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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Beijing shifts from indulgence to hard line on Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by Alex Lo

    ... days or block roads in Central. Lau Siu-kai, former head of the Central Policy Unit, was prescient back in 2012 when he contrasted in his book China's situation at the time of the Sino-British Joint Declaration and its position now. In Governance and New Regime Building in the Hong Kong SAR Since the Handover, Professor Lau observed Beijing used to have a more tolerant attitude ...

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    Hong Kong's women's rights body appears to have lost its way

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by Hari Kumar

    ... with the right connections. The commission chairwoman, Stella Lau Kun Lai-kuen, has refuted such charges against it. The people involved are working quietly at the grass-roots level, she says, and along ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Kevin Lau Chun-to: brutal attack on a well-respected journalist

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:18am by Alex Lo

    ... interest. This proud tradition was exemplified by Kevin Lau Chun-to, who was until recently its chief editor. That is why the brutal and merciless attack on Lau last week provokes such outrage ... and confused. That a controversy arose earlier over the circumstances of Lau's reassignment within Ming Pao has added to growing concerns about press freedom. Since the attack, some pan-democratic ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Government haste in handing reform report to NPC could backfire

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:24am by Alex Lo

    ... chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing said: "If more organisations in Hong Kong are willing to talk, find space, and come up with a proposal that can be considered by different [stakeholders], I think ...

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    Hong Kong pan-democrats take on censorious and dogmatic attitude

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... but otherwise avoided using stronger language that might provoke Beijing. The usual suspects like Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing and Kenneth Chan Ka-lok of the Civic Party immediately ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Stop talk of PLA and foreign interference in Hong Kong affairs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:17am by Alex Lo

    ... to that. Of course, it didn't help that a staunch Beijing loyalist like Lau Nai-keung warned that PLA soldiers might have to come out to help restore order. "A showdown is getting more ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The power of social media cannot replace leadership

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:54am by Alex Lo

    ... recent mass protests, from those against national education to those for press freedom after former Ming Pao chief Kevin Lau Chun-to was viciously attacked. I don't underestimate his power ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Those who attack Leung Chun-ying's daughter misunderstand freedom of speech

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:58am by Alex Lo

    ... disagree with you share the same right. The 22-year-old Leung Chai-yan has angered many people by claiming the attack on former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to had nothing to do with press ... comments that could be printed in a family newspaper. I happen to believe Lau's attack has very much to do with press freedom and have previously written a column to say so. But I accept ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Robert Chung's Hong Kong polls show pan-democrats are as unpopular as Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:08am by Alex Lo

    ... Give or take one point for a margin of error and he has similar ratings, polled in mid-January, as pan-democrats Emily Lau Wai-hing, Lee Cheuk-yan and Albert Ho Chun-yan. Of the four top-rated lawmakers, none belongs to the pan-democratic camp: Tsang Yok-sing (59.4), Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee (52.7), Michael Tien Puk-sun (52.6) and brother James Tien Pei-chun (52.2). The banana-throwing, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Unconvincing pitch on country parks

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:25am by Alex Lo

    ... to development. Just this week, former Executive Council member Franklin Lam Fan-keung has suggested parks on Lantau are ripe for development. Lau Ping-cheung, a fellow member of the government-appointed ... the most unpopular minister in the current cabinet. Lam was embroiled in political controversies which made his staying on the Exco impossible. And Lau hardly endeared himself to the public ...




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