Archive for November 26th, 2019

HK’s district polls outcome: what does it mean?

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

Hong Kong voters gave the territory’s China-controlled administration a bloody nose in Sunday’s local district council elections, a result that pushes the [...]
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‘Slap on the cheek’: ball in Beijing’s court after HK’s decisive vote

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

The unprecedented landslide victory of the pro-democracy camp in the Hong Kong district council election was a “slap on the cheek” for the city’s government [...]
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Pro-democracy movement scores crushing victory as protests draw record numbers in HK

Pro-democracy movement scores crushing victory as protests draw record numbers in HK

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s deeply unpopular leader vowed Monday to “listen humbly” to voters after the pro-democracy camp scored a crushing victory in community-level [...]
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Parents and children in march against health hazards of tear gas used by HK police amid months-long unrest

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

Scores of Hong Kong parents took to the streets with their children on Saturday to demand that police stop using tear gas because of health risks, after more than 10,000 [...]
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HK leader vows to ‘listen’ as voters send sharp rebuke to Beijing

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

Hong Kong’s deeply unpopular leader vowed Monday to “listen humbly” to voters after the pro-democracy camp scored a crushing victory in community-level [...]
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HK democracy camp heads for stunning polls win: local media

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

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp was headed for a thumping victory in district council elections, local media reported on Monday, a vote widely seen as a referendum on [...]
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HK stocks rally after pro-democracy groups dominate polls

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

Hong Kong stocks climbed after pro-democracy candidates swept the board in district council elections, putting pressure on the city’s government to address issues that [...]
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HKers show not only the depths of their discontent, but also their power

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

Hong Kong’s protest movement grabbed the world’s attention with million-strong rallies and city-stopping unrest. But it won big on the weekend by staying silent. [...]
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HK elections seen as win for pro-democracy candidates after massive turnout

26-Nov-2019 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:02 AM

Anti-government protestors prevailed on Sunday after polls closed in Hong Kong and pro-democracy candidates clinched nearly half of the seats on the ballot. So far, [...]
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HK pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

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

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties took 390 of 452 district council seats, or nearly 90%, local broadcaster RTHK said on Monday, a day after residents turned out in record [...]
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HK protests: man shot by police officer in Sai Wan Ho hits out at ‘ridiculous’ use of live round at such close range

HK protests: man shot by police officer in Sai Wan Ho hits out at ‘ridiculous’ use of live round at such close range

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

A 21-year-old man shot by a police officer in Sai Wan Ho in early November said the use of a live round at such close range was “most ridiculous” as his lawyer [...]
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Japan stresses to China importance of free, open HK

Japan stresses to China importance of free, open HK

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

Japanese Foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Monday told his Chinese counterpart that he is highly concerned about the Hong Kong situation and it is important that a free [...]
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HK establishment crushed at polls in stark message to Beijing

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

Hong Kong’s deeply unpopular leader vowed Monday to “listen humbly” to voters after the pro-democracy camp scored a crushing victory in community-level [...]
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‘Slap on the cheek’: ball in Beijing’s court after HK’s decisive vote

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

The unprecedented landslide victory of the pro-democracy camp in the Hong Kong district council election was a “slap on the cheek” for the city’s government [...]
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Champagne flows as landslide democratic win puts pressure on HK leader

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

Hong Kong’s democrats scored a landslide majority in district council elections, which saw a record turnout after six months of anti-government protests, increasing [...]
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