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  1. Life with Leung: Hongkongers weigh in on new leader

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... no confidence that he will introduce real universal suffrage for the chief executive election in 2017 but I still hope that it will come true.' Rosa Lo, 40s, beauty therapist 'I cast a blank vote in the mock poll on Saturday and I think this small-circle election couldn't represent my views.' Benny Lam Mou-hung, 33, salesman 'This election couldn't reflect ...

  2. A man of promise deserves a honeymoon

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the challenges. But if Leung can get even a few key things right, he may become Hong Kong's first directly elected mayor in 2017. ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Leung Chun-ying has, at the very least, shown himself to have understood the most pressing issues confronting Hong Kong today. Whether the chief executive-elect ...

  3. Dismissal of political opposition doesn't look like government 'for the people'

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is missing from his list. Without the ability of citizens to directly elect politicians, the very problems Cheung says must be dealt with will continue to fester. Cheung does not believe in the necessity of 'full and free elections'; in fact he 'profoundly disagrees'. Given we are heading for universal suffrage in 2017, that a senior member of the new administration ...

  4. Muckraking of truly epic proportions

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... will not be implemented until 2017. Cheung says that most citizens dislike the current system of a small-circle election. 'If the citizens are not allowed to cast votes in a chief executive poll, candidates ... the Election Committee needed for a win. Sun Hung Kai Properties chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong, who helped nominate Tang, said new revelations may influence his decision. 'We will assess both ...

  5. Another chapter in the 'misunderstood' C.Y. story

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... appeared at the launch of Zero-Distance Contact with C.Y., a Chinese-language book written by 40 members of Leung's election team. Leung's project officer, Chen Ran, and his PR officer, ... was high, sometimes it could plunge by 10 points. It will be a good reference for universal suffrage in 2017'. She also said she hoped the book would give readers a true picture about who Leung ...

  6. Tang and Leung both 'acceptable'

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there was a need to nurture more political talent. 'It is good for Hong Kong to have universal suffrage in 2017. In the short run, it is problematic to implement party politics while, in the long run, ... is pretty clear- popularity is very important,' said Chan, who has not nominated a candidate. He has said he expects the 147 DAB members on the 1,193-strong Election Committee that picks ...



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