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  1. Who said it?

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I told them I don't want to start a conversation about capitalism after 3am Jojo Wong Kei-ching, one of the longstanding members of the Occupy Central group You should not wait for an invitation... If they are willing to meet the highest standard, then any country is welcome U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk on China considering joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership Despite his ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and those south of the Yangtze River to record some of the winter's lowest temperatures, with most of the rest of southern China expected to see snow and rain. Occupy Central holds free yoga classes Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement provides free yoga lessons in the public space beneath HSBC's headquarters on Queen's Road Central. The organisers, inspired ...

  3. Tung fails to keep key pledges made in policy address

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... currently occupying Central Police Station, Victoria Prison and former court buildings to enable the private sector to convert these areas into retail, dining, cultural and entertainment venues. ...

  4. Commissioner defends land 'gift'

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... they took over central areas they currently occupy. In a letter to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen on Thursday, Democratic Party vice-chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing said no one deserved special ... in applying for a site for expansion. Lu Xinhua said it was the 'culture of Hong Kong' that a small thing triggered a controversy. He said the site was an asset offered to the central ...

  5. No consultation on lease to ministry

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... councillors. It said in a letter to Central and Western District Council that the lease of the site in Borret Road, Mid-Levels, was a private treaty grant so 'according to precedence, no consultation is needed'. The lease allows the ministry to occupy the site, for HK$1,000 until June 30, 2047, when the transition phase of Hong Kong's change of sovereignty ends. ...

  6. Pressure grows over land 'gift'

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Joyce Ng

    ... over central areas they currently occupy. But the pan-democrats are taking issue with the decision. In a letter to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, Democratic Party vice-chairwoman Emily ...

  7. Critics slam office relocation plan

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com The plan to move Hong Kong's financial watchdog and stock exchange to the planned tower on Government Hill to bolster Central's image as a core ... scheme was interventionist. 'The statement [in the Policy Address] also ignores the fact that HKEx and the SFC are already in Central- so how can moving them to another piece of Central ...

  8. Enough of civil service 'oversights'

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... a far-below-market land premium paid in the 1980s for the site now occupied by Fairmont House in Central. That article led the auditor general to conclude that more than HK$100 million of public money had ...

  9. 'Responsible' activists fined over protest

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... parties. But the protest continued into the night as more than 100 people occupied a few road lanes, first on Queen's Road Central, then on Des Voeux Road Central, claiming the government ... an anti-budget protest that blocked major roads in Central last year. In addition to the fines, the magistrate gave the activists some advice: find their own way to express their beliefs, rather than ...

  10. Beijing sees a handy straw man in 'Occupy Wall Street' protests

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang What do the Chinese people think of the 'Occupy Wall Street' movement as it spreads to many countries? What lessons can people learn and what ideas are they swapping with each other in the limited public sphere allowed by the central government? Last Monday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin said Beijing had noticed the movement and its opinions, ...




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