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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government says there is room for change in how lawmakers are elected

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... and industries vital to the economy and to counteract political populism. And the seats have defenders. "I agree that we can do something to broaden the electorate base," said Chan Kin-por, ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    It's official: Macau chief executive Fernando Chui will seek re-election

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 02:59am by Stuart Lau

    ... GDP thanks to soaring revenues from taxes on casinos. But discontent among the population of some 560,000 has also surged, culminating in May when thousands rallied in a public demonstration ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Organiser of Occupy Central poll hopes international media will put pressure on Beijing

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by JEFFIE LAM, Joyce Ng, DANNY LEE

    ... saying that the turnout for our poll is 'no match' for China's population of 1.3 billion," the Chinese University sociologist said. "We hope Beijing understands that the whole world- which has a population of more than 1.3 billion- is watching how the mainland deals with 'one country, two systems' and Hongkongers' call for democracy." He ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tycoon Li Ka-shing admits he can't sleep for worry about Hong Kong's problems

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by DANNY LEE

    ... a dangerous path of populism. Last year, Li said the city could not go down the path of "rule of man". Dr Li Kui-wai, an economist at City University, said that while he was right to speak ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: North Korea: State of Paranoia, by Paul French

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by GDN

    ... propaganda that warns North Koreans their country is under permanent threat and needs to maintain high spending on defence. Could there be an internal uprising, with the population demanding regime ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chinese newspaper accuses United States of backing Hong Kong separatists

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... for China's total population of 1.3 billion. In contrast, when asked about the poll, the US State Department spokesman said the country supported Hong Kong's internationally recognised ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping’s grandson promoted to party chief in regional township

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 01:26pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Zhifang, was named the party chief of Xin’an, a township administrated by Pingguo county, where he also worked as a deputy head of the local government. The county has a population of over half ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central poll should be taken seriously, says mainland Basic Law expert

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 07:06pm by Adrian Wan, Gary Cheung

    ... Chun-ying said he disagreed with an editorial in the state-run Global Times newspaper, which described turnout for the poll as "no match" for the 1.3 billion population of China. Qi agreed ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rare disagreement as CY Leung takes issue with Global Times editorial on Occupy poll

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:50am by Tony Cheung

    ... with an editorial in the state-run Global Times newspaper which described the enormous turnout for Occupy Central's reform poll as "no match" for the 1.3 billion population of China. Leung, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... poverty line and has consulted the public and canvassed views on important issues affecting Hong Kong’s future development such as the long-term housing strategy and population policy, as well ... results. • The Steering Committee on Population Policy completed the public engagement exercise on population policy in February 2014. It is studying the comments received with a view ...




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