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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Cheung Man-kwong: Young protesters give new life to fading optimism

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

    ... protesters give new life to fading optimism A day after the historic talks between top government officials and student leaders on October 21, former Democratic Party lawmaker Cheung Man-kwong ... blessing [is] for the youngsters who fight for a better future for Hong Kong." Since the Occupy Central movement began on September 28, the massive protests have paralysed streets and sparked ...

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    Protest talks thrust popular scholar Joseph Sung into political limelight

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 06:13am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Professor Joseph Sung, Chinese University's head, found himself in the middle of talks to breach impasse between government and protesters Popular scholar ... made headlines for his role in political issues. Most recently, media reports claimed he had been a discreet middleman liaising with student protesters to set up a meeting with officials aimed ...

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    Democrat looking out from the inside: Law Chi-kwong

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com He has a high IQ and strong government ties, but Law Chi-kwong has been attacked for his 'disappointingly stupid' pleas to the protesters Democrat ... in the protests. "I have always said only that I would seriously consider taking part [in Occupy Central]. But most people seem to think I said I would," Law said. "I have also said ...

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    Filmmaker Ruby Yang: looking at the city from a different angle

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by Oliver Chou

    ... at the city from a different angle The last time Ruby Yang saw protests like the ones gripping Hong Kong in the past week was the 1967 riots. But she was too young then to make a documentary film ... in 2007. But the master at, in her own words, "putting a human face" on issues is considering a documentary about her birthplace by 2017- starting with footage of the Occupy protests ...

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    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... after being sent to explain Beijing's decision in Hong Kong. Watch: Protesters and lawmakers react to Beijing's dictum on leadership reform On the opposition camp, he said: "Some Hong Kong people can never be chief executive- in the past, now or in future- if they remain confrontational." On the planned Occupy Central pro-democracy protests, he said: "Get back ...

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    Losing hope of reform … and fearing for the future: Brian Fong

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... this week. If a 50 per cent threshold is announced when the meeting ends on Sunday, Fong believes it could be the last straw, fuelling mass protests and even separatist sentiments. The Institute ... people to take to the streets on July 1 that year to protest against the governance of Tung Chee-hwa- his ultimate boss- and proposed national security legislation. The march led him to think ...

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    'I'm not a spy', says Jimmy Lai's right-hand man Mark Simon

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... pro-democracy protests, and Simon's role in the transfer of money. Simon, Lai and Next Media did not contest the authenticity of the leaked documents but suspected the information was obtained ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong in 1992. And the rest is history. Now, Tsang has found something in common with the young protesters who clashed with police during protests against ... often gets expelled from the chamber by the president for throwing things from his seat in protest, agreed Tsang had been reasonable. "The Legco president should not stay politically ...

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    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... of the University of Hong Kong's faculty of law a day after hundreds of thousands of democracy supporters attended the July 1 march- and just hours after more than 500 protesters were arrested for holding a sit-in at Chater Road in a rehearsal for Occupy Central. If such large-scale action wasn't eye-opening enough for Hor- who cited a recent 20,000-strong gay rights protest ...

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    'Poet diplomat' Zhou Nan takes aim at Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... outburst over protests planned by the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement. In an unusually explicit manner, Zhou- a former top Chinese official centrally involved in the Sino-British handover ...




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