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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Group to decide Hong Kong chief executive candidates not set: justice chief

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 12:05pm by Tony Cheung and Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong and Tony Cheung Rimsky Yuen says composition of committee deciding who runs in the 2017 election flexible Selectors of CE candidates not set: justice chief The door was open to change the composition of the committee that will decide who runs in the 2017 chief executive election despite the views of a top Beijing official, justice chief Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung said ...

  2. Comment - Debates - SCMP DEBATE

    SCMP Debate: What say will voters have in nominating 2017 chief executive candidates?

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by STAFF

    ... Every Hong Kong voter will get to cast a ballot in the 2017 chief executive election. But what say will they have in nominating candidates? For the second part of the Post's debate series on electoral reform, we asked politicians, business leaders and academics for the best way to select candidates.   Q1 How can the nominating committee for naming chief executive candidates ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    'Patriotic' chief executive candidates should never question one-party rule: Zhang Dejiang

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 11:41am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... repeatedly stressed that chief executive candidates must be patriotic; pan-democrats argue the requirement will be used to bar them from running for election when ordinary Hongkongers vote ... process Some of Hong Kong’s pan-democrats could meet Beijing’s requirement that the city’s next chief executive be “patriotic”, but they should never call on the Communist Party to end its rule ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democracy alliance chief urges unity to beat chief executive candidate screening

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:58am by Tanna Chong

    ... urged to beat candidate screening The convenor of an alliance of pan-democrat lawmakers has urged his camp to unite in opposition to the political screening of candidates for the 2017 chief executive election. The decision by supporters of Occupy Central to back three electoral reform blueprints that call for public nomination of candidates has split the Alliance for True Democracy. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Cambridge academic backs plan for public to 'recommend' 2017 chief executive candidate

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 04:03am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... 'recommendation' plan A University of Cambridge legal scholar has backed a political reform plan which allows all registered voters to non-bindingly recommend- instead of nominate- chief executive ... if there is no compromise … the reform won't get through in time for the chief executive election. "The proof of the pudding is going to be in the eating … whether the nominating committee comes out ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Top Chinese law scholar rules out any public nomination of chief executive candidates

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Tanna Chong

    ... and leaders to discuss the city's constitutional future. Rao explicitly ruled out any idea that would allow voters to put forward chief executive candidates- including a diluted version ... if the pan-democrats do not compromise to break the deadlock over universal suffrage. Leung, tipped as a possible chief executive candidate, would not be drawn on whether he would join the race in 2017. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    DAB considers block voting for nomination of Hong Kong chief executive candidates

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by Tanna Chong, Tony Cheung

    ... Tanna Chong and Tony Cheung in Beijing Idea would raise hurdle to pan-democrat contesting chief executive poll DAB mulls block vote for candidates Hong Kong's largest party could propose a controversial block-voting system to nominate candidates for chief executive in 2017, similar to a system used to pick delegates to the nation's top legislature. But the system, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing could veto Hong Kong chief executive candidates: official think tank

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:49pm by JEFFIE LAM, Tony Cheung and Keith Zhai

    ... chief executive candidate deemed unacceptable. Separately, Li Lin, head of the academy's institute of law, said an interpretation of the Basic Law could settle any dispute over political ... Jeffie Lam, Tony Cheung and Keith Zhai Mainland think tank includes separate chapter on HK in its annual Blue Book on rule of law for first time amid debate over chief executive poll Legal ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hopes dashed for public nomination of 2017 chief executive candidates

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:37pm by Gary Cheung, Tanna Chong and Johnny Tam

    ... candidates for chief executive. Kicking off the five-month consultation yesterday, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said the government would issue "timely reminders" against any ... by mainland officials in recent months, Lam said the requirement that the chief executive must be a patriot "speaks for itself". The government faces several hurdles as it plans for the 2017 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Elsie Leung advocates keeping to 'reasonable number' of chief executive candidates

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Pro-Beijing heavyweight weighs in on debate over how to choose candidates to stand in first fully democratic election for chief executive Limit 2017 nominees, says Elsie Leung Elsie Leung Oi-sie has joined the debate about how to choose candidates for the next chief executive election in 2017. Leung, vice-chairwoman of the national ...




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