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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Divided Hong Kong must cultivate its moderate voices

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 02:17pm by SUSAN CHAN

    ... READ MORE: To view all the latest Occupy Central stories click here In addition, society will suffer long-term damage from having two or more camps not only holding different political views ... Susan Chan Susan Chan says to heal the social divide, Hong Kong leaders should work more with moderate voices such as Jasper Tsang and Ronny Tong Finding balance The Occupy movement has ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 59

    Stand-off ensues between protesters and police in Mong Kok

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 09:26am by Ernest Kao, CHRIS LAU, TIMMY SUNG, Danny Mok

    ... Chun-ying's call earlier today asking people to go shopping in the area that was earlier occupied. Lan Lau, who works for a cake workshop, caught the crowds attention in Mong Kok by raising a sign ... Road, traffic in Mong Kok was brought to a standstill once again as police attempted to break up crowds forming a suspected illegal assembly. #OccupyHK Tweets At around 7pm, outside the Bank ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Angry nighttime stand-off in Mong Kok amid Occupy clearance attempts

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 08:07am

    ... Danny Mok and Timmy Sung Angry stand-offs at the Occupy Mong Kok protest site in Kowloon lasted until the early morning of Wednesday amid attempts by police to return occupied streets ... occupied the junction of Reclamation and Soy Street, bringing traffic to a standstill there. Commuters stuck on blocked buses, minibuses and cabs had to find other means of transport. In an effort ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 59

    Mong Kok shopkeepers welcome reopening of road blocked by Occupy

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:31am by Tony Cheung and Timmy Sung

    ... turnover last month compared to the same period a year ago- and about 90 per cent said Occupy was to blame. Ms Lo, a supervisor of the Green River restaurant, said takings had been down some HK$20,000 a day since the Occupy movement began. "If the traffic is inconvenient, people will not come... I am very happy about the reopening of the road," she said. But a staff member ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 59

    Protesters in tense stand-off

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:31am by ERNEST KAO AND CHRIS LAU

    ... Ernest Kao and Chris Lau After more than 50 days blocking a main intersection in Mong Kok, demonstrators obey court injunction before occupying another site Protesters in tense stand-off ... encamped in Mong Kok, they were not about to give up so easily. "It's impossible to get everyone to leave," occupier Zero Lam Tat-wing said as police and bailiffs moved in. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 59

    Police fire pepper spray as 80 protesters arrested after Mong Kok clearance

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 03:14pm by CHRIS LAU, Ernest Kao, Timmy Sung and Samuel Chan

    ... Kok protest zone. Police used pepper spray in a vain bid to clear Occupy protesters after opening part of Argyle Street and last night were locked in a tense confrontation with a crowd ... I was on the footpath, with my feet not touching the road," said student Alfred Wong, 18, who was pepper-sprayed. Watch: Occupy protesters arrested during scuffles with police in Mong Kok   Several ...

  7. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Hong Kong democracy in balance as Occupy Movement nears end

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 01:11pm by Richard Wong

    ... after the Occupy movement ends. Commentators have mentioned further political tightening by Beijing, urgent attempts to address society's deep contradictions, political gridlock, ... their common interests. The referendum is the ultimate instrument for discovering the "general will". The Occupy movement made extensive use of public consultations and an unofficial ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Million dollar question: What’s next for the Umbrella Movement?

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 12:40pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... But the students didn’t heed their call. Instead, Occupy Central marshals were dispatched to block the break-in. Minutes later, police moved in with pepper spray and batons, and the men quickly fled ... negotiate, or (C) escalate. I take no issues with Option A. In the past, I have argued that the success of Occupy Central as a post-modern political movement is measured not by tangible results ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 59

    British lawmakers’ trip to China cancelled amid row over Hong Kong protests debate

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 12:25pm by DANNY LEE

    ... that the parliamentarians, flying to Shanghai via Hong Kong, could visit the Occupy Central protest camps. Graham spearheaded a recent Westminster debate in which he called for Britain to maintain its commitments ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com British MPs' Shanghai trip cancelled amid Occupy row A group of British parliamentarians have cancelled a planned trip to Shanghai after Chinese embassy ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Having tasted freedom, Hong Kong will never settle for a fake democracy

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 12:12pm by ROBERT BOXWELL

    ... I was in Bangkok in May 1992, staying a few miles from where 100,000 Thais had converged to protest at the appointment of Suchinda Kraprayoon as prime minister. ...




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