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Hong Kong’s Occupy Central movement may take on shades of Taiwan protest

We all know how Occupy Central will play out if its organisers go ahead with it – exactly like the scenes of mayhem in Taipei we have just witnessed this week. Organiser and academic Dr Benny Tai Yiu-ting has called it Occupy Central with Love and Peace. He sounds almost like a hippie. Full News […]

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Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office joins backlash against 'locust' protest

Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office joins backlash against 'locust' protest Photo: Felix Wong. The State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office has joined a growing chorus of condemnation against those who organised and took part in Sunday's "anti-locust" protest in Tsim Sha Tsui. The China News Service quoted the office … Full News here […]

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Senior ministers condemn ‘humiliation’ of mainland visitors at protest

Senior government officials have condemned Sunday’s “anti-locust” protest, saying that the “regrettable” event had “humiliated” mainland visitors and had tarnished the city’s international image. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Travel body probes sunken barge claim after Vietnam cruise protest

The Travel Industry Council is investigating whether a sunken barge in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, was the real reason why a cruise skipped the top tourist spot, sparking an onboard protest when the trip ended in Hong Kong last week. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Cruise passengers blame Miramar Travel for sparking 17-hour protest on ship

Travellers say tour company rep called them greedy, while ship’s staff refused to provide water, during stand-off over skipped  stop in Halong Bay Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Albert Chan denies charges in relation to New Year protest

Lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip should be cleared of public order offences unless the prosecution could prove he “organised” an unauthorised protest on January 1 and that it involved more than 30 participants, his counsel told a court on Tuesday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Protest symbol or plush toy? IKEA wolf makes brief Hong Kong comeback

Protest symbol or plush toy? IKEA wolf makes brief Hong Kong comeback Hong Kong (CNN) — Hong Kongers are howling in disappointment as their potent — if unlikely — symbol of protest once again goes missing from the city's shelves. IKEA's wolf-like Lufsig doll, which played a cameo in local politics last year, quickly … […]

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Ambulance crews protest over ‘exploitation’ and ‘discrimination’

Dozens of off-duty ambulance staff descended on the Legislative Council complex yesterday, demanding an end to what they call “exploitation” and “discrimination” by their bosses. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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I’ll walk out of ‘insincere’ Carrie Lam’s dinner in protest, says pro-democracy lawmaker

One of the lawmakers attending the chief secretary’s first business dinner on the subject of universal suffrage has vowed to walk out in protest at her “insincerity” on the constitutional reform consultation. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Pan-democrats condemn PLA barracks protest as ‘ineffective, unnecessary’

Pan-democrats have raised questions about the wisdom of pro-independence activists who trespassed at the People’s Liberation Army’s barracks at Tamar on Thursday, suggesting their protest was “ineffective and unnecessary”. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Kim Jong-un lookalike joins rights protest

With lofty ideals but humble expectations, a small group of Hong Kong campaigners opposed to China’s repatriation of North Korean defectors to face the brutality of the Pyongyang regime set out to protest – led by a most unlikely face. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Local toymakers upset over stuffed symbol of protest Lufsig the wolf

Toys are designed to be symbols of peace and love and should never be used as weapons to attack people, local toymakers have said in response to activists throwing a stuffed toy wolf at officials during a protest. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Villagers protest against incorporation of Sai Kung enclave into country park

Hundreds of villagers from across the New Territories on Wednesday massed outside the Legislative Council complex in Tamar on Wednesday to protest against the “unfair” incorporation of a Sai Kung enclave into a surrounding country park. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Heung Yee Kuk to petition, but not protest, outside Legco over park plan

The rural powerbrokers will rally supporters to surround the Legislative Council building next month in a “marathon-style petition” ahead of a vote on whether an enclave should be folded into the Sai Kung East Country Park. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong activists barred from setting off on protest voyage

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong blocked a group of Chinese activists from embarking upon what was believed to be a voyage to disputed islands in the East China Sea on Wednesday, preventing a diplomatic run in with … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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