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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Liberal Party leader James Tien calls on CY Leung to resign

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:32pm by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... an option the central government has ruled out.  Tam Yiu-chung, chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, the largest pro-Beijing party in the city, said he ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    New Legco business alliance will not be a pushover, says Jeffrey Lam

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Deputy leader of Legco grouping warns Leung it won't necessarily back his policies just because he has been appointed to Exco New alliance 'will not be a pushover' The new Business and Professionals Alliance political grouping has warned the government it should not take its support for granted. The comment came despite its vice-chairman, Jeffrey Lam ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Picking sides in the battle for reform

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Tammy Tam

    ... announced his support- in his personal capacity- for the campaign by the Alliance for Peace and Democracy. His move was backed by Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor- who is in charge ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung lunch is only the half of it

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... Party, Alan Leong Kah-kit; Democratic Party, Emily Lau Wai-hing; and the pro-government Business and Professionals Alliance, Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen, were among the absentees. The League of Social ... present included 10 from the Beijing-loyalist Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. The Federation of Trade Unions, the Business and Professionals Alliance, the Liberal ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Robert Chung's Hong Kong polls show pan-democrats are as unpopular as Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:08am by Alex Lo

    ... that not a single party rates above 50. The Civic Party, Democratic Party and the pro-Beijing Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong range between 45 and 47 points. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung invites pro-democrats to universal suffrage talks

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT AND GARY CHEUNG

    ... state his party's call for universal suffrage without screening. Meanwhile, the Alliance for True Democracy yesterday called for a reduction in the number of functional constituency seats ... by 2020 at the latest," alliance convenor Joseph Cheng Yu-shek said. The camp's radical faction, including the League of Social Democrats and People Power, said they were disappointed ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping urges Hongkongers to show pragmatism on political reform

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 06:06pm by JEFFIE LAM, Tony Cheung

    ... for pragmatism. "If we only raise proposals based on our own opinions, I am afraid that it will be difficult to achieve universal suffrage," said Tam, chairman of the Democratic Alliance ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rivals scramble for places at CY's public meeting

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... at 9.30am tomorrow on a first-come-first-served basis. Meeting host Leung Che-cheung, a lawmaker from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong who also chairs the Yuen ... of Social Democrats deputy Avery Ng Man-yuen said party members would start queuing at 7.30am, but he thought their chances of getting tickets were slim. The pro-establishment alliance "will ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ORDER

    Anti-CY demonstrators accuse police of abusing powers

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Anti-CY Alliance members accuse the police of abusing their powers over 'political' arrests Protesters may switch gear with 'democratic ... in the New Year's Day stand-off. About 100 members of Anti-CY Alliance yesterday marched from the Legislative Council to the Police Headquarters in Wan Chai to show their unhappiness over what ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    City Digest, November 20, 2012

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... consultation on a plan to limit phthalates, which can be harmful, in children's products. Artificial beach critics lodge Legco complaint An alliance of green groups trying to stop the creation ... in approving the plan, including underestimating the richness of the marine ecology in the area. The alliance is considering seeking a judicial review against the project. Lehman victims appeal ...




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