campuses as police say city verging on ‘brink of total breakdown’

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Protesters engaged in fiery battles with police outside university campuses and blocked roads at multiple locations including in the city’s financial heart on Tuesday, [...]
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EU, alarmed by rising violence in HK, calls for ‘complete inquiry’ into protests and police behaviour

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The European Union on Tuesday declared that a full investigation was needed into the “root causes” of protests in Hong Kong, where police and protesters turned [...]
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Police raise security around HK after night clashes

Police raise security around HK after night clashes

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Police increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses Wednesday as they braced for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti-government [...]
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HK protesters trash Mapletree mall, Christmas tree

HK protesters trash Mapletree mall, Christmas tree

14-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong protesters have caused “extensive damage” to the Festival Walk shopping centre, including torching the mall’s Christmas tree. Glass panels at the [...]
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