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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Democrat looking out from the inside: Law Chi-kwong

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... serves on a number of government advisory committees, including the Commission on Poverty and the Community Care Fund. He is also an executive committee member of the Council of Social Service. Despite his years with the Democratic Party, Law has not been a keen supporter of the Occupy Central campaign. Unlike fellow Democrats Lee Wing-tat and Martin Lee Chu-ming, Law has not taken part ...

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    Cheung Man-kwong: Young protesters give new life to fading optimism

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Gary Cheung

    ... blessing [is] for the youngsters who fight for a better future for Hong Kong." Since the Occupy Central movement began on September 28, the massive protests have paralysed streets and sparked ... that the National People's Congress Standing Committee retract its decision to place tight restrictions on Hong Kong's electoral methods. The Federation of Students has indicated little interest ...

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    Losing hope of reform … and fearing for the future: Brian Fong

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... of "patriotism" and opposition to Occupy Central's civil disobedience plans "… and if the [Standing Committee] make its decision based on these opinions, that's the end of the reform". ... or she wins support from one-eighth of the members of the nominating committee. The threshold would be the same as in the 2012 election, when support from one-eighth of election committee members ...

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    Moderate pan-democrat Tik Chi-yuen and the tough path of the middle road

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:45am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... when he called a press conference to voice his support for the National People's Congress Standing Committee's controversial ruling on Hong Kong's political reform. Tik, who has ... they will lead the society. We need more studies to close the gap between the two generations." Tik likens the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement to a generational war. "Those aged over 50 ...

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    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Li Fei's tough talk on electoral reform has hit the headlines. But what motivates the Basic Law Committee chief's hardline stance? Speaking his mind or toeing the line? In the week since Beijing set down strict restrictions on electoral reform in Hong Kong, one man's stern defence of the central government's ruling has made him ...

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    Academic Benny Tai proves he is not all talk and no action

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Tanna Chong

    ... of the city's politics. But the University of Hong Kong constitutional law expert showed he meant business when, two months later, he started putting flesh on an Occupy Central movement, joined ... then 2012, without any real achievement made. Then the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress promised the city one man, one vote in the 2017 chief executive election and 2020 ...

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    Saturation point- for the trains and for Leung's man Cheung Chi-kong

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... committee. Offices for both the institute and the forum are located on the 61st floor of the Bank of China Tower in Central. This web of connections has given rise to the perception that the research ... appointed him to the University Grants Committee last year, despite his inexperience in the area. Cheung joined the think tank in 2006, taking over from Shiu Sin-por. Shiu went on to head ...

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    Jaded professor ready for handcuffs

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Law Committee Qiao Xiaoyang. The top official said on March 24 in Shenzhen that those "who confront the central government" would be ineligible to become chief executive. Qiao's ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Lady Youde once told Chan Kin-man democracy in HK wasn't far off, but that was 26 years ago and the Occupy Central figure is losing patience Jaded ...

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    Politics no longer under doctor's skin

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Emily Tsang

    ... for a population that is rapidly ageing? Shih, who has a private dermatology practice in Central, made a failed attempt to be elected as a legislator for the Hong Kong Island constituency in 2008. He ... a leading role to kick the habit." He will also set up a community service committee to encourage members to participate in voluntary services, such as offering examinations and education ...

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    Lau Siu-kai: vocal critic with a heart for the nation

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 04:02am by Tony Cheung

    ... of the sociology department in 1994. In 1993, Beijing appointed Lau as an adviser on Hong Kong affairs and a member of the Preliminary Working Committee that would help the central government prepare ... Kong's leaders for mishandling policy. He has been critical of all three chief executives since the 1997 handover- including Tung Chee-hwa, who appointed him head of the Central Policy Unit, ...




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