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  1. 'Occupy Central' rally may hit Rat Race

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com This weekend's 'Occupy Central' campaign, which echoes anti-Wall-Street demonstrations in the United States and elsewhere, may ... The police had not received any notification from organisers about the 'Occupy Central' protest as of yesterday, a spokesman said. Under the law, he said, any protest with more than 30 ...

  2. 'Occupiers' on the march in Kowloon

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng and Ng Kang-chung Occupy Central morphed into Occupy Mong Kok yesterday. With the Occupy Central campaign on Hong Kong Island showing signs of fading to irrelevance, a group ... Ferry in Tsim Sha Tsui before taking the ferry to Central to join Occupy Central protesters at HSBC headquarters. Activists in Hong Kong started the anti-capitalism Occupy Central movement ...

  3. Bank wants protesters removed

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... they still refuse to go. Occupy Central is a sister movement of the worldwide Occupy Wall Street. The OWS protest started in the United States in September last year. People who joined the movement ... and it is concerned about hygiene. Occupier Leung Wing-lai said it was unreasonable for the bank to raise these concerns now. 'The number of occupiers has dropped significantly. Now it's actually ...

  4. Activists refuse to leave Queen's Pier

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam About a dozen activists who have been occupying Queen's Pier for some time in protest against the government's decision to demolish it refused to leave the site yesterday. Police had asked them to leave so the public could watch the handover anniversary fireworks from the pier. The activists said this was not sufficient reason to require them to leave ...

  5. How it came to this

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2002 Legco approves Central reclamation phase 3, which would tear down Queen's Pier 2004 The High Court allows the reclamation to go ahead November 11, 2006 The Star Ferry pier is moved to its new location December 12 The clock tower at the old Star Ferry pier is demolished December 14 Police expel activists who are occupying the pier. An activist is charged by police ...

  6. City Briefs

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Illegal grabs $100 from worker who fed him A suspected illegal immigrant escaped with $100 from a three-storey block occupied by the Mother's Choice welfare agency in Central after threatening an employee with a knife yesterday. The man was given bread and water about 4am after a woman worker, 47, discovered him in the first-floor kitchen of the building. But he then pulled out ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH CARE

    Hong Kong Central Hospital closes after 46 years

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Sadness as court ruling forces facility to shut after nearly half a century of providing cheap private care, including 60pc of abortions every year Tearful goodbye as city hospitalcloses its doors Staff and patients wept as the Hong Kong Central Hospital in Mid-Levels closed yesterday. It became the first private hospital to shut in the city after ...

  8. Charity to the rescue as abortion hospital shuts

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... abortions in the city- or about 5,000 per year- have been conducted at Hong Kong Central Hospital. Last month it was ordered to move off the site in Central that it has occupied for more than 50 ... On another issue, Ko said that when Hong Kong Central Hospital shut down, 'the government will ensure all patients will be allowed to pick up their own personal records over a reasonable period ...

  9. Protesters claim to speak for majority but often represent only themselves

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Had they gone through with the threat, traffic would have come to a standstill. Shop owners and other road users would have been adversely affected. The Occupy Wall Street protests are one more example of this selfish behaviour. Even in Hong Kong, there is a group called Occupy Central. Such actions are examples of small minorities protesting against their unfortunate ...

  10. Protesters make themselves at home

    Posted Feb 21st 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Construction workers occupy the Central Government Offices yesterday in a protest over unpaid wages. More than 30 workers, led by representatives of the Confederation of Trade Unions, pushed past guards at the offices' west gate when it was opened for a postman. The workers from a Housing Authority project in Sau Mau Ping claim they are owed $3.8 million. ...




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