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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    NPC framework offers scope for positive change in 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:54pm by LAWRENCE LAU, AYESHA LAU

    ... for the election of Hong Kong's chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017. Many among us are disappointed that the framework is not more flexible. However, it is still an important step forward. ... Lawrence Lau and Ayesha Lau Lawrence Lau and Ayesha Lau say even within Beijing's tight election framework, there's scope to enable candidates from all sides to stand. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1600918/npc-framework-offers-scope-positive-change-2017-chief-executive-election
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Democrats still have room to manoeuvre within nominating committee for 2017 election

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by SONNY LO

    ... by the 1,200-member nominating committee. There's also the possibility that, under certain circumstances, a moderate candidate could be put forward by the committee for direct election in 2017. So, how ... pan-democrats should see this as a serious possibility to shape the election method in the nominating committee. Fourth, the pan-democrats should also look at the bigger picture and see 2017 not just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591029/democrats-still-have-room-manoeuvre-within-nominating
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing's stance on 2017 election offers Hong Kong a fair compromise

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:14pm by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate Tom Plate says extremism and vapid posturing should be avoided to prevent dangerous conflict With its framework for 2017 election, Beijing offers HK a fair compromise Hong Kong ... around the world's most spectacular harbour like a gathering typhoon, over the specifics of the rules by which the city's 2017 general election would be run. Beijing would permit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1587756/beijings-stance-2017-election-offers-hong-kong-fair-compromise
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Focus on make-up of the nominating committee for 2017 election

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by CHEE KEONG LOW

    ... that some say is tantamount to a "sham election". However, the bottom line remains: do we just allow things to slip back to 2012 when we entrusted the responsibility of selecting our chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586016/focus-make-nominating-committee-2017-election
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong poised for political showdown on 2017 election; Jimmy Lai to join Occupy

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Tony Cheung, Amy Nip

    ... Tony Cheung and Amy Nip With Beijing set to impose 2017 election limits, Jimmy Lai says he will join Occupy Central Hong Kong poised for political showdown With Beijing expected to confirm a tough framework today for the 2017 chief executive election, both sides of the political divide have stepped up the rhetoric. The decision to limit the number of candidates who can stand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582080/hong-kong-poised-political-showdown-2017-election
  6. News - Hong Kong - chief executive election 2017

    Hong Kong pan-dems, Occupy organisers vow 'long fight' as Beijing rules out open 2017 election

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 03:52pm by Peter So, JEFFIE LAM, Adrian Wan, Ernest Kao

    ... consists of four major sectors. It was elected by around 240,000 voters in 38 sub-sectors. This is seen as a departure from the NPC's decision in 2007 that the formation of the 2017 nominating ... Peter So, Jeffie Lam, Ernest Kao in Hong Kong and Adrian Wan in Beijing Beijing has officially adopted a tightly-controlled framework for Hong Kong’s first chief executive election ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582236/china-parliament-rejects-public-nomination-2017-hong-kong-election
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The logic of Beijing's vision for 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by Regina Ip

    ... reform exercise in 2010. What is it about Beijing's vision for the chief executive election by universal suffrage in 2017 that led the pan-democrats to turn pessimistic? It is not just ... Regina Ip Regina Ip says its so-called hard line on Hong Kong's electoral arrangements for 2017 is based on a sound understanding of international law and the provisions of the Basic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581790/logic-beijingsvision-2017-chief-executive-election
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Policy, protests dominate media coverage of 2017 election decision

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:20pm by NG KANG-CHUNG, Tony Cheung

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Tony Cheung in Beijing The world takes notice The tough restrictions imposed by Beijing on the 2017 chief executive election garnered worldwide media attention, with many publications noting Beijing's high-handed approach and the pan-democrats' discontent. A page one story in the International New York Times headlined, "Beijing curbs change in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583258/policy-protests-dominate-media-coverage-2017-election-decision
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Full text: NPC Standing Committee decision on Hong Kong 2017 election framework

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:07pm

    ... the election of the fifth Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in the year 2017 may be implemented by the method of universal suffrage; at an appropriate time prior ... there is a need to amend the methods for selecting the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2017 and for forming the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582245/full-text-npc-standing-committee-decision-hong-kong-2017-election
  10. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Beijing’s plan for 2017 election will not change despite criticism, says NPC deputy

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 03:59pm by Tony Cheung

    ... to the body says. Cheng Yiu-tong said no amendments could be made to the framework that will form the basis of the Hong Kong government's plan for the 2017 chief executive election, which will be reviewed by the public before the end of the year. On Wednesday, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress agreed a draft set of restrictions for the election. The key points include ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581441/hong-kong-could-make-little-changes-beijings-plan-2017-says-npc

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