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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Let political parties play a central role in 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 11:05am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says giving political parties their rightful role in the chief executive election will bring us in line with the Basic Law Party place The visit to Hong Kong by Li Fei, chairman of the Basic Law Committee, left many questions unanswered as to how universal suffrage elections for the chief executive are to be held in 2017. Li insisted that the provisions ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    City prepares for consultation on 2017 popular election of chief executive

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:30am by Tony Cheung

    ... Committee decided that in 2017, Hong Kong's chief executive may be elected by universal suffrage. What that means has been hotly debated ever since- with some saying the language was a solemn ... The current Chief Executive Election Ordinance allows an unspecified number of voting rounds if no candidate wins more than 50 per cent in the first round. Pan-democrats favour that approach. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Catch-22 situation looms over election for chief executive in 2017

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 11:38pm

    ... Tony Cheung and Tanna Chong Opponents of Beijing cannot be chief executive, but anyone legally qualified can run, says Li Fei Catch-22 situation looms over leadership election Beijing's top Basic Law specialist says Hong Kong faces a dilemma: it cannot elect a chief executive opposed to Beijing, nor can legally qualified candidates be barred from running when the city ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Popular nomination for chief executive still a possibility

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:54am by Tanna Chong, Stuart Lau

    ... Tanna Chong and Stuart Lau Carrie Lam appears to leave the door open for public to put forward candidates for chief executive, despite comments by Beijing official Popular nomination still on table The proposal to let the public nominate chief executive candidates still appears to be a possibility after Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said yesterday the looming ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    People must have a genuine choice in the 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by HUGO SWIRE

    ... of autonomy, basic rights and freedoms, the observance of which the UK takes an active interest in. So I welcomed Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s undertaking during his inaugural policy address ... Congress” and to “launch a comprehensive consultation on the election methods” for these ground-breaking elections. It is encouraging to see the enthusiasm with which many groups and individuals ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Sorting out the seeds for 2017 chief executive election

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip Regina Ip says that while pan-democrats are sceptical about candidate screening for the 2017 chief executive election, nomination processes are common in the world's ... branch to legislators from the "opposition". Over lunch, Zhang inevitably touched on the method for electing the chief executive in 2017. Would there be a "sieve", that is, ...


    2017 proposals to elect chief executive may not be in line with Basic Law

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... councillors would join the existing 1,193-strong Election Committee that elected Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying last year. When universal suffrage is put in place, that body will serve only ... took in 2007, dimming its prospects of winning enough backing in the Legislative Council. In 2007, the National People's Congress Standing Committee decided that the chief executive may ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing needs to trust Hongkongers to elect the right chief executive

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Mike Rowse

    ... is quoted as saying that future chief executives elected under universal suffrage must love China, love Hong Kong and not seek to confront the central government. There is nothing new here. Deng ... themselves to be sensible and pragmatic, would elect such a person? Moreover, the Basic Law provides that the chief executive, after election by Hong Kong people, is to be appointed by Beijing. So, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time to listen to voices of reason in chief executive election

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by society as it saw fit. Wise words have been spoken; they have to be heeded. Work has to begin in earnest on plans for electing the chief executive. Authorities have to promptly launch a public ... SCMP Editorial Time to listen to voices of reason The first popular vote for chief executive is more than four years away, but emotions over the process are already running high. Sides ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    NPC may limit Hong Kong's right to elect chief executive

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Gary Cheung

    ... that the National People's Congress Standing Committee might limit Hong Kong's rights to elect its chief executive by universal suffrage despite the assurances contained in the Basic Law, ... it reserved the right to veto the election of any chief executive of whom it did not approve. "I can't rule it out," Cheung said when asked if the standing committee might interpret ...




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