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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Former premier Zhu Rongji lifts lid on talks with CY Leung

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Leung Chun-ying, now Hong Kong's chief executive, on the core reform issues of land ownership and housing. Leung, then a young surveyor at British real estate firm Jones Lang Wootton, is the only Hong Kong politician mentioned in the book, but it is an indication of his close ties with the mainland. Zhu (pictured) has kept a low profile since he retired a decade ago and avoided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296275/zhu-rongji-lifts-lid-talks-cy-leung
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats vow to fight NPC draft plan for Hong Kong chief executive poll in 2017

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:58pm by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung and Peter So

    ... government moved a step closer to a showdown with pan-democrats yesterday after the nation's top legislative body hammered out a tougher-than-expected framework for electing Hong Kong ... for the election and they would need 50 per cent support from a 1,200-member nominating committee, two sources said. Beijing has taken the Hong Kong government’s role to decide the reform proposal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581289/npc-lays-out-framework-electing-hong-kongs-chief-executive
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's political reform debate casts NPC standing committee into spotlight

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... People's Congress Standing Committee in Hong Kong's political reform has recently been cast back into the spotlight, as it deliberates the reform framework in a week-long meeting that opens ... the constitution and the Basic Law. It also provides its views on development plans when necessary. According to the Basic Law- Hong Kong's mini-constitution- the Standing Committee has the power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580437/hong-kongs-political-reform-debate-casts-npc-standing-committee
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    NPC Standing Committee starts meeting on Hong Kong reforms

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... that will play a decisive role over whether Hong Kong will elect its new leader by one person, one vote for the first time in 2017. Apart from Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai, the city's sole representative ... will adopt a tough framework for reform in Hong Kong. A framework unacceptable to the city's pan-democrats may lead to large-scale civil disobedience, in the form of the Occupy Central campaign. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580484/npc-standing-committee-starts-meeting-hong-kong-reforms
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping was all for autonomy for Hong Kong, but not for elections

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Deng all for Hong Kong autonomy, but not elections On a 1993 visit to Hong Kong to promote her biography of her father, former paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, Deng Rong said he had often hoped to visit the city when it reverted to Chinese rule in 1997. "My father told me he wanted to go to Hong Kong, even sitting in a wheelchair, if he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579590/deng-xiaoping-was-all-autonomy-hong-kong-not-elections
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Daughters of Deng Xiaoping lead tributes in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:29pm by Keira Lu Huang, Emily Tsang

    ... Kong after its 1997 handover. But ahead of the 110th anniversary of his birth today, two of his daughters brought a fitting symbol to the city. "My father … read reports on Hong Kong every day in his later years," Deng Lin, his eldest daughter, said yesterday. "Although he couldn't make the trip, his wheelchair representing him has come to Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578768/daughters-deng-xiaoping-who-was-born-110-years-ago-lead-tributes-hong
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing seeks to soften blow of Hong Kong white paper

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Staff Reporters

    ... Beijing is studying ways to soften the blow that its controversial white paper had on Hong Kong, sources close to the central government said. The sources said that while central government ... the tone and make it more palatable to the Hong Kong public. Mainland officials have held several rounds of "frank" discussions recently with pan-democrats to bridge the gaps between them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577992/beijing-seeks-ways-soften-blow-white-paper-had-hong-kong-says-sources
  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Sweating and on the verge of tears: Chinese officials carry out self-criticism on TV

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Senior officials sweat over self-criticisms Senior officials revising their self-criticisms nearly 30 times, sweating and "almost in tears", confessing their mistakes and accusing others. Such meetings used to be closed-door sessions. But this time they were held in front of state TV cameras, and with president and party chairman Xi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1319552/senior-chinese-officials-face-mao-style-self-criticism-sessions
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong sending unprecedented 12 deputies to NPC committee meeting

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung and Peter So

    ... 12 local deputies to attend NPC reform talk An unprecedented number of Hong Kong deputies to the National People's Congress have been invited to sit in on next week's talks to set the framework for the city's political reform. Twelve Hong Kong representatives are expected to attend the NPC's Standing Committee meeting, which starts on Monday, compared with just two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577872/hong-kong-sending-unprecedented-12-deputies-npc-committee-meeting
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong political reform consultation was dominated by 'orchestrated' responses

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CALVIN LIU, BRIAN YAP, Joyce Ng

    ... by 822 groups- most of which were not named. The city's biggest political party, the Beijing-loyalist Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, was responsible ... presenting a single, unified opinion. We should not take the results at face value," said Professor Paul Yip Siu-fai, a University of Hong Kong demographics expert, who examined some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575617/consultation-dominated-bloc-responses

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