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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Pan-democratic legislators must stop hiding behind the students

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 05:00pm by Albert Cheng

    ... not do so. However, the police have misled the public and the protesters into believing they were not there to clear the Mong Kok site but only to step in when the bailiffs were not able to carry ... resign en mass from Legco in protest. Together, they received more than a million votes in the 2012 Legco election. They are the ones who can lay claim to representing the electorate. ...

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    End occupation of Hong Kong and focus on mass electoral campaign for democracy

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 05:13pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Chun-ying. The student groups should call a mass assembly and announce a tactical withdrawal from the occupied sites so the protests can transform into a mass campaign across the districts. ... to the turning tide. He has in effect withdrawn from Admiralty and resumed his teaching duties on campus. He has written in support of the pseudo-referendum. He said the least the protesters should do ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Our youth want a say in their future, not crumbs from tycoons' dinner plates

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 02:57pm by Albert Cheng

    ... and the mainland has been widening since reunification in 1997. This is evident in the slogans and motifs used in the protests. Many young people are ready to make financial sacrifices to, for example, ... are not students or less-educated, jobless youngsters. According to a survey by the pro-government Sing Tao Daily, about half the protesters in Admiralty are between 21 and 30, but only one-fifth ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong police's harassment of protesters tarnishes good name of Asia's 'finest'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 05:02pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng denounces officers' rough handling and the mass arrest of demonstrators following the overnight sit-in after July 1 rally Harassment of protesters tarnishes ... dealt with peaceful protesters? The force did not earn its reputation overnight. The British colonial administration drew a lesson from the bitter experience of the 1967 riots, and made painful ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    House News' closure shows Beijing's desire for control of Hong Kong media

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:33pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng believes Tony Tsoi was targeted by the Chinese authorities as part of a broader campaign to stifle support for Occupy Central protests House News' closure ... very scared every time I crossed the border," said Tsoi, who was among the first 10 professionals to pledge to join the Occupy Central protest. He has apparently been targeted ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rise of the radical anti-democracy groups in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:05pm by Albert Cheng

    ... tradition of peaceful protest June 4 is a political taboo for the Chinese Communist Party. For a quarter of a century, the Beijing authorities have sought to silence the sympathisers ... They have long accepted that it is better to leave the June 4 protesters alone. Beijing officials seem to have understood, and tolerated, this political peculiarity in Hong Kong. Over the years, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing's white paper sounds death knell for Hong Kong as we know it

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 11:56am by Albert Cheng

    ... to Hongkongers to speak up in the critical months ahead to fight for what we deserve. The legal fraternity will launch a protest march from the High Court to the Court of Final Appeal next week. Lawyers ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Link Reit's sale of shopping centres will leave poorer residents worse off

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by Albert Cheng

    ... media. A protest march was organised against me on New Year's Day, in which participants threatened to resort to violence to silence me. I was portrayed as a public enemy, seeking to block ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    TVB's gag on Next Media infringes press freedom

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 06:39pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng says politically aware Hongkongers must protest against the dominant broadcaster's use of public assets to target Next Media TVB's gag on another media ... management. Apple Daily is part of Next Media. In fact, the ban by TVB not only concerns Next Media; it sets a dangerous precedent for the entire local media landscape. If we don't protest ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    CLP tariff rise cannot be justified

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 08:33pm by Albert Cheng

    ... the opposition voice from inside the Legislative Council and from environmental groups has been noticeable by its absence. They seem to have merely gone through the motions without any real protest ...




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