Slog AM: LimePod Hit-and-Runs Rack Seattle, Hong Kong Protesters Boycott Mulan, Stephen Colbert Talks Grief
The ACT needs to get its act together: Sorry. I'll see myself out for that one. But first, 40 Washington students who took the ACT at the beginning of summer have…
Aug 16, 2019 14:59 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
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
Hong Kong protests: Military option for China remains least likely scenario, say experts
The likely scenario in the days ahead will involve stronger police action to curb the violence, say experts.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Aug 16, 2019 10:29 UTC Read More
'Spiderman' Alain Robert climbs Hong Kong skyscraper World News
The Frenchman ascended to the top of Cheung Kong Centre in about an hour, unveiling a banner promoting peace along the way.
Aug 16, 2019 06:06 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
Hong Kong police say 748 arrested during summer's anti-gov't protests, as weekend demos banned again
Hong Kong police have banned two upcoming protests planned for this weekend. The force also revealed that they have arrested 748 people since the mass…
Aug 16, 2019 04:40 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: A city divided as more take sides amid growing unrest
Some political watchers believe the trend will continue as Hong Kong society decides what to do amid the fallout.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Aug 15, 2019 20:59 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
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
China notes Trump comment on Hong Kong: Foreign ministry
BEIJING: China has noted US President Trump's comment that Beijing needs to resolve the crisis in Hong Kong on its own, the foreign ministry said…
Aug 15, 2019 13:32 UTC Read More
Hong Kong reveals multi-billion dollar relief measures and subsidies, as finance chief cites poor economic outlook
The Hong Kong government announced a series of relief measures on Thursday that totalled more than HK$19 billion, with policies targeting small and medium…
Aug 15, 2019 13:31 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
Vegetarian meat not as healthy as claimed, consumer watchdog finds
Consumer Council examines 35 samples of prepackaged vegetarian 'meat' sold in Hong Kong and says all fail to satisfy requirements on nutrition labelling.
Aug 15, 2019 09:00 UTC Read More
Chvrches Cancel Hong Kong Concert Amid Airport Protest
At least three concerts by overseas performers have been canceled in Hong Kong as protesters forced the city's airport to suspend operations for a second day.
Aug 15, 2019 08:07 UTC Read More
Hong Kong regulator probes Chinese corporate borrowing
Investigation at Citic Bank unit looks at offshore credit of acquisitive groups.
Aug 15, 2019 04:01 UTC Read More
UK comedian Bill Bailey on 'chaos' at Hong Kong International Airport
The British comedian was at Hong Kong International Airport during the protests on 13 August.
Aug 14, 2019 23:09 UTC Read More
Inside Hong Kong’s Airport
Protesters want a government that looks out for their interests, not just Beijing's. To make their point, they crippled a symbol of the city's economic prominence.
Aug 14, 2019 21:44 UTC Read More
Singaporeans living in Hong Kong talk of residents' fear, sense of hopelessness
There are an estimated 15000 Singaporeans residing in Hong Kong.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Aug 14, 2019 21:00 UTC Read More
What Happens if the Tanks Roll Into Hong Kong?
With Beijing amassing military hardware on Hong Kong's doorstep, it's worth counting the cost if the People's Liberation Army 'liberates' the city from…
Aug 14, 2019 15:30 UTC Read More
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