Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
Sunday, October 26, 2014   




Spiders get Lion's share of exposure
A group of intrepid rock climbers calling themselves "Hong Kong Spidies" abseiled down a cliff face of Lion Rock above Kowloon in a daring move to secure and then unfurl a yellow giant banner declaring "I want genuine universal suffrage."

Offer goes to a vote
Hong Kong goes to the polls on Sunday, with a vote on whether or not to accept government proposals to appease Occupy protesters.

No help for cutting crew from officers
Police have denied claims they helped anti-Occupy protesters remove barricades in Mong Kok.

Court battle as ban on road blocks challenged
Three plaintiffs seeking to extend the interim injunction barring occupiers from blocking roads in Mong Kok and Admiralty are expected to request a court order to involve police in the execution of the injunction.

4pc pay rises on the cards
Employees can look forward to salary rises of between 4 and 4.5 percent next year, says the latest pay trend survey released yesterday.

Absent lawmakers slammed
The Legislative Council meeting, which was set to resume at 9am yesterday, has been canceled until next Wednesday because of a lack of quorum when 36 lawmakers did not turn up.

Injunction sparks barricade violence
Violence in Mong Kok spiraled out of control last night as anti-Occupy Central and pro-democracy protesters engaged in physical and verbal clashes, including a suspected arson attack.

Families of cops bullied online
Families of police officers have been targets of cyberbullying, a senior cop said following the arrest of a 20-year-old man for allegedly threatening a child online.

Students vow to stay put after disappointing talks
"We're staying put." That's the message from the Hong Kong Federation of Students after a meeting with Chief Secretary Carrie Lam.

New Occupy report to Beijing promised
Protesters have been promised a new report will be sent to Beijing that will spell out their sentiments and worries about the framework for political reform.



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