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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Direct action used in Taiwan protest too risky for Hong Kong, academic warns

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Direct action too risky for HK, academic warns A political scientist and supporter of the occupation of parliament by protesters in Taiwan has warned ... into nearby government offices last weekend. Police in riot gear evicted them from the complex using batons and water cannon. The students are protesting against a trade agreement with the mainland ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Chinese authorities just won't give up, says Wukan protest leader who fled to US

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:05am by Echo Hui

    ... Echo Hui echo.hui@scmp.com Organiser of village demonstrations speaks out after allies arrested ahead of local election Wukan protest leader fled to U.S. fearing for safety One ... headlines in 2011 when thousands of villagers staged protests for four months against government land grabs and corruption. The next year the ruling Communist Party allowed villagers for the first ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central will not back down on threat of summer protest, says organiser

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:47am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Summer blockade of streets back on agenda but not due to Taipei action, organiser says Protests may spur Occupy Central Occupy Central activists may still ... increasingly impatient since protests against a cross-strait trade pact began in Taiwan last week. But Dr Chan Kin-man insisted a summer occupation would be consistent with the movement's original ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to address public as student protesters dig in

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 08:23pm by Staff Reporter, AFP

    ... protesters dig in Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou will address the island's public for the first time today on the crisis triggered by opposition to a cross-strait trade pact. Protesters have ... and opinions about the cross-strait service and trade pact", as well as the significance and necessity of such a pact. Since the student protesters occupied the Legislative Yuan on Tuesday night, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hongkongers show support for Taiwanese student protesters

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by DARREN WEE, Emily Tsang

    ... Darren Wee and Emily Tsang Locals join Taipei sit-in and donate funds in solidarity with student action over trade pact Hongkongers show support for Taiwan protest Hongkongers are showing their support for students occupying the Taiwanese parliament in a protest against a cross-strait trade pact. Some have flown to Taipei to join the sit-in, while lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Fear over protests not behind relocation of Apec's Hong Kong conference, insists Tsang

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 05:05pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Finance chief says neither Beijing nor Hong Kong were concerned that Occupy Central might cause embarrassment Summit switch 'not due to protests' Beijing did not move a key regional financial summit away from Hong Kong because it feared embarrassment from large-scale protests, John Tsang Chun-wah said yesterday. The financial chief ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democratic hunger strikers break fast, plan to return for second helping

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:34pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Pan-democratic protesters eat porridge to end record 16-day fast, but a new strike is planned next month to continue universal suffrage fight Hunger strikers break fast, plan second helping Three protesters swallowed spoonfuls of porridge to bring a poignant end to a 16-day hunger strike for democracy yesterday. The three, the last of 17 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office joins backlash against 'locust' protest

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:48am by Phila Siu and Clifford Lo

    ... Phila Siu and Clifford Lo Central government body hits back at protesters The State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office has joined a growing chorus of condemnation against those who organised and took part in Sunday's "anti-locust" protest in Tsim Sha Tsui. The China News Service quoted the office as saying it "sternly opposes" any ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-mainlander protest urging curbs on visitor numbers tarnished city, say top officials

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 01:38pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Chief secretary and ministers condemn march calling for curbs on visitors as ‘humiliating’ for mainlanders and a stain on Hong Kong’s image ‘Locust’ protest tarnished city, say top officials Four top government officials have attacked Sunday's "anti-locust" protest, saying it humiliated mainland visitors and tarnished the city's ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Scuffles break out as protesters hurl slurs, abuse at mainland Chinese tourists

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Police intervene as 100 demonstrators shout slurs at mainland shoppers and confront pro-Beijing group Scuffles during protest over mainland tourists Scores of protesters marched through Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday in an "anti-locust" campaign demanding the government curb mainland visitors. Protesters said a massive influx of mainland visitors- ...




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