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  1. Business - Economy - BANKING

    HSBC in Nathan Road now the only bank branch closed in Mong Kok

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:47am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com All but one of the bank branches that were affected by the pro-democracy protests in Mong Kok have resumed operation, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Wednesday morning. HSBC’s Nathan Road branch remained closed on Wednesday. Citibank said its two branches in Wai Fung Plaza, also in the district, will shut early at 5pm. Argyle Street and Nathan ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Protesters defiant after High Court orders them to leave Mong Kok and Admiralty sites

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 07:40pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters Protesters unmoved by court orders to leave Defiant protesters refused to budge from their occupied zones in Admiralty and Mong Kok yesterday despite court orders requiring ... injunctions will not scare me," electronics engineer Larry Choi, 28, said in Mong Kok. "I will wait for the outcome of the meeting to decide on my next step. If nothing emerges from ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Firefighters called to Mong Kok after suspected arson attack at Occupy protest zone

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 03:14pm

    ... Staff reporters During a heavy downpour in Mong Kok on Wednesday night, Maggie Chan Man-ki- district councillor and member of the pro-Beijing DAB party- visited Argyle Street ... on Wednesday evening, firefighters were called to Mong Kok after a middle-aged man with a bag full of flammable substances attempted to set fire to a supply station run by Occupy protesters. The man, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Violent clashes in Mong Kok cast doubt on government's plans to break Occupy impasse

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 01:54am by Staff Reporters

    ... the Mong Kong Kok Occupy site, more than a thousand protesters poured back into the district, clashing with police. Fresh trouble broke out near the government headquarters in Lung Wo Road ... Staff Reporters Riot police back in action as clearance of Mong Kok barriers riles crowd; government seeks a bridge from Beijing's ruling to students' demands Renewed clashes ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hundreds clash with police after the fall of Mong Kok

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by TIMMY SUNG, CHRIS LAU, Danny Mok, Peter So and Jennifer Ngo

    ... and umbrellas Ugly scenes as Mong Kok falls The ugly scenes which unfolded in Mong Kok last night came just hours after police flooded the district in a pre-dawn operation to clear one of the key Occupy ... Mong Kok to Sham Shui Po when bus services were suspended. "It has been disturbing and noisy when the protesters make speeches at night," Sze said. Some business owners in Mong Kok ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Never retreat, a Mong Kok state of mind

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kristine Kwok kristine.kwok@scmp.com Gritty district has its own breed of protester. Tough, streetwise, and kowtowing to no-one Never retreat, a Mong Kok state of mind No one was giving ... that day of turmoil, the pounding heart of gritty, business-savvy Mong Kok was blocked by barricades at the intersection of Nathan Road and Argyle Street. It grew organically, as a few dozen ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Street singer's legal challenge to shortening hours of Mong Kok pedestrian area

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:44am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... singer is planning a court challenge to the government's decision to reduce the opening hours of a pedestrian zone in Mong Kok, saying the move was based on a flawed opinion poll ... Tsim Mong District Council in November supporting such a move. In his application, Lui said he had been playing music in the precinct since 2010 and had attracted a number of fans. "On ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's High Court orders protesters off roads in Mong Kok and Admiralty

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Judge demands clearing of some areas in Mong Kok and Admiralty as government and students prepare for long-awaited dialogue High Court orders protesters off roads The High Court yesterday ordered pro-democracy protesters to leave main roads in Admiralty and Mong Kok immediately, as top officials and student leaders prepared for tonight's talks on political ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Mong Kok ‘on the verge of a riot’: police spokesman

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:44pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Police said the situation in Mong Kok, where hundreds of protesters remain in the streets despite efforts to clear them, is “on the verge of a riot”. "We are very worried about the situation in Mong Kok and consider the unlawful situation [there] to be moving towards a riot," police spokesman Steven Hui Chun-tak told reporters ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Don't take your children to Occupy Mong Kok, police warn protesters after quiet night

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 11:16am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters Hong Kong's police on Monday condemned parents for allowing their children to participate in democracy protests in Mong Kok, calling the act "extremely ... and police in Mong Kok remained however largely peaceful on Sunday night through early Monday morning, despite rumours that police would clear the protest area.  Rumours of a police clearance before ...




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