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  1. Egyptians in HK join global protest for voting rights

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and called for an amendment of electoral law to allow Egyptians living overseas to vote. A petition was handed to the consulate. Demonstrations were also held in Egypt, Australia, Canada, the US, ... government. It was unfair for them to be deprived of the right to vote while contributing to the country, they said. Their action follows the January revolution in Egypt, which led to the resignation ...

  2. Mubarak only has one option: to stand down

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... had Egypt been a democratic nation. Democracy is not a guarantee of efficient government, but it does ensure a peaceful transition of power. Democrats and Republicans in the US do not see eye ... on as usual. By contrast, the transition from one leader to another in an autocracy like Egypt's is more often than not messy, with anger, protests and frequently, senseless killings. Economies ...


    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... items from the stall 'Look at ancient Egypt. The pharaohs even forced people to build pyramids like slaves. The renovation at Government House is just a trivial matter.' Legislator ...

  4. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    China and Egypt enter new era of co-operation

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Mursi trip ends with vow of more co-operation and opposition to intervention in Syria China pledges loyalty to new Egyptian rule China and Egypt vowed ... issued after Mursi's visit, the two countries yesterday vowed to deepen high-level official dialogues, and China voiced support for Egypt playing a key role in both regional ...

  5. Military can't stop democracy in Egypt

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The unwillingness of Egypt's generals to accept the results of the country's first democratic presidential election has sent shockwaves through not just the nation, but across ... up a new constitution. With Egypt having no constitution or parliament and a divisive new leader without substantial powers, the hand-wringing is understandable. The possibility ...

  6. Egypt faces tough democracy lesson

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Egypt's military misrule has meant that a crucial element, rule of law, is weak. Mubarak's trial was chaotic, with prosecutors bringing vague and poorly substantiated charges, evidence ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian president Mursi sacks army chief Tantawi in political shake-up

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Cairo President sacks Mubarak-era defence minister and other top brass in blow to military-heavy government Mursi fires army chief in political shake-up Egypt's new ... Mursi's election- by which Tantawi and his colleagues curbed presidential powers- the surprise move seemed to indicate a reordering of Egypt's political forces as it waits for a new ...

  8. Egypt takes a huge step forward

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or say that there has been a definitive result. Even before a winner has been declared in Egypt, there are those who believe that the push for democracy has failed. Among the leading candidates ... of expressing dissatisfaction with the way they were being governed; with democracy, if it is allowed to flourish, they will have every opportunity. In Egypt and Tunisia, where the Arab spring began, ...

  9. All 25 workers held hostage in Egypt set free

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com The 25 Chinese workers taken hostage by Bedouins in Egypt on Tuesday have been freed after being held for less than a day, while the Sudanese rebels holding 29 ... protect the safety of workers abroad. The Chinese embassy in Egypt said the workers were freed yesterday morning after a 15-hour ordeal. The cement factory workers were taken to a military hotel ...

  10. Beijing censors media, fearing 1989 reminder

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... and are only allowed to use reports written by Xinhua. Most mainland media have only reported that China will use chartered flights to evacuate stranded tourists from Egypt, as well as a statement from a Foreign Ministry spokesman saying that the central government hopes Egypt will soon restore order. No photographs or video footage of the bloody street protests and army tanks in Cairo's ...




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