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    Decision to close for day hits Central's high-end stores in the pocket

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:11pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com A number of luxury shops have decided to stay shut and police have erected barriers in anticipation of marchers' arrival and students' planned sit-in tonight Decision to close for day hits Central's high-end stores in the pocket At least six luxury shops on Chater Road stayed closed yesterday ahead of an overnight sit-in by student groups. ...

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    Rebels with a cause: How the 'post-80s' generation is rejecting old ways of protest in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... border new-town projects trying to pry open the Legislative Council building's front doors with bamboo poles were still fresh in the public's mind, two students, aged 13 and 14, were ... is perhaps the most asked question from those old enough to be their parents. With youth unemployment at more than double the overall rate and fewer than one-fifth of local students able to get ...

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    Police accused of heavy-handed treatment of protesters arrested after July 1 march

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 02:08pm by Emily Tsang and Jessie Lau

    ... Emily Tsang and Jessie Lau Student federation official says decision to haul away more than 500 protesters in Central was wrong as they had said they would leave at 8am Police action ... Federation of Students, organiser of the Chater Road sit-in, said it was unnecessary for the police to haul protesters away by force, as the federation had promised to end the protest at 8am. ...

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    Democracy rally kicks off July 1 day of protest in Hong Kong as CY Leung calls for 'stability'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:24am by CHRIS LAU and lo wei

    ... of Students and the student-led group Scholarism announced plans on Monday to stage a similar sit-in after Tuesday’s main pro-democracy rally in Chater Road, and outside the chief executive’s office ...

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    Runners hit streets to mark key anniversaries

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Square on June 4, 1989. The date, meanwhile, honoured the May 4 movement of 1911, when students and intellectuals advocated democracy and science as the pathways to a stronger nation. "The May 4 movement inspired Chinese nationals to fight for democracy, and its spirit was passed on to the student movement in 1989," alliance chairman Lee Cheuk-yan said yesterday. ...

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    Thousands of university students boycott classes against national education

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 06:12pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit Thousands of tertiary students took part in a citywide class boycott on Tuesday afternoon to oppose the national education curriculum in primary and secondary schools. Dressed in black, the students staged a sit-in that filled the “Million Boulevard” at the centre of the Chinese University in Sha Tin. Many put up umbrellas to shield themselves against the sunlight. ...

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    'Parody' protesters march to urge mainlanders to 'reignite their patriotism... and shop at home'

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:54pm by Johnny Tam, JOANNA CHIU

    ... a mainland e-commerce platform. "We support Chinese products and our motherland," he said. Another protester, Alex Lam, 21, a university student, said: "We do not dislike mainland ...

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    Hunger-strike pupils dismiss C.Y.’s visit as ‘a stunt’

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:34pm by Ada Lee

    ... some 80 students set up camp outside the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty, on Thursday night in their latest move against the introduction of the national education curriculum when the new school term starts on Monday. Three students – Lily Wong Lee-lee, Ivan Lam Long-yin, and another who prefers only to be known as Kaiser – started their hunger strike on Thursday. The chief ...

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    Scholarism to bypass police nod in protest over June 4 crackdown

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Protest over June 4 Tiananmen crackdown is a 'basic human right', says group Scholarism to march without a permit Student-activist group Scholarism says it will not apply to police for permission before marching to the central government's liaison office on Sunday. The march- to protest Beijing's refusal to vindicate the June 4, ...

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    Candles in rain mark June 4 vigil in Hong Kong as key Beijing figure confirmed dead

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 11:28pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Kong student participating in the vigil. The organisers put the number of participants at 150,000, lower than their target of 180,000. Police reported the figure to be 54,000, down from 85,000 ...




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