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  1. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Beijing's top man in Hong Kong to meet pan-democrats for talks on electoral reform

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:46pm by Peter So, Gary Cheung and Tony Cheung

    ... of Trade Unions, said the time for dialogue was over. "The Standing Committee may have made the decision on the framework already." Professor Lau Siu-kai, vice-chairman of the Chinese ... and Beijing, because there is a huge gap," Lau said. But he added they couldn't afford not to attend because it would be difficult to explain their reasons. Lau said he would not be surprised ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Beijing-loyalist Maria Tam says the right to be elected is not universal

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 08:25pm by Phila Siu, Stuart Lau, Colleen Lee

    ... Phila Siu, Stuart Lau and Colleen Lee Head of city's delegation to the NPC says central authorities may need to interpret Basic Law's provisions for universal suffrage Veteran Basic Law Committee member Maria Tam Wai-chu yesterday weighed in on the debate over how universal suffrage should be implemented in 2017, saying an interpretation of the Basic Law by Beijing ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Occupy Central charter to ensure lawmakers' support for voting project results

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 04:12am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... on universal suffrage. Some 3,000 people who took part in its second deliberation day will meet early next month to discuss their next move. Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing welcomed ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Latest reform consultation paper 'dishonest': Anson Chan

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 03:14am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Reform consultation paper 'dishonest': Chan The latest constitutional reform paper has omitted key international standards of "universal suffrage" that were part of the consultation document five years ago, a shift which an ex-chief secretary described as "dishonest". Anson Chan Fang On-sang, convenor of discussion group ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Public nomination 'could violate Beijing's requirement of "balanced participation"'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Stuart Lau, JEFFIE LAM, Tony Cheung and Fanny W. Y. Fung

    ... Stuart Lau, Jeffie Lam, Tony Cheung and Fanny W. Y. Fung Rimsky Yuen hints that pan-democrats’ plan for public nomination may not be workable, as propaganda chief mentions Beijing’s powers ... Emily Lau Wai-hing said party members remained focused on fighting for a reform proposal that would allow people of different political beliefs to run for chief executive. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Public suggestions for 2017 race less likely to violate Basic Law: Rimsky Yuen

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 03:14am by JEFFIE LAM, Stuart Lau

    ... Jeffie Lam and Stuart Lau Justice secretary says allowing citizens to 'recommend' chief executive candidates for further selection will avoid violating Basic Law Two-stage ... of the discussion, Yuen said in an online interview with Democrats leader Emily Lau Wai-hing yesterday. "The two [situations] have a great difference," he said. "If the nominating procedure ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Legco president calls for more talks on suffrage

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by Tanna Chong, Stuart Lau, Phila Siu

    ... Tanna Chong, Stuart Lau and Phila Siu Jasper Tsang says government should work to encourage open discussion channel with Beijing Legco president calls for more talks on suffrage ... a nominating committee, and civil and party nominations. Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing said they would be willing to talk with mainland officials, including the liaison office. At the City Forum, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Regina Ip forms pro-establishment group to assess 2017 proposals

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 05:12am by Tony Cheung

    ... committee, New People's Party chairwoman Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee vowed yesterday. But Ip, who will lead the 11-strong group, warned that "proposals which are unconstitutional have little ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Top Basic Law Committee members to visit, share views

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:21am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Top Basic Law Committee members to share views Two top members of the Basic Law Committee will visit tomorrow upon the invitation of Chief Secretary Carrie ... Emily Lau Wai-hing said Young's idea of engaging mainland officials publicly could be problematic. "The organisers who invite these mainland officials … very often put them as central ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    True democracy in Hong Kong is 'impossible', says Basic Law expert

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 02:45pm by Tony Cheung

    ... government to appoint someone it couldn't trust or accept as chief executive." However, Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing told RTHK that "it is futile and repugnant to try ...




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