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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Education minister supports university president's snub of students with protest symbol

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:20am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Eddie Ng supports symbolic withholding of degrees from those with protest emblem Education chief backs snub of students Education minister Eddie Ng Hak-kim ... the symbol of the Occupy protests. He accused the students of not respecting the ceremony. The students will still receive their official degrees. Asked to comment yesterday, Ng backed Chan's ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 54

    Four more arrested over Legco storming, including publication editor, Civic Passion members

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Tony Cheung, SAMUEL CHAN, ALAN YU

    ... today. Four are on holding charges of criminal damage and the other two are being charged with assaulting a police officer. The news came as protesters who took part in the storming expressed disappointment at pan-democratic lawmakers who condemned their act, and warned that they might target other public buildings next. Two protesters, a man and a woman who refused to give their full names, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    69,000 postcards carry message of Occupy

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Tony Cheung

    ... 24, said. "But after police fired tear gas at protesters on September 28, I came over … and stayed a few nights on Lung Wo Road." That was when he drew inspiration from his hobby, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Benny Tai's daughter writes of 'unbearable pain' seeing her father's 'white hair, coarse voice'

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 09:59pm by Tony Cheung, Joyce Ng and Jeffie Lam

    ... "unbearable pain" at seeing her father's "white hair, coarse voice and staggering steps" since the protests began. In a 1,900-word article posted on the In-media website yesterday, ... and cried in church … but after letting out [his emotions] he … would smile again." Tonya also revealed that she was studying in Australia when the Occupy protests began on September 27, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Young people urged to form their own political party

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 04:49am by Tony Cheung

    ... in Occupy Central protests to consider participating in the political system, either by forming their own political party or by joining existing groups or think-tanks. Antony Leung was speaking ... of the Civic Party's Young Civics, said Leung appeared to be rolling out his youth policy platform. "The young are at the forefront of the Occupy protests, so he might be trying to please ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Regina Ip proposes giving seats on nominating committee to students

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 03:53am by Peter So, Ernest Kao, ALAN YU, Tony Cheung

    ... rejected by the students and branded "idiotic" by one protester, party chairwoman Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee said the agriculture and fisheries representatives on the committee could ... consultation is also needed, because we came up with the Basic Law after years of public consultation." City University business student Anson Cheung, 21, who has been at the Mong Kok protest zone ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    LIVE BLOG: Tiananmen Square 25th anniversary vigil in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:53pm by Tanna Chong, Tony Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Johnny Tam

    ... and a torch is lit in the memory of the slain protesters.   LIVE UPDATES 11.40pm More than two hundred protesters, the majority appearing to be university students holding banners of their student ... minutes. Policemen, also numbering in the hundreds, appeared to have allowed the protesters to go on after failing to stop them. The protesters moved slowly from Victoria Park, chanting slogans ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco seals off protest zone over safety fears at new town development meeting

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 11:15pm by Tony Cheung, Samuel Chan and Clifford Lo

    ... Tony Cheung, Samuel Chan and Clifford Lo Up to 1,000 police expected to form human barrier during meeting, amid safety fears over protests against plan to build new towns Legco's protest zone to be sealed off The drop-off area and protest zone outside the Legislative Council building will be closed today and 800 to 1,000 police officers sent in for a showdown ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung Chun-ying says Hong Kong sit-in was waste of police resources

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Tony Cheung, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Tony Cheung and Jeffie Lam Sit-in was waste of police resources, says CY Hongkongers should ask whether a sit-in protest staged on Chater Road in Central after the annual July 1 march ... strained ties between the legislative and executive arms of government. Earlier yesterday, about 20 pan-democratic legislators staged an unprecedented walkout to protest at Leung's ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Development Secretary Paul Chan to meet villagers over NT new towns

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Tony Cheung

    ... on Friday night at a meeting of the Legislative Council Finance Committee- while hundreds of people again protested outside the Legco building in Tamar. The protest was mainly peaceful but came ... the protest.   ...




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