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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing bans student leaders from taking trip to mainland to press for democracy

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 05:57pm by Joyce Ng, Amy Nip, Stuart Lau

    ... leaders' mainland trip Three student leaders at the heart of the Occupy Central protests are demanding the Hong Kong government explain why their travel documents were invalidated yesterday, hours ... not listen to Hong Kong people's views. This came as US President Barack Obama gave his strongest statement yet on the Occupy movement, saying that Hongkongers were demanding a universal, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 48

    Occupy student leaders' Beijing trip on track- without Rita Fan's help

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:10am by Peter So, JEFFIE LAM, Joyce Ng

    ... leaders of the Occupy Central movement will take their democracy demands to the capital this afternoon, even though they failed to get help from Hong Kong's sole representative in the top ... to stay in Hong Kong and end the occupation instead. "Their messages have been loud and clear in Hong Kong and even on the mainland." But there is some hope. Three federation ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 46

    Top court judge questions 'odd' injunction

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 03:37am by Joyce Ng

    ... three weeks earlier against pro-democracy protesters in Nathan Road. In a rare speech on Occupy and rule-of-law issues at the University of Hong Kong yesterday, Litton said: "A civil court ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 45

    Occupy Central leaders prepare to surrender as police make plans to clear sites

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 04:48am by Joyce Ng, JULIE CHU AND CLIFFORD LO

    ... that they were willing to accept the legal consequences of joining the "unlawful" pro-democracy protest. "We will sit peacefully on the roads and let the police arrest us if the clearance starts earlier than Friday next week," the source said. "We don't want to surrender before Monday- when the Hong Kong-Shanghai stocks 'through train' officially kicks ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carnival spirit for most part despite the slow progress

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Joyce Ng, LO WEI, FANNY FUNG, Johnny Tam, Jennifer Ngo, SHIRLEY ZHAO, Phila Siu, Emily Tsang, JEFFIE LAM, DANNY LEE

    ... An artist had made a cardboard "white paper" bigger than a car, which he lashed with ropes to express his discontent with Beijing's recent edict on Hong Kong's autonomy. Some ... suffrage, has become an anthem for Hong Kong protesters. One marcher wore sieves on his head, a reference to the government's insistence any electoral reform must include pre-screening ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 53

    Hong Kong legislators propose three-metre fence to keep protesters at bay

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 02:54pm by Joyce Ng

    ... The storming of the Legislative Council complex has prompted 41 pro-establishment lawmakers to support proposals to step up security measures. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco committee to decide if Jimmy Lai's donations to pan-democrats warrant inquiry

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Joyce Ng

    ... A complaint against the five current lawmakers- To, Mo, Lee, Leung and Leong- was also filed at the Independent Commission Against Corruption yesterday by the pro-Beijing Voice of Loving Hong Kong ... and Alliance for True Democracy convenor Professor Joseph Cheng Yu-shek. Last night, the alliance said Leong and Cheng held a joint account for the alliance and that neither had personally benefited. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 56

    Occupy Central co-founders hold 'community dialogue day'

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:46am by Joyce Ng

    ... to take the fight for democracy beyond the occupied zones – starting with a “community dialogue day” today. The news emerged after a three-hour discussion involving over 100 volunteers yesterday, ... to comment, others said the trio favoured turning themselves in early next month, although no consensus was reached as some felt they should focus on doing the groundwork for democracy first. “Some ...

  9. Tax rebate helps but it's not enough, say critics

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Paggie Leung

    ... there is room for more concessions.' Both the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood said there were ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Ousted head of Law Society Ambrose Lam is 'better off now'

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Joyce Ng

    ... margin. Solicitors were not happy with his remarks supporting June's State Council white paper on Hong Kong affairs, which critics have described as undermining the principle of "one ... then, with its council deciding not to issue a position paper on the political reform framework laid down for Hong Kong by the national legislature in August. Although the society's ...




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