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1 Oct 2014

The Occupy movements in New York and London were largely motivated by anti-capitalist sentiment but this does not apply to Hong Kong’s Occupy movement.

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Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong based writer and journalist. He has worked in Asia for The Guardian‚ The Daily Telegraph‚ and The Independent‚ and was a consultant editor for The Asia Times.
Updated 1 Oct 2014 - 11:01am
1 Oct 2014

We should never underestimate the intoxication of crowds united for a cause. For many young people, the mass protests of recent days must feel like the intensity of first love.

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Alex Lo is a senior writer at the South China Morning Post. He writes editorials and the daily “My Take” column on page 2. He also edits the weekly science and technology page in Sunday Morning Post.
Updated 1 Oct 2014 - 11:01am
1 Oct 2014

One thing we will miss once the occupation of Central is over is the absence of vehicles and the...

Howard Winn has been with the South China Morning Post for two and half years after previous stints as business editor and deputy editor of The Standard, and business editor of Asia Times. His writing has also been published in the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the International Herald Tribune. He writes the Lai See column which focuses on the lighter side of business.
Updated 1 Oct 2014 - 11:02am
1 Oct 2014

If insanity means doing the same thing again and again but expecting a different result, the...

Derek Scissors is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.
1 Oct 2014 - 4:18am
1 Oct 2014

The pan-democrats are a heterogeneous group that shares a common "bottom-up narrative" of "one...

Richard Wong Yue-chim is the Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy at the University of Hong Kong
Updated 1 Oct 2014 - 11:04am
1 Oct 2014

Wake up and smell the revolution. Public Eye first wrote that back in January 2010. "What...

Michael Chugani is a Hong Kong-born American citizen who has worked for many years as a journalist in Hong Kong, the USA and London. Aside from being a South China Morning Post columnist he also hosts ATV’s Newsline show, a radio show and writes for two Chinese-language publications. He has published a number of books on politics which contain English and Chinese versions.
1 Oct 2014 - 3:42am
30 Sep 2014

Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang said that, "We don't want Hong Kong to be just...

Kelly Yang is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, an after-school writing program for children in Hong Kong. At KYP, she teaches creative writing, public speaking and critical reasoning. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and Harvard Law School. Follow Kelly on Twitter: @kellyyanghk
1 Oct 2014 - 4:04am
30 Sep 2014

Hong Kong has long had its well-established retail districts serving different catchments and...

Nick Bradstreet is head of retail at Savills Hong Kong
1 Oct 2014 - 3:49am
30 Sep 2014

I have written a column for this newspaper for 15 years and any regular reader of my thoughts...

Jake van der Kamp is a native of the Netherlands, a Canadian citizen, and a longtime Hong Kong resident. He started as a South China Morning Post business reporter in 1978, soon made a career change to investment analyst and returned to the newspaper in 1998 as a financial columnist.
30 Sep 2014 - 5:40am
30 Sep 2014

Hong Kong's "umbrella revolution" was unwittingly aided by the police when they stood down...

Howard Winn has been with the South China Morning Post for two and half years after previous stints as business editor and deputy editor of The Standard, and business editor of Asia Times. His writing has also been published in the Far Eastern Economic Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the International Herald Tribune. He writes the Lai See column which focuses on the lighter side of business.
30 Sep 2014 - 5:55am

Today's Poll

  • Within a week: 19%
  • From a week to a month: 48%
  • Over one month: 33%
1 Oct 2014
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  • From a week to a month
  • Over one month
Total number of votes recorded: 256

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The arrest of students who stormed Civic Square on Friday and the police's use of tear gas to disperse crowds of protesters near government headquarters in Admiralty on Sunday night brought...

1 Oct 2014 - 4:02am

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