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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Who's more damaging, Hong Kong officials or Occupy Central?

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:32am by Tom Holland

    ... or Occupy Central? Among the grievances aired at Hong Kong's weekend protest against media censorship were complaints that editors have been leaning on local journalists to stress the supposed economic costs of the Occupy Central democracy movement. I don't know who these editors are, but evidently they know as little about economics as they care about press freedom. Opponents ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Nearly 60pc oppose Occupy Central, survey finds

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Many worry that the protest will damage the economy, survey finds Nearly 60pc 'oppose Occupy Central' Fifty-nine per cent of Hongkongers oppose the Occupy Central campaign being planned by democracy activists, according to a survey, and about 58 per cent fear it might damage the economy. Only 41 per cent supported it. But this 18 percentage ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Cap chief executive hopefuls at 3: anti-Occupy Central campaigner

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 05:13pm by Tanna Chong and Jeffie Lam

    ... Tanna Chong and Jeffie Lam Public nominations are unfair, says radio host A core member of the group formed to oppose the Occupy Central democracy campaign has suggested ditching the idea ... personal views- announced the launch of a campaign aiming to raise HK$5 million to HK$6 million to oppose Occupy Central's civil-disobedience movement. Another convenor, Fung Ka-pun, said ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Cap chief executive hopefuls at 3: anti-Occupy Central campaigner

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 05:18pm

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com A core member of the group formed to oppose the Occupy Central democracy campaign has suggested ditching the idea of public nomination and limiting ... announced launching a fundraising campaign to sustain its efforts in opposing the Occupy Central civil disobedience campaign. On Monday, Chow presented his own proposal for electing the chief ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TELECOMS

    CSL and Citic linked to troubled Occupy Central 'referendum'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Two companies identified by industry sources after voters in Occupy Central poll on electoral reform struggle to get text messages through CSL, Citic linked ... to one number. Some 62,169 people voted in the poll, commissioned by organisers of the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement, through a smartphone application, on the internet or via a polling ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Ignore our wishes for 2017 and we'll occupy, students warn government

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by Tony Cheung

    ... convenor Joshua Wong Chi-fung said he hoped the proposal would be backed in the citywide "referendum" to be organised by Occupy Central on June 22. "If the government rejects ... and we'll occupy: students Student leaders warned yesterday that they would not rule out engaging in non-violent civil disobedience if the government rejects their proposal to allow the public ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protests in Hong Kong are taking a worrying turn

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 03:41am by SCMP Editorial

    ... stormed the stage when the Democrats formally pledged to participate in Occupy Central, a civil disobedience movement planning to push for universal suffrage by blocking the financial centre. ... If the Democrats' swearing-in ceremony is any reference, the Occupy Central campaign is open to abuse by others. It is difficult to see how the organiser can prevent radical forces from hijacking the event ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Battle lines set over Occupy Central

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 04:33am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Organisers plan official network of supporters amid confusion about campaign and its backers Battle lines set over Occupy Central Occupy Central will set up ... of Occupy Central" attempted to disrupt an event held jointly with the Democratic Party on Tuesday, at which party members took an oath promising to join the campaign to blockade Central ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Reverend Chu Yiu-ming set to assume role of Occupy Central leader

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 03:59am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Reverend set to assume role of Occupy leader The Occupy Central campaign is to name the Reverend Chu Yiu-ming as its leader in the next two weeks and will set up a task force to organise protests to continue pressuring the government for universal suffrage. Chu, an Occupy organiser, revealed the move yesterday, a day after some 62,000 people ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central to hold New Year's Day 'referendum' on 2017 reforms

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 02:59am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... can start 2014 by giving their views on how their leader should be elected in 2017 as the Occupy Central movement runs a New Year's Day "referendum" on electoral reform. ... to be addressed," said Dr Chan Kin-man, one of the founders of Occupy Central. Voters can visit the Victoria Park bandstand from 1pm to 6.30pm, go to popvote.hk or download the "PopVote" ...




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