Archive for November 29th, 2019

HK doctor loses bid to overturn six-month ban over medical blunder that led to elderly cancer patient’s death

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

A Hong Kong doctor who was banned from practising for six months over a blunder that killed a 73-year-old patient eight years ago has lost his appeal after three judges [...] » More

HK says US legislation backing protesters sends wrong signal

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

The Hong Kong government on Thursday expressed strong opposition to US legislation backing protesters in the Chinese-ruled city, saying the bill will send the wrong signal to [...] » More

Emergency services and ward demand caused by protest crisis contributed to strain on HK’s public hospitals, outgoing authority chief says

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

Hong Kong’s strained public hospitals are facing extra workload brought on by those injured amid the months-long protest crisis, the outgoing chair of the Hospital [...] » More

Trump Signs Bill Supporting HK Pro-Democracy Protesters

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a bipartisan bill that lends support to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong who have been rallying against China’s [...] » More

HK police enter ransacked campus after protest siege

HK police enter ransacked campus after protest siege

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

Hong Kong police on Thursday entered a ransacked university campus where authorities faced off for days with barricaded pro-democracy protesters, looking for petrol bombs and [...] » More

HK police enter campus despite pleas from protesters

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

Hong Kong police and firemen have entered a university which had been under police siege for more than 10 days despite protesters’ pleas for them not to go in. The [...] » More

Exclusive: In face of criticism, HK tycoon Li Ka-shing says he’s getting used to ‘punches’

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

Li Ka-shing, the city’s most prominent tycoon, said he is getting used to “the unfounded verbal and text punches” thrown at him in recent years. Li has [...] » More

Patient in HK hospital dies after medical tube wrongly inserted into his lung

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

A Hong Kong patient died in a medical blunder when a special tube used for feeding him and taking medicine to his stomach through the nose was wrongly inserted into his lung. [...] » More

How HK’s greatest tycoon went from friend of China to punching bag

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

China’s leaders once courted Li Ka-shing for his money and star power. But today, with protests engulfing Hong Kong, the billionaire is the target of public ridicule by [...] » More

Protesters celebrate a victory after Trump signs HK human rights act

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

Protesters in Hong Kong will hold a celebratory, pro-US rally Thursday after President Donald Trump gave them what one prominent activist termed a “timely Thanksgiving [...] » More

HK police enter Polytechnic University, but riot officers remain outside

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

Police and firefighters entered a Hong Kong university to remove hazardous items on Thursday, marking the beginning of the end of a siege that began at the campus 11 days [...] » More

Donald Trump signs HK Human Rights and Democracy Act into law, brushing off China’s warnings

Donald Trump signs HK Human Rights and Democracy Act into law, brushing off China’s warnings

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

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law legislation that could bring diplomatic action and economic sanctions against Hong Kong, brushing off multiple warnings [...] » More

HK teen who claims she was gang-raped by police officers wins hearing against medical records search warrant

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

A teenager who claims she was gang-raped inside a Hong Kong police station has convinced a court to set aside a search warrant for her private medical records. Police had [...] » More

HKer complains to UK about China TV forced confession

HKer complains to UK about China TV forced confession

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

A former British Consulate employee in Hong Kong who says he was detained and tortured by Chinese police for information on protesters complained on Wednesday to UK [...] » More

Trump signs HK human rights act as China blasts ‘plainly bullying behavior’

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

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a law supporting Hong Kong’s months-long protest movement, handing anti-government demonstrators in the semi-autonomous [...] » More