Archive for January 11th, 2020

Protest-hit HK sees surge in depression, PTSD: study

Protest-hit HK sees surge in depression, PTSD: study

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:53 AM

Nearly one in three adults in Hong Kong reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder during months of often violent social unrest in the city, according to a study [...]
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Asian shares rise after US stocks set records as fears fade

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Asian shares rose Friday as worries receded the United States and Iran might be stepping closer to the edge of war, and US indexes hit records. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei [...]
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Asian markets mostly higher as Iran fears recede, eyes on US jobs

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets rose Friday but investors were struggling to maintain a rally triggered by easing US-Iran tensions the previous day as focus turned back to the global economic [...]
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HK workers flock to labour unions as new protest tactic

HK workers flock to labour unions as new protest tactic

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Before the Hong Kong protests began in June, Chris Ngai spent most of his free time playing World of Warcraft and finding new cocktail recipes. Now the bespectacled [...]
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Mental health crisis looms after seven months of HK protests

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

The nightmares about riot police began in December, when the “Hong Kong Hermit”, a prolific social media activist at the forefront of the Chinese-ruled [...]
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Envy and solidarity from HK activists as democratic Taiwan prepares to vote

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong activists and budding pro-democracy politicians have flocked to Taiwan to observe its elections, aiming to bolster exchanges and galvanise an alliance against [...]
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HK Housing Authority racks up HK$13.9 billion surplus, and predicts 2020 will be just as high

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s biggest provider of public housing expects to record a surplus of more than HK$13.2 billion this financial year, banking on the rising supply of subsidised [...]
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HK protests: 31 arrested civil servants suspended from posts

HK protests: 31 arrested civil servants suspended from posts

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Thirty-one civil servants have been suspended after they were arrested for taking part in illegal Hong Kong protests, the government revealed on Friday. Secretary for the [...]
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HK stocks post biggest gain in four weeks, China markets rise on improving risk appetite as Middle East tensions fade

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The China and Hong Kong markets rallied on Thursday, with the US and Iran appearing to step back from escalating their military conflict, and China inflation accelerating at [...]
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HK workers flock to labour unions as new protest tactic

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Before the Hong Kong protests began in June, Chris Ngai spent most of his free time playing World of Warcraft and finding new cocktail recipes. Now the bespectacled [...]
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HK Housing Authority racks up HK$13.9 billion surplus, and predicts 2020′s will be just as big

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s biggest provider of public housing expects to record a surplus of more than HK$13.2 billion this financial year, banking on the rising supply of subsidised [...]
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Pakistani victim of forced labour in HK loses Court of Final Appeal bid to create new human trafficking offence

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Pakistani victim of forced labour in Hong Kong has lost his legal bid to compel the government to create a dedicated new offence for trafficking workers. The Court of Final [...]
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Ex-UK consulate staffer cuts ties with HK family to avoid ‘harassment’

Ex-UK consulate staffer cuts ties with HK family to avoid ‘harassment’

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A former British consulate employee who was detained in China last year said he has cut ties with his family and relatives in Hong Kong and the mainland to avoid them being [...]
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HK enters winter peak flu season with 23 outbreaks in schools or public facilities in past four days, nearly six times that of last two weeks

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong has entered the winter peak flu season, according to health authorities who say there have been 23 outbreaks reported so far in schools or public facilities this [...]
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HK protests: mental health issues rise drastically with more than 2 million adults showing signs of post-traumatic stress disorder, study finds

11-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

More than 2 million, or almost one in three, Hong Kong adults have shown symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder during the prolonged civil unrest in the city, a study [...]
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