— James Griffiths (@jgriffiths) September 30, 2014
Yeah, it’s the middle of the night for most BJ readers, and the middle of the afternoon over in Hong Kong, so let me indulge myself. The South China Morning Post is still liveblogging, here.
… Since Monday morning, Hongkongers have had the very novel experience of walking along streets empty of traffic, as much of Central and Admiralty remain completely closed to cars.
Low pollution has proved to be an unexpected but welcome side-effect of the protests, with Environmental Protection Department data showing that air quality in all the affected areas was far better than on a normal weekday…
NBC, Monday evening [warning: autoplay video]:
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience.
A brief statement from the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement said it had set an Oct. 1 deadline for the city’s unpopular Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to meet their demands for genuine democracy and for him to step down as leader of Hong Kong. It said they would “announce new civil disobedience plans same day.”…
— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) September 30, 2014
Wall Street Journal‘s ChinaRealTime liveblog here.
— Stuart Leavenworth (@sleavenworth) September 30, 2014
— Mark Pesce (@mpesce) September 29, 2014
(This is actually from last night.)
— David Gruber (@davidgruber) September 30, 2014
— leungfaye (@leungfaye) September 29, 2014
— Benjamin Haas 本雅明 (@haasbenjamin) September 29, 2014
— Fung Ka Keung (@fungkakeung) September 29, 2014
— Jeff Chu (@jeffchu) September 30, 2014