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    Readying watchdog for major surgery: Joseph Lau

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by Emily Tsang

    ... last week presented another demand for reform. He wants a central system to handle all complaints about doctors from patients under a unified standard. It would mean the Hospital Authority, ... its preliminary investigation committee for six years. The committee, now led by former Medical Association president Dr Gabriel Choi Kin, is responsible for investigating professional ...

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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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    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... for holding a sit-in at Chater Road in a rehearsal for Occupy Central. If such large-scale action wasn't eye-opening enough for Hor- who cited a recent 20,000-strong gay rights protest ...

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    'I'm not a spy', says Jimmy Lai's right-hand man Mark Simon

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... into his background and that of his employer; insights some media have used to portray the American as a "man of mystery" with ties to the US Central Intelligence Agency. Simon, 50, ... senior executives of the media group were released to the press in recent weeks. They reveal discussions of Lai's financial support for pan-democrats and the planned Occupy Central ...

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    'Poet diplomat' Zhou Nan takes aim at Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... outburst over protests planned by the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement. In an unusually explicit manner, Zhou- a former top Chinese official centrally involved in the Sino-British handover negotiations- warned that the People's Liberation Army would be deployed if the proposed sit-in degenerated into riots. "Occupy Central … is illegal and violates Hong Kong's rule ...

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    Pulling out of the news business: Tony Tsoi

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... how to play the game if you want to do business in China." When Tsoi joined cultural critic Leung Man-tao, former adviser to the Central Policy Unit Lau Sai-leung and columnist Gregory ... last year, when he signed up to be one of 10 core "martyrs" for Occupy Central. The group is threatening to rouse 10,000 volunteers to block streets in the city's business hub ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... the opposition and the central government. The Legislative Council president concedes that acting as a middleman between pan-democrats and Beijing is no longer easy. "I have said what I should say. ... would facilitate the debate, he urged. The political heavyweight says the current atmosphere in the city- with Occupy Central preparing to take to the streets once Beijing rules out public ...

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    Popular boss Chou Cheng-ngok reads between the lines on bookselling business

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Amy Nip

    ... an immense challenge to remain competitive in the face of skyrocketing rentals and ebbing interest in books. In its heyday, bookselling in Central and Sheung Wan was spread across about 46 stores ...

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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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    Professor putting a price on protest

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Silent Majority founder and economist Francis Lui is all about numbers when it comes to Occupy Central Professor putting a price on protest Most mainstream ... line of opposition to next summer's planned Occupy Central pro-democracy campaign, it is this train of thought that guides his views on the movement as well as economics. Lui, head ...




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