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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't let Occupy Central occupy all thoughts of democracy

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says amid all the focus on Occupy Central, we risk ignoring the many other paths to reach our goal of universal suffrage Too preoccupied It seems increasingly difficult for us to reach a consensus on anything these days, especially when that's what we really need. But, there's one thing we can agree on: Occupy Central is already a success. Judging ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Taiwanese protest is no model for Occupy Central to follow

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:33pm by CK CHOW

    ... C. K. Chow C. K. Chow says Occupy Central movement is a threat to rule of law Dangers of taking cues from Taiwanese student protest The occupation of Taiwan's legislative chambers by hundreds of students may lend support to Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement. The movement's organisers say they have not ruled out advancing the demonstration to July or August. Benny ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Occupy Central disobedience ‘threat’ not justified, says Christian leader

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:44am by Tanna Chong

    ... Let's do it [secure one man, one vote] first as there is room for further discussion." One of Occupy Central's core members is Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, a Baptist minister and veteran activist. Koon said Chu should not lead such a movement. "We have to be clear about the role of religious officers," he said. "Many religious leaders do not want to see Occupy Central ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Occupy Central's third 'deliberation day' slated for May 6

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Occupy Central's official endorsement. "We want to let Hongkongers choose whether the [final] proposal should allow public nomination," key organiser Benny Tai Yiu-ting, ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Participants will pick out three proposals for electoral reform to be put to a citywide vote Occupy sets date in May for third 'D-Day' The Occupy ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Support for Occupy Central should not trouble head of University of Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:08am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Occupying the thoughts of HKU head Since when does supporting Occupy Central become a criterion for being a good head of a Hong Kong university? Professor Peter ... core values. The university will help any student who happens to participate in or get into any trouble in Occupy Central, but always within the boundaries and respect of the law." ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central to hit Hongkong Land, Wharf Holdings hardest, UBS says

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:48pm by Jeffie Lam and Peggy Sito

    ... Jeffie Lam and Peggy Sito Key protest organiser says UBS report will put pressure on government to offer genuine reform Hongkong Land to be hit hardest by Occupy Central Hongkong Land and Wharf Holdings will suffer the most should the Occupy Central movement carry out its threat to block streets in the heart of the city, a study by investment bank UBS says. That is because ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ACADEMIA

    Occupy Central students and under-fire pollster receive support from HKU’s new head

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:54pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... students in 'occupy' University of Hong Kong students who join the civil disobedience movement Occupy Central can expect the support of their new vice-chancellor- as can ... Peter Mathieson said on his first day in office yesterday. "The university will help any student who … gets into any trouble in Occupy Central, but always within the boundaries and respect ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement may take on shades of Taiwan protest

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:12am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Occupy may take on shades of Taiwan We all know how Occupy Central will play out if its organisers go ahead with it- exactly like the scenes of mayhem in Taipei we have just witnessed this week. Organiser and academic Dr Benny Tai Yiu-ting has called it Occupy Central with Love and Peace. He sounds almost like a hippie. His protest colleague and fellow ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central will not back down on threat of summer protest, says organiser

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:47am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Summer blockade of streets back on agenda but not due to Taipei action, organiser says Protests may spur Occupy Central Occupy Central activists may still ... out any hope for "genuine" universal suffrage. That was the view of a core organiser of the campaign yesterday, who said Occupy Central supporters appeared to have become ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW ENFORCEMENT

    We have plenty of room for Occupy Central protesters, warns prisons chief

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Occupy Central demonstration takes place and police make a high number of arrests, there will be room in the city's prisons for the detainees, according to Commissioner of Correctional ... is at a 20-year low. The Occupy Central non-violent civil disobedience movement plans to mobilise over 10,000 people to blockade streets in Central if the government fails to deliver a satisfactory ...




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