Archive for November 25th, 2019

Trump: HK would be ‘obliterated in 14 minutes’ if not for me

Trump: HK would be ‘obliterated in 14 minutes’ if not for me

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

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had saved Hong Kong from being destroyed by persuading Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold off on sending in troops to crush its [...]
» More

University campus siege nears end as HK gears up for election

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

A Hong Kong university campus under siege for more than a week was a deserted wasteland on Saturday, with a handful of protesters holed up in hidden refuges across the [...]
» More

Former HK top cop Andy Tsang misses out on plum UN posting

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

Former Hong Kong police chief Andy Tsang Wai-hung has lost his bid to lead the United Nations Vienna office, the organisation’s third-largest headquarters. Tsang lost [...]
» More

HK pro-democrats seek to hit government at district polls

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

Hong Kong votes in district council elections Sunday in a ballot the city’s pro-democracy movement hopes will send a message to the Beijing-backed government. The [...]
» More

After months of unrest, HK is holding a de facto referendum on protests

After months of unrest, HK is holding a de facto referendum on protests

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

More than 4 million Hong Kongers will vote for hundreds of district council seats Sunday in what is being framed as a referendum on the protests which have roiled the Asian [...]
» More

From air, pope greets leaders of China, Taiwan and HK

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

Pope Francis managed an airborne diplomatic dance by sending telegrams of greetings to the leaders of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as he flew through their airspace on his way [...]
» More

HK, mainland Chinese companies more willing to disclose climate change risks, non-profit says

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

Hong Kong and mainland Chinese companies have become more forthcoming when it comes to disclosures about their exposure to climate change risks, said a non-profit [...]
» More

Record number to vote in pivotal HK district election

25-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

On her first night out leafleting, Janelle Leung was hit on the head by an assailant and hospitalised for a minor concussion. Brushing aside her mother’s plea for her [...]
» More

Campus siege nears end as HK gears up for election

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

An uneasy calm settled over Hong Kong on Saturday as the city prepared to stage local elections seen as a referendum on months of anti-government protests, after weeks of [...]
» More

HK pro-democrats seek to hit government at district polls

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

Hong Kong voted in district council elections Sunday in a ballot the city’s pro-democracy movement hoped would send a message to the Beijing-backed government. The [...]
» More

HK protests slacken ahead of closely watched poll

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

Hong Kong’s protest movement called on Saturday for citizens not to disrupt district council elections in which pro-democracy parties hope to send a message to the [...]
» More

First-aid workers slam medic arrests at HK campus

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

Hong Kong medical workers on Friday expressed outrage over the arrests this week of a number of colleagues at a university campus occupied by pro-democracy protesters, and [...]
» More

HK’s piano man changes his tune to protest anthem

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

When government workers began to clear up a street back in June, after one of Hong Kong’s largest and most violent protests in decades, Kevin Cheung rushed to salvage [...]
» More

Exclusive: Blacklisted Megvii’s $500 million HK IPO hit by regulatory setback sources

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

Chinese AI firm Megvii Technology’s plans for a $500 million listing in Hong Kong have been dealt a setback, with regulators in the city asking the companywhich has [...]
» More

From air, pope greets leaders of China, Taiwan and HK

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

Pope Francis managed an airborne diplomatic dance by sending telegrams of greetings to the leaders of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as he flew through their airspace on his way [...]
» More