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16 October 2018

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  • Male participants of Occupy Central are advised to bring big empty bottles for relieving themselves, and towels for privacy. Photos: HKEJ, Apple Daily

    Joining Occupy Central sit-in? Don’t forget food, sleeping bags

    Sep 26, 2014 11:45am
    Dried food, sleeping bags, large towels and big empty bottles are some of the things that Occupy Central participants have been advised to bring along when they join a protest in Hong Kong’s financial district next...
  • Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying met some students at a closed-door gathering Thursday and questioned the class boycott move. Photo: AFP, tvb.com

    Leung Chun-ying sees class boycott as political mobilization

    Sep 26, 2014 9:33am
    Hong Kong’s leader Leung Chun-ying questioned the class boycott move by students, describing the action as a form of “political mobilization”, Apple Daily reported Friday. The chief executive said there were two issues with the classroom...
  • Students march on the Government House, where they staged a sit-in outside the compound to wait for Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. Photo: AFP

    Students camp outside Government House, call for people support

    Sep 26, 2014 9:11am
    After Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying failed to show up for a dialogue, protesting students decided to go and see him. The students, who have been boycotting their classes since Monday to press for universal...
  • Chow Ka-ho, 17, had a tooth knocked out when he was attacked by an unknown assailant while promoting a class boycott. Photo: RTHK

    High school student promoting boycott hurt in attack

    - Sep 25, 2014 6:44pm
    A high school student was injured after he was attacked by a man while distributing fliers promoting a class boycott, according to RTHK.  Chow Ka-ho, 17, from Shatin Tsung Tsin Secondary School, suffered a broken tooth after...
  • Seriously, are these the guys who will bring down the Hong Kong economy? Any discussion about Occupy Central and the student movement should focus on politics, not the economy. Photo: HKEJ

    Tycoon ‘Occupy’ warning: Haven’t we seen this movie before?

    - Sep 25, 2014 3:06pm
    Coming off a high-profile visit to Beijing, a group of Hong Kong tycoons are renewing a warning that a planned sit-in protest by Occupy Central could hurt the economy. We’ve seen this movie before. There are...
  • Professor Tang Benzhong (R) along with a research college from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Photo: HKUST

    HKUST unveils new fingerprint collection technology

    Sep 25, 2014 1:18pm
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has discovered new Aggregation-Induced Emission (AIE) materials that will help produce better-quality fingerprints compared to the existing method of using carbon powder, and also cut the time...
  • The spectacle wil be about three hours and 30 minutes, with the total eclipse lasting about an hour. Photo: Xinhua

    Observatory: Total lunar eclipse in full glory on a clear night

    Sep 25, 2014 1:00pm
    Weather permitting, Hong Kong should experience the coming total lunar eclipse in full view. There are no better vantage points than Shek O, High Island Reservoir East Dam or Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong’s highest peak....
  • Lee Shau-kee agreed earlier this year to donate some land at Tai Hang Sai Estate in Sham Shui Po district. The tycoon now aims to step up such charitable activities. Photo: HKEJ

    Lee Shau-kee to donate more land if conditions appropriate

    Sep 25, 2014 12:39pm
    Billionaire Lee Shau-kee has indicated that he will donate more land if satisfactory proposals come his away, with the tycoon looking to step up his charitable activities. Taking to Hong Kong reporters, Lee said any land...
  • Students have joined pro-democracy activists in the fight for genuine universal suffrage in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP

    Secondary school students to join class boycott Friday

    Sep 25, 2014 9:55am
    Students from over 100 secondary schools have signed up for a one-day class boycott in Hong Kong, joining university students who had already launched a one-week action to press for democratic reforms in the city, Apple...
  • Student activists hold a pro-democracy rally at Tamar Park in Admiralty. Photo: HKEJ

    Students told to leave Tamar; pro-Beijing group to use park

    Sep 25, 2014 9:26am
    Thousands of students who have gathered at Tamar Park in Hong Kong’s Admiralty district since Tuesday will have to relocate after the government rejected their application to extend the holding of their protest rally in the...
  • Hong Kong firms are not finding it easy to recruit and hold on to the right talent, according to a survey. Photo: HKEJ

