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Protesters set fire to hold off police at Hong Kong campus
by Catherine Lai - November 18, 2019 - 10:06am
Several loud blasts were heard around dawn on Monday before a wall of fire lit up an entrance to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) as what appeared to be a police attempt to enter the campus was repelled...
Trundling into trouble: Singapore targets e-scooters after accidents
by Catherine Lai - November 14, 2019 - 7:06pm
Tiny Singapore had embraced electric scooters in a big way, but deaths and fires linked to the two-wheelers have prompted authorities to introduce tough rules that could put a brake on their runaway success.
Property investors turn to Southeast Asia amid Hong Kong unrest
by Catherine Lai - October 15, 2019 - 5:13pm
From luxury Singapore apartments to Malaysian seafront condos, Hong Kong investors are shifting cash into Southeast Asian property, demoralized by increasingly violent protests as well as the China-US trade war...
Hong Kong airport protesters retreat, but city in turmoil
by Catherine Lai - August 14, 2019 - 12:40pm
Pro-democracy protesters retreated from Hong Kong's airport on Wednesday following two days of hugely disruptive rallies that turned violent and plunged the global financial hub further into turmoil.
'They're being used': Hong Kong protests divide neighborhood
by Catherine Lai - August 12, 2019 - 1:08pm
The protests have morphed into a broader movement seeking greater democratic freedoms in the international financial hub.
Tourism in trouble: Hong Kong demos hit economy
by Catherine Lai - August 11, 2019 - 11:19am
Empty hotel rooms, struggling shops and even disruption at Disneyland: months of protests in Hong Kong have taken a major toll on the city's economy, with no end in sight.
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