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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong Occupy leaders crave arrest and persecution

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 05:21am by Alex Lo

    ... Having been upstaged by young protesters and student activists, the three "gentlemen" of Occupy Central say they want to turn themselves in. The Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, Benny Tai ... Having promised something like Occupy Central with Love and Peace, they have delivered nothing of the sort. The occupiers are neither loving nor peaceful; and they didn't occupy the Central ...

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    Whiff of hypocrisy in US concern over police use of force in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 05:43am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com A whiff of hypocrisy over police brutality The British government at least has the decency to admit there was nothing sinister in the use by the Hong Kong police of tear gas against Occupy protesters. Too bad you can't say the same about American politicians. British Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire said this week his government would continue ...

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    Why most Hong Kong people are both blue and yellow in the current dispute

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 05:14am by Alex Lo

    ... groups, is enough to give us pause. READ MORE: Click here for all the latest Occupy Central stories We may distrust the dictatorial nature of the central government and its one-party state, but we ... and yellow at the legislature. How marvellous it would be for a lawmaker, deep in the ideological trenches over the Occupy protests, to emerge and call for reconciliation between the two camps. Alas, ...

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    When scholars take a radical turn

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with them; in Chin's case, I actively oppose his idea of autonomy for Hong Kong. Nor do I think much good will come out of "Occupy Central". But they are at least exciting in the way ... "Occupy Central" protests to force the government's hand in fast-tracking democratic reform. He is also trying to use what he calls "deliberation days" to educate and engage ...

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    Hong Kong pan-democrats take on censorious and dogmatic attitude

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... and quieting, down sometimes. It sounded perfectly sensible to me but he was roundly denounced, not least by the organisers of Occupy Central, the very people who are calling for a blockade of our ... reports warning about the impact of Occupy Central. The predictable chorus of critics went into overdrive. According to some parents, the State Council's white paper should not be taught ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Both Beijing and Anson Chan are talking hogwash over full democracy for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:59am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com When both sides are talking hogwash The war of words over Hong Kong's full democracy has got out of hand. Beijing has denounced Occupy Central's mock ... their preferences for election methods, however unlikely, to choose our chief executive. The polling by Occupy Central, sometimes referred to as an "unofficial referendum", has zero legal force. ...

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    Hong Kong's tragedy is lack of leadership as youngsters run the show

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 05:30am by Alex Lo

    ... this. Our veteran politicians have been running around like headless chickens. The three men who brought us Occupy Central- Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, Benny Tai Yiu-ting and Dr Chan Kin-man- have ... movement has started, you only need to look at the latest survey by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme. "All political groups have become losers in the Occupy ...

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    Archbishop Kwong is quite right: Sometimes silence speaks the loudest

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by Alex Lo

    ... town to promote Occupy Central and encourage young people to take part in it. But I am the first one to defend Zen's right to free speech. Zen should be allowed to speak up regardless ...

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    China, United States go to extremes over farce

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com China, US go to extremes over farce The central government's propaganda machine has a habit of dismissing things it doesn't like as "farce". Occupy Central's mock referendum, which has attracted more than 740,000 voters, has been denounced as "an illegal farce". This week, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying ...

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    Where have all Hong Kong's novelists gone?

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:19am by Alex Lo

    ... young activists want to occupy Central rather than work in it. Has our cultural life been as transformed as our politics? You would think so, as troubled times often prove to be fertile ground ...




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