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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Don't stifle students' idealism, channel it for the good of Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 02:53pm by AYO CHAN YI-NGOK, EMILY CHAN

    ... of the discussion? The National People's Congress Standing Committee is unlikely to make any significant concessions to its decision. But, just as the devil is in the details; so is god. With some thought, we can bring about a more democratic election. For example, we could enlarge the number of subsectors in the nominating committee to increase its representativeness. Further, it should ...

  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 - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    2,000 police to guard flashpoints while students and government meet

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Clifford Lo, SAMUEL CHAN, Chris Lau and Peter So

    ... also monitor whether the police had deployed excessive force. Ivan Law Cheuk-yin, chairman of the Federation of Students' standing committee, said more members would be summoned to Mong ...

  4. News - China

    Hong Kong protesters are 'challenging highest state authority and will fail'- People's Daily

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 02:18pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Party mouthpiece tears into Occupy Central movement in latest front page comment piece, accusing demonstrators of using street protests to threaten central ... commentary, entitled “Staunchly safeguard the decisions made by the NPC standing committee,” accused the protest leaders as having an ulterior motive of challenging the National People’s Congress ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Colleague describes alleged beating victim Ken Tsang as passionate, committed

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by Joyce Ng

    ... violated. Tsang is a member of the 1,200-strong Election Committee that voted in Leung Chun-ying as Chief Executive election in 2012. But he was removed from Leung's inauguration ceremony, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Neither government nor students can afford to continue with a stalemate

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:15am by Gary Cheung

    ... before both sides begin to look for a way out of the political impasse. As the Occupy Central movement enters its 13th day, both the Leung Chun-ying administration and students at the forefront ... on September 28," Li said. At the centre of the sit-ins is the National People's Congress Standing Committee ruling on August 31, which said the city could elect its chief executive in 2017 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung puts student talks back on table but insists Beijing won't back down

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 11:10pm by Gary Cheung, Joyce Ng, Samuel Chan and Tony Cheung

    ... Leung said talks with the students had "to be based on the Basic Law and the decision by the National People's Congress Standing Committee". The decision ruled out public nomination of candidates, which is central to the students' demands. "There is no issue of making a compromise or not. We can't turn something unlawful into lawful," Leung said. ...

  9. Comment - Debates - SCMP DEBATE

    SCMP Debate: How could the chief executive nominating committee be more representative?

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:57am by STAFF

    ... This is a general reform direction that we believe the Hong Kong and central government should take to enhance overall representativeness of the nominating committee. However, to what extent and how exactly ... systems" in 1997. We ask leading politicians and academics for their views on how the nominating committee should be formed and the best way to nominate candidates.   Q1 How could the nominating ...

  10. 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 ...




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