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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    June 4 museum: 800 sq ft and a plan to 'change society'

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... about a museum dedicated to the bloody crackdown on student protesters in Tiananmen Square. Squeezing a museum into such a tight space proved tough, Lam said, so organisers adopted a novel design to make maximum use of the floor area. Visitors enter the museum, on the fifth floor of the Austin Avenue building, through a maze, showing the timeline of the student protest ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TIANANMEN CRACKDOWN

    Owners threaten legal action over world's first June 4 museum

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Owners' corporation of TST tower will sue if advised that project breaches building rules Legal action threatened over June 4 museum Property owners of a commercial tower in Tsim Sha Tsui will seek legal advice on wheth ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - JUNE 4

    Building's owners object to Tiananmen Square museum over fears of trouble

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:05am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Someone might protest here and affect our daily operations." Yeung, who is also secretary general of the Chiu Chau Plastic Manufacturers Association, feared controversy could not be avoided ... protests," he said. "They are only trying to give Beijing a helping hand in suppressing us." Lee, who is also Labour Party chairman, reiterated that they were confident they had ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    June 4 museum in legal threat ahead of opening

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com June 4 museum in legal threat ahead of opening The group behind the world's first museum dedicated to the Tiananmen Square crackdown- due to open in Hong Kong this month- has been warned that it may be violating propert ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The complexities of setting up a June 4 exhibit in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Complexities of setting up June 4 exhibit Is an office deed dispute over a June 4 exhibition another case of political interference, negligence by an anti-Beijing group- or both? A memorial museum devoted exclusively to the June 4 ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - WORLD CUP

    Fifa president Sepp Blatter faces protests as he opens Hong Kong Football Association's new HQ

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 02:14pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... football, airily brushed aside the presence of about a dozen young protesters demonstrating against the deaths and the exploitation of migrant workers building stadiums for the 2022 Qatar World Cup ... in the lobby of the HKFA building. Metres away, outside the building and barred by security officers, the protesters shouted “shame on Blatter, shame on Fifa” and held up placards which read ‘No ...

  7. News - China

    Twenty-five years after his death, Hu Yaobang still remembered as pragmatic reformist

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 08:15pm by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Twenty-five years after his death, Hu Yaobang is still remembered by many, even including some of his former foes, as one of the most popular Communist Party leaders for his pragmatic reform policies and humanistic, liberal- ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    CityU protest demands curb on mainlanders

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com CityU protest demands curb on mainlanders About 10 advocates of independence for Hong Kong marched around City University yesterday calling for a curb on the admission of mainland students at all universities in Hong Kong. The protesters, from a group calling itself Hongkongese Priority, chanted slogans accusing the university of enrolling so many ...

  9. News - China

    Hu Yaobang's pilgrims remember reform efforts in lead-up to Tiananmen tragedy

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:17am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... to a million people massed in protest in Tiananmen Square that spring. Then tanks arrived, and so did bullets. The military opened fire on June 4. Hundreds died. And China changed forever. Reformers ... Lu Keng. His comments about other leaders reportedly upset Deng Xiaoping and ultimately lead to Hu's downfall 1987: Forced to step down as party chief after student protests in December ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Protests and infighting may sting Taiwan's Kuomintang party in elections, analysts say

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:42am

    ... of Taiwan’s student-led protests will take their toll on the ruling Kuomintang party in upcoming local government elections, according to analysts. If the century-old party fails to learn lessons from the three-week-long protests and step up reforms to regain the public’s trust, President Ma Ying-jeou’s party may even lose the presidential election in 2016, the analysts warned. “One major impact ...




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