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Monday, September 29, 2014

South China Morning Post International

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  • September 30, 2014
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LIVE: Protester numbers dwindle as military aircraft spotted over Hong Kong Harbour

Live Good morning and welcome to day three of our live Occupy Central coverage, Large crowds took to the streets last night, converging on sites in Hong Kong and Kowloon, causing more traffic disruption this morning.
Tuesday, 30 September, 2014, 9:20am More on Occupy Central

Riot police pull out but Occupy Central protesters in Hong Kong are unmoved

The government's decision to withdraw riot police from the streets helped lower tensions but tens of thousands of Occupy Central supporters continued their protest against Beijing's decision to set strict limits on Hong Kong's electoral process.
30 Sep 2014 - 5:00am 6 comments More on Occupy Central

OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY TWO: Full report of the day's events

Review The number of protesters on the streets of Hong Kong swelled as one of Occupy Central's organisers called on the people to sustain their protest until the government addresses their calls.
30 Sep 2014 - 8:54am 225 comments More on Occupy Central

British, Australian, Italian and US governments tell citizens to take care

Foreign governments yesterday warned their citizens in Hong Kong to be cautious about Occupy Central protests, which have spread from government headquarters to other districts.
30 Sep 2014 - 4:06am More on Occupy Central

Alibaba gains approval to establish commercial bank in Hangzhou

Alibaba may increase both its capital and the amount it lends after approval from the country's banking regulator to establish a commercial bank in its home base of Hangzhou.
30 Sep 2014 - 8:55am More on Alibaba

New Guangdong wages rules rile business and unionists

New provincial collective bargaining rules passed last week in Guangdong have drawn fire from both unionists and industrialists in Hong Kong.
30 Sep 2014 - 3:48am 1 comment

Two teenagers sentenced to death in brutal assassination of imam

Two teenagers have been sentenced to death and a third man was given life imprisonment for their roles in the brutal assassination of a high-profile pro-Beijing imam in Kashgar.
30 Sep 2014 - 8:55am 1 comment

Radical Myanmar monk seeks alliance with Buddhists in Sri Lanka

A controversial Buddhist cleric from Myanmar has announced he is linking up with hardline monks in Sri Lanka, alleging that their religion is under threat from Muslim extremists.
30 Sep 2014 - 8:27am

Barack Obama admits United States underestimated Islamic State

US President Barack Obama acknowledged that his intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight.
30 Sep 2014 - 8:10am 4 comments More on Barack Obama

Drama as car driven at demonstrators ahead of third day of Hong Kong protests

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Panic descended among thousands of protestors at "Occupy Mong Kok" on the second morning of the movement - now known as the Umbrella Revolution - as a grey sedan charged through a crowd of protestors without stopping or slowing down.
30 Sep 2014 - 9:04am More on Occupy Central

OCCUPY CENTRAL - NIGHT TWO: Full report of all the night's events

Tens of thousands of protesters occupied several key areas of Hong Kong overnight, in a show of force aimed at convincing Beijing to give Hongkongers true democracy.
30 Sep 2014 - 8:34am 79 comments More on Occupy Central

Detained 21st Century Media boss Shen Hao admits to 'news extortion'

30 Sep 2014 - 3:48am

Abandoning 'class struggle' central to China's achievements, paper says in rebuke to leftists

29 Sep 2014 - 3:57pm 1 comment

UN racism envoy puts South Korea's reputation for prejudice to test

30 Sep 2014 - 4:26am

Sudden eruption of Japanese volcano a rare phenomenon, says French vulcanologist

30 Sep 2014 - 4:26am

Norway running short of options as it tries to improve ties with China

29 Sep 2014 - 9:43pm 1 comment

It's the Narendra Modi show at New York's Madison Square Garden

29 Sep 2014 - 9:23pm

Britain's Conservatives vow to crack down on tax-avoiding tech firms

30 Sep 2014 - 6:40am

Far-right National Front wins seats in French senate for first time

29 Sep 2014 - 10:51pm

Jane Fonda reveals her mother was a victim of child sexual abuse

29 Sep 2014 - 10:44pm

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Leader

Protesters should be allowed space, but they must act within the law

30 Sep 2014 - 8:22am

Fall of 'bond king' Bill Gross marks the end of an investment era

30 Sep 2014 - 5:23am 1 comment

Today's Poll

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Focus

United they stand: Democracy protests bond Hongkongers from all walks of life

CHRIS LAU Politicians, democracy advocates, lawmakers, senior citizens and young students – all converged on the harbourfront in Admiralty to defend a site where the city’s political landscape could be reshaped forever.
29 Sep 2014 - 8:44am 1 comment

