Issue: September 02, 2014   (Archive)
Tuesday, September 2, 2014   

Set aside differences for sake of suffrage, says Li
National People's Congress Standing Committee deputy secretary-general Li Fei has urged pan-democrats to set aside their differences with Beijing on political reform while insisting that the central government will not bow to Occupy Central.



Student chiefs on move for mass class boycotts
Massive class boycotts at universities involving thousands of students will be launched in mid-September, a student leader said.

Fighting words nudge public to make stand
The Democratic Party said yesterday it will join the Occupy Central movement and vote against the political reform proposal in Legco.

Don't stir it, dems urged
The pro-establishment camp is hoping pan-democrats will stop venting about reform.

`Treasure' one-man, one-vote offer
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has urged lawmakers not to make hasty veto decisions.

Tycoon in call to go forward
Asia's richest man is urging Hong Kong people to push forward with political reform.

Hecklers pepper-sprayed
Police used pepper spray yesterday to disperse activists trying to force their way into a hall where a top Beijing official was explaining why the central government did not grant full democracy to Hong Kong.

Jumbo site awarded
Sino Land (0083) and Chinese Estates (0127) have won the mega Kwun Tong redevelopment project of the Urban Renewal Authority on its second tender.



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