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  1. We should heed Xi's call for unity

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vice-president Xi Jinping must have disappointed political punters who hoped he would shed some light on the uncertainties surrounding the chief executive race. He stopped short ... The remarks are timely food for thought during this tumultuous time for Hong Kong. Speaking to local delegates to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on Sunday, Xi reportedly ...

  2. Xi calls for end to chaos and mud-slinging

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vice-President Xi Jinping yesterday essentially called for an end to the chaos and scandal-mongering in the city's chief executive election. In a meeting in Beijing, Xi (inset) told ... who was at the meeting. Politicians and analysts said Xi's remark was code intended to remind the supporters of both front runners, Henry Tang Ying-yen and Leung Chun-ying, to refrain ...

  3. Vice-president to make first HK trip since taking post

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Eva Wu Xi Jinping to inspect progress on hosting equestrian events Vice-President Xi Jinping would make his first visit to Hong Kong next month since taking up his ... of the Olympic Games. During the three day-trip from July 6, Mr Xi would inspect progress Hong Kong had made in preparing to host the Olympic and Paralympic equestrian events, the government said. Mr ...

  4. Beijing rethinks its HK policies

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... special envoy on Sino-US relations, due to his and his family's strong ties in US political and economic circles. Tung was seen accompanying Vice-President Xi Jinping, who is also in charge of Hong Kong affairs, during Xi's visit to the US in February, just when Hong Kong's election fight was at its most fierce. Tung's close relations with Xi raised speculation about ...

  5. 'Stand united' call

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung in Beijing Vice-President Xi Jinping has called on Hong Kong and Macau people to strengthen confidence, stand united and plan ahead for the future to combat the economic ... for its annual plenum. During the two-hour closed-door discussion, chaired by CPPCC vice-chairman and former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, Mr Xi reiterated that the central government ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... wall sculptures and the memorial hall's marble pillars. Many cities are hoping to make use of the occasion to attract tourists to historic sites linked to the revolution. Xi Jinping starts two-week overseas tour Vice-President Xi Jinping today starts an official tour that takes in Italy, Cuba, Uruguay and Chile. Xi will meet Italian President Giorgio Napolitano, the first ...

  7. Tung offers show of support for C.Y. Leung

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... political figures. In February, he attended some meetings alongside Vice-President Xi Jinping during Xi's visit to the US. It was also reported by a Hong Kong CPPCC delegate that Tung praised ...

  8. Tycoon won't be swayed- he's backing Tang

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Vice-President Xi Jinping at which he is thought to have been asked to switch sides. The news that the Cheung Kong chairman is sticking to his guns after the one-on-one meeting came as four leaders ... Tang. An Election Committee member who nominated Tang told the Post that Li was invited to meet Xi, head of Hong Kong affairs, in Beijing last Thursday. 'Xi asked Li to support Leung ...

  9. Embarrassing relics

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... alternate members, over 92 per cent of whom have at least one university degree. As for Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang, the two men being groomed to succeed President Hu and Premier Wen Jiabao- both have ...

  10. Remember: it's one country, two systems

    Posted Jul 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching While much of the commentary about Vice-President Xi Jinping's visit has focused on how he admonished Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, telling him to govern 'sensibly and reasonably', one must hope that another reason for the Beijing official's visit was to learn. Mr Xi is now the senior official in Beijing responsible for Hong Kong affairs, ...




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