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    Chief executive Leung says Snowden departure shows Hong Kong's respect for rule of law

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 07:18pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Monday defended his government’s handling of the case of US whistle-blower Edward Snowden after the US expressed disappointment over the city’s failure to arrest the fugitive intelligence leaker. On Sunday, Snowden left the city and fled to Moscow, despite Washington having requested his arrest and extradition. The Hong Kong government ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Chief executive denies US accusation of feigning confusion over Snowden's name

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 05:44pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Edward Snowden’s name as a pretext for not detaining the intelligence leaker before he departed to Russia. A US Justice Department spokeswoman earlier on Thursday said Hong Kong was simply trying to create a pretext when it asked the US for a clarification of Snowden’s middle name. The spokeswoman said that because Snowden’s image was widely available through news outlets, Hong Kong’s ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong's CY Leung meets Bloomberg in New York, but no mention of Snowden case

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 11:12am by Gary Cheung

    ... no mention of NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who has fled the US to Hong Kong. The 40-minute appointment was hastily arranged and took place in the late afternoon on Monday in New York time. It was originally scheduled for the morning, but it was understood that Bloomberg’s office had suggested the meeting be moved because the Snowden case had attracted massive media attention. But later ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    How C.Y. won this spying game

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... revelations by Edward Snowden about pervasive US cyberspying have been a propaganda coup for Beijing, but his presence in Hong Kong was a major embarrassment for the administration. Many people were baying for a legal showdown in the courts for his extradition. By shipping him out quietly, Leung has avoided a legal and diplomatic quagmire. Beijing yesterday praised Snowden as a young ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    CY Leung dodges questions on Snowden during New York trip

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 08:23am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung in New York gary.cheung@scmp.com Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has remained tight-lipped on the Edward Snowden saga during his official visit to New York, brushing aside ... had sought assistance from the Hong Kong government on Snowden’s case, Leung said he could not reveal any details nor make any comment. Leung also refused to respond to media questions about ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Disapproval of Leung Chun-ying grows amid Edward Snowden's stay

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... out - the Edward Snowden saga and Leung's criticism of the pro-democracy Occupy Central movement. Pollsters of the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme declined ... amid debate about Leung's June 13 interview with Bloomberg television in the US. He declined to "comment on individual cases" seven times when asked about Snowden's stay ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am

    ... I am not commenting on individual cases Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying fends off questions about Edward Snowden   We put a cap over your head and send in 3,000 volts to your body, that is gross Former executioner Jerry Givens on his former profession   I think everybody that does this for a living has to be at least half crazy Golfer Jesse Smith on playing his first US Open aged ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    A departure from the norm

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Something doesn't add up. It's got to do with whistle-blower Edward Snowden's revoked passport. The United States says it was revoked before Snowden high-tailed it out ... are such dunderheads that terrorists everywhere must be smiling. Our government says that Snowden left "through a lawful and normal channel". Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying even said he exited ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The limits of Chinese parochialism

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Chun-ying's almost invisible visit to the US, and the case of ex-CIA operative Edward Snowden. Xi's trip may have had little substance but confirmed the near equality with the US that China ... carries no weight and saw no one of significance. It could not be otherwise for a US for whom Hong Kong is (at least pre-Snowden) not much of an issue and where Leung has few of the contacts ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    He backed rival, but Jack So urges support for CY Leung

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Amy Nip

    ... Council business mission to the United States was overshadowed by a row over the fate of US whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who was then hiding out in Hong Kong before moving on to Moscow. "On the whole it was handled very well," he said of the Snowden case, although he would not be drawn on who should take the credit. He backed rival, but So urges support for CY ...




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