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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central a no-go area in class, Eddie Ng warns

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:59am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Teachers' turn to get some plain speaking, from their top boss Eddie Ng, about the risks of egging on pupils or taking part in action Occupy Central sent to back of the class The education minister yesterday urged schools not to encourage their pupils to take part in Occupy Central- which he deems "unlawful"- in a reversal ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    NDRC adds its voice to Occupy Central criticism

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com NDRC adds its voice to Occupy Central criticism The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has become the latest mainland agency to attack Occupy Central. The nation's economic manager yesterday said the movement would harm Hong Kong's business environment and delay universal suffrage. Li Pumin, the NDRC's ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government linked Legco clash with Occupy Central to denigrate movement, says activist

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... towns, not a mob conducting a trial run of the planned Occupy Central blockade. The government had "overestimated" their abilities and intentions by linking the clash at the Legco building to preparations for bringing the commercial hub to a standstill. Occupy organisers are planning to mobilise 10,000 people to stage a non-violent sit-in on the streets of Central ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Central banks ought to rein it in

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:40pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... and argued that central bank policy must step out of the shadows of the past crisis. It should foster change in three areas: towards less debt-driven patterns of growth; more normal monetary policy; ... Andrew Sheng Andrew Sheng says central banks must choose austerity or risk exacerbating structural problems Loose fiscal and monetary policy won't lead us out of debt, but reforms can ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Decision to close for day hits Central's high-end stores in the pocket

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:11pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... tonight Decision to close for day hits Central's high-end stores in the pocket At least six luxury shops on Chater Road stayed closed yesterday ahead of an overnight sit-in by student groups. ... began after the march and was due to end at 8.30am today- as a rehearsal for Occupy Central. They also said they would camp outside Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's office in Admiralty ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central poll leaves moderate democrats no room to manoeuvre, say advisers

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 11:21pm by Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... vice-chairman of the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies, said the huge turnout for the exercise organised by Occupy Central reflected the fact most people wanted to achieve universal ... with the central government again on political reform," Qi said. Tong said yesterday he would stop promoting his moderate proposal in light of the vote. He said Anson Chan Fang On-sang, the convenor ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Steel piling plan could allow work to restart on Sha Tin-Central rail link

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com MTR will today begin sinking huge steel pilings to protect ancient relics following five-month delay to work on the Sha Tin-Central rail link Rail link work may ... Tin-Central rail link could resume within weeks. The decision was made after meetings with the Development Bureau. Work on the link is already five months behind schedule after the relics, including ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Ming Pao editorial director had to make tough call on July 1 protest

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by Alex Lo

    ... launched Occupy Central trial run; police ready to clear area". The presses started running. But after 3.20am, Lui received reports that police had moved in and started removing protesters. ... headline became: "Hundreds in Occupy Central trial run; police started operation to clear area". The new sub-headline was: "July 1 rally- number [of participants] reached a 10-year ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Occupy Central is costing business even before it's begun

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 05:54pm by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan Bernard Chan says companies are making plans to cope during protest Occupy Central is costing business even before it's begun Some pro-establishment commentators have warned us that Occupy Central could cost Hong Kong billions of dollars in economic losses as well as in terms of the city's global reputation. I am not sure about these numbers. I doubt ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Transparency needed in central banks' equity buying binge

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:57am by David Marsh

    ... a highly important role in the euro area- spoke yearningly last week of the need for "central banks to shed their role as decision-makers of last resort and, thus, to return to their normal ... David Marsh They have binged on the markets, but overstretched central banks and sovereign wealth funds now need to add transparency to their reserves The missing asset Central banks have ...




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