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  1. Comment - Letters

    Students must end protests to protect residents' livelihoods

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 06:28am by LETTERS

    ... Students must vacate protest sites to protect residents' livelihoods Who could have foreseen the swift occupation of Admiralty, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok on September 28 by thousands ... of the "umbrella revolution", since umbrellas were used by the protesters not only as protection against rain but also against tear gas when police sought to clear large numbers of protesters from ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 46

    US has no involvement in fostering Occupy protest, Obama tells Xi

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 01:32pm by CHRIS LAU, Kwong Man-ki in Beijing and Ng Kang-chung

    ... Kong affairs It's nothing to do with U.S., Obama tells Xi The United States has no role in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, President Barack Obama said in Beijing yesterday. ... to President Xi that the United States has no involvement in fostering the protest that took place there," Obama said of talks with his Chinese counterpart. It is the first time the US president ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Ex-HSBC chairman David Eldon says pro-democracy protesters should 'move on'

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 01:07pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Former HSBC chairman David Eldon wrote in his blog on Wednesday that it is time for pro-democracy protesters to “move on” from the current impasse. ... are at the present,” he said. He said student protesters could generate goodwill by “moving on” from their current position. “I honestly have no doubt about the students abilities, nor about their sincerity, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    CY tells protesters to change the channel

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 03:37am by Gary Cheung

    ... CY tells protesters to change the channel Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying got some inspiration in Beijing this week at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit on how to engage young ... they could think about the way out for the city, and themselves, in the international context." With the government failing to persuade the Occupy protesters to go home, some- including Leung, ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Police had no alternative but to use tear gas on protesters

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 05:19am by LETTERS

    ... Police officers had no choice but to use tear gas on protesters I refer to the letter by Anthony Wong Yiu-ming, the convenor of Hong Kong Shield (" Police must work to restore public ... that purpose has been achieved, the use of such force shall cease. On September 28, a large number of protesters charged the police cordon lines. After repeated warnings, police officers used ...

  6. News - World - GERMANY

    Developer vows to demolish historic section of Berlin Wall despite protests

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Berlin Developer has been given nod to build luxury flats behind world's longest open air gallery Group to raze Wall section despite protests A property developer behind plans to demolish a remnant of the Berlin Wall to make way for luxury apartments said he would carry through with the action despite protests. "On Monday, the work continues," Maik Uwe ...

  7. News - World - TURKEY

    'Yankee, go home!': Turkish protesters rough up US sailors in Istanbul

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 11:12am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Istanbul Nationalists attack US sailors in Istanbul Anti-American protesters shouting “Yankee, go home!” roughed up three US Navy sailors on Wednesday in Istanbul near where their warship was docked on an inlet of the Bosphorus Strait in the Black Sea. A dozen or more protesters shouted at them, calling them killers and said they should leave Turkey. ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo suicide in protest at Japan's switch to 'collective self-defence'

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 10:38am by AFP

    ... burned himself to death in Tokyo in an apparent protest against Japan's controversial move to expand the role of its military, local media said yesterday, after a similar incident earlier ... Press news agency and the Asahi newspaper said. Tokyo police suspect that the man set himself on fire in the park, where he left letters protesting against Tokyo's endorsement of the right ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    End Occupy protests to give small businesses a chance to recover, before it's too late

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 06:17pm by FELIX CHUNG

    ... Felix Chung Felix Chung calls on protesters to withdraw before their illegal occupation causes small businesses already suffering to retrench- a no-win situation for everyone in Hong Kong Internal damage It has now been more than a month since students and protesters began unlawfully occupying several main roads in Mong Kok, Causeway Bay and Admiralty. There can be no doubt ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    High Court delays ruling on injunction against parts of main Occupy protest camp

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 05:45pm by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Hong Kong’s High Court has delayed a decision on whether to order pro-democracy demonstrators to clear some sections of roads where the main protest camp ... including schoolbus services. A lawyer for an Occupy protester disputed the gravity of the disruption caused by the protest camp, and Mr Justice Thomas Au Hing-ching adjourned the case until next ...




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