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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Let Hong Kong, not Beijing, deal with democracy protesters

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:49am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex lo@scmp.com Let Hong Kong deal with the protests If Beijing really trusts Leung Chun-ying and his government, it should seriously consider stopping its micro-management ... in the response to the unrest. As a result, the Hong Kong government is increasingly toeing the party line; over the weekend it alleged that the Occupy movement is funded and manipulated by "external ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1620901/let-hong-kong-not-beijing-deal-democracy-protesters
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong protesters lose support in the name of democracy

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:49am by Alex Lo

    ... 10-year-olds know Yau Tsim Mong is one of the most triad-infested districts in Hong Kong. Did the protesters think there would be no response from organised gangs? Or that police could somehow ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Losing support in the name of democracy It's one thing to fight for democracy. It's something else to challenge law and order in the name of it. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1610220/hong-kong-protesters-lose-support-name-democracy
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Don't destroy Hong Kong for democracy

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by Alex Lo

    ... on about international standards. But it's a city election, not a country's. There is no higher arbiter or authority than Beijing to decide what form of democracy Hong Kong can have. ... war. For Occupy Central, it looks like they are ready to undermine Hong Kong's stability and reputation to save it. Occupy co-founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting has said as much. This is what he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580895/dont-destroy-hong-kong-democracy
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong protests expose the real rot in society

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:45am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Protests expose the real rot in society Something is rotten in the city of Hong Kong. That is what the pro-democracy rallies have exposed for the world to see. ... or even the main one. Many Hong Kong people are unhappy, but it's unlikely they were solely driven to fight police because they were upset by Beijing restricting the choice of candidates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1612360/hong-kong-protests-expose-real-rot-society
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Integration and exceptionalism both at play in Hong Kong conflict

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:01am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Integration and exceptionalism at play Hong Kong is torn between rival visions about its identity and future. On one side is the need for our little city to find ... democracy itself- to the rest of China. I believe that would turn our city into a territorial enemy of Beijing. It could only spell our eventual doom. If China were a liberal democracy, we could do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1611031/integration-and-exceptionalism-both-play-hong-kong-conflict
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Both Beijing and Anson Chan are talking hogwash over full democracy for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:59am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com When both sides are talking hogwash The war of words over Hong Kong's full democracy has got out of hand. Beijing has denounced Occupy Central's mock ... the city's fight for full democracy. Both denunciations are hogwash. You can ask the Hong Kong public to vote on anything you like. We do it all the time, over beauty pageants, Canto-pop hits, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1539168/both-beijing-and-anson-chan-are-talking-hogwash-over-full
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    Hong Kong protesters should take heed of the 1968 French revolt

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 05:06am by Alex Lo

    ... roughly one month. It was often referred to as the revolution that never was. Like Hong Kong, it too demanded participatory democracy for the grassroots. And for a short period, the Fifth Republic ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Take heed of the 1968 French revolt Some Hong Kong protesters, perhaps students of French, held up a banner of one of the most famous slogans from the May 1968 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1611659/hong-kong-protesters-should-take-heed-1968-french-revolt
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Frustration grows over Occupy protests in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:38am by Alex Lo

    ... the rallies. That was what the leaders of Occupy Central, the Hong Kong Federation of Students and Scholarism, were calling for last night. They made the right call. ... the schooling of their children and their daily routines. Many ask why the protesters are occupying their districts when their beef is with the government and Beijing over democracy. Yet it's clear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1609089/frustration-grows-over-occupy-protests-hong-kong
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Some crazy goings-on in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:11am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Some crazy goings-on in Hong Kong Is Hong Kong going crazy or what? It seems many of us need serious help in anger management. A guy went with his brother ... "But I am over 70. I want to do something for Hong Kong," he replied, laughing. "Maybe I will buy it from Shenzhen, put it in bags and throw them at those Occupy people." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1603469/some-crazy-goings-hong-kong
  10. Comment - MY TAKE

    Beijing's problem in Hong Kong is not foreign interference but Western ideas

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by Alex Lo

    ... by Beijing's incessant complaints about foreign interference in Hong Kong. It's not Western agents Beijing needs to worry about, but Western ideas, ideals and narratives. And these, once they have ... and Washington have essentially thrown in the towel by acknowledging Hong Kong's democratic development is China's internal affair. US National Security Adviser Susan Rice reportedly said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1594919/beijings-problem-hong-kong-not-foreign-interference-western-ideas

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