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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Council chairmen slam 'bureaucracy' and seek power for district officers

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 05:23am by Tony Cheung

    ... Wan Chai District Council chairman Suen Kai-cheong agreed that district officers "should be given the power to rule over [the district offices] of other departments". George Ng ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Chairmen of 18 district councils say local officials can help them beat 'bureaucracy' Council chiefs seek more power for officers Government ...

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    Pro-Beijing groups push for inquiry into Lai donations to pan-democrats

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... to the Communications Authority. The democrats are under fire for failing to declare the donations, which were disclosed in a massive leak of documents from Lai's company this week. Tuen Mun district councillor Chan Wan-sang and the pro-establishment Voice of Loving Hong Kong have complained to the graft-busters while Beijing-friendly lawmakers have called for a Legislative Council inquiry. Chan ...

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    Organisers and police point fingers over slow progress of July 1 march

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Joyce Ng, Emily Tsang, Johnny Tam

    ... deputy district commander for Wan Chai, said organisers were at fault, and could face legal action for refusing to comply with police instructions. "The organiser's car ...

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    'Send me back to jail', says Long Hair as pan-democrats surrrender to police over July 1 march

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 08:08pm by Amy Nip, Joyce Ng

    ... Amy Nip and Joyce Ng Labour and Democratic party members go to Wan Chai HQ to 'confess their crimes' in protest over action against organisers of July 1 march Lawmakers ask ... Sau-lan, Dr Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung and nine Democratic Party members went to police headquarters in Wan Chai. They offered to "confess their crimes" and called on others to follow ...

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    Anti-Occupy organiser insists his poll will be better than 'referendum'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by Tony Cheung

    ... for the chief executive election in 2017, a goal it shares with Occupy Central, but specifies it must be achieved in a "peaceful" manner without occupying the business district. Occupy Central ...

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    Donation from Jimmy Lai was transferred to Labour Party this week, says Lee Cheuk-yan

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:20pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... planned to use most of it to campaign in next year's district council elections, he said. The party yesterday published minutes of a meeting in July last year on the creation of Green ...

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    Democracy protesters arrested at Chater Road sit-in will refuse to renew their bail

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:46pm by JOYCE NG AND JESSIE LAU

    ... Party district councillors. The overnight protest, billed as a "rehearsal" for Occupy Central's planned blocking of the business district, followed the July 1 pro-democracy march. ...

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    Some Hongkongers choose flags, dancing and music to mark handover

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by LO WEI

    ... she said. "I can't really see a future and I'm very worried." At a reception in Wan Chai after the flag-raising ceremony, the city's chief executive gave a positive ... I wanted to come out and have a look. I'm going to attend both sides," he said. The ceremony at Tamar was one of 200 citywide or district-based handover celebration activities. Organisers ...

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    Legco due to meet on Lai donations

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Tai Po district councillor Ken Yu Chi-wing added to calls for a Legco inquiry and said he would lead a march to the Independent Commission Against Corruption on Friday to urge it to open ...

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    'X' marks the spot: Illiterate villagers boost Anti-Occupy Central signature campaign

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:07pm by Ernest Kao, Phila Siu

    ... to win over villagers Organisers of an anti-Occupy Central petition ventured into rural Tai Po district yesterday, hoping to rally support from indigenous villagers. The entourage- targeting the villages of Sam Mun Tsai, Tai Mei Tuk and Lung Mei- was led by Alliance for Peace and Democracy spokesman Robert Chow Yung and included Tai Po district councillors and other pro-Beijing figures. ...




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