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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 51

    German diplomat confident about Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 04:22am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... the government, Beijing loyalists and business chambers accuse the Occupy Central movement, now entering its eighth week, of damaging the economy, the German diplomat said the impact was insignificant ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Consul general says city's economy is 'pretty good' despite the Occupy protests German diplomat confident about HK Germany's ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong police set to clear Occupy protesters 'this week'

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:45am by SAMUEL CHAN, Phila Siu, SHIRLEY ZHAO, Emily Tsang

    ... Samuel Chan, Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang Police will take action "this week" to clear protesters from some occupied sites just as a new poll showed that nearly 70 per cent of the public wants the movement to end. For the first time since it started the poll in September, Chinese University found more people opposed the Occupy movement than supported it. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy protesters must realise the futility of non-cooperation

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 04:48am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says Hong Kong Occupy protesters can take inspiration from Apec's tireless call for cooperation, as we're in this together Worlds apart In hindsight, it's ... is still struggling with the idea of integration, as can be seen inside the legislative chamber and at the Occupy sites. So, no, Apec wouldn't have worked here. And President Xi Jinping might ...

  4. Business - Economy

    Time for new leadership in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:08am by Peter Guy

    ... and society are likely only to worsen. For a taste of how the young generation sees that confrontation shaping up, read the article written by Occupy Central's teenage talisman, Joshua Wong ... reform will prevent Hong Kong and the mainland from becoming two peoples Occupy Central has proven that the concept of having this capital of global commerce led by a business-oriented government ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 49

    Appeal court clears way for bailiffs to end Occupy protest in Mong Kok

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:51am by JULIE CHU, Bryan Harris

    ... with heavy traffic and serious road congestion even in normal times, their loss in earnings or income by reason of the road blockages in an area as busy and as central as Mong Kok is, in our view, ... no right to occupy and block the roads. They reaffirmed that "everyone should obey a court order". The two judges agreed with the original decision authorising police to assist bailiffs ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hard lessons of the Occupy protests

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:16am by Philip Bowring

    ... ills Hard lessons of Occupy protest As I write, it's not over yet, but there are many lessons to be learned from the Occupy protests. The most important for the main protagonists ... been in such disarray, with no leadership from Leung, the strategy seems to have emanated from the central government's liaison office. This was a little local difficulty which must ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing bans student leaders from taking trip to mainland to press for democracy

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 05:57pm by Joyce Ng, Amy Nip, Stuart Lau

    ... leaders' mainland trip Three student leaders at the heart of the Occupy Central protests are demanding the Hong Kong government explain why their travel documents were invalidated yesterday, hours ... not listen to Hong Kong people's views. This came as US President Barack Obama gave his strongest statement yet on the Occupy movement, saying that Hongkongers were demanding a universal, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 48

    Occupy student leaders' Beijing trip on track- without Rita Fan's help

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:10am by Peter So, JEFFIE LAM, Joyce Ng

    ... leaders of the Occupy Central movement will take their democracy demands to the capital this afternoon, even though they failed to get help from Hong Kong's sole representative in the top legislature, Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai, to set up talks with state leaders. But the trio are likely to be given the cold shoulder. A source close to Occupy organisers cited a middleman who had once ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Students’ trip to Beijing ‘unnecessary’, says Chief Secretary Carrie Lam

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 03:08pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com There is no need for student leaders of the Occupy Central movement to take their democracy demands to Beijing on Saturday, according to Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. The central government is well aware of the different opinion of Hongkongers and has made decisions accordingly, Lam said on Saturday morning. The Federation of Students ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Executive councillor Anna Wu snubs petition opposing Occupy Central

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 06:13am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Anna Wu says she will not sign anything for or against a political issue Exco member snubs anti-Occupy petition An executive councillor known for her liberal views has broken ranks with most members of the government's policymaking body by choosing not to sign a petition backing the police and calling for an end to Occupy Central protests. ...




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