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  1. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Departing US consul fires sarcastic shots at media over Snowden saga

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Stephen Young 'thanks' Beijing-friendly press for its objective coverage of the Snowden saga US consul fires sarcastic parting shots at media Departing US consul general Stephen Young, kept busy by whistle-blower Edward Snowden's surprise stopover in Hong Kong, fired some sarcastic parting shots at the media yesterday. But he said he ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    US diplomat under fire for 'meddling'

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Stephen Young as he addressed the American Chamber of Commerce. Responding to media queries about universal suffrage in the city, Young said that it could be achieved in different ways, but that Hong Kong needed to stay true to its spirit. Young said preparations to engage all parties in discussions on electoral reform should begin as early as possible, adding that the current debate ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong political reform is none of America's business

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... Lau Nai-Keung Lau Nai-keung says Hong Kong's political reform is none of America's business US should tread carefully, and mind with whom it mixes Stephen Young, the outgoing US ... in Kyrgyzstan, where he served as ambassador. Young's high-profile and outspoken style has also raised eyebrows in Hong Kong diplomatic circles, gaining him some official rebuttals from Beijing. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SUFFRAGE

    US urges Hong Kong to start early on talks for universal suffrage

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... 'universal'," said Stephen Young, who is due to step down as the US consul-general. Young also told the media, after a speech at the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, that preparations ... and to be elected in free and fair elections in conditions of equality openness and transparency that stimulated political competition - is an important one, said Young. It was also a principle which many ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A blow for Hong Kong, a lost opportunity for China's democratic progress

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:17am by STEPHEN YOUNG

    ... Stephen Young Stephen Young says Beijing's refusal to countenance a move towards meaningful democracy for Hong Kong will set back national progress Lost opportunity Beijing's ... by people on the mainland, as they confront the question of their own future political development there. Alas, that is not the way the Politburo is interpreting things. Ambassador Stephen M. Young ...

  6. US consul general talks democracy

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng US Consul General Stephen Young says the city has America's backing in its quest for a democratically elected leader by 2017 and the Legislative Council three years later, although how this is achieved is up to Hong Kong. Making his first public remarks as the new consul general at an American Chamber of Commerce lunch, Young said the city's people ...

  7. Change of US envoy to ease tension

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... to the English-language Taipei Times, Mr Paal, head of the American Institute in Taiwan, is scheduled to leave his post on July 1 and his likely replacement will be veteran diplomat Stephen Young, who is now ... Mr Chen perceived as a lack of respect. Observers said the appointment of Mr Young, a veteran career diplomat, might help ease the friction. ...

  8. Protecting innovation is the key to tomorrow

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Young Tomorrow, the World Intellectual Property Organisation and the international community will observe the 11th annual World Intellectual Property Day to raise international ... intellectual property rights and foster a robust environment for global innovation. Stephen Young is the US consul general to Hong Kong and Macau ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    We don't owe anyone an apology, says US consul over Edward Snowden affair

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 05:47pm by Lai Ying-kit, Phila Siu

    ... Lai Ying-kit and Phila Siu Hong Kong still waiting for US reply on Snowden hacking allegations, says security chief Outgoing US consul in Hong Kong Stephen Young said on Thursday the US ... Correspondents' Club in Central on Thursday afternoon. The root of the problem here is we have somebody [Snowden] who violated his trust with the US and chose Hong Kong to demonstrate that Stephen Young, US ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    New US consul general Clifford Hart must rebuild trust after Snowden case

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... in Asia takes over from Stephen Young next month as US consul general, and one of his first tasks will be to rebuild trust with Hong Kong law enforcement officials following the saga ... the necessary qualifications to succeed Stephen Young." Hart is the current United States envoy to the six-party talks- negotiations between the two Koreas, China, Japan, Russia and the US seeking ...




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