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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A turning point for democracy in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 05:43pm by Cliff Buddle

    ... in Hong Kong to the central government and seeking to ease its concerns about democracy. The business sector has an important role to play. Beijing, understandably, places much importance ... their part in easing Beijing's concerns Turning point The dramatic scenes of mass protest on the streets of Hong Kong this week mark a defining moment in the city's political development. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1605879/turning-point-democracy-hong-kong
  2. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Beijing's top man in Hong Kong dismissive of democracy protests

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 01:42pm by Peter So

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com “The sun rises as usual.” This is the message of Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong on National Day, which has been racked by ongoing democracy protests. The demonstrations, which are entering the fourth day, reflect the stand-off between citizens demanding universal suffrage and the governments of Hong Kong and the mainland, which have refused to back down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1605417/cy-leung-and-mainlands-top-officer-shrug-hong-kong-protests-national
  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    What is Occupy Central? 10 key facts about Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 05:51pm

    ... to blockade Central district as a means to force Beijing to allow Hong Kong what they consider genuine universal suffrage. 2. Who are the key players? Occupy Central is led by University of Hong Kong ... Chai, and Causeway Bay on Hong Kong Island. Separate crowds spontaneously blocked a section of Nathan Road in Mongkok in Kowloon. 7. What do the protesters want? They demand Chief Executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1604649/what-occupy-central-10-things-you-need-know
  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters draw support from around the world

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 09:12pm by Raquel Carvalho

    ... a student, joined Dr Eli Friedman, an expert on labour in China, to found the US Association for Democracy in Hong Kong. The group was set up on August 31, the day Beijing set a framework ... headquarters in Tamar Hong Kong will not be left to fight alone. So say a growing number of overseas groups springing up to support the Occupy Central movement and students who joined protests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1602545/hong-kong-pro-democracy-protesters-draw-support-around-world
  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Former premier Zhu Rongji lifts lid on talks with CY Leung

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Leung Chun-ying, now Hong Kong's chief executive, on the core reform issues of land ownership and housing. Leung, then a young surveyor at British real estate firm Jones Lang Wootton, is the only Hong Kong politician mentioned in the book, but it is an indication of his close ties with the mainland. Zhu (pictured) has kept a low profile since he retired a decade ago and avoided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296275/zhu-rongji-lifts-lid-talks-cy-leung
  6. News - Hong Kong

    IN PICTURES: On the front lines of the Hong Kong democracy movement

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:11pm by David Wong, Felix Wong, K.Y. CHENG

    ... David Wong, Felix Wong and K.Y. Cheng The battle lines were drawn as Hong Kong protesters geared up for a long stand-off with police at the start of the Occupy Central civil disobedience ... of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is placed at the gates of the governnment headquarters. Police stand in a line as protesters stand their ground. The Occupy Central rallyists have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1602991/pictures-occupy-centrals-front-lines
  7. News - China

    Asset or liability? Beijing's decision on whistle-blower could seal Snowden's fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng and Zhang Hong

    ... national security, mainland observers say. But it will be handled in a low-profile manner to avoid upsetting the Sino-US relationship and being seen as meddling in Hong Kong affairs. Snowden's revelation, that the US government had been hacking into Hong Kong and mainland networks for years, had put Beijing in an awkward position, observers said. On the one hand, it hoped to extract ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1260304/beijing-weigh-snowdens-case
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    When Hong Kong students were Beijing's allies on democracy

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to then premier Zhao Ziyang stating their support for the handover of Hong Kong and calling for democracy after 1997. Zhao, a key reformer, replied it was "only right and proper" to adopt ... In the early 1980s, student unions of the only two universities at the time- the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University- were among the first groups to back China's resumption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1599074/when-hong-kong-students-were-beijings-allies-democracy
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Thousands join Hong Kong students' democracy protest as classroom boycott begins

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:12am by STAFF

    ... Tony Cheung and Jeffie Lam Organisers will today take their fight to the doors of the Hong Kong government Thousands join student protest as boycott starts Students will take their fight ... turnout is encouraging," secretary general Alex Chow Yong-kang said. "This is not just a matter for the students, but for Hongkongers as a whole." Watch: Thousands of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598337/thousands-take-part-reform-protest-student-class-boycott-starts
  10. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    China's ambassador to UK accuses Chris Patten of 'rank hypocrisy' about Hong Kong democracy

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 05:10pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com It is the “rankest hypocrisy” for people such as former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten to criticise China for failing to introduce democracy to Hong Kong ... China for any perceived failings to introduce democracy.” He also emphasised that the constitutional basis of democracy in Hong Kong must be the Basic Law, not the Sino-British Joint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593914/chinas-ambassador-uk-accuses-chris-patten-rank-hypocrisy-about-hong

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