Harry's View

Videos

Hong Kong

OCCUPY CENTRAL

Drama as car driven at demonstrators ahead of third day of Hong Kong protests

New

Panic descended among thousands of protestors at "Occupy Mong Kok" on the second morning of the movement - now known as the Umbrella Revolution - as a grey sedan charged through a crowd of protestors without stopping or slowing down.
30 Sep 2014 - 9:04am More on Occupy Central

Asia

SRI LANKA

Radical Myanmar monk seeks alliance with Buddhists in Sri Lanka

A controversial Buddhist cleric from Myanmar has announced he is linking up with hardline monks in Sri Lanka, alleging that their religion is under threat from Muslim extremists.
30 Sep 2014 - 8:27am

World

ISLAMIC MILITANCY

Barack Obama admits United States underestimated Islamic State

US President Barack Obama acknowledged that his intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight.
30 Sep 2014 - 8:10am 4 comments More on Barack Obama

China Insider

CHINA DIGEST

Woman turns to bank balance fraud to impress new boyfriend; unfinished government HQ goes under the hammer

29 Sep 2014
DEFENCE

Photos of Chinese navy's new supply ship leaked online

29 Sep 2014
INTERNET

Record censorship of China's social media as references to Hong Kong protests blocked

29 Sep 2014 6 comments

Instagram appears blocked in China as photos of ‘occupied’ Hong Kong circulate

29 Sep 2014 5 comments
CHINA DIGEST

Guangzhou villagers want Asian Games walls torn down; inquiry over new homes in Jiangxi tourism zone; Nanchang to build eight night markets

29 Sep 2014
CHINA DIGEST

Mum gives chase to runaway daughter on train; University greets new students with condom gift pack

26 Sep 2014
soft power

Beware the ‘chubby blue guy’: Chinese dailies warn public against Japan's ‘Doraemon’

26 Sep 2014 8 comments
CORRUPTION

Hunan city targets 'hometown clubs' to curb nepotism and favouritism

26 Sep 2014
POLITICS

Fresh university graduate named as Fujian city's new deputy mayor

25 Sep 2014 1 comment
CHINA DIGEST

300 yuan first-date steak test; Morgue appeals for help to identify 19 bodies

25 Sep 2014
ENDANGERED SPECIES

Rare snow leopards caught on camera in Tibet reserve for the first time

26 Sep 2014 6 comments
EDUCATION

Chinese writer Cao Baoyin detained by police after alternative school closure

25 Sep 2014 9 comments
SHAOLIN TEMPLE

‘What do monks need money for?’ Officials refuse to hand over revenue from Shaolin temple

25 Sep 2014 4 comments
CHINA DIGEST

1 million in gold thrown out with the rubbish; 7 million yuan fine for unpaid water bills

24 Sep 2014

Property

PROPERTY

China developers resist pressure to cut prices, leading to market standoff

On booming Jinshazhou island between Guangzhou and Foshan, developers touting new projects face sluggish sales due to their unwillingness to slash prices, boding ill for the mainland economy that has showed fresh signs of slowdown.
29 Sep 2014 - 2:11am

Epic film about Xiao Hong tested both the director and leading lady

Laughter fills the air when Hong Kong cinema doyen Ann Hui On-wah talks about her latest film, The Golden Era.
29 Sep 2014 - 5:28pm

Mamma Mia!

29 Sep 2014

In-between

29 Sep 2014

Consultant chef has novel ideas for new restaurant

Consultant chef Rowley Leigh, who is working with Swire Group to set up new restaurant The Continental in Pacific Place, might have been a novelist if he had worked harder at it. Becoming an acclaimed chef almost seems like an afterthought.
26 Sep 2014 - 5:11pm

Top French sommelier says keep wine and food pairings simple

26 Sep 2014

Restaurants proliferate as Europe's top chefs head to Hong Kong

23 Sep 2014

Short Science, September 28, 2014

Back in the early 1990s, something like 10 million people played a video game called Doom, in which a nameless hero fought his way through a Martian-type landscape, killing demons from hell.
28 Sep 2014 - 5:21am

Are smartphones a blessing or a curse? Scientific jury's still out

28 Sep 2014

Shaw Prize astronomers listen in on the symphony of stars

28 Sep 2014

Sport

SWIMMING

Chad Le Clos wins men's 100 metres freestyle in Hong Kong World Cup

The National Day fireworks might have been cancelled, but there was another display of pyrotechnics as South Africa's Chad le Clos lit up Victoria Park on Monday night at the Fina/Mastbank World Cup short course meet.
30 Sep 2014 - 2:01am

Magazines

FASHION

6 Things You Need for A Royal Castle Stay

New Have you read our story on the Royal Castles Stay? http://bit.ly/1quDTAi
Here are six things you’ll need to travel like a folklore princess.

22 Sep 2014 - 9:11pm

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