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Canada supports peaceful assembly, condemns violence in Hong Kong: Freeland
There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region as some residents accuse the Communist Party-ruled Chinese government of chipping…
Aug 17, 2019 21:09 UTC Read More

Woman in Hong Kong protest video unfairly castigated
We don't know what set the woman in the yellow dress off, writes Kevin Ritchie.
Aug 17, 2019 14:48 UTC Read More

Hong Kong's cycle of violence
Police and protesters are locked into a spiral of provocation, but is there any way out?
Aug 17, 2019 12:15 UTC Read More

News Wrap: Hong Kong braces for weekend of demonstrations
In our news wrap Friday, pro-democracy demonstrations resumed in Hong Kong, amid suspicion China could send in paramilitary forces to counter them.
Aug 16, 2019 22:55 UTC Read More

Hong Kong Retail is Hungry for Silver Over Gold Says Peter Hug
Silver is “dirt cheap” at current levels and retail investors, particularly in Hong Kong, are jumping on the white metal, even more so than they are with gold, said…
Aug 16, 2019 20:28 UTC Read More

Calls for foreign intervention at Hong Kong rally; city braces for 11th weekend of protests
HONG KONG - Thousands of people on Friday (Aug 16) joined a pro-democracy rally which called for foreign intervention in Hong Kong, as the city braced itself…
Aug 16, 2019 16:18 UTC Read More

Terrifying 'giant fork' Chinese forces prepare to use on Hong Kong protesters
Amnesty International has criticised the use of the "electric shock capturing fork" against protesters.
Aug 16, 2019 14:00 UTC Read More

Hong Kong's standoff with China threatens its status as a global financial gateway
The deteriorating political situation in Hong Kong threatens to severely muddy the financial gateway between East and West. The state of play: If the protesters…
Aug 16, 2019 13:58 UTC Read More

Bitcoin Eyes Demand as Hong Kong Protestors Announce Bank Run
Bitcoin is hoping to become a hot property in Hong Kong. The region's political crisis has swept over its banking sector, which is now seeing protestors.
Aug 16, 2019 13:06 UTC Read More

From England in 1819 to Hong Kong in 2019
Two hundred years ago today, Britain was shocked by the violent suppression of a peaceful protest. Here's hoping history doesn't repeat itself in Hong Kong.
Aug 16, 2019 10:29 UTC Read More

'We know where you live': Hong Kong student leaders and their families face anonymous threats
Several university student leaders have said they have received threats directed at themselves and their families from unknown people. The incidents came after…
Aug 16, 2019 09:00 UTC Read More

Hong Kong’s economy shrinks worse-than-expected 0.4 per cent
Recent local 'social incidents' had caused significant disruptions to inbound tourism and consumption-related activities, government economist warned.
Aug 16, 2019 08:51 UTC Read More

Pregnant woman attacked and robbed in Yau Ma Tei
Two men attacked and robbed a pregnant woman after arguing with her and her husband outside a Hong Kong railway station during Friday's early hours.
Aug 16, 2019 08:23 UTC Read More

International wellness summit moves from Hong Kong to Singapore
SINGAPORE - Organisers of an international gathering focusing on the wellness industry is moving the meeting, originally scheduled in Hong Kong,…
Aug 16, 2019 05:31 UTC Read More

Singaporeans advised to defer non-essential travel to Hong Kong: MFA
Protesters block the entrance to the airport terminals after a scuffle with police at Hong Kong's international airport late on Aug 13, 2019. (Photo: AFP/Manan…
Aug 16, 2019 04:42 UTC Read More

Dota 2 Fans' Reactions To Hong Kong Protests Take Over Twitch Chat Of $33 Million Tournament
We're just days away from the biggest Dota 2 event of the year, the annual International tournament with its $33 million prize pool. Normally, this would be a time…
Aug 15, 2019 22:59 UTC Read More

Hong Kong's high-pressure education system has failed us all, but there's still hope
By Millie Fung. Hong Kong is notorious for its high-stress education system. From as early as age 6, Hong Kong students have hours of homework to complete…
Aug 15, 2019 17:15 UTC Read More

Daniel Henninger: Does Hong Kong matter? The answer may surprise you
Walking across the White House lawn a few weeks ago on his way to an event in Ohio, President Trump was asked by a reporter about the protests in Hong…
Aug 15, 2019 15:57 UTC Read More

Goldman’s Star in Hong Kong Turns Into 1MDB Scandal’s Enigmatic Man
Andrea Vella was Goldman Sachs's top dealmaker in Hong Kong. He had a nose for splashy trades, a fondness for the Bentley Continental, and a vague…
Aug 15, 2019 15:06 UTC Read More

Hong Kong Protest Leader Willing to Meet with 'Emperor Xi'
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong said Chinese President Xi Jinping was welcome to meet the city's protesters “directly and openly”.
Aug 15, 2019 15:00 UTC Read More

Options Traders Line Up Bets That Hong Kong’s Dollar Peg Will Snap
Options traders are ramping up bets against the Hong Kong dollar as the city's political unrest grows more violent and a slide in the Chinese yuan shifts attention…
Aug 15, 2019 13:33 UTC Read More

If Chinese tanks take Hong Kong, who'll be surprised? Land grabs are happening everywhere – and we're all complicit
In the glorious world of journalism, tanks always “roll” across borders. I've never in my life actually seen a tank roll, but you get the point. They don't let anything…
Aug 15, 2019 11:04 UTC Read More

Red-shirted luggage lady in midst of Hong Kong protest is a S'porean trying to get home
In the midst of a boatload of iconic imagery and moments during the Hong Kong protest, here was one image that caught the eye of many a media outlet.
Aug 15, 2019 10:54 UTC Read More

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