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  1. 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

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Renovations begin at HSBC in Central ahead of pro-democracy protest The walls are up as Occupy looms Hoardings have been put up around the public passageway around HSBC headquarters in Central, a move an Occupy Central organiser says has narrowed the physical space for people to make themselves heard. A spokesman for HSBC said renovations were ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- NIGHT THREE: Full coverage of all the night's events

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 07:51pm by Staff Reporters

    ... the crowd in Central earlier to huge cheers #OccupyHK pic.twitter.com/FtmT6JIeAp — Alice Woodhouse (@alicemuwu) September 30, 2014 Watch our video interview with Joshua Wong here. 2.30am: A blinged ... are planned in more than 30 cities around the world this week in support of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Occupy Central goes global. Find out more here. 1.43am: And here's ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    China warns foreign diplomats in Hong Kong to ‘stay away’ from Occupy Central

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 06:56pm by James Griffiths

    ... China Morning Post. “At present, some radical groups in Hong Kong are staging illegal activities of assembly and "Occupy Central", some acts of violence and legal offenses have ... of its consular staffs, and advise its nationals living in Hong Kong to stay away from the sites of assembly and "Occupy Central", so as to avoid violating the law and affecting ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    'Golden week' holiday set to lose its sparkle amid Occupy Central protests

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Phila Siu, Alan Yu and He Hui Feng

    ... free-spending visitors usually provide a boost to Hong Kong's retailers. With pro-democracy protesters camped in the key shopping districts of Causeway Bay and Mong Kok, as well as in Central and Admiralty, some shop owners are pessimistic. Li Chung-fai, manager at gadget retailer Life Digital in Central, said sales fell 20 per cent on Monday compared with a normal weekday. "I have ...

  5. News - China Insider - Solidarity

    Mixed feelings for Occupy Central among Hong Kong’s recent mainland migrants

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 07:26pm by Patrick Boehler and Chen Yifei

    ... because if we have different ideas about Occupy Central, we can not express them like other Hongkongers because it may make us look like [we are] pro-government.” The “Hong Kong Drifters Circle” ... on Occupy Central. Most of them indicated opposition to the movement with slogans such as “Keep calm and carry on” or “I want to go shopping in Temple Street”, the location of a popular night market ...

  6. News - China Insider - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Q&A: Chinese activist scholar Teng Biao on how Occupy Central affects mainland activism

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 01:39pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... protests and how they relate to political reform advocacy in the mainland in a conversation  How do you feel about Occupy Central in Hong Kong? Occupy Central has grown and has turned into Occupy ... Secondly, because Hongkongers see that many people in the mainland support this movement in Hong Kong. What is the sentiment on Occupy among advocates for political reform in the mainland you have ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    What is Occupy Central? 10 key facts about Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 05:51pm

    ... Ng Kang-chung Why have thousands of demonstrators taken to the city's streets and what do they want? 10 important questions answered about the protests 1. What is Occupy Central? Formally called Occupy Central with Love and Peace, the movement is promoted as a peaceful civil disobedience campaign in which the leaders would mobilise protesters to stage a mass sit-in ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    CY Leung digs in as he admits Occupy Central protests could last 'a long time'

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 08:26am by Emily Tsang, Vivienne Chow, Jennifer Ngo, Amy Nip, Ernest Kao

    ... in to protesters' demands that he resign as he admitted he expects the Occupy Central movement to "last for quite a long period of time". Protesters continue to demand the resignation of Leung ... weekly meeting. Leung failed to offer any insight as to how the administration would deal with the protests triggered by Occupy Central and student leaders, such as whether officials could talk ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- DAY THREE: Full report of the day's events

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 08:32am

    ... Staff Reporter Good afternoon and welcome to day three of our live Occupy Central coverage, Large crowds took to the streets last night, converging on sites in Hong Kong and Kowloon, ... blockades have delayed ambulance and emergency services, Occupy Central and the Federation of Students said they would set up "humanitarian corridors" in occupation zones, to allow ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Occupy Central protesters face health risk as pollution alert raised in city

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Olga Wong and Chris Lau

    ... Olga Wong and Chris Lau After the pepper spray, protesters face pollution Pepper spray aside, Occupy Central protesters could be facing a health risk from air pollution by remaining out ... recorded at the same time the previous day. In Central, the level almost tripled from 57mcg to 167mcg, and in Mong Kok the level increased from 32mcg to 145mcg. Meanwhile, the Observatory said ...




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