Joseph Cheng

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Name: Joseph Cheng
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Hong Kong's umbrella movement

- Rear Vision - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Welcome to ABC Radio National. Skip to: Radio National Navigation Radio National Navigation After Programs List Radio National Search Radio National ContentHong Kong, officially ... [Published ABC Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong Students Call For Direct Talks With Beijing Officials on Democracy

A student leader of a mass pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong called on Wednesday for direct talks with the ruling Chinese Communist Party following a live televised debate on Tuesday in which local officials offered minor concessions but rejected protesters' ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Activist hopes for second govt. report on reform

Joseph Cheng. File photo.A pro-democracy activist hopes that Tuesday's talks between Hong Kong government officials and student leaders onpolitical reform will lead tothe administration submitting asupplementary report toBeijing.The Convenorof the Alliance ... [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why HK protests won’t end soon, despite the talks

"The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong is not at all optimistic [about the talks]," Joseph Cheng, a professor at City University of Hong Kong and a pro-democracy activist, told CNBC. "We do not expect that Beijing will respond to our demands."Then why ... [Published CNBC - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

HK police's reputation as a respected force takes a beating

HONG KONG - In the 1985 Hong Kong action thriller Police Story, Jackie Chan's policeman character Chan Ka Kui hangs off a bus, slides five storeys down a pole surrounded by light bulbs and drives a car through a shanty town, all in the name of fighting ... [Published Asiaone - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong: ‘Radicals’ infiltrating protests, say police

Hong Kong police say “radicals and troublemakers” are infiltrating pro-democracy protests. Officials have been struggling to contain a youth-led movement which is angry that candidates for the territory’s next elected leader will be pre-approved by China. ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong protesters using 'guerilla warfare tactics'

Riot police use batons against ro-democracy protesters who continued their street action in the Mong Kok district for a second night Police and pro-democracy protesters clashed in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong early on Sunday.It was the second night ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: Protest, Hong Kong, Mong Kok
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Protesters Want to Preserve `Hong Kong Spirit'

Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Joseph Cheng, a political science professor at City University of Hong Kong, talks about the pro-democracy demonstrations in the city. Video footage showing police allegedly beating a protester triggered an outcry from hundreds ... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Chinese State Media Allege US Backing of Protests

BEIJING—Chinese state run news media say the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are backed by the United States. Analysts say it is a charge the Chinese government has made before.A series of newspaper reports in mainland China say the United States ... [Published VOA News - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Is the Hong Kong government losing patience?

After a day of escalating tensions that saw clashes between Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists and anti-protest groups, police managed to reopen one of the city's main roadways to traffic on October 14. Some of the barricades that had been erected by ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

A Surprising Tie That Binds Hong Kong's Protesters: Faith

A student prays in front of a temporary altar during a rally outside government headquarters in Hong Kong on Sept. 24, 2014.A student prays in front of a temporary altar during a rally outside government headquarters in Hong Kong on Sept. 24, 2014.A student ... [Published KCLU - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Cheng Doubts China Will Yield to Protesters Demands

Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Joseph Cheng, a political science professor at City University of Hong Kong, talks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and the outlook for talks between the protesters and government aimed at ending the occupation of several ... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 06 2014]

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He said expectations of the "platform" were equally low. "the government's behavior at the last round of public consultations was very disappointing, and they were very unfair" Cheng said
"this is the best scenario we can hope to achieve" Cheng said

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Hong Kong's umbrella movement [Published ABC Online - 4 hours ago]
Hong Kong Students Call For Direct Talks With B... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 22 2014]
Activist hopes for second govt. report on reform [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Oct 21 2014]
Why HK protests won’t end soon, despite the talks [Published CNBC - Oct 21 2014]
HK PROTEST: Whither HK, after the protest movem... [Published Asia News Network - Oct 20 2014]
HK police's reputation as a respected force tak... [Published Asiaone - Oct 19 2014]
Hong Kong: ‘Radicals’ infiltrating protests, sa... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Oct 19 2014]
Hong Kong protesters using 'guerilla warfare ta... [Published Telegraph - Oct 19 2014]
Protesters Want to Preserve `Hong Kong Spirit' [Published Bloomberg - Oct 16 2014]
Chinese State Media Allege US Backing of Protests [Published VOA News - Oct 15 2014]
Hong Kong police beat protester in violent crac... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
Police Clear Protesters from Key Hong Kong Area... [Published Radio Free Asia - Oct 15 2014]
Is the Hong Kong government losing patience? [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 14 2014]
News: Hong Kong Christians Lead Protests for De... [Published Christianity Today - Oct 13 2014]
Steamy Song Hye-gyo pics create stir [Published Korea Times - Oct 13 2014]
HK authorities trying to crackdown on protests:... [Published CNBC - Oct 13 2014]
Both sides hemmed in, but someone must step up ... [Published Asiaone - Oct 13 2014]
A Surprising Tie That Binds Hong Kong's Protest... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 09 2014]
A Surprising Tie That Binds Hong Kong's Protest... [Published KCLU - Oct 09 2014]
The Circuit: Photos from the Precedent Setter A... [Published Precedent - Oct 09 2014]
Economics, Tensions With Mainlanders Fuel Hong ... [Published NPR - Oct 09 2014]
Shady action behind Hong Kong protests [Published Morning Star Online - Oct 09 2014]
Students agree to democracy talks with government [Published University World News - Oct 08 2014]
'Crackdown or climbdown' - Hong Kong protesters... [Published Sharenet - Oct 08 2014]
Hong Kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk [Published The Statesman - Oct 07 2014]
Hong Kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk [Published Business Standard India - Oct 07 2014]
Hong Kong legislators hail protesters' 'importa... [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 07 2014]
Pockets of Hong Kong Protesters Threaten to Def... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 07 2014]
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists say they face... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 06 2014]
Dewani Trial, Post Office talks, Hong Kong's si... [Published 567 CapeTalk - Oct 06 2014]
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Inside Story - Facing China [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Sep 29 2014]
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China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published TIME.com - Aug 31 2014]
On democracy, there will be no compromise. That’s the message Beijing sent the city of Hong Kong on Sunday. After months of rallies calling for free and fair elections, China’s legislature effectively shut the door on full democracy, ruling out open ...
China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published The China Blog - Aug 31 2014]
MoreChina: No Open Nominations for Hong Kong Leader Prominent Hong Kong Democracy Campaigners Raided by Antigraft Officers Hong Kong, China’s Freest City, Grapples With Political Reform On democracy, there will be no compromise. That’s the message ...
China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 31 2014]
MoreChina: No Open Nominations for Hong Kong Leader Prominent Hong Kong Democracy Campaigners Raided by Antigraft Officers Hong Kong, China’s Freest City, Grapples With Political Reform On democracy, there will be no compromise. That’s the message ...
China Communist Party Asserts Control Over Hong... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 11 2014]
Chinese officials announced Tuesday that Hong Kong is not designated with “full autonomy” and must submit to the control of Beijing. The notice comes less than a week after over 100,000 people gathered in Hong Kong to remember the 25th anniversary ...
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