Archive for November 19th, 2019

Sermons with saline – Hong Kong pastor offers protesters aid, prayers

Sermons with saline – Hong Kong pastor offers protesters aid, prayers

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:28 AM

Wearing cross and clerical collar, Hong Kong pastor Alan Keung says he brings God’s love to the masses in a different way these days, using saline to wash away tear gas [...]
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Hong Kong protesters attempt daring escape down ropes as police seal off university

Hong Kong protesters attempt daring escape down ropes as police seal off university

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:22 AM

Protesters in Hong Kong staged a daring breakout from a university besieged by police last night as parents pleaded with authorities to spare the young activists, some of [...]
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Hundreds trapped in Hong Kong siege raising fears of crackdown

Hundreds trapped in Hong Kong siege raising fears of crackdown

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:19 AM

A two-day university siege has transfixed Hong Kong, raising fears of a bloody crackdown on hundreds of protesters who remain trapped in a campus surrounded by police. [...]
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Business Briefs 19 November 2019

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 9:03 AM

* The management of Yeah 1 Group (YEG), given its media-commerce strategy, has agreed to buy a 50% stake in MediaOne for VND138.6 billion, including a 25% stake offered by [...]
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Asian shares mixed amid cautious mood, eyes on trade talks

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

Asian shares are mixed Monday in a cautious mode after Wall Street closed out the week with milestones as the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 28,000 for the first time [...]
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Asian markets mixed as dealers eye trade talks, HK rallies

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

Asian markets were mixed Monday on broad optimism that China and the United States are close to a mini trade deal, while Hong Kong rallied after last week’s hefty [...]
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Stand up to violence and don’t waver, HK’s former leader Leung Chun-ying urges, insisting that police actions are having effect on protesters

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

Former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying has reportedly urged members of the public not to be cowed by the ongoing violence in the city as he insists police actions have [...]
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Amid HK protests, universities shut campuses to outsiders

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

Two Hong Kong universities will ban outsiders on Monday under heightened security after a week of violent clashes on city campuses occupied by anti-government protesters. The [...]
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US condemns ‘unjustified use of force’ in HK: senior official

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

The United States condemned the “unjustified use of force” in Hong Kong and called on Beijing to protect Hong Kong’s freedom, a senior official in President [...]
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HK celebrity Cecilia Cheung shutters business at Central HK fearing demonstrators

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Fearing backlash from Hong Kong protestors over an Instagram post, actress and singer Cecilia Cheung temporarily closed her shop for business at Central Hong Kong. After [...]
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HK protests: hundreds trapped as police lay siege to university

HK protests: hundreds trapped as police lay siege to university

19-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong police have fought running battles with protesters trying to break through a security cordon around a university in the city, firing teargas at anyone trying to [...]
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Tear gas fired as radicals attempt to escape HK university, battle with police intensifies

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

Masked radicals attempted to escape from the Hong Kong university campus where they have been battling police on Monday, but were forced to retreat as officers fired tear gas [...]
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Chinese troops join HK cleanup as protesters retreat

Chinese troops join HK cleanup as protesters retreat

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

Chinese troops came out of the barracks in Hong Kong on Saturday not to quell protests but to help clean up. It was a rare public appearance by the People’s Liberation [...]
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Police swoop as HK protesters try to flee

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

Hong Kong riot police swooped on pro-democracy protesters trying to flee a university they had set ablaze Monday, in one of the most violent confrontations seen in nearly six [...]
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Is ban on glass bottle recycling and collection points part of HK government’s plan to deprive protesters of materials for petrol bombs?

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

Hong Kong’s largest glass bottle recycler has confirmed that it had received instructions from the government to suspend collection and withdraw bins from the streets [...]
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