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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    People’s Daily defends Hong Kong white paper for the third time in a week

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 02:35pm by Li Jing

    ... of the Communist Party’s founding and marking 17 years since the handover, tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents joined a protest, demanding real democracy and universal suffrage without Beijing ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com The Communist Party’s mouthpiece People’s Daily published the third editorial in a week that claimed Beijing’s policy on Hong Kong had not changed since issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1546480/peoples-daily-defends-hong-kong-white-paper-third-time-week
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Annual march biggest in recent years, with the focus democracy in 2017

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 02:03am by Staff Reporters

    ... Hong Kong in the biggest July 1 protest in recent years. The last marchers arrived at Chater Garden, Central, after 11pm- about eight hours after the scheduled start of the demonstration ... put the turnout at 510,000, while police said 92,000 started the march in Victoria Park. In both cases, the figure was the highest since 2005. The University of Hong Kong's public opinion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544598/annual-march-biggest-decade-focus-democracy-2017
  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Global Times warns Hong Kong could become the next ‘Ukraine or Thailand’

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:25pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... The state-run newspaper Global Times has warned its readers that Hong Kong faces becoming the next Ukraine or Thailand if it embraces a period of “political upheaval”. The nationalist newspaper ... of participants in the overnight sit-in on Chater Road, saying they posed a threat to Hong Kong’s rule of law. "Without the rule of law, Hong Kong could sink into the likes of Ukraine or Thailand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545567/global-times-warns-hong-kong-could-become-next-ukraine-or-thailand
  4. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Democracy hopes hang by a thread. Who will blink first?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Michael Chugani

    ... Will it be Hong Kong people or the central government? Can anyone honestly see Beijing suddenly saying public nomination is now possible after having repeatedly insisted it violates the Basic Law? Can ... no deal. Anyone taking bets on whether Hong Kong will really end up with universal suffrage in 2017?   Some inconvenient facts about the new towns Have Hongkongers become so gullible that they can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544372/democracy-hopes-hang-thread-who-will-blink-first
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong pan-democrats must show true leadership

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:52am by Alex Lo

    ... as the price for independence. By going against their people's wishes, they secured their future- but signed their own death warrant. Political assassination is not our thing in Hong Kong ... at all. It will be your job to make the chief executive nominating committee and the future legislature as democratic as possible. But that will still not satisfy many Hong Kong people who prefer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1545132/hong-kong-pan-democrats-must-show-true-leadership
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwanese activists who planned to join July 1 rally denied entry to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 06:38pm by Phila Siu, Ernest Kao

    ... Phila Siu and Ernest Kao Taiwanese activists deported on arrival in HK Two Taiwanese activists who plan to join tomorrow's rally in Hong Kong were refused entry yesterday, raising accusations of political motives. Lin Chi-hua, an academic at Soochow University in Taipei who is close to the pan-democrats in Hong Kong, and Chen Wei-ting, a leading figure in the Sunflower movement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543055/taiwanese-activists-who-planned-join-july-1-rally-denied-entry-hong
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing's treatment of Hong Kong protests watched by a wary region

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 02:11pm by Manik Mehta

    ... Manik Mehta Manik Mehta says any violence will further unnerve Taiwan and wider Asia Beijing needs to carefully weigh response to HK protests The demand for democracy in Hong Kong, manifesting itself in the Occupy Central movement, is being closely watched by Taiwan and other Asian governments. One worrying question is whether Beijing would ask the Hong Kong authorities to use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1549555/beijings-treatment-hong-kong-protests-watched-wary-region
  8. News - China Insider - CENSORSHIP

    Weibo more heavily censored during Hong Kong's July 1 march than on Tiananmen anniversary

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 05:05pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com China’s government censored Weibo, the nation’s biggest microblog platform, more on July 1, when record numbers of Hong Kong residents joined the pro-democracy march, than it did on June 4, the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. An average of over 70 out of every 10,000 Weibo posts made on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover were deleted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1545652/chinas-government-pursues-more-censorship-july-1-it-did-june-4
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    HSBC backtracks on Occupy Central as reason for downgrading Hong Kong’s outlook

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 11:22pm by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Bank lowers its assessment of stock market prospects over fears about civil disobedience- but Occupy insists impact will be temporary Hong Kong's biggest ... of the bank's flagship equity investment strategy report, penned by analysts and released yesterday, stated: "We reduce Hong Kong to 'underweight' on concerns about negative news flow. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549269/hsbc-downgrades-outlook-hong-kong-economy-partly-occupy-central-fears
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tung Chee-hwa did not warn Beijing off universal suffrage in Hong Kong: source

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:19pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... democracy," she said. Tung, now a vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, was Hong Kong's first chief executive after the handover ... officials that universal suffrage would be bad for Hong Kong. The Chinese-language Ming Pao Daily ran a front-page story on Tuesday in which Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing was quoted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530094/tung-chee-hwa-did-not-warn-beijing-universal-suffrage-hong-kong

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