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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Quit school if you really want to make a sacrifice for democracy', Arthur Li tells students

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 12:01pm by Peter So

    ... September 22 to oppose Beijing's restrictive framework for Hong Kong's 2017 chief executive election. Secondary-school pupils will stage a one-day boycott on September 26. Li, a former ... school. If they do so, at least they can spare some vacancies for others and benefit those studying for associate degrees. "If they're not willing to quit school, then the class boycotts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593008/students-should-quit-school-if-they-really-want-sacrifice-democracy
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    British consulate won't be joining in Hong Kong Scots' toast to referendum

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Niall Fraser

    ... Scotland," he said.   Why this Hong Kong Scot would vote Yes Why this Hong Kong Scot would vote No I would vote Yes. My belief that independence is the better option for Scotland has its foundation ... and historically hazy horror that several centuries ago an English queen lopped off the head of her Scottish cousin, a sitting queen of our nation, Mary Queen of Scots. I completely understand why Scotland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591953/british-consulate-wont-be-joining-hong-kong-scots-toast-referendum
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Former leader Tung Chee-hwa plans ‘think tank’ for Hong Kong development

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 01:38pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO AND PETER SO

    ... CPPCC duties, Tung chairs the China-United States Exchange Foundation, which described itself as “a critical bridge” between the two nations. It aims to “facilitate open and constructive exchange among policymakers, business leaders, academics, think tanks, cultural figures and educators”. The foundation hosts conferences and research, exchange and educational programmes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1596763/former-leader-tung-chee-hwa-plans-grass-roots-think-tank-hong-kong
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students plan one-week school boycott to protest Beijing's election restrictions

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:29pm by JEFFIE LAM, Ernest Kao

    ... and not be manipulated by parties, the Communist Party and conglomerates any more." More than a hundred secondary school pupils joined a forum hosted by student group Scholarism to discuss the boycott. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587233/students-plan-one-week-school-boycott-protest-beijings-election
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Scholarism activist Joshua Wong vows to fight on as he begins university studies

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:20am by Tony Cheung

    ... to undertake non-violent acts of civil disobedience, including a one-day class boycott at secondary schools to protest against the National People's Congress Standing Committee's decision ... to abandon the introduction of national education as a compulsory subject in schools. "[Even] when the whole world told me that national education could not be shelved, I fought on," he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591176/student-activist-vows-fight
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam's holiday angers students

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Peter So

    ... O schools protested yesterday, complaining that their schools had pressed them not to publicise a one-day class boycott next Friday. Leo Wong, a Form Five pupil at HKMLC Queen Maud Secondary School ... parental permission, and had been given space to discuss and promote the protest. The other school, Catholic Ming Yuen Secondary School, could not be reached for comment.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1596236/carrie-lams-holiday-angers-students
  7. News - World - POLITICS

    US presidential hopeful Chris Christie gets warm welcome in Mexico

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AP

    ... and state could work together. Christie received a celebrity's welcome at a local school in Puebla, where more than 2,000 students waved American, Mexican and New Jersey flags. The governor, ... the former first lady said in Mexico City at a forum hosted by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's Telmex Foundation. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586755/us-presidential-hopeful-chris-christie-gets-warm-welcome-mexico
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    University dean offers praise but not passes

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... gratifying, but said the medical school- which takes a neutral stance on the issue- could not necessarily endorse it as a "legitimate reason" to skip classes, especially when most of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1596237/university-dean-offers-praise-not-passes
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    The walls are up at HSBC in Central as Occupy Central looms

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... proposed a "perfected" version of a parental consent form for pupils joining next week's class boycott for democracy. She said schools were welcome to use her form, which highlights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594121/walls-are-hsbc-central-occupy-central-looms
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Class boycott splits Anglicans and Catholics

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:38am by JEFFIE LAM, SHIRLEY ZHAO AND PETER SO

    ... boycott at secondary schools by pupils angry at Beijing's restrictions on democracy for the city. While the Catholic diocese has told its schools not to penalise pupils for taking part in strikes from September 22, a leader of the Anglican Church warned pupils they would receive lower marks for conduct if they skipped class. The Catholic diocese runs 87 middle and secondary schools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590364/class-boycott-splits-anglicans-and-catholics

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