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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy protests breaking law, but not undermining Hong Kong's rule of law

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 05:02pm by MICHAEL DAVIS

    ... Michael C. Davis Michael C. Davis says while Occupy protesters are clearly breaking the law, they are arguably not undermining the rule of law through their peaceful civil disobedience campaign Clear distinction A small group of lawyers has added to the chorus of establishment figures denouncing the Occupy movement as undermining the rule of law. Are they right? As the protests ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    As things stand, Occupy protests could last into 2015

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 06:00pm by ANDREW FUNG

    ... Andrew Fung Andrew Fung says with Beijing seemingly willing to play the waiting game and the students equally determined to stay put, the Occupy protests could last well into 2015 The long ... and hence the Hong Kong government, appear to have adopted the principle of "no compromise, no blood" for now, which means they are prepared to be patient and wait out the protests. Hong ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Time for student protesters to consider a tactical withdrawal

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 04:23pm by Albert Cheng

    ... protesters should consider a tactical withdrawal Student leaders need to make a decisive call on where the Occupy movement should head next. If they don't, they will play into the hands of the authorities, given that public tolerance for the disruptions caused by the prolonged protests is wearing thin. As revealed by the University of Hong Kong's recent opinion poll, the Federation ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Cathay pilots set for Christmas work-to-rule protest as pay row rumbles on

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 03:40pm by Phila Siu

    ... "yes" in an online poll asking them whether they wanted to press ahead with their first work-to-rule protest since 2001, a letter sent to members yesterday shows. The letter did not state when ... was "likely" but that the union wanted more talks with Cathay. A decision to scrap the protest would be "contingent upon a better pay offer". In September, the airline offered Hong Kong-based ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The public have spoken- they want the Occupy protest to end

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Heed the public and end protest As the Occupy Central impasse drags on, those behind the civil disobedience movement find themselves under growing pressure to review ... vote in June, in which 800,000 people expressed their aspirations for genuine universal suffrage. If the ballot and weeks of street protests failed to force any changes, what would another ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Mainland visitors flock to Hong Kong despite Occupy protests

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 09:46pm by Chen Yifei

    ... Chen Yifei yifei.chen@scmp.com Many mainland Chinese tourists are undeterred by Hong Kong’s ongoing Occupy Central protests and would not cancel future travel plans to the city, although some remained disapproving of the “Umbrella Movement” after visiting protest sites in Mong Kok, Admiralty and Causeway Bay. “I would like to come [to Hong Kong] again if the opportunity ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Leave now and protesters’ hard work will have come to nothing, says Joshua Wong

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 04:19pm by Lai Ying-kit, Ernest Kao and Alan Yu

    ... Lai Ying-kit, Ernest Kao and Alan Yu Student leader Joshua Wong Chi-fung says now is not the time for Hong Kong’s democracy protesters to withdraw from main roads around the city, after ... government in Beijing to withdraw its decision to tightly control the election of the territory’s next leader. The 18-year-old convenor of the group Scholarism rejected suggestions that protesters ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Government must tap ideas of Hong Kong's protesting youth to resolve crisis

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 02:33pm by Stephanie Cheung

    ... Stephanie Cheung Stephanie Cheung calls on political leaders to reach out to protesters Government must tap youth ideas to break the impasse A reporter for Radio Sweden recently flew ... while such a purpose is highly laudable, the means employed to bring it about have so far been controversial, and threaten to shake the foundations of society. The protesters are mostly young, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 39

    Generation gap hampers efforts to direct Occupy protests in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 01:56pm by Gary Cheung

    ... Office to reflect public sentiment since the protests began on September 28. The government would also consider setting up a platform for dialogue on constitutional development beyond 2017. ... by the occupation of streets. According to a survey by Polytechnic University's centre for social policy studies, 73.2 per cent of 554 respondents felt now was the right time to stop the protests ...




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