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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. 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- ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT AFFAIRS

    Furious Beijing files formal protest over US environment chief’s Taiwan visit

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 07:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Beijing says it is 'resolutely opposed' to visit, which it says constitutes breach of promises by Washington Beijing said it had lodged a protest ... of Representatives agreed to authorise the sale to Taiwan of four second-hand US warships, saying the United States had ignored Beijing's protests. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Taiwanese protest is no model for Occupy Central to follow

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:33pm by CK CHOW

    ... C. K. Chow C. K. Chow says Occupy Central movement is a threat to rule of law Dangers of taking cues from Taiwanese student protest The occupation of Taiwan's legislative chambers ... website, that the protests in Taiwan had significantly inspired the movement's followers. He went on to say that if the government failed to deliver a satisfactory political reform proposal ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist jailed 18 months for June 4 protest bid

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Jailed 18 months for June 4 protest bid A Jiangsu court has sentenced a man to 18 months in jail for applying to hold a protest on the anniversary ... for permission to stage a protest on its anniversary last year, his lawyer Liu Weiguo said. "This judgment violates the constitution," Liu said, adding that Gu, 36, would appeal against ...




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