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  1. Santa finds room at occupy central

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kanglei Wang and Jennifer Ngo Despite this Christmas being the coldest in 27 years, Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement has used the festive season to settle firmly into its communal home. On December 23, the group even received its first piece of snail mail - a festive missive addressed to 'Occupy Central, HSBC Main Building, 1 Queen's Road Central ...

  2. 'Occupy Central' activists dig in

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com The anti-capitalism campaign 'Occupy Central' entered its second day yesterday, with plans to continue overnight and into this morning. ... headquarters in Queen's Road Central. Throughout yesterday, the protesters occupied an area outside the bank. Their number dwindled to around 40 for most of the day, down from a peak of 500 ...

  3. 'Occupiers' on the march in Kowloon

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng and Ng Kang-chung Occupy Central morphed into Occupy Mong Kok yesterday. With the Occupy Central campaign on Hong Kong Island showing signs of fading to irrelevance, a group ... Ferry in Tsim Sha Tsui before taking the ferry to Central to join Occupy Central protesters at HSBC headquarters. Activists in Hong Kong started the anti-capitalism Occupy Central movement ...

  4. Protesters need to occupy their minds

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The people behind Occupy Central, now apparently expanding to Mong Kok, are in danger of inadvertently mocking themselves. As diverse as the protesters behind the Occupy Wall Street ... with them, but the issues they raise deserve a serious public hearing. The Occupy Central youngsters who call themselves Left21 and fancy themselves as Marxist revolutionaries are merely aping ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Actions of small-minded dissidents won't change Beijing's Hong Kong policies

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... and on the political grapevine are that the central government has changed its policy on Hong Kong in reaction to recent events such as the phantom independence movement and the war-cry of Occupy Central ... to Tiananmen in 1989; this is the essence of the Occupy Central master plan now being publicly discussed and organised. But to the worry of the dissidents, it seems the central and Hong Kong ...

  6. 300 in Central sit-in

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau As many as 300 people gathered in Hong Kong's Exchange Square on Saturday to echo anti-capitalism messages of the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York. The crowd at 'Occupy Central' later dropped to 50 people, and they moved to nearby HSBC headquarters, where some of the people spent the night. Representatives said the occupation would last for about ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the 'Occupy Central' movement under HSBC had outlived its usefulness and should move on has produced a surprisingly strong response. Stephen Anderson writes to say: 'As the Occupy crowd has ... write in a similar vein. Nobody has written in support of the group. Though we see from its Facebook site exactly 3,165 people say they 'like' Occupy Central, so it is by no means ...

  8. Lingering within tents

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... except on Sundays when domestic helpers met for a boisterous rendezvous. Then the Occupy Central campaigners moved in. The site became a community, drawing anti-capitalists, homeless people ... gentleman came and upturned everything. I can see it's going to finish, whatever it was. No one is supporting it.' There is some truth to those words. Occupy Central's Facebook page ...

  9. Protesters claim to speak for majority but often represent only themselves

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Had they gone through with the threat, traffic would have come to a standstill. Shop owners and other road users would have been adversely affected. The Occupy Wall Street protests are one more example of this selfish behaviour. Even in Hong Kong, there is a group called Occupy Central. Such actions are examples of small minorities protesting against their unfortunate ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Slogans may revive tragic memories It is perhaps no coincidence that many anti-capitalist 'Occupy Central' protesters belong to the younger (post-1980s) generation, ... and class struggle or have had close relatives and friends who were tortured or died in the process. The extreme leftist slogans used by Occupy Central protesters can only revive unpleasant memories ...




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