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  1. University faces court action for teaching in English

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Student is granted legal aid to seek judicial review of bilingual policy he says breaches founding ordinance The Chinese University of Hong Kong is facing a possible High Court ... suggesting subjects considered 'highly universal in nature, with little emphasis on cultural specificity' should be taught in English contravened the Chinese University of Hong Kong ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... absentee landowners and also complain to Chinese embassies, the Heung Yee Kuk has completely missed the point about who has been charged with land administration in Hong Kong. It appears to have conveniently forgotten Article 7 of the Basic Law which says that the 'land and natural resources within the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be State property. The Government ...

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    Arts Development Council accused of ignoring views of artists in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... and solicitor Jimmy Siu See-kong. The concern group had previously launched a letter-writing campaign to encourage artists to express views to the council, a statutory body set up by the government ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong election laws favour big parties, says candidate

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... promotion." There are five slates and two individuals running for the super seats. They include two Democratic Party slates led by Albert Ho Chun-yan and James To Kun-sun; Lau Kong-wah and a slate led by two Starry Lee Wai-king, from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong; one from the Federation of Trade Unions under Chan Yuen-han; and one from the Association ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Lawmakers welcoming Diaoyu activists in Hong Kong heckled

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... there to show their support like everyone else. Among the candidates who showed up at the Tsim Sha Tsui pier were Lau Kong-wah of the Beijing-loyalist Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, James To Kun-sun of the Democratic Party and Frederick Fung Kin-kee of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood. They are among those running for five new so-called ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Conflict of interest disclosures need to be more specific for Hong Kong politicians

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the British Virgin Islands and its subsidiaries hold a foreign branch of the surveying giant DTZ. Leung has only said the branch's operation does not touch on Hong Kong or the mainland, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tighter rules urged over declaration of interest for Exco members in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Holdings but declined to say what it is called, what it does or where it operates, except to say that it is not involved in business in Hong Kong, the mainland or Taiwan. Leung said in his ... in the foreign branch, he may still have a say in DTZ Debenham Tie Leung - a Hong Kong-managed DTZ subsidiary. In a response on Monday to media reports about his holdings, he said the foreign branch only ...

  8. End of small-house policy can see Hong Kong become 'one place, one people'

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... This policy, which was an invention of the British colonial government to appease the New Territories villagers, is stifling the proper development of this part of Hong Kong. Due to the historical background that the New Territories was only leased to Britain for 99 years, unlike Hong Kong and Kowloon which were ceded to Britain in perpetuity, different laws under the New Territories Ordinance ...

  9. After 23 years, Hong Kong remembers

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheuk-yan, chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, which organised the vigil, said numbers were up 30,000 on last year ... years ago, said he knew almost nothing about what happened in Tiananmen Square 23 years ago until he started researching the incident after arriving in Hong Kong. 'I didn't even know ...

  10. Tsang's style of government has contributed to Hong Kong's decline

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Allan Zeman's comment on the mainland's progress compared to Hong Kong is ironic ('Mainland outpacing HK, Zeman says', May 21). First, nobody in the present ... to be contradicting these comments. Second, in the same article Zeman still affirms Henry Tang Ying-yen as playing a continuous role in Hong Kong, especially with a possible attempt at the chief ...




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