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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't let Occupy Central occupy all thoughts of democracy

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says amid all the focus on Occupy Central, we risk ignoring the many other paths to reach our goal of universal suffrage Too preoccupied It seems increasingly difficult for us to reach a consensus on anything these days, especially when that's what we really need. But, there's one thing we can agree on: Occupy Central is already a success. Judging ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A peaceful exit is the only option for Occupy Central protesters

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 05:04am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A peaceful exit is the only option The impasse over the Occupy protests has dragged on for more than 50 days. A court ruling could see one of the blockaded sites cleared ... that the occupiers are facing a red light whichever way they go. As the campaign drags on without any significant achievement, patience and support are waning. While student leaders maintain they will not go ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Former Canto-pop star sings old tune on Hong Kong police and Occupy Central

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 05:27am by Alex Lo

    ... undone on September 28 by the firing of tear gas; they had colluded with or at least condoned triad and anti-Occupy Central efforts to stir up trouble within the Occupy movement; they had ... police forces in the world that would self-impose such a moratorium. Frontline officers have been remarkably restrained, sometimes unjustifiably so, towards everyone- Occupy and anti-Occupy ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Here's to the MTR, the unsung hero of Occupy Central

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse With key arteries in our city blocked, the subterranean railway has come to the rescue Here's to the MTR, unsung hero of Occupy Central When the streets are clear again and the dust has finished settling, I have no doubt our community will spend many months- even years- debating the rights and wrongs, the ins and outs, of Occupy Central. Who knows, academics may even ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy Central ought to make an ally of Hong Kong business

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:04pm by Kelly Yang

    ... Therefore, it makes sense for big business to back democracy. However, the pan-democrats and Occupy Central organisers haven't fully researched or conveyed these benefits to businesses. Granted, ... to medium-sized enterprises make up 98 per cent of total Hong Kong business units and account for nearly half of total employment. When they hurt, Hong Kong hurts. Before Occupy Central started, a Chinese ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Seeds of Occupy Central can be found in our governance dysfunction

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:12pm by CARINE LAI

    ... in history, it is difficult to escape the conclusion that Occupy Central was the natural result of events long in the making. The roots of the current crisis reach back to the  July 1 democracy ... Under these circumstances, is it any wonder that Occupy Central emerged, or that it was met with such force? While compromise on the nomination of chief executive candidates is highly unlikely ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Occupy Central is really a battle over the idea of the city

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:22pm by ADAM BOBBETTE

    ... Adam Bobbette Adam Bobbette says in its opposition to the political reform framework, Occupy Central is in fact arguing for a more humane value system to replace our bankrupt capitalist ... to rectify this by pitching in a few arguments from the perspective of someone who studies cities and cares about the future of Hong Kong. In my view, Occupy Central is a battle over the idea ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Negotiations are the only way forward for Occupy Central protesters

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:38am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Negotiations the only way forward Stubbornness and stalling for time are no way to manage a disruptive protest. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's agreement to talks with student leaders to try to bridge differences was a necessary star ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    First night of Occupy Central: My six hours in Admiralty

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 09:15am by Jason Y Ng

    ... in Wanchai and I Pokfulam. We said goodbye to each other and parted ways. By then almost every road between Wanchai and Central had been blocked, either by police or by makeshift blockades set up ...

  10. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    What did Premier Li really try to say about Occupy Central?

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:13am by George Chen

    ... For the first time since the outbreak of the Occupy Central movement last month,  Premier Li Keqiang has offered some clues on how Beijing wants to see the pro-democracy protests brought to an end, ... naming Occupy Central – he mentioned two key elements: the Hong Kong people and the government. [It is] a positive signal that Beijing doesn’t want to look like an enemy of 7 million people Li’s ...




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