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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Business groups ‘worried’ by Occupy co-founder’s meeting in Taiwan

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 04:08am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Business groups ‘worried’ by Occupy co-founder’s meeting in Taiwan Eight business groups yesterday issued a statement condemning the Occupy Central ... politician seen by Beijing as an advocate of independence for the island. Shih Ming-teh, a former chairman of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party, met pan-democrats- including Occupy Central ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Professor quits over Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... over Occupy Central An Occupy Central organiser has stepped down from his position as director of Chinese University's renowned centre for China studies to avoid his involvement ... joining the planning for Occupy Central because Beijing's attacks on the civil disobedience movement could potentially have an impact on the centre. "It is a pure academic ...

  3. News - China Insider - MEDIA

    Party papers accuse Occupy Central organisers of ‘colluding with Taiwan Separatists’

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 07:00pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com The Communist Party’s flagship newspaper has attacked the pro-universal suffrage Occupy Central movement, accusing its organisers of “ganging up with ‘Taiwan ... happens,” the article warned. The opinion piece came a day after 40 pro-establishment legislators on Wednesday condemned Chu Yiu-ming, one of the initiators of the Occupy Central movement, and two ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Occupy Central's attempt to register as a company hits a roadblock

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:29am by JOSHUA BUT, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Joshua But and Jeffie Lam Registry questions whether company set up to manage campaign would have 'lawful purpose' Occupy Central Ltd hits roadblock An application to set up a company to run the affairs of the Occupy Central pro-democracy campaign has dragged on for over five months, with the Companies Registry questioning whether the business was being set up ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Moral questions surrounding Occupy Central's civil disobedience campaign

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by SHANNON GONG AND OLIVIA GONG

    ... Shannon Gong and Olivia Gong Shannon Gong and Olivia Gong ask whether an illegal act of civil disobedience as planned by the Occupy Central campaign can be justified, however noble its aims may seem to organisers Moral dilemma Lately, people toting vibrant banners bearing catchy slogans that either endorse or condemn the "Occupy Central" movement swarmed the streets ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Not a sin to join Occupy Central, says Catholic diocese

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Joshua But and Jeffie Lam

    ... Joshua But and Jeffie Lam Diocese will offer assistance to people arrested or jailed over civil disobedience campaign Occupy Central gets help from Catholics The city's Catholic diocese says it will offer help to people arrested or jailed for taking part in next summer's Occupy Central civil disobedience campaign. A senior cleric said breaking the law, ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on scmp.com

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial On report, "Occupy Central to hit Hongkong Land, Wharf Holdings hardest, UBS says", April 1: Dao-Phooy- Yawn- this huge overblown speculation on OC is so tedious. ... it can't deal with any demonstration? John Adams- What's all the fuss? Central is already half occupied by the illegally parked cars of all the tycoons and tai tais doing shopping or yum cha. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Majority of Occupy supporters say 'block roads to disrupt Hong Kong'

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... of students who participated in the second Occupy Central deliberation day yesterday said they supported using non-violent civil disobedience as a means to fight for true democracy, said organisers. ... said he only supported the aims of the Occupy movement, not its means. Supporters have said they will block roads in Central next summer as a last resort if the government has not come up ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Occupy Central will be a disaster for Hong Kong, says Zhang Xiaoming

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang and Joshua But

    ... Central's threat of mass civil disobedience in pursuit of democracy. Zhang Xiaoming said allowing a challenge to the city's laws would be a disaster and have long-term repercussions. But Occupy ... with the liaison office. But Lee said Beijing should give home return permits to pan-democrats banned from travelling to the mainland.   Beijing's man tough on Occupy Central ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central could face full police force

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

    ... The city's entire 30,000-strong police force could be mobilised to contain an Occupy Central campaign next year if required, Commissioner of Police Andy Tsang Wai-hung said yesterday. ... their law-enforcement duties. Tsang said the force was confident in its ability to handle Occupy, which aims to mobilise 10,000 protesters to block roads in Central from July next year in a last-ditch attempt ...




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