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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democratic Party takes Occupy Central message into the streets

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Democrats take Occupy message into the streets The Democratic Party has set up a working group to bring the Occupy Central democracy campaign to the man in the street through its district network. The group is being formed ahead of Occupy Central's second deliberation day, set for autumn and designed to forge a consensus on the democratic ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing must avoid paranoia over 'hostile foreign forces' in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 06:31pm by Frank Ching

    ... that the central government is increasingly anxious about developments in Hong Kong. The meeting between a leader of the Occupy Central campaign and Shih Ming-teh, the former chairman ... there have been warnings that events could get out of hand if the organisers of Occupy Central go ahead with their plans. There is a fear that the PLA would move in to restore order and that Beijing ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Preoccupy Central

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 10:33am by Jason Y Ng

    ... enough for Sharon to take notice. She reeled me back in with a topic she knew I would be interested in. “What do you think of this whole Occupy Central business?” she asked. “I can’t imagine Hong Kong shutting down.”  “The city won’t shut down,” I said. “It’s meant to be a threat, nothing more.” The purpose of Occupy Central is to cower Beijing into delivering what we were promised: ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Opposing groups cross swords in radio battle over Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com New group Silent Majority's convenor crosses swords with civil disobedience movement organiser Rival camps in face-off over Occupy Central A new group established just last week has fired its opening salvo against the Occupy Central campaign for democracy, splashing out on full-page print adverts urging the silent majority to speak up against ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Half of Hongkongers oppose Occupy Central's campaign for universal suffrage

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Victor Zheng, Fanny M. Cheung, Po-san Wan

    ... Victor Zheng, Fanny M. Cheung, and Po-san Wan Victor Zheng, Fanny Cheung and Po-san Wan assess the findings of a survey on the Occupy Central campaign, which reflect concerns that its disruptive actions might inflame social conflicts Central fears Benny Tai Yiu-ting’s Occupy Central campaign has provoked heated discussions among the local community. Supporters of the movement ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Senior police officers asked to delay retiring amid manpower fears over Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam, Niall Fraser

    ... a potentially chaotic Occupy Central movement next year. According to several sources, in recent weeks the force's management has approached "significant numbers'' of senior ... highest levels of the force about discontent on the streets and the need to cope with the Occupy Central movement, which is threatening to bring Central to a standstill through civil disobedience ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Silent Majority for Hong Kong takes on Occupy Central in campaign 'to protect city's interests'

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com While Occupy Central aims to cause gridlock in streets, new group aims for support of 100,000 for peaceful campaign to protect city's interests Speaking up for silent majority A new group launched yesterday to counter the pro-democracy Occupy Central movement says it wants to win the backing of at least 100,000 Hongkongers for a peaceful ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Behave like gentlemen, equality chief York Chow tells Occupy Central activists

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:10pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com York Chow tells Occupy activists to be patient Wait and see. That's what the head of the Equal Opportunities Commission recommends democracy ... I don't believe in threats. To say that if you don't do this, I'll do that- these are not actions of a gentleman Dr York Chow Yat-ngok Chow was speaking specifically about Occupy ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Central issues of the Occupy Central movement

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by BENNY TAI

    ... Benny Tai sets out the seven main components of the Occupy Central movement, which, he hopes, can help create a fair and just election system for Hong Kong and thus rebuild trust There are seven components of the "Occupy Central with Love and Peace" movement. They form an integral whole. To some, this is far too complex. Indeed, these concepts are not simple. However, we ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pay Hong Kong voters for casting ballots, Silent Majority pressure group urges

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 04:30am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Group set up to take on Occupy Central says low turnout at elections damage democratic development and lead to polarisation Silent Majority touts handouts ... in August to oppose Occupy Central's plan for a pro-democracy civil disobedience campaign, says the city's low voting rate is an obstacle to its democratic development. But a political ...




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