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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Students the stars of the pro-democracy protest story so far

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Ng Kang Chung, ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... the stars of protest story so far Before the umbrellas and the pepper spray, before the pivotal tear gas moment, and before the streets of Mong Kok erupted in violence, the massive protest to bring ... Thousands of Hong Kong university students join week-long class boycott for democracy in late September Over the next five days, the student protest morphed into a massive sit-in that has gone ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong protests are a direct challenge to Beijing's rule

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 04:14am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip Regina Ip says the Occupy protests and the interminable arguments over democracy in Hong Kong are a direct challenge to Beijing's rule. Will 'one country, two ... it to a non-violent close. Now into the 15th day, it has paralysed traffic in key areas of the city and angered the tens of thousands of people whose jobs and incomes are being affected. Yet protest leaders ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    So Lo Pun villagers protest against unfair land treatment

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Villagers protest against unfair land treatment About 200 rural villagers have cleared vegetation on a proposed conservation area in a country park enclave in So Lo Pun to protest against what they call unfair treatment over their private land. The protesters included about 60 descendents from the village and the rest were mostly from country ...


    Concern over protests keeps PRD trade partners from forum

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:47am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Fears of negative associations with the Occupy movement are thought to have kept some state leaders from the 10th regional forum Protests concern ... regional forum said they were concerned about the protests' development. Leaders and top officials from nine provinces as well as Hong Kong and Macau gathered in Guangzhou yesterday to discuss ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Thousands return to streets in protest at government's decision to cancel talks with students

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Massive show of support for protesters follows government decision to cancel talks – and comes as city’s leaders leave for Guangzhou forum Thousands flood back to the streets of Admiralty Protest crowds in Admiralty swelled into the thousands last night and student leaders called for a "long-term Occupy" as Hong Kong's top leaders prepared ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy protests: the view from Hong Kong's expat community

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com How protests occupy the thoughts of expatriates Expatriates from the democratic West have voiced a range of opinions about Occupy Central almost as varied ... with the generally non-violent nature among the student protesters. "These kids showed us all a thing or two. Where else do protesters do homework and clean up after themselves?" asked Peter ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy protests bring acceptance for ethnic minority youngsters

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Campaign brings acceptance for ethnic minorities Despite fearing possible police retribution, young ethnic minority Hongkongers joined the protests ... with homemade banners, exercising their rights. Jeffrey Andrews, of Indian origin, said: "Some in our community are afraid to come out [to protest] because they are scared of being identified ...

  8. Infographics - PROTESTS

    INFOGRAPHIC: Riot gear- How Occupy protesters and police stack up

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 02:56pm by Adolfo Arranz

    ... Adolfo Arranz From time to time, governments across the world need to control crowds, demonstrations and riots. Here we take a close look at the means available for law enforcement and the latest developments of the protests in Hong Kong. Click here to view the full-size infographic in high-resolution.   ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Officials and protesters should put aside their differences and talk

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Put aside your gripes and talk Regrettably, dialogue between the government and student protesters yesterday was called off at the eleventh hour. Announcing the decision ... an immediate breakthrough. But the protests have entered the 13th day and people's patience is being tested. If both sides are seen as making efforts to break the deadlock, it will at least take ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Protesters call new rally as Hong Kong government cancels talks

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:15am by Peter So and Tony Cheung

    ... Peter So and Tony Cheung Students announce rally in ‘Umbrella Square’ after Carrie Lam says their remarks had undermined chance for ‘constructive’ dialogue Protesters call for support as government cancels talks The government called off a meeting with student protest leaders yesterday on the eve of a scheduled dialogue to discuss election reform, saying it was unacceptable ...




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