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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Attacks on Occupy Central may backfire, pan-democrats say

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... they backed motions condemning the Occupy Central movement for democracy. Their efforts may backfire and boost support for the plan to bring mass civil disobedience to Central district in pursuit ... on Occupy Central. Kwai Tsing councillor Ng Kim-sing, from the Democratic Party, said: "They were doing it for the central government." Supporters of the motions insisted they were simply ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Have Occupy Central organisers already committed a crime?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by SIMON YOUNG NGAI-MAN

    ... Those behind Occupy Central movement should take care to avoid being arrested for conspiracy There is growing concern with the public order or obstruction offences that may occur next July 1 from the Occupy Central movement. Could the movement's organisers have already committed criminal offences simply by planning and encouraging others to join in? If you and I planned ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    UBS report on Occupy impact is a load of bull

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by Michael Chugani

    ... of Occupy Central is so full of BS it makes Public Eye laugh. It actually compares Hong Kong's planned pro-democracy protest, Occupy Central, with Bangkok's violent anti-government ... at civil disobedience in a free society, something they do not get to see back home. Occupy Central will be a tourist attraction. And since when have foreign investments fled Hong Kong for good? ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rivals to Occupy Central: meet your match

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Joshua But and Johnny Tam

    ... to rally 10,000 people in July 2014 to counter plans by the Occupy Central group to bring 10,000 pro-democracy protesters to central Hong Kong to block traffic. The group, called the Voice of Loving Hong Kong, was founded last September. It is one of the first groups to declare its plans for concrete action against Occupy Central’s planned civil disobedient protest in July 2014. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Even a minority cause like Occupy Central can do harm

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... trouble. In fact, this is the threat projected by the Occupy Central campaign, organised by Benny Tai Yiu-ting, who believes a much smaller group, of 10,000, will be sufficient to serve ... to gain more friends and influence more people, preaching to them the gospel of true universal suffrage and the necessity of Occupy Central. So I believe a showdown is inevitable. As I mentioned ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Violence a real worry during Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by SONNY LO

    ... Sonny Lo maps out the scenarios that could see the democracy movement descend into chaos Few local commentators have examined how the Occupy Central movement next year may result ... on the other. The shouting matches between the two camps are all too obvious in public forums; these are very likely to intensify in June and July next year, when the Occupy Central movement reaches its ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    2 schools back out of Occupy Central talks under pressure: Benny Tai

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... talks about the Occupy Central movement "amid possible pressure", an organiser of the civil disobedience plan says. Benny Tai Yiu-ting, associate law professor of the University ... to achieve universal suffrage. He visited two secondary schools last month to speak on the rule of law, and pupils asked him about Occupy Central. "Two other schools said they would [invite me] ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Behave like gentlemen, equality chief York Chow tells Occupy Central activists

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:10pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com York Chow tells Occupy activists to be patient Wait and see. That's what the head of the Equal Opportunities Commission recommends democracy ... I don't believe in threats. To say that if you don't do this, I'll do that- these are not actions of a gentleman Dr York Chow Yat-ngok Chow was speaking specifically about Occupy ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tackle business fears about Occupy Central head on, supporters say

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Stuart Lau

    ... Economic impact is a business concern that the organisers should take seriously, supporters say The Occupy Central campaign is in need of better promotional efforts to persuade the public ... 600 supporters in Occupy Central's first deliberation session yesterday. There was also wide agreement that the organisers should elevate their final step - a plan to block roads ...




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