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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    China to dismantle scandal-plagued railways ministry

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 10:29am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... the National People's Congress parliament meeting in Beijing, according to a copy of his speech. The body's commercial functions will be taken over by a new China Railway Corporation ... by a new China Railway Corporation, it added. The railway system has been one of China’s flagship development projects in recent years and the country now boasts the world’s largest high-speed ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing suspends tour groups to protest-hit Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:37am by Staff Reporters

    ... to HK Mainland authorities have suspended visits by tour groups to Hong Kong as the city's democracy movement threatens to become an international diplomatic issue. The China National ... by a heavy-handed police response- have swept Hong Kong. The city had the most muted National Day celebrations yesterday since returning to China 17 years ago. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was jeered ...

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    Schoolboy, 16, attacked by elderly man while promoting secondary students' class boycott

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:07pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Clifford Lo and Peter So

    ... were distributing leaflets outside Tai Wai railway station on Mei Tin Road at about 7.40am when the man struck. The teenager was sent to hospital to have the injury checked but said the pain ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Umbrella revolution' weathers storm, and CY Leung admits protests set to last

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Staff Reporters

    ... His comments are sure to anger Beijing, which a day earlier had told foreign governments not to interfere in the internal affairs of China. China Central Television reported the social ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Shock, then anger, at police decision to use tear gas

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Clifford Lo, SAMUEL CHAN, Amy Nip, CHRIS LAU, Phila Siu

    ... the westbound and eastbound lanes. At 7pm, New World First Bus and City Bus said 77 bus routes were temporarily suspended or diverted. About half an hour later, the MTR Corporation said trains ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Communist Party leaders turn out in full force as Xi Jinping urges unity

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:13am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com China's new and old guards turn out in full force in show of solidarity at National Day event Party leaders come togetheras Xi urges unity President Xi Jinping called for solidarity in party ranks yesterday as he delivered a speech at a National Day gathering attended by almost all retired and current leaders. The rare public appearance together ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Ma Ying-jeou says Beijing must be prudent in handling dissent

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of China is a sovereign country, which elects its own president, parliament and administers its own affairs,'" Ma said, referring to Taiwan's official title. "But we accept one China with different interpretations," he said, referring to a tacit consensus made by the two sides in Hong Kong in 1997 that there was only one China, but each could have its own ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Fourth party plenum set for October 20-23

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 07:23pm by Teddy Ng, Zhuang Pinghui

    ... to be discussed and adopted during the four-day closed-door meeting, state television reported. Measures will be taken to improve the legal system and the mechanism for overseeing it. The South China ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Five new cadres assigned to Shanxi, all from outside the province

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:11pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... rare phenomenon since [China] was founded in 1949 Wang Yukai, Chinese Academy of Governance "This is a very rare phenomenon since the People's Republic of China was founded ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Likelihood of a 'mini-Tiananmen' worries government, Regina Ip says

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Peter So

    ... chief executive poll- despite the political tensions weighing on the Hong Kong government. Ip told the South China Morning Post of prevailing sentiments in the government last week while ... by students to push for a democratic China, but it ended abruptly when the People's Liberation Army moved in on protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. Hundreds, perhaps ...




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