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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Umbrella revolution' weathers storm, and CY Leung admits protests set to last

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Staff Reporters

    ... gathering at the site in Wan Chai, where about 100 police officers were standing guard. Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou said the mainland risked alienating the island's people if it failed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604986/umbrella-revolution-weathers-storm-and-cy-leung-admits-protests-set
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Riot police pull out but Occupy Central protesters in Hong Kong are unmoved

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Staff Reporters

    ... intraday loss since February 4, before ending the day down 1.94 per cent. Several main roads on Hong Kong Island were closed to traffic. Many shops in the affected districts, particularly those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604193/riot-police-pull-out-occupy-central-protesters-hong-kong-are-unmoved
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Ma Ying-jeou says Beijing must be prudent in handling dissent

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of the Taiwan Strait had talked about the "one country, two systems" issue, adding that Taiwan would not accept the model as most people on the island did not support it. "The Republic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603517/ma-ying-jeou-says-beijing-must-be-prudent-handling-dissent
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Shock, then anger, at police decision to use tear gas

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Clifford Lo, SAMUEL CHAN, Amy Nip, CHRIS LAU, Phila Siu

    ... on the Tsuen Wan line and Island lines would not stop at Admiralty. The service was cut for two hours. "It is totally unexpected. It's all about our pursuit of democracy. Beijing now sees it; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603508/shock-then-anger-police-decision-use-tear-gas
  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Ruling on Hong Kong poll a hammer blow to Taiwan reunification hopes

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the central government dashed the hopes of some Taiwanese that their island could maintain its freedoms under a "one country, two systems" arrangement similar to the one made for Hong Kong ... in 2008, leading to a warming of ties between Taiwan and the mainland- once bitter rivals after KMT forces, defeated by the Communists at the end of the civil war, fled to the island and set up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1599731/ruling-hong-kong-poll-hammer-blow-taiwan-reunification-hopes
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Secondary school principals sanction Friday class boycotts

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by Shirley Zhao and Tony Cheung

    ... A dozen other secondary schools expressed similar views. In Aberdeen, Mira Chow, a Year 11 pupil at the English Schools Foundation's South Island School, has set up a concern group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1599700/secondary-school-principals-sanction-friday-class-boycotts
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Redrawing Hong Kong's electoral boundaries 'could favour pro-Beijing party'

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by Joyce Ng, FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... the example of New Territories West, which covers a vast area from Yuen Long to Tsuen Wan and outlying islands. His party had submitted the proposal to the government seeking to make the work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591970/redrawing-constituency-boundaries-legco-poll-may-favour-dab-observers
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwanese groups press for passage of asylum bill to help Hong Kong activists

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the island's legislature to speed up deliberations on a bill that would offer political asylum to any Hongkongers persecuted because of their fight for democracy. The bill stood a good chance of being passed by the island's legislature this year, said Yang Sen-hong, president of the Taiwan Association for China Human Rights. Yang said civic groups in Taiwan would team up to lobby ruling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585418/taiwan-groups-press-passage-asylum-bill-help-hong-kong-activists
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwan backs city's push for democracy

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by Agence France-Presse and Xinhua

    ... territory awaiting reunification, even though the island has ruled itself for more than six decades since their split in 1949 after the civil war. Ma Xiaoguang, of the State Council's Taiwan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584095/taiwan-backs-citys-push-democracy
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Policy, protests dominate media coverage of 2017 election decision

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:20pm by NG KANG-CHUNG, Tony Cheung

    ... are now worried that Beijing could use similar tough tactics to reclaim the island. The Financial Times ran a front page picture of the mass rally outside the government complex in Tamar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583258/policy-protests-dominate-media-coverage-2017-election-decision

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