Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
Tuesday, September 2, 2014   

SAR 'can ask PLA for help'
A former Beijing official says the SAR government can ask the People's Liberation Army stationed in Hong Kong to help maintain social order.

Occupy drums up resistance
Occupy Central will "definitely happen" with students gathering last night at a luxury hotel as tears and outrage greeted Beijing's framework for the 2017 political blueprint.

Warning of prolonged bickering
Political bickering will persist for a long time if pan- democrats vote down the election reform, a senior Beijing official has warned.

Support of Legco urged for one man, one vote
The decision to allow Hongkongers to elect the next chief executive through one man, one vote "is not only a big step forward for Hong Kong, but also a historic milestone for our country," Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said.

Anti-Occupy rally fizzles
Singing the national anthem while cursing Occupy Central organizers, a small group of about 20 people from Defend Hong Kong Campaign were stopped by police from marching toward Tamar Park, where the focus of their hatred were protesting against Beijing's decision on political reform.

Vetting candidates vital, stresses Ho
Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Standing Committee member Charles Ho Tsu-kwok said it is necessary for chief executive candidates to gain the support of half of the nominating committee.

It's political persecution: Mo
Questions were raised on the timing of the graft-busters' raids.

Graftbusters swoop on Lai and lawmaker Lee
Anti-graft officers swooped on the homes of media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying and Labour Party lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan yesterday over alleged conflicts of interest involving a HK$500,000 donation from Lai.

Changes are out now, say most NPC delegates
There is no room for changes in the draft framework for political reform, most local delegates to the National People's Congress said yesterday.

Big, bold vow of Occupy pioneer
Occupy Central will be stopped if there is violence or if those in charge lose control of the situation, according to organizer Benny Tai Yiu-ting.

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