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Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 26 (Oct. 23)

College students in graduation attire carry yellow umbrellas, symbols of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, as they pose for photos in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on Oct. 19, 2014. Dozens of students held umbrellas during their graduation ceremony at Lingnan University in Hong Kong to urge the head of the school to host talks between the chief executive and the pro-democracy students fairly. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)
College students in graduation attire carry yellow umbrellas, symbols of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, as they pose for photos in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on Oct. 19, 2014. Dozens of students held umbrellas during their graduation ceremony at Lingnan University in Hong Kong to urge the head of the school to host talks between the chief executive and the pro-democracy students fairly. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. See prior events here.  01:00 HKT [13:00 EDT] Jimmy Lai, founder of pro-democracy media...




  • Chinese tourists wear masks on Tiananmen Square during severe pollution on Feb. 25, 2014 in Beijing, China. Top Chinese leaders will get together for the Fourth Plenary Session of the Central Committee of the 18th National Party Congress from Oct. 20 to Oct. 23, 2014. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    5 Things to Look for at the Chinese Regime’s Big Political Conclave

    The most important meeting this year on the calendar of the Chinese Communist Party opened Oct. 20 in Beijing and runs through Oct. 23. At... Read more

  • (Luis Novaes/Epoch Times)

    Anything for Power: The Real Story of China’s Jiang Zemin – Chapter 16

    Jiang Zemin’s days are numbered. It is only a question of when, not if, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party will be arrested... Read more

  • Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying gestures during a press conference after his 2014 policy address in Hong Kong on Jan. 15. Leung has reportedly pocketed millions from a business deal with Australian engineering firm UGL, raising charges of a conflict of interest. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Head Honcho CY Leung Agrees to Stick to His Guns in Proposed Talk With Protesters

    The smart thing to do when you are not popularly elected, mocked by your own people, and embroiled in a corruption scandal is to openly... Read more

  • (Luis Novaes/Epoch Times)

    Anything for Power: The Real Story of China’s Jiang Zemin – Chapter 15

    Jiang Zemin’s days are numbered. It is only a question of when, not if, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party will be arrested... Read more

  • File photo of Michel Juneau-Katsuya, former chief of Asia-Pacific for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS). (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    Beijing Uses Confucius Institutes for Espionage, Says Canadian Intelligence Veteran

    There was no subtlety in Michel Juneau-Katsuya’s tone when directly asking Canada’s largest school district to give the boot to its controversial Confucius Institute.  The... Read more

  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during German-Chinese government consultations on Oct. 10, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Premier Li has reiterated the support of the Chinese authorities for “one country two systems” policy in Hong Kong. (Adam Berry/Getty Images)

    Chinese State-run Media Mum on China Premier Li Keqiang’s Views on Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Umbrella Movement

    While Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was on a three-day visit to Germany, he made a significant statement about the political situation in Hong Kong. Somehow... Read more

  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying speaks to Hong Kong journalists at a press conference during the APEC Summit on Oct. 6, 2013 in Nusa Dua, Indonesia. The leak of confidential financial documents implicating Leung in possibly improper payments of $6.5 million was likely arranged by authorities in Beijing. (Putu Sayoga/Getty Images)

    High-Ranking Beijing Officials May Have Arranged Leak in Hong Kong Chief Executive’s Scandal

    In the midst of the negotiations with Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters, an investigative report that claimed Hong Kong’s chief executive received millions in undisclosed payments... Read more

  • A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldier stands guard at the entrance to the PLA's Hong Kong garrison headquarters in Hong Kong on Aug. 29, 2014. Hong Kong's Chengming magazine claims that at a Sept. 15 meeting high-ranking Chinese Communist Party official Zhang Dejiang sketched the conditions under which martial law would be imposed on the restive city of Hong Kong. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

    Beijing Meeting Considers Imposing Martial Law on Hong Kong

    This article is republished from Hong Kong’s Chengming magazine. Chengming has a track record of breaking important stories involving the Chinese regime. As with this... Read more

  • Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee member Liu Yunshan in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3, 2013. China’s anti-corruption campaign is to inspect the People’s Daily, and the investigation is suspected to targeting Liu Yunshan. (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Corruption Investigation Targets Chinese Regime’s Mouthpiece, People’s Daily

    This summer the key state-run China Central Television was subjected to a sweeping corruption investigation. Now the Party-mouthpiece People’s Daily has become a target for... Read more

  • A group of men in masks beat up a man (R) who tried to stop them from removing barricades from a pro-democracy protest area in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong on Oct. 3, 2014. Sources say Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying has employed mafia groups to harass the protesters. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

    Communist Party Factions Divided on How to Treat Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—Faced with crowds of peaceful protesters in Hong Kong, the Chinese regime has turned to violence and threats to suppress the Occupy Central democracy... Read more

  • (Luis Novaes/Epoch Times)

    Anything for Power: The Real Story of China’s Jiang Zemin – Chapter 13

    Jiang Zemin’s days are numbered. It is only a question of when, not if, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party will be arrested... Read more

  • The Xian Aircraft Corporation's Y-20 heavy freighter is seen on a runway in China. The aircraft could increase China's ability to project power. (CJDBY)

    This Clumsy Freighter Is a Game Changer for the Chinese Military

    China’s new Y-20 heavy freighter aircraft is a hodgepodge of counterfeits that the regime is touting as a landmark of Chinese innovation. Yet, writing off... Read more

  • (Luis Novaes/Epoch Times)

    Anything for Power: The Real Story of China’s Jiang Zemin – Chapter 12

    Jiang Zemin’s days are numbered. It is only a question of when, not if, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party will be arrested... Read more

  • (L to R) Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping and his predecessors Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin arrive for the National Day reception marking the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at The Great Hall Of The People on September 30, 2014 in Beijing, China.( Feng Li/Getty Images)

    National Day Reception: An Icy Meeting Between Rival Communist Leaders

    At the annual National Day grand reception held in the Great Hall of the People on Sept. 30, top Chinese leaders all looked like they... Read more

  • Boxes with the hazard sign of a skull and crossbones are carried by police into the Office of the Chief Executive. (Leung Kwok-hung Facebook)

    Police Stockpile Riot Gear in Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Office

    HONG KONG—Tensions in Hong Kong escalated after police stockpiled rubber bullets and tear gas at the Hong Kong government headquarters and the Office of the... Read more

  • Admiralty, Hong Kong, on Sept. 30, 2014. (Sung Cheung-lung/Epoch Times)

    Great Firewall of China Tasked With Keeping Hong Kong Conflagration in Check

    From 1997, when Hong Kong was officially “returned” to China after Britain’s long lease, the tiny island was bound to remain something of an anomaly... Read more


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