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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Fears over 'radicals' as protest violence increases, but sources say Beijing won't be embarrassed into action

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Protests getting out of hand, says Leung amid claims radical groups and foreign forces are pushing for city's de facto independence Fears over 'radicals', but Beijing stands firm Beijing will not seek a quick end to the poli ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Communist Party plenum faces challenges to legal reform

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:02am by Reuters, AP

    ... is expected to seek changes to bring a degree of fairness at the local level, where unrest, stemming from a lack of justice, has flared into violence. But a Xinhua article yesterday, discussing how ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Fresh clashes in Mong Kok ahead of televised talks to end Occupy protests

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:53pm by Niall Fraser, TIMMY SUNG, Amy Nip

    ... clashes on Saturday in Mong Kok. Their call was echoed by Occupy Central co-founder Dr Chan Kin-man and student leader Lester Shum, who both said talks and non-violence should be the only way ... camp will try to sabotage the chances of dialogue, and so we need to hold fast to non-violence, which is our biggest strength," he said. Thirty-three people aged 20 to 66 were arrested ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Files 'closed' on catastrophes of past, top party historian Xie Chuntao says

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Reuters

    ... turned on parents and students on teachers after Mao declared class war, convulsing the country in chaos and violence. While recent years have seen increased public discussion of both events, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung puts student talks back on table but insists Beijing won't back down

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 11:10pm by Gary Cheung, Joyce Ng, Samuel Chan and Tony Cheung

    ... on Wednesday had been suspended. At a rally in Admiralty, Occupy organisers and student leaders called on protesters to drop hostility towards the police and stick to the principles of non-violence ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Protests reignited by shocking images appearing to show unarmed man being beaten by officers

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 01:39am by STAFF

    ... of the new legislative term that was due to take place today amid concerns the event could attract fresh protests and violence. Tsang, 39, said he would take legal action, describing the attack ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats try to delay funding requests amid electoral reform stand-off

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... violence" on the committee. "What is good for society is now being turned into a bargaining chip." The Liberal Party's James Tien Pei-chun said: "Handling the funding requests ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    'Western-style democracy can only bring disaster', says party magazine

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:07am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Western democracy a 'disaster', says journal Blindly copying Western-style democracy can only bring disaster, an influential mainland Communist Party journal wrote in its latest edition, following more than a week of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. Citing enduring violence and turmoil in countries like Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq and Libya, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Schoolboy, 16, attacked by elderly man while promoting secondary students' class boycott

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:07pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Clifford Lo and Peter So

    ... bystanders would shout abuse at them. Tsung Tsin principal Cheung Man-wai called on people to discuss the class boycott rationally, without insults or violence. He said 16 pupils were expected ... election. Scholarism expects a turnout of at least 100, and hopes about 1,500 pupils will take part in an after-school march. The Education Bureau condemned yesterday's violence. It called ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Agreement on talks with students near as Occupy Central protests dwindle

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:02am by Staff Reporters

    ... to violence, regardless of their political views. The impact on the economy also eased. The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 1.09 per cent, or 250.48 points, to finish at 23,315.04 yesterday. Hong Kong ...




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