Occupy Central

Hong Kong Post Occupy Central – The Likely Consequences

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Around Hong Kong for 80 days

Hong Kong’s last Occupy site, in Causeway Bay, on this otherwise cheerful Monday morning 15 December, was the focus of attention of the remaining occupiers, the police and the public plus a bevy of cleaners waiting in the wings. Under…

The Chinese baby and the British bath water

A prominent figure on the Hong Kong political scene and someone who should know better, a lot better, Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee – legislator and chair of the New People’s Party – has written an editorial for the South China…

Hong Kong protests: revisit and revise report on constitutional reform sent to Beijing

The latest petition by the Avaaz Community is having wide circulation and the organisers are saying that in just 84 hours, more than 50.000 signed up to call for an investigation of police violence in Hong Kong. Title: Investigate Hong…

Hong Kong: Sixty days and its D’Occupy Day

The Hong Kong protest action under the banner of the Umbrella Movement – and for some the Umbrella Revolution – has come to a stage which many have seen as inevitable. After almost two-months blocking normally busy thoroughfares, enough was…

Occupy Hong Kong – sunset or really sunrise?

As expected, this week sees the start of the clearance of Hong Kong Occupy sites. It began with Admiralty, where the main road has been blocked by protesters for fifty-five days. The bailiffs, with court injunctions and backed by a…

Hong Kong theatre: it’s a gas – Tear Gas!

Tear Gas is a play, a satire or skit I would call it, on the student involvement in the Occupy Protests in Hong Kong that have been going on for 40-odd days and more now and that have highlighted, though…

Hong Kong – UMBRELLA REVOLUTION DAY 40

UMBRELLA REVOLUTION DAY 40 (6 November 2014) Before I begin today’s recap, I’d like to invite you to read my article “A Guide to the Recent Protests in Hong Kong” with background information, timeline and a run down a some…

Remember, it’s a pro-Hong Kong Movement

A staunch supporter of western democracy, Apple Daily, today, 28 October, 2014, heralded the disturbing news that, according to its way of seeing China affairs, the future of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme is ‘in peril’, not looking promising,…

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