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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Central is not Tiananmen, thankfully

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:33pm by SUN XI

    ... Sun Xi Sun Xi says this city of business is no Beijing, the political heart of China Hong Kong should be thankful that Central is not Tiananmen It's debatable whether the ongoing five-day class boycott by students in Hong Kong should be compared with the May Fourth Movement of 1919 in Beijing. However, the Occupy Central movement is a reminder to many, myself included, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Police fire tear gas and baton charge thousands of Occupy Central protesters

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 07:05pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Occupy The streets of Central and Admiralty descended into chaos last night after police in riot gear fired tear gas at protesters as the Occupy Central campaign, a movement that promised ... while hundreds occupied a section of Nathan Road in Mong Kok. SCMP.com's live coverage of the Occupy Central protest But Occupy co-organiser Dr Chan Kin-man urged the protesters to retreat. ...

  3. News - China - INVESTIGATION

    Adviser to China's anti-trust committee fired for working for firm under investigation

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 03:04am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Anti-trust adviser fired over work for firm in probe An adviser to the government's anti-monopolies committee has been fired for allegedly working ... by the mobile chipmaker Qualcomm at the same time he told the anti-monopolies committee in evidence that the company had not breached antitrust laws on the mainland, China National Radio reported, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- THE FIRST 12 HOURS: Full report as events unfolded

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 08:04am

    ... Tony Cheung, Ernest Kao, Samuel Chan, Chris Lau   FOR THE LATEST OCCUPY CENTRAL UPDATES PLEASE CLICK HERE   Welcome to scmp.com's live report on Occupy Central, which kicked off ... that they will "use a higher degree fo force" if crowds do not calm down. A statement read: "Police urge the protesters gathering in Admiralty and Central at present, to express their views ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- NIGHT THREE: Full coverage of all the night's events

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 07:51pm by Staff Reporters

    ... and for the central government in Beijing to allow an open election of the next chief executive. In August, Beijing ruled out that scenario, saying that a committee of 1,200 members would vet potential ... As protesters in Central escaped the rain earlier, the queue at a nearby McDonald's restaurant extended out the door as the crowds sought shelter and a late dinner/early breakfast. Elsewhere, Hong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Jockey Club to run historic Central site

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:21am by FANNY FUNG

    ... to run historic Central site The Jockey Club will take on the operation of the Old Central Police Station Compound as a heritage and contemporary art venue after failing to choose a winner from ... requirement. "The selection committee [assessed] the strategies and plans for the heritage programming, strategies and plans for contemporary art programming, financial capacity, business ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- DAY FOUR: Full coverage of all the day's events

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 08:03am

    ... Staff Reporters Good afternoon and welcome to day four of our live Occupy Central coverage. Overnight the crowds of protesters that have locked down the streets of Hong Kong were battered ... secretary of the Hong Kong Federation of Students, said the student leaders would welcome an opportunity to speak with a Chinese central government official, but not Leung, insisting he must resign. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- DAY THREE: Full report of the day's events

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 08:32am

    ... Staff Reporter Good afternoon and welcome to day three of our live Occupy Central coverage, Large crowds took to the streets last night, converging on sites in Hong Kong and Kowloon, ... updates.   CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST LIVE COVERAGE   7.26pm. Thunderclaps are heard and and rains come down on Hong Kong. Crowds in Central rush to put on raincoats and open umbrellas, but many ...

  9. News - China

    Party Central Committee's third plenum raises reform expectations

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... and institutionalised, the party holds a national congress every five years. The congress is responsible for electing the Central Committee, which adopts the number of the congress that elected it; the 18th Central Committee is in office now. Between congresses, the Central Committee meets for plenums or plenary sessions. While these usually take place annually, in the first year two such meetings ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- DAY TWO: Full report of the day's events

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 08:16am

    ... it was announced that all schools in Central, Wan Chai and Western areas would be cancelled. Meanwhile meetings of all Legco committees and visits to the Legco complex have been cancelled today, ... Staff Reporters Good afternoon and welcome to Hong Kong's live coverage of Occupy Central. After a night of protesters taking to the streets and sleeping on main roads throughout ...




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