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Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution” Update: Government Floods Students with Bureaucracy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 10:00am 10/23/2014 at 10:00am

My husband and step-daughter are touring Asia, so I asked them what the coverage of the Hong Kong protests has been like.

Instead of sending out officials and experts to offer false assurances, the Chinese stations simply black out the reports about the demonstrations. However, my husband indicates that many people...

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“Umbrella Revolution” Update: Hong Kong’s Leaders Play Waiting Game

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 3:30pm 10/2/2014 at 3:30pm

I recently pondered: Is Hong Kong on brink of its own version of Tiananmen Square?

Now, I think the answer is no. It appears the recent student-lead uprising is being handled by Hong Kong leaders the way many...

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Is Hong Kong on brink of its own version of Tiananmen Square?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 5:02pm 9/28/2014 at 5:02pm

My stepdaughter, a graduate of UCLA with a degree in Chinese, works in Beijing.

Today, she has been regularly protesting updates via Facebook on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, and confirms that tear gas is being used to disperse the massive crowds.

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators are surging through the...

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