Tag: Hong Kong protests

HK unrest beginning to affect mental health of more than 2 million people: Study

Hong Kong — The ongoing social and political unrest in Hong Kong is beginning to take a toll on the mental health of more...

Parents in Hong Kong consider sending their kids to school in Singapore as protests...

With protests in Hong Kong now reaching past the half-year mark with no signs yet of abating, Bloomberg has reported that some Hong Kong...

Police arrest hundreds following ‘chaotic’ New Year’s Day protest in Hong Kong

Hong Kong—What started as a peaceful pro-democracy demonstration ended in chaos as police fired water canons, pepper spray, and tear gas and arrested hundreds...

TISG’s Top 10 International Stories for 2019

2019 has been quite a year, from protests erupting in various parts of the world, to a Swedish teen taking centre-stage on climate change,...

Protests in Hong Kong shopping districts despite the holiday season

Hong Kong -- Pro-democracy protesters took no break despite the holiday season. Crowds clad in black and face masks gathered in the Mong Kok shopping...

Hong Kong minister urges a halt to violence as unemployment increases

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung expressed disappointment at the latest violent demonstration last Sunday after police fired tear gas at protesters. “The...

Survey: Thousands of job cuts, company closures in Hong Kong in upcoming months

The months of political unrest in Hong Kong is leading up to losses in the retail sector according to a survey by the Hong...

800,000 take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday, marking 6 months since...

Hong Kong—Despite being an unusually cold day, approximately 800,000 people flocked to Hong Kong’s central park on December 8, Sunday, marking six straight months...

Activist Kirsten Han explains why Singapore is not the next Hong Kong

Singapore—Despite frequent comparisons between Singapore and Hong Kong due to their inherent similarities, one activist writes about why Singapore will not follow in Hong...

K-pop star Super Junior’s Siwon apologises to furious Chinese fans for liking Hong Kong...

K-pop group Super Junior’s Choi Siwon made Chinese fans furious after he liked a tweet about the demonstrations in Hong Kong a few days...
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