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Activists push Sunday protest despite HK bill delay

Activists push Sunday protest despite HK bill delay

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 1:03 PM

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are planning a mass protest Sunday even after the territory’s embattled leader Carrie Lam sought to quell public anger by shelving [...]
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Flowers and tears for ‘first martyr’ of HK protests

Flowers and tears for ‘first martyr’ of HK protests

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | | 12:38 PM

Many among the vast crowds that marched through Hong Kong on Sunday carried white flowers tributes to an anonymous man who had fallen to his death the previous evening after [...]
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Taiwanese companies hit by US-China trade war lured back home by Taipei

Taiwanese companies hit by US-China trade war lured back home by Taipei

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:31 AM

One of Taiwan’s biggest paper manufacturers, which for the past 22 years has done most of its business on the Chinese mainland, is planning to shift the bulk of its [...]
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Carrie Lam: HK’s divisive, pro-Beijing leader

Carrie Lam: HK’s divisive, pro-Beijing leader

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Carrie Lam vowed to heal divisions and listen to the city’s youth when she became Hong Kong’s leader, promises that lie in tatters after tear gas and pepper spray [...]
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The US must stand with the people of HK

The US must stand with the people of HK

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

As the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China the fight against Huawei, the trade war, talk of a new cold war the protests in Hong [...]
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Trump administration unlikely to move on HK barring dramatic escalation: US official

Trump administration unlikely to move on HK barring dramatic escalation: US official

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in [...]
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HK protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march and strike action despite government backing down on extradition bill

HK protest organisers vow to press ahead with Sunday march and strike action despite government backing down on extradition bill

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pan-democrats vowed to press ahead with a protest on Sunday and called for the city’s leader to resign, despite the government suspending its [...]
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HK leader suspends extradition bill, says sorry

HK leader suspends extradition bill, says sorry

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

But analysts say China also has to weigh the risk of seeing Hong Kong, a vital port and financial centre of 7 million people, possibly losing its special economic status. [...]
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US, others object to UN counterterrorism chief visit to China’s Xinjiang

US, others object to UN counterterrorism chief visit to China’s Xinjiang

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China’s remote Xinjiang, where UN experts say [...]
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China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up

China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on [...]
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Chinese state media urges retribution after UBS economist’s ‘insult’

Chinese state media urges retribution after UBS economist’s ‘insult’

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Those who insult Chinese people should pay the price in order to deter would-be offenders from following suit, Chinese state media said in a sharply worded commentary, after [...]
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Trump says ‘it doesn’t matter’ if China’s Xi attends G20: Fox News

Trump says ‘it doesn’t matter’ if China’s Xi attends G20: Fox News

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Friday “it doesn’t matter” if Chinese leader Xi Jinping attends the Group of 20 summit later this month in the Japanese [...]
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US has ‘deep concerns’ about UN official’s trip to China

US has ‘deep concerns’ about UN official’s trip to China

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The US government expressed deep concerns to the UN about a reported trip by the UN counterterrorism chief to the restive Xinjiang region in China’s far west. Deputy [...]
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Russia’s Putin gives China’s Xi ice cream on his 66th birthday

Russia’s Putin gives China’s Xi ice cream on his 66th birthday

17-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi ice cream as a [...]
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HK protest row could give Donald Trump another card to play against China  but will he use it?

HK protest row could give Donald Trump another card to play against China but will he use it?

15-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

The controversy over this week’s protests in Hong Kong could become another complication in the already tense relationship between China and the United States if US [...]
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