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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Property tycoon Lee Shau-kee lashes out at Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... in to condemn the Occupy Central movement for being "too radical", and warned it could have a negative impact on the city. The Henderson Land Development chairman made the remarks in a speech ... during Occupy Central protests. The tycoon extended his support to the government by praising chief executive Leung Chun-ying for being "diligent, persistent and hard-working", while ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central movement is wrong: Liberal Party

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Movement should blockade government offices – anywhere as long as it’s not Central, warns party The Occupy Central campaign should stay away from Central and block other places ... for consultation as soon as possible. However, he disagreed with the Occupy Central movement and said that many businessmen had expressed worries about the campaign's impact on Hong Kong's ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Have Occupy Central organisers already committed a crime?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by SIMON YOUNG NGAI-MAN

    ... Those behind Occupy Central movement should take care to avoid being arrested for conspiracy There is growing concern with the public order or obstruction offences that may occur next July 1 from the Occupy Central movement. Could the movement's organisers have already committed criminal offences simply by planning and encouraging others to join in? If you and I planned ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Silent Majority to double supporter target

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Anti-Occupy Central group growing, as it warns pan-democrats of election backlash Silent Majority to double supporter target A campaign group opposed to the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement hopes to more than double its targeted support base to 250,000 by March, after about 40,000 people signed up in the two months since its launch. Robert ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Even a minority cause like Occupy Central can do harm

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... trouble. In fact, this is the threat projected by the Occupy Central campaign, organised by Benny Tai Yiu-ting, who believes a much smaller group, of 10,000, will be sufficient to serve ... to gain more friends and influence more people, preaching to them the gospel of true universal suffrage and the necessity of Occupy Central. So I believe a showdown is inevitable. As I mentioned ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Attacks on Occupy Central may backfire, pan-democrats say

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... they backed motions condemning the Occupy Central movement for democracy. Their efforts may backfire and boost support for the plan to bring mass civil disobedience to Central district in pursuit ... on Occupy Central. Kwai Tsing councillor Ng Kim-sing, from the Democratic Party, said: "They were doing it for the central government." Supporters of the motions insisted they were simply ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rivals to Occupy Central: meet your match

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Joshua But and Johnny Tam

    ... to rally 10,000 people in July 2014 to counter plans by the Occupy Central group to bring 10,000 pro-democracy protesters to central Hong Kong to block traffic. The group, called the Voice of Loving Hong Kong, was founded last September. It is one of the first groups to declare its plans for concrete action against Occupy Central’s planned civil disobedient protest in July 2014. ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Apec's Beijing move no skin off Hong Kong's nose

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:13am by Stephen Vines

    ... to tell us that if Occupy Central takes place, business in Hong Kong will be shattered. They seem to forget that movements such as Occupy Wall Street and London's Occupy the City, unlike Occupy Central, were specifically aimed at business itself, but this did nothing to shatter their reputation as the go-to place for international firms. As it happens, most really big ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Violence a real worry during Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by SONNY LO

    ... Sonny Lo maps out the scenarios that could see the democracy movement descend into chaos Few local commentators have examined how the Occupy Central movement next year may result ... on the other. The shouting matches between the two camps are all too obvious in public forums; these are very likely to intensify in June and July next year, when the Occupy Central movement reaches its ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    HKU pollster vows neutrality in Occupy Central discussion

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Kong's chief pollster has vowed to stay "politically neutral" as the university hosts the second focus group discussion of the pro- democracy Occupy Central campaign tomorrow. Robert ... by Occupy Central's organisers and other political groups. "The public opinion programme is providing Occupy Central with a professional service to organise its discussion series ...




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