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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Cross your legs! Occupy Central organisers worry about toilet facilities for 10,000

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Joyce Ng

    ... for Occupy activists Occupy Central won't just be about relieving protesters' desire for democracy; organisers say they also have to worry about the 10,000 participants relieving ... decision could trigger Occupy's plan to rally 10,000 people to block streets in the business hub. "The big thing is which part of Central should be occupied so that the biggest possible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580227/occupy-central-organisers-troubled-practical-matters-such-toilets
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Police 'perform second major drill over Occupy Central'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Police 'perform second major drill over Occupy' Almost 10 per cent of the 28,000-strong police force gathered yesterday as units from across the city took part in what is understood to have been the second major exercise to prepare for the Occupy Central civil disobedience campaign. Some 2,600 officers received training at the Police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577157/police-perform-second-major-drill-over-occupy-central
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Police say anti-Occupy Central turnout was higher than July 1 march

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 11:36pm by NG KANG-CHUNG, JEFFIE LAM, Nectar Gan

    ... of thousands take to the streets against Occupy Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets yesterday in protest at the threat by Occupy Central campaigners to paralyse Central and pressure ... associations. Watch: Why Anti-Occupy Central demonstrators occupied Central, the answer is unclear Shouts of "Against Occupy Central" echoed through the streets as the crowds marched from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575713/tens-thousands-take-streets-anti-occupy-central-march
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hundreds join anti-Occupy Central run ahead of march

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Hong Kong this morning to oppose the upcoming Occupy Central campaign- well below the 10,000 figure organisers had hoped for. The anti-Occupy Central supporters ran from Victoria Park ... have signed its petition, the alliance said, beating the 800,000 who voted in Occupy Central's reform poll in June. Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, now a Chinese People's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575169/opponents-occupy-central-mark-end-petition-campaign-march
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'There is no neutrality': CY Leung signs petition against Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Tony Cheung, DANNY LEE

    ... Tony Cheung and Danny Lee Chief executive says his signing of the petition against the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement is a matter of law, not politics 'No middle ground in breaking the law' Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying brushed off the question of political neutrality yesterday as he publicly added his signature to the petition denouncing the Occupy Central ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574405/no-middle-ground-breaking-law
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Are you ready for Occupy Central? HKMA to check on Hong Kong's banks

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:31pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Authority to ensure core operations can continue if blockade of Central goes ahead HKMA to check banks are ready for Occupy The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is to check banks are sufficiently prepared for the disruption that would be caused if Occupy Central protesters blockade the business district. "There are many major banks in Hong Kong which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572443/are-you-ready-occupy-central-hkma-check-hong-kongs-banks
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    No 'international norms' for electoral system mentioned in Basic Law, says CY Leung

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:56am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Chief executive dismisses talk of international standards for democracy in remarks some saw as part of coordinated attack on Occupy Central International norms? ... as a tactic to justify a possible crackdown on Occupy Central. Speaking as the National People's Congress Standing Committee met in Beijing to discuss a framework for reform ahead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580931/international-norms-not-basic-law
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Free meals and other treats for anti-Occupy Central marchers defended

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Meals, transport, other perks called acceptable for next Sunday's march Anti-Occupiers defend freebies Organisers of a movement opposing Occupy Central say ... of the Democratic Party, said it would rely on both social movements and negotiation, "because without the former, any dialogue will lack a basis and power". Occupy Central plans to blockade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570263/free-meals-and-other-treats-anti-occupy-central-marchers-defended
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Officials to sign anti-Occupy Central petition but may not join rally

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by Peter So

    ... opposing Occupy Central, although their participation in the August 17 march remains unclear. "Individual officials will decide whether and how to participate in these activities," said ... would be handling any prosecutions arising from civil disobedience by Occupy Central supporters and did not want to appear biased to the public. Occupy Central plans to rally protesters to block ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569482/officials-sign-anti-occupy-central-petition-may-not-join-rally
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Retired detectives to probe claims anti-Occupy Central protesters were paid to march

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com 'Paid protesters' claims to be investigated Organisers of Sunday's anti-Occupy Central march will assign retired detectives to look into reports that some participants were paid to show up, after one participating group acknowledged it had offered money to marchers. News organisations were also invited to provide more details to assist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577147/organisers-look-claims-anti-occupy-central-protesters-were-paid

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