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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Participants in Occupy Central 'should not underestimate legal consequences'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:55pm by Stuart Lau

    ... activists People planning to join Occupy Central “should not underestimate” the legal consequences, says a human rights lawyer who expressed concern about a new trend of magistrates imposing heavier ... have lowered sentences on various grounds. Organisers of the pro-democracy Occupy movement hope to rally some 10,000 people to camp out on the streets in Central if the government’s plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564144/participants-occupy-central-should-not-underestimate-legal
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Anti-Occupy movement to blame for polarisation in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 02:16pm by EVAN FOWLER

    ... the journalists present to "well, go write about it". The petition claims to represent the "silent majority" of people who don't support Occupy Central, or "Occupy Central ... Central? These simple questions reinforce political ignorance. Chow spoke of people being threatened by "what Occupy Central really represents". But the position of the alliance is itself ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1576812/anti-occupy-movement-blame-polarisation-hong-kong
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-Occupy Central campaign plans march in protest of sit-in threat

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN, NG KANG-CHUNG, BRIAN YAP

    ... Samuel Chan, Ng Kang-chung and Brian Yap Thousands to walk across town as activists advise businesses on seeking an injunction Anti-Occupy campaign plans march Anti-Occupy Central ... against the civil disobedience movement. The August 17 march from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to Chater Garden in Central would mark the end of a petition campaign opposing Occupy, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562116/anti-occupy-central-campaign-plans-march-protest-sit-threat
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-Occupy march organisers pledge to investigate ‘cash for taking part’ claims

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 07:16pm by JEFFIE LAM, Tony Cheung and Teddy Ng

    ... Jeffie Lam, Tony Cheung and Teddy Ng in Beijing Organisers of Sunday's protest against Occupy Central promise to investigate reports that some participants were hired to show up Spotlight on claims marchers were paid Organisers of Sunday's march against Occupy Central say they will investigate complaints that people were paid to take part in the protest. Media reports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576152/anti-occupy-central-alliance-pledge-investigate-cash-handout-reports
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Anti-Occupy march as much a product of political dysfunction as pro-democracy protests

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 03:06pm by LARRY AU

    ... the vicious cycle of escalation Opposing forces There is much reason to be sceptical of the actual level of support enjoyed by the anti-Occupy Central group, the Alliance for Peace and Democracy. While the group claims that those who signed its petition and those who came out for the protest on Sunday surpassed the numbers who took part in Occupy Central's civil referendum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1576031/anti-occupy-march-much-product-political-dysfunction-pro-democracy-protests
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Half of Hongkongers say lawmakers should veto Beijing's electoral reform plan

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... not know or found it "hard to tell". Eighty-six per cent believed the Occupy Central campaign to paralyse the city's business hub to press for more democracy had little or no chance of changing the central or local government's stance on reform. Just 5 per cent said Occupy was likely to force a change. Occupy co-founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting said the results showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592694/48-cent-hongkongers-poll-back-veto-beijings-reform-plan
  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    60 minibus drivers take over Mong Kok street for protest against Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 12:24pm by BRIAN YAP and samuel chan

    ... this morning protested against the planned Occupy Central sit-in, by parking their buses the length of busy Fa Yuen Street in Mong Kok. The protest, which lasted a few hours, was organised ... in the city and 3,107 licensed green minibuses. The association says over 2,000 minibus drivers will be adversely affected if the pro-democracy protest camp goes ahead. “The Occupy Central movement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561746/about-60-minibus-drivers-stage-sit-against-planned-occupy-central
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    March against Occupy had a mainland flavour

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... "Welcome, our friends from Zhangzhou; thanks for making it to the end, our Shaanxi comrades!" This was how organisers of a march against the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement yesterday ... to answer", was the typical response. Nevertheless, there were plenty of furious Hongkongers- mainly the elderly- who blasted Occupy Central for "destroying Hong Kong", despite its pledge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575709/march-against-occupy-had-mainland-flavour
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Business chambers liken Occupy Central to Thai protests, say tourism will plummet

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by JEFFIE LAM, Austin Chiu

    ... Jeffie Lam and Austin Chiu Business chambers liken Occupy to Thai protests The five leading business chambers formed a united front yesterday to oppose Occupy Central, warning ... the chief executive of Hongkong Land, which has interests in Central, said tourists were concerned about safety and it was "almost certain" Occupy Central's action would deter them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561449/business-chambers-liken-occupy-central-thai-political-protests
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong protesters, police get all tangled up in the numbers game

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Getting all tangled up in numbers There we go again over the numbers game. Police said about 111,000 people took part in the protest against Occupy Central on Sunday. This is more than its estimate of 98,600 for the pro-democracy march on July 1. The University of Hong Kong public opinion programme put the number at between 79,000 and 88,000, roughly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1576288/hong-kong-protesters-police-get-all-tangled-numbers-game

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