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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's Goddess of Democracy statue shines light on Tiananmen Square tragedy … for now

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Goddess shines light on June 4 tragedy … for now A two-metre tall statue of the Goddess of Democracy was erected in the unofficial June 4 museum in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday, despite complaints from neighbours that may see the museum evicted before the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square bloodshed. Organiser Lee Cheuk-yan pledged to go ...

  2. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    Tiffany & Co. tree lighting at Statue Square

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com Tiffany tree brings sparkle and celebrities to the air The 18-metre-tall Tiffany & Co. tree set up in Central last year is lighting up Statue Square again this Christmas. The tree, adorned with ornaments, strings of pearls and the jeweller's signature blue boxes, was unveiled on Friday. Canto-pop king Jacky Cheung Hok-yau was a guest ...

  3. Tiffany lights up tree to bring Christmas sparkle to Statue Square

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Whether you're one of those who can't get enough of Christmas or can't wait for the festivities to end, the holiday is only a few weeks away. In Central, shoppers and office workers got yet another reminder of that when the annual Christmas tree went up on Statue Square. This year, it's jeweller Tiffany & Co using the spot to raise a tree- ...

  4. Renting out Statue Square dishonours fallen heroes

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I support Sir David Akers-Jones' comments regarding the commercialisation of the space which is a designated public park in Central, that is, Statue Square ('Desecration is appalling', June 25). The article on giant advertisements is also timely ('City choking on signboards,' June 25). In Statue Square, we honour heroes who defended Hong Kong during the second ...

  5. News - China

    Statue built to reformer whose death sparked Tiananmen

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 04:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A statue of former Chinese Communist Party chief Hu Yaobang, a reformer whose death sparked the Tiananmen Square democracy protests, has been set up ... in a massacre on the night of June 3-4. Joseph Cheng, a political analyst at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, said it was rare for a statue of Hu to be set up and he knew of only one other. “He ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    LIVE BLOG: Tiananmen Square 25th anniversary vigil in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:53pm by Tanna Chong, Tony Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Johnny Tam

    ... is also packed, as students present floral tributes at the Goddess of Democracy statue, a replica of the monument built in Tiananmen Square 25 years ago. The names and ages of scores of those ... that the People's Liberation Army rolled into Tiananmen Square to end a student movement that had briefly raised hopes of democratic reform in the world's most populous nation. The event sent ...

  7. Grounded in HK, Michelle Reis is happy to be out and about

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... tree-lighting ceremony on Monday night at Statue Square. Even though she's about four months' pregnant, Reis still looked great in a pair of wedge heels and a bell-shape dress that nicely ...

  8. Putting up statue a safety risk, court told

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Democracy' statue and a relief sculpture titled 'Tiananmen Massacre' in the shopping mall's piazza on May 29 last year. A Times Square manager told the court that the shopping centre ... Austin Chiu As the government sees it, activist Li Yiu-kee ignored public safety when he erected artwork weighing hundreds of kilograms in Times Square last year without a licence. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hongkongers' eternal struggle with June 4 and Chinese rule

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:26am by Keane Shum

    ... that an archipelago of candlelight brings to the dark. The faces of your neighbours appear brighter than underneath a headline, softer than in a demonstration in Statue Square. Their voices sing gently, much ... in Hong Kong, forever and at once benefiting from and resenting Chinese- and, before that, British- rule. When the tanks rolled into Tiananmen Square, we were eight short years from the same tanks ...

  10. News - World - RELIGION

    Satanists see chance for a public statue in righteous Oklahoma

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:53pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Oklahoma City Righteous lawmakers unwittingly open the door for 'non-believers' to make use of public space Satanists jump at chance for a public statue In their zeal to tout their Christian faith in the public square, conservatives in Oklahoma may have unwittingly opened the door to a wide range of religious groups, including Satanists who are seeking ...




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