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  1. 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 ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    'Democracy or nothing' is no choice for a better Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:45pm by Franklin Koo

    ... Franklin Koo Franklin Koo says the debate on what Hong Kong needs for a better future has been too narrowly framed from the start. Pro-democracy activists should rethink their method ... and informed judgments. Consider this question: Please choose one of the following that may lead to a positive future for Hong Kong: A. Fascism; B. Anarchy; C. Democracy. The majority are likely ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Fake democracy will be bad for Hong Kong and chief executive

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:11am by LETTERS

    ... Fake democracy will be bad for Hong Kong and chief executive In the long and hard battle for democracy in Hong Kong, we are occasionally confronted by critics who are intelligent ... First, a fake democracy is not and can never evolve into a good or good enough democracy. Second, a fake democracy will cause more damage and harm to Hong Kong, as it will clothe the chief ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Mainlanders remain cool to Hong Kong's democracy fever

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:51pm by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... Lijia Zhang Lijia Zhang says few on the mainland appear to be interested in finding out about Hong Kong's democracy protest, much less sympathising with it- clearly a reflection of their political apathy A world away When the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests started, I was still in India, attending the Bangalore Literature Festival. As someone who took part in the pro-democracy ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong must achieve democracy one step at a time

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by Regina Ip

    ... prior to the meeting. The first concession was the submission of a report to the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office on developments in public opinion since the National ... responsible for Hong Kong affairs. When secondary students started their sit-in outside Civic Square on September 26, they chanted slogans urging a dialogue with Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong needs democracy realists, not dreamers

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 12:36pm by Michael Chugani

    ... no risk. Our democracy dreamers have never come to terms with this. For Hong Kong's sake, they need to become democracy realists rather than dreamers. Realists understand who they are dealing ... and Xinjiang. Any concessions to Hong Kong would embolden the self-rule movements there and spark democracy movements elsewhere in China. That's why Beijing will never bow to our demands. Some ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing committed to ‘one country, two systems’ says Premier Li Keqiang

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:09am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Pledge to advance democracy "in accordance with the law" in Hong Kong and Macau Beijing will "unswervingly" implement the principles of ‘one country, two systems’ and maintain the long-term prosperity and stability of Hong Kong and Macau, Premier Li Keqiang promised in his first annual report. Speaking at the opening ...




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