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  • Oct 22, 2014
  • Updated: 7:51pm

Every Hong Kong voter will get to cast a ballot in the 2017 chief executive election. But what say will they have in nominating candidates? We asked politicians, business leaders and academics.

11 Aug 2014 - 8:40am

The Post begins a two-part series about the chief executive election in 2017, the most important - and contentious - electoral reform since the implementation of "one country, two systems" in 1997...

11 Aug 2014 - 4:26am

China's economic slowdown has fuelled widespread speculation about the economy's growth potential. While it is impossible to predict China's growth trajectory, understanding the economy's...

11 Nov 2013 - 7:12pm

One of the main concerns about Hong Kong's population development is the very low fertility rate of 1.28 children per woman - well below the replacement level of 2.1. And the overall picture is...

23 Oct 2013 - 3:41am

Reporters Victoria Ruan and Celine Sun spoke to senior executives and observers from several countries on the sidelines of this month's Boao Forum. Many believe China will maintain its rapid...

22 Apr 2013 - 6:02am

Housing was the dominant theme of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's maiden policy address last month. His plans include rezoning green-belt land, reclamation outside Victoria Harbour and stepping...

4 Feb 2013 - 4:58am

Leung Chun-ying's maiden policy address lasted for more than two hours and covered everything from housing supply to help for the disabled. But the chief executive has faced a growing wave of...

28 Jan 2013 - 6:51am


Today's Poll

  • Yes: 20%
  • No: 80%
23 Feb 2014
  • Yes
  • No
Total number of votes recorded: 432

A meeting held by the Chinese Communist Party's leadership at Beidaihe about two month ago reportedly decided that the Standing Committee of the Par

8 Oct 2012 - 3:08pm

Anger continues to increase among Hong Kong people towards the rising number of mainland visitors coming to the city each day. The latest crackdown on parallel trading has fuelled further...

30 Sep 2012 - 8:03am

Hong Kong gave pay raises to two groups of people recently. The city's 300,000 foreign domestic helpers had their minimum wage bumped up 4.8%, or HK$180 per month.

20 Sep 2012 - 12:26pm

19 Sep 2012 - 1:29pm

As a new school term starts, headaches abound for parents: food and campus safety, rising tuition fees, various after-school programmes, and the debate about national education. But more...

11 Sep 2012 - 5:26pm

A new policy in Shenzhen makes it easier for several million more non-permanent residents in the city to visit Hong Kong, starting September 1. Is it another welcome boon for Hong Kong businesses...

31 Aug 2012 - 1:35pm

Hong Kong's Chinese nationality scheme is increasingly coming under criticism for its rigidity and perceived discrimination against certain ethnic or income groups.

31 Aug 2012 - 12:53pm


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