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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Concern group calls on Hong Kong to oppose candidate screening in 2017 election

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by JEFFIE LAM, Gary Cheung and Ada Lee

    ... Jeffie Lam, Gary Cheung and Ada Lee Former lawmakers and professionals push city to oppose screening in 2017 election rules Activists call for no candidate screening A group of liberal-minded professionals has urged the Hong Kong government to press Beijing not to impose a rigid candidate screening framework for the 2017 chief executive election. Making their plea yesterday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559289/concern-group-calls-hong-kong-oppose-candidate-screening-2017
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's 2017 election is not the end of reform, hints NPC's Zhang Dejiang

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:42am by Gary Cheung, Ng Kang-chung and Joyce Ng

    ... hint that 2017 is not the end of reform There would be more room for compromise with Beijing if Hong Kong accepted that the method for electing its chief executive could be changed after ... reminder that the 2017 chief executive election is not the endgame of democratic development in the city is seen as Beijing's latest strategy to win over moderate pan-democrats. The Standing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557128/npcs-zhang-dejiang-hints-2017-election-not-end-reform
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    US voices support for 2017 election method that is 'credible' to Hong Kong people

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:07pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... underscored our support for the application of the ‘one country, two systems’ principle, the Basic Law, and universal suffrage in connection with the 2017 election of the chief executive,” ... elections and 2017 chief executive election to the National People’s Congress Standing Committee next week. Almost 800,000 people called for the public to be allowed to nominate candidates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551927/us-voices-support-2017-election-method-credible-hong-kong-people
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China's ambassador to UK hits out at public nomination for 2017 election

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Phila Siu

    ... in the city's chief executive election in 2017, saying that the British prime minister and US president are not selected that way. "I have worked for many years in Britain and the US. To my ... with different points of view should not be denied their rights to run for election," Ma added. Meanwhile, Daiwa Capital Markets said in a research note that it would not revise its GDP forecasts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550716/chinas-ambassador-uk-hits-out-public-nomination-2017-election
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How opinion polls could break the 2017 chief executive election impasse

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 01:59pm by SONNY LO

    ... Sonny Lo Sonny Lo offers a way for public to have a say in electing chief executive How opinion polls could break 2017 election deadlock As Hong Kong struggles to come up with a suitable method for electing the chief executive in 2017, one solution may be to use public opinion polls as a constitutional convention or requirement to accompany any "mainstream" model. Given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1548676/how-opinion-polls-could-break-2017-chief-executive-election-impasse
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Half a million Hongkongers vote as Occupy Central defends 'credible' poll on 2017 election

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Joyce Ng, Tony Cheung

    ... cyberattack when irt was launched on Friday. By 10am today the number of voters tipped 573,000. Today the so-called referendum on how Hong Kong should elect its chief executive in 2017- which opened ... for the 2017 chief executive election put forward by civil groups. In the second, voters say if the legislature should veto a future government proposal if it does not satisfy international democratic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538018/occupy-central-defends-credible-plebiscite-2017-election
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    New drive to find middle way on 2017 election

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:19am by Tanna Chong, FANNY FUNG

    ... Tanna Chong and Fanny W.Y. Fung Centaline boss, academics and ex-lawmakers behind study of public views on reform New drive to find middle way on 2017 election An outspoken property agency boss and moderate pan-democrats are joining forces to test the public's views on a "middle way" for the first democratic election for chief executive in 2017. While details ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520099/new-drive-find-middle-way-2017-election
  8. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Hong Kong government unveils crucial reports on universal suffrage for 2017

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 02:44pm by joyce ng and ng kang-chang

    ... election in 2017. In two reports – one delivered by Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor to lawmakers, and one that will be delivered by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to Beijing ... different ways and channels". Occupy plan to stage an open-ended mass sit-in on Central streets if the government's official plan for the 2017 election – expected later this year – fails ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554716/government-unveils-crucial-reports-universal-suffrage-2017
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nominating committee for 2017 election can play cohesive role

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:59pm by HILTON CHEONG-LEEN

    ... in 1997, there has been steady progress in our political structure. The people of Hong Kong now look forward to the prospect of electing the chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017. We ... as stated in Article 45 of the Basic Law, the nominating committee should select a minimum of two and a maximum of four candidates. With the experience gained from the 2017 election, it should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1502379/nominating-committee-2017-election-can-play-cohesive-role
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong Bar Association rejects public nomination for 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:11pm by tanna.chong@scmp.com

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Barristers reject key demand of pan-democrats but question notion that only 'patriots' can run Public cannot pick candidates in 2017 poll, says Bar Hong Kong's barristers have dismissed a key demand of the pan-democratic camp in the debate over the 2017 chief executive election- and described one of Beijing's criteria ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1499245/nominating-committee-only-approach-chief-executives-job-says-bar

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