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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds join march against Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Hundreds march against Occupy A group that marched through Causeway Bay yesterday in protest against Occupy Central claims to have collected 5,000 ... Central. The alliance aims to get 800,000 signatures to outnumber the 780,000 people who voted in Occupy Central's unofficial referendum However, alliance spokesman Robert Chow Yung said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553520/hundreds-join-march-against-occupy-central
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    United by a common goal: 60 years separate Occupy Central's youngest and oldest volunteers

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com More than 60 years separate the youngest and oldest volunteers with Occupy Central Generations apart, united by a common goal Retired taxi driver Benedict Ng ... comrades- if not for Hong Kong's bumpy path to universal suffrage. Ng, 78, is the oldest volunteer in the planned civil disobedience movement Occupy Central; Wong, 17, the youngest. In the past ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537158/united-common-goal-60-years-separate-occupy-centrals-youngest-and
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Joining social movements part of education, academic says of Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com College education without involvement in issues like Occupy Central a waste, college chief claims Students right to join in protests, says academic ... disobedience as part of Occupy Central, although he did not rule out disciplinary consequences. He recalled joining protests for better education policies while studying from 1970 to 1974, and later ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542693/joining-social-movements-part-education-academic-says-occupy-central
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Property tycoon Lee Shau-kee lashes out at Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... in to condemn the Occupy Central movement for being "too radical", and warned it could have a negative impact on the city. The Henderson Land Development chairman made the remarks in a speech ... during Occupy Central protests. The tycoon extended his support to the government by praising chief executive Leung Chun-ying for being "diligent, persistent and hard-working", while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1274962/property-tycoon-lashes-out-occupy-central
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city they once knew

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Emily Tsang

    ... political disputes and failed policies in recent years have left them feeling worried for their grandchildren, one of whom will begin studying law later this year. They voted in Occupy Central's poll on political reform last month, to express their desire to elect the leader of their city. Despite his age, Leung joined the July 1 rally to show his discontent with how the city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558314/elderly-hongkongers-see-only-trouble-ahead-their-hometown
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Half a million people could take part in Hong Kong's July 1 march, organisers say

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee

    ... take the initiative and start the Occupy Central civil-disobedience protest after the march. Yeung said the front would provide back-up, such as legal advice, to the groups but it would ... at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay and ends at the pedestrian area in Chater Road, Central. Last year, organisers said 430,000 people marched, although police said 66,000 took part at its peak. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542690/organisers-hope-recent-controversies-push-attendance-july-1-march
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversial solicitor is no Lam to the slaughter

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Tony Cheung

    ... criticism after he joined the chorus condemning Occupy Central, saying its civil disobedience plan was without legal grounds and that the notion of "peaceful violence" was just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536410/controversial-solicitor-no-lam-slaughter
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Social media brings hope and frustration for Chinese activists at home and in exile

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:26am by Staff Reporter

    ... believed in the ability of the medium to bring about change. Wen, 43, known online as Bei Feng, said the Arab spring and Taiwan's Sunflower movement, in which students occupied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1527643/social-media-brings-hope-and-frustration-chinese-activists-home-and-exile
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Move over Jamie! Now Gordon Ramsay announces he’s opening a Hong Kong restaurant

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 04:36pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Gordon Ramsay to open branch of London restaurant Bread Street Kitchen in Central two months after Jamie's Italian launches in Causeway Bay Rivalry heats up as celebrity chefs get taste for HK Two of Britain’s best known celebrity chefs will compete for the attention of Hong Kong diners after Gordon Ramsay announced that he will open a restaurant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528653/gordon-ramsay-and-jamie-oliver-prepare-hong-kong-restaurant-battle
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Drastic' 20pc cut in mainland visitors only one option, says Leung

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Johnny Tam, LO WEI

    ... to the central government,” Leung said. The government was now listening to the views of the public, businesses and the tourism sector, he said. Tourism is an important sector of Hong Kong’s economy, he ... not come up with any proposal.” “The Individual visit scheme is a central government policy,” he added. A 20 per cent reduction in visitors to the city is too drastic, members of the commission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519766/cutting-mainland-visitor-numbers-20pc-too-drastic

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