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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Don't compromise Hong Kong's basic principle of equality before the law

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:40pm by Surya Deva

    ... His latest step, giving an interview to the "foreign" media, was perhaps to better reach the so-called "external forces" fuelling the democracy demands in Hong Kong ... of law? Businesses should not be afraid of a democratic Hong Kong because democracies have safeguards in place to protect the interest of minorities. Nor should we be greatly worried about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1623757/dont-compromise-hong-kongs-basic-principle-equality-law
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Leung lays bare the truth of Hong Kong elites' anti-democratic stance

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 02:17pm by Stephen Vines

    ... Executive Leung Chun-ying has done something really useful. Everyone sort of knew what Hong Kong's elite really thought about democracy but now Leung has actually voiced these thoughts in public and said out loud that he does not like democracy and most certainly doesn't trust it. Speaking to foreign media representatives, he said that if Hong Kong were to have full-scale ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1623696/leung-lays-bare-truth-hong-kong-elites-anti-democratic
  3. Infographics - News - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Interactive: Time-lapses of major protest sites in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 09:32am by Cedric Sam

    ... Cedric Sam Explore the rise and flow of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement in time-lapses of traffic camera footage. Click here to view the full-size map Videos are updated every hour. Fooatge provided by the  Transport Department. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1608683/timelapses-major-protest-sites-hong-kong
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Judging by our youth, Hong Kong is ready for democracy

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 02:46am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse Mike Rowse says a debate on Occupy Central shows why change is needed Young, bright and ready for democracy in Hong Kong The Foreign Correspondents' Club organised ... or serving journalists were pitted against three members of the schools debating team, which represents Hong Kong in international events. To spice things up, the "oldies" were arguing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1564376/judging-our-youth-hong-kong-ready-democracy
  5. News - Hong Kong - SATIRE

    Hong Kong officials become the butt of online jokes after Occupy crisis talks

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 01:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Hong Kong government negotiators who sat down to crunch talks with student leaders have become figures of online derision with netizens mocking them ... Many cartoons portrayed him as hiding inside Hong Kong’s signature orange garbage bins. Lau, a staunch pro-Beijing politician and former lawmaker, has often been the target of jokes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622078/carrie-lam-and-hk-officials-become-butt-online-jokes-after-occupy
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    You're tearing us apart, former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa tells protesters

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:44am by Staff Reporters

    ... said: "The rule of law is the cornerstone of Hong Kong's success. We can't violate the rule of law while pursing democracy." Law Society president Stephen Hung Wan-shun said ... apart, Tung tells protesters The Occupy Central movement could hurt Hong Kong's economy severely, tear the community apart and undermine the rule of law if the street protests continue, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1624095/youre-tearing-us-apart-tung-tells-protesters
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS: ANALYSIS

    Will Hong Kong accept universal suffrage in 2017, in hope of increased democracy later?

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:36am by Gary Cheung

    ... the chief executive nominating committee be more representative? “We believe most Hong Kong people are pragmatic and want early introduction of ‘one man, one vote’.” Lam stressed in an article ... the chief executive by 'one person, one vote' in 2017,” she wrote. However, the government source agreed that a hardline stance from the Standing Committee would limit the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562563/will-hong-kong-public-accept-universal-suffrage-2017-hopes-greater
  8. Business - Banking & Finance - PROTESTS

    Five bank branches in Hong Kong shut due to Occupy Central disruptions

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 11:43am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com The number of bank branches closed due to pro-democracy protests around the city has fallen to five from eight on Saturday, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority reported on Monday morning. At the start of business, five branches of four banks in Mong Kok – HSBC Holdings, Hang Seng Bank, Citibank and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group – were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1620489/five-bank-branches-hong-kong-shut-due-occupy-central
  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    UK could ban tear gas exports to Hong Kong, minister says in parliamentary debate

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by AUSTIN CHIU AND DANNY LEE

    ... Austin Chiu in London and Danny Lee London debates Britain said on Wednesday it was open to a ban on British tear gas exports to Hong Kong after police used it against pro-democracy protesters. Foreign Office minister responsible for Hong Kong affairs Hugo Swire told MPs in a debate about recent events in Hong Kong, that high-level ministerial discussions between the Foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622427/british-mps-debate-hong-kong-protests
  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Smooth jazz superstar Kenny G visits Hong Kong protest site

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:16pm by James Griffiths

    ... to be seen how the Chinese public will react to Gorelick’s apparent support for Hong Kong democracy. Hong Kong and Taiwanese musicians and actors who have voiced approval for the protests have been ... camp in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G – real name Kenneth Bruce Gorelick – visited the main protest site in Admiralty, where he posed for photos with a number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622184/smooth-jazz-superstar-kenny-g-visits-hong-kong-protest-site

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