October 23, 2014  Posted by admin at 6:02 am News No Responses »

Best selling US jazz musician Kenny G has said he does not support pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong after photos of him attending the demonstration site at Admiralty went viral, prompting a stern response from the Chinese Foreign Ministry. The saxophonist, real name Kenneth Gorelick, was photographed at the main protest site on Wednesday and [...]

 
 October 23, 2014  Posted by admin at 2:24 am News  Comments Off

With the government insisting Beijing will not bow to protesters’ demands, and students refusing to leave their demonstration zones until concessions have been made, the two sides remain deadlocked after an initial round of talks on Tuesday. After the meeting, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam said the government would consider submitting a report to the Hong [...]

 
 October 23, 2014  Posted by admin at 2:24 am News  Comments Off

During a heavy downpour in Mong Kok on Wednesday night, Maggie Chan Man-ki – district councillor and member of the pro-Beijing DAB party – visited Argyle Street as a representative of Chiu Luen Public Light Bus Company. Chan read out a High Court injunction barring protesters from occupying the section of Argyle Street between Tung [...]

 
 October 23, 2014  Posted by admin at 2:24 am News  Comments Off

Hong Kong’s government yesterday increased pressure on Occupy protesters, warning that “hawks” favouring tough action to clear sit-in sites would gain the upper hand if the deadlock between officials and student leaders was not resolved soon. The warning came a day after unprecedented talks between top officials and student leaders failed to persuade the protesters [...]

 
 October 22, 2014  Posted by admin at 8:23 pm News  Comments Off
Kenny G Went to the Hong Kong Protests and Beijing Is Not Happy

American musician Kenny G performs on stage during his concert at Hong Kong International Trade and Exhibition Centre on May 17, 2011 in Hong Kong. ChinaFotoPress—Getty Images The famous saxophonist’s visit prompted officials to reiterate their calls for foreigners to keep out of China’s affairs Kenny G is striking all the wrong notes in Hong [...]

 
 October 22, 2014  Posted by admin at 2:23 pm News  Comments Off

LONDON: London police on Tuesday said they had arrested 15 protesters who had set up an Occupy camp opposite parliament, but the anti-capitalist demonstrators vowed to continue the protest. “Fifteen people have been arrested,” said a police statement. The Occupy London group has been protesting on Parliament Square since Friday, and they said they would [...]

 
 October 22, 2014  Posted by admin at 2:23 pm News  Comments Off

Protesters listening to a public forum in Mong Kok were hit with four bags of what was suspected to be a mixture of faeces and oil thrown from a nearby building. No arrests were made. Several protesters and at least two young children were splashed with the brown substance. People Power member Tam Tak-chi said he was [...]

 
 October 22, 2014  Posted by admin at 2:22 pm News  Comments Off
Here's the Agreement that Ended the Occupation of Saint Louis University

Danny WicentowskiHundreds of protesters swarmed the Saint Louis University campus last week, demanding action. It seems the university’s president listened. The sit-in dubbed Occupy SLU ended quietly this weekend. By Saturday afternoon, not a tent could be found near the clock tower where protesters massed during the early morning hours of October 13, waving upside-down [...]

 
 October 22, 2014  Posted by admin at 11:15 am News No Responses »

For six days last week, protesters lived in tents near St. Louis University’s clock tower, flying an upside-down American flag and talking to students as they walked by about inequality and systemic racism. For many on campus, Occupy SLU was a polarizing event that garnered support from a significant number of people on campus, confused [...]

 
 October 22, 2014  Posted by admin at 8:21 am News  Comments Off

For six days last week, protesters lived in tents near St. Louis University’s clock tower, flying an upside-down American flag and talking to students as they walked by about inequality and systemic racism. For many on campus, Occupy SLU was a polarizing event that garnered support from a significant number of people on campus, confused [...]