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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    A less than representative nominating committee can still be made to serve Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 03:25pm by Peter Gordon

    ... have just become clearer. The key term is the "broadly representative" modifier to "nomination committee". If it were generally believed the committee were to be "broadly representative"- in the dictionary sense at any rate- then the protests are unlikely to have taken place. Many in the community evidently do not believe the committee will be either ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Full text: NPC Standing Committee decision on Hong Kong 2017 election framework

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:07pm

    ... Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Issues Relating to the Selection of the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region by Universal Suffrage and on the Method for Forming the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in the Year 2016  (Adopted at the Tenth Session of the Standing Committee ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Political reform starts with makeup of the nominating committee

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by Alex Lo

    ... nomination. Or you fight to make the membership of the future nominating committee (NC) as democratically representative as possible. We have wasted precious time and resources over public nomination. ... Party now plans to withdraw from the Alliance for True Democracy, whose version of public nomination won the most votes in Occupy Central's poll. But beyond the noise and July 1 protests, ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Activists should focus on composition of nomination committee

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:29am by LETTERS

    ... This is a non-starter with the central government. What the students should do is to accept that there will be a nomination committee which will nominate the 2017 chief executive candidates. These activists ... Activists should focus on composition of nomination committee I refer to the planned talks between protesting students and the government. One of the student leaders expressed disappointed ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW AND ORDER

    Members of police watchdog to declare roles in Occupy Central

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 04:12am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Police monitors to declare roles in Occupy Central A police watchdog will ask its members to declare any involvement in campaigns for or against Occupy Central, amid questions over their impartiality in assessing complaints against officers arising from the mass sit-ins. At least seven members, including two lawmakers, of the 24-strong Independent ...

  6. News - World - INTERNET

    Chinese hackers targeted US military contractors, Senate panel committee finds

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:59am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Senate committee claims attacks gained insight into logistics and 'foothold' to disrupt operations 'Chinese hackers targeted US military ... troops and military equipment, a US Senate panel has found. The Senate Armed Services Committee’s year-long probe, concluded in March but made public on Wednesday, found the military’s US ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- THE DEBATE: Full coverage of student-government talks

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:30pm

    ... and Macau Affairs Office about the public's reaction to the NPC Standing Committee's framework on political reform. The Federation of Students' Alex Chow later described the talks ... — Occupy Central 和平佔中 (@OCLPHK) October 21, 2014 11pm Causeway Bay: About 150 people are watching a live broadcast of the Hong Kong Federation of Students' leaders giving speeches ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UN Human Rights Committee to discuss universal suffrage in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com U.N. to focus on universal suffrage The United Nations Human Rights Committee is to look into universal suffrage in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post has ... of regions- including Hong Kong- have complied with previous recommendations. Law Yuk-kai, director of Human Rights Monitor, says he will write to the Human Rights Committee in Geneva to explain why ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong must achieve democracy one step at a time

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:19am by Regina Ip

    ... People's Congress Standing Committee decision on August 31. The proposal was decried as futile, as it would not guarantee an overturn of the Standing Committee's decision. But it was put forward in response to students' demand for a "supplementary report" to the central authorities. Some recent polls show that most people either oppose Occupy Central or doubt ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Standing Committee decision on political reform violates the Basic Law

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:50pm by Surya Deva

    ... Surya Deva Surya Deva says its power of interpretation cannot be used as a façade to amend mini constitution Standing Committee decision on political reform is a violation of the Basic Law The central government's representatives have consistently reminded us that the election of the chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017 should be strictly in accordance with the Basic Law ...




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