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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Reverend Paul Kwong tells congregation that pro-democracy advocates should keep quiet

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:45am by Tony Cheung and Lai Ying-kit

    ... to the original audio in Cantonese here. "Why do people have to speak up so much? [It appears] as if they wouldn't have another chance, as if they were dumb otherwise," said Kwong, who ...

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    Democrats ready for small-scale protests: Emily Lau

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:12am by JEFFIE LAM, FANNY FUNG

    ... by the Customs and Excise Staff General Association in support of the police. It emerged yesterday that it was largely copied from a July 3 article in pro-government Chinese-language daily Wen Wei Po. ...

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    Carnival spirit for most part despite the slow progress

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Joyce Ng, LO WEI, FANNY FUNG, Johnny Tam, Jennifer Ngo, SHIRLEY ZHAO, Phila Siu, Emily Tsang, JEFFIE LAM, DANNY LEE

    ... sang a Cantonese song based on the tune "Can you hear the people sing?" from the musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel. The song, with rewritten lyrics referring to universal ...

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    Reform poll hits 750,000 votes as accounting firms condemn Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:38pm by Patsy Moy and Joyce Ng

    ... generation", they said. The statement was published in Chinese-language newspapers Ming Pao, the Hong Kong Economic Times and the Hong Kong Economic Journal yesterday, as participation in Occupy's ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Retired judge, law deans back silent Hong Kong marchers from legal profession

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:39am by Stuart Lau

    ... and the independence of the judiciary is itself a violation of the Basic Law." Gane said the language and the timing of the white paper were unfortunate. Without commenting on the march, he said "a ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... with Disabilities and introducing a case management service approach; enhancing sign language interpretation services for persons with hearing impairment; and facilitating the development of self-help ... the employment of persons with disabilities. As at May 2014, over 260 organisations had participated in the Scheme. • To provide the “Chinese Language Curriculum Second Language Learning Framework” ...

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    Legco approves sign language for weekly sessions

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com From today, weekly plenary sessions will be conducted- and broadcast- with sign language Sign of the times at Legco Sign language will be provided throughout weekly Legislative Council plenary sessions from today, legislature president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing says. As of October the sessions, conducted in Cantonese, will also be interpreted ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Give us 'one man, one vote' even if there's no public nomination in 2017: poll

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Tony Cheung

    ... on the poll, the people want to encourage lawmakers to be flexible and open to negotiation, said Dr Cheung Kwok-wah, another member of the concern group and dean of education and languages at the Open ...

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    Former Canadian diplomat calls for Beijing to be patient about Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by DANNY LEE

    ... systems". "Patience and forbearance by the central government rather than dramatic actions have been the key to a successful transition in the past. Certain language and pressures could create ...

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    Tung Chee-hwa did not warn Beijing off universal suffrage in Hong Kong: source

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:19pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Source denies Tung advised democracy bad for HK A source close to Tung Chee-hwa has denied a report the former chief executive had told central government officials that universal suffrage would be bad for Hong Kong. The Chinese-language Ming Pao Daily ran a front-page story on Tuesday in which Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing was quoted ...




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