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  1. Protesters need to occupy their minds

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The people behind Occupy Central, now apparently expanding to Mong Kok, are in danger of inadvertently mocking themselves. As diverse as the protesters behind the Occupy Wall Street ... with them, but the issues they raise deserve a serious public hearing. The Occupy Central youngsters who call themselves Left21 and fancy themselves as Marxist revolutionaries are merely aping ...

  2. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... are the ones that the US military is already occupying Jefferson Vanderwolk of Chinese University's law faculty, in a letter to the Financial Times Research without Google would be like life ... with the central government ...

  3. Anti-Wall Street protest reaches Asia's capitals

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Violence broke out in Rome, where riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at a small group of violent protesters who set a defence ministry annexe on fire. The 'Occupy Central' crowd ... Asian cities, the turnout in Hong Kong's financial district was high. Some 500 protesters demonstrated on a podium next to Exchange Square in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement ...

  4. Everyday items from 1911 take on rich new meaning

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the province. One depicts a fire in Hankou that was started by cannonballs. Others feature French and Japanese soldiers in their countries' concessions- the territories occupied by foreign powers ... exhibition at the Central Library. Details of the show have yet to be finalised. ...

  5. Activists demand equal treatment

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a demonstration against the government's budget blocked the junction of Des Voeux Road Central and Ice House Street for hours. They were first required to report to the police between today ... Saturday night's rally and a force community relations officer agreed they could occupy one of the lanes of King's Road to stage their protest. But when the crowd reached a section ...

  6. Out and about

    Posted Feb 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jardine moved its offices to Central as far back as 1864 and, from 1972, has occupied Connaught Centre- now Jardine House. Asia's tallest building when constructed, the numerous porthole-like ...

  7. A missed opportunity

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... occupied the rest of Xinjiang. The republic set up its capital at Ghulja, in Yining, near the border with the Soviet Union, and expelled or killed most of its Han Chinese population. It declared ... Zhiyue, in command of 100,000 troops. In February, he was ordered to bring his army to central China to take part in the war. But, when he saw which way the war was going, he wavered and made ...

  8. The spectre over the Middle East

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... the central question: why is Israel, which pays not the slightest heed to the world's urgings or to moral and legal considerations, surrendering any land at all? The probable answer is that while ... or internally displaced people.' International law bans such changes in occupied territory, and courts in Israel and The Hague are hearing petitions against the fence. Many believe that the Middle ...

  9. Expanding Nato works against US

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... Countries that have been variously occupied, partitioned and dominated prefer not to trust in the goodwill of their large neighbours. Indeed, Russia's popular eruption against Estonia over ... Surely, the alliance aids Central and Eastern European efforts at continental integration. Joining the exclusive club is particularly satisfying for countries that spent years looking in, across ...

  10. US-led coalition has failed the Iraqi people

    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... members of the Iraqi Governing Council appointed by the coalition have stepped down in protest at the attack. The council, central to plans to hand over power to the Iraqis on June 30, ... off. The only hope now is that the US will see the error of its ways. There will be no peace and no security in Iraq so long as foreign occupying forces are in control. The handover of power ...




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