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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats not ruled out of 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:14pm by JEFFIE LAM, Tony Cheung

    ... Jeffie Lam in Shanghai and Tony Cheung But in a meeting with lawmakers, mainland officials reject possibility of public or parties putting forward names for chief executive Pan-dems not ruled out of 2017 election Beijing has left the door open on the possibility of a pan-democrat being allowed to run for chief executive in 2017. But there is no possibility of public nomination ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Henry Tang urges realistic proposal for 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:18pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Former chief secretary and the beaten front runner in 2012 suggests reforms should be conservative to ensure Beijing's blessing 2017 election proposal must be realistic: Tang Beaten chief executive hopeful Henry Tang Ying-yen has warned Hongkongers to expect a "tightly regulated" election in 2017 as he put forward electoral reform ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ‘Dual track’ nomination system for 2017 Chief Executive election proposed by law scholar

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:57am by Stuart Lau

    ... plan to give public a voice The public should be allowed to suggest hopefuls for the chief executive election to the nominating committee, who would then vote on whether to make them official ... that the nominating committee is the "only" institution with the power to nominate chief executive candidates in accordance with the city's mini-constitution. To become chief executive ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Ray of hope as focus shifts to key issues for 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by Mike Rowse

    ... at the end of a storm, some of the recent proposals for reform of the chief executive election arrangements bring both light and joy. No wonder Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor ... the nominating committee. They are all elected, are broadly representative and will already be in position. If we make chief executive candidates secure a minimum of 10 signatures, then we are likely ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Chief executive denies he’s preparing for re-election

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 06:08pm

    ... The Chief Executive’s Office, however, has hit back saying the report was “groundless”. “I have neither heard of, nor participated in, the work of the re-election office,” said Law. “I don’t know ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Leung’s office hits back at ‘groundless’ rumours Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and his top aides have brushed off rumours ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The middle way to electing the next chief executive

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:22pm by MICHAEL DAVIS

    ... Michael Davis In an open letter to Carrie Lam, Michael Davis suggests a way for Hong Kong to elect the chief executive in 2017 that would conform to the Basic Law, as the government insists, while being consistent with international human rights standards Sweet spot Dear chief secretary, considering your frequent calls that proposals for nomination of the chief executive ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Almost half of Hong Kong’s doctors and dentists support right to nominate candidates in chief executive election

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 07:32pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... for this summer, which seeks to mobilise supporters to block the streets of Central unless the government comes up with what they consider a true democratic system for the chief executive election in 2017. ... candidates for the chief executive poll, according to a survey by the Hong Kong Medical Association. This is despite 72 per cent of them saying Hong Kong should adhere to the Basic Law and rulings ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anson Chan puts forward plan for 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 05:01pm by Tony Cheung and Jeffie Lam

    ... for 2017 election A former chief secretary has tabled a political reform proposal omitting the pan-democrats' call for the public to nominate candidates for the 2017 chief executive election ... the National People's Congress ruled in 2007 that the nominating committee should be modelled on the Election Committee that elected the present chief executive, it would be difficult ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    A long road to a pan-democratic chief executive for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:02am by Alex Lo

    ... That is the normal state of affairs. Hong Kong people must realise that as well. Yet, in the acrimonious debate over the system for electing the chief executive in 2017 and thereafter, both sides act ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com A long road to pan-dem chief executive From central Europe to the Baltic states, post-Soviet satellites that have made the successful transition to full democracy ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Top legal professors divided on chief executive nomination

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 11:28am

    ... democracy scholar that the 70-strong legislature should become the nominating body for the chief executive election in 2017. HKU law dean Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun, dean of the HKU’s law ... the Legco and similar to the 1,103-strong election committee that chose previous chief executives. But Diamond, a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, said small was better ...




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