    HK firms facing hardship in staff recruitment: survey

    - Sep 25, 2014 8:36am
    Nearly three quarters of Hong Kong firms are facing difficulty in securing the right talent and over 40 percent are suffering high employee turnover rate, a survey has shown. More than 40 percent of respondent firms said...
  • The black market price for the iPhone 6 has tumbled in the five days since its official launch, burning many speculators. Photo: HKEJ

    Scalpers losing heads as iPhone 6 black market plunges

    - Sep 24, 2014 6:08pm
    Five days were all it took for greedy iPhone 6 speculators to lose their shirts — and their heads. One speculator is said to have blown 500,000 yuan (US$81,470) in three days. The iPhone 6 has...
  • Fanny Law says constructive discussion can't take place until after the students have calmed down and ended their class boycott. Photo: internet

    Fanny Law: Radical protests won’t achieve real democracy

    - Sep 24, 2014 5:37pm
    Radical protests will not achieve the desired result in the fight for genuine democracy, Ming Pao Daily reported Wednesday, citing Executive Councilor Fanny Law. Law was reacting to an ongoing class boycott by university students demanding...
  • Three set meals with combinations of omelet, chicken, toast and salad are actually the same thing. Photo: internet

    Beijing’s game: A canteen lesson for students

    Sep 24, 2014 5:12pm
    Students visiting a canteen at the Chinese University of Hong Kong were flummoxed recently as they studied the breakfast combos on offer. There were only three set meals on the menu, with the details laid out...
  • Pro-Beijing academic Lau Nai-keung  said the head of the university's Hong Kong-America Center is a veteran of US intelligence operations. Photo: HKEJ

    CUHK center a US intelligence front, Wen Wei Po says

    Sep 24, 2014 4:02pm
    The Hong Kong-America Center of the Chinese University of Hong Kong is not merely an educational institute but also serves as training and support arm for the Occupy Central movement and other radical organizations, Wen Wei...
  • It's unlikely President Xi Jinping's pledge of support for Hong Kong would have made a difference in a survey that shows Hong Kong people are losing confidence in 'one country, two systems'. Photos: HKEJ, Xinhua

    How mistrust of China is fueling HK social conflict

    - Sep 24, 2014 2:33pm
    Just days after President Xi Jinping reassured Hong Kong that China will continue to support its development, a new survey is out showing most people are losing confidence in “one country, two systems”. The poll, conducted...
  • Legislator Chan Yuen-han (left)  says former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa was a good choice to lead the delegation of Hong Kong business leaders to Beijing on Monday. Photos: HKEJ, Reuters

    Chan Yuen-han backs Tung plan to set up think tank

    Sep 24, 2014 1:43pm
    Legislator Chan Yuen-han, honorary president of the pro-Beijing Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions (HKFTU), said she supports a proposal by former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa to set up a think tank for the government, the...
  • Two cruise ships carrying a combined 5,700 passengers are scheduled to arrive at the terminal on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg

    Taxi drivers threaten to boycott Kai Tak cruise terminal

    Sep 24, 2014 1:38pm
    A taxi drivers’ union said it will not provide service at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Kowloon when a new berth opens on September 29 to welcome nearly 6,000 passengers. A spokesman for the 8,000-member...
  • Leung Kwok-hung is often branded as a radical. He has vigorously defended his actions and political positions. Photo: HKEJ

    Long Hair may not run for reelection in 2016

    Sep 24, 2014 1:07pm
    Activist lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung, also known as Long Hair, may not run for reelection in 2016 but will continue the fight for reform outside the establishment. Leung said he feels helpless that not much can be...
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and Cheung Kong chairman Li Ka-shing shake hands during their meeting in Beijing on Monday. Photo: CCTV

    Li Ka-shing vows support for Hong Kong political development

    - Sep 24, 2014 11:13am
    More Hong Kong businessmen are willing to contribute to the city’s political development with the introduction of universal suffrage in the election of the next chief executive, Cheung Kong chairman Li Ka-shing said. Speaking during a...

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