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  1. Allied parties fail to back NPC bid by moderate pan-democrat

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Moderate pan-democrat Frederick Fung Kin-kee yesterday formally entered the race for a seat in the National People's Congress, but failed to obtain any nominations from his allied parties- the Democratic Party and the Civic Party. The former chairman of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood submitted 19 nominations received from different ...

  2. Parties call for larger Election Committee

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung and Chloe Lai Proposal would make chief executive selection body more representative Political parties and academics last night called for the expansion of the Election Committee to select the next chief executive, to allow wider public participation. Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun proposed expanding the committee from 800 to between 1,200 and 1,600 ...

  3. 13 first-time deputies join NPC contingent

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's 36-strong contingent to the National People's Congress, and although the pan-democrats were in the minority on the election panel, the outcome shows they had some influence ... by pan-democrats were influential. Some of those extremely loathsome individuals whose opinions disgust Hong Kong citizens have failed to be elected,' said defeated candidate and Democratic Party ...

  4. Pathway in politics

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Hong Kong 1985-92 Serves on Executive Council 1993 Founds Liberal Party 1995 Becomes the first pro-business politician to be elected to Legco through geographical constituency election 1998 Fails to win re-election and resigns as Liberal Party chairman, is elected a Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress and begins hosting various talk-show programmes 2008 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ELECTION COUNTDOWN

    Infighting could dash hopes of pro-government parties in HK legco election

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tanna Chong, Joyce Ng

    ... Tanna Chong and Joyce Ng In the third part of a series on the Legco geographical constituencies, we look at Kowloon East Infighting could dash hopes of pro-government parties In past Legislative Council elections, the rivalry within the pro-establishment camp rarely rose to the surface. This carefully orchestrated and party-whipped harmonious veneer is close to cracking open ...

  6. The song remains the same, but democrats dance to different beat

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui History will repeat itself today when Qiao Xiaoyang, deputy secretary general of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, delivers a message to Hong Kong people ... the business audience was not repeated. Instead, more than 30 pan-democrats stormed out when he entered the meeting room. Before they did so, Yeung Sum, the then chairman of the Democratic Party, read ...

  7. Democrat in C.Y. job row quits party

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Andrew Fung Wai-kwong quit the Democratic Party yesterday amid criticism that he had betrayed it by allegedly applying for an undersecretary post. In a two-page letter to party members, Fung (pictured) said he would miss the party he helped to found 18 years ago but would not confirm or deny whether he had applied for one of the posts. He said he ...

  8. Most 'welcome' reform ruling

    Posted Jan 04th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... by Sheng Huaren, vice-chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, came as pan-democrats stood firm on demands for a speedy introduction of universal suffrage while saying ... of the 2017 and 2020 polls. Civic Party leader Audrey Eu Yuet-mee said the camp had to keep up the fight for the 2012 date because the so-called timetable did not explain whether there would ...

  9. President bids farewell to Legco, dispelling rumours about future

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a deputy to the National People's Congress, announced in July that she would not seek re-election to Legco. There has been speculation that her departure is to pave the way to join the NPC ... grown. There were 78 local contenders competing for 36 seats in the 2002 polls. Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun said his party was planning to field three or four candidates in the NPC ...

  10. Split Legco forced 2017 onto the agenda, says Tang

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... elections, but had to include the 2017 date in its report to the National People's Congress Standing Committee because the earlier date lacked support in Legco. He said the government could ... But the report found that less than half of Legco members supported that. The report found both the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, and the Liberal Party which, ...




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