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  1. Top unionists snub talks on pay review

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Leading civil service unionists are to boycott talks on the pay-level review with the government and consultants today. But the unionists denied the snub was a show of discontent over Wednesday's ruling by the Court of Final Appeal uphol ...

  2. It's time to foster party politics, says Emily Lau

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... and to flourish,' she said. 'That would facilitate democratic development and would be good for Hong Kong and good for China.' Political parties in the ruling coalition should also be ready to pay ... Jimmy Cheung Donald Tsang Yam-kuen should share power and responsibility with pro-government parties to develop party politics, an opposition lawmaker said yesterday. Emily Lau Wai-hing, ...

  3. Mainland influx will cause holiday chaos, warns DAB

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... The government has been warned of serious confusion when tens of thousands of mainland tourists troop across the border during the national day holidays in October. The warning came after the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong (DAB) came out ...

  4. Pay-cut row 'not a matter for Beijing'

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung A senior official plays down fears of NPC intervening There would be no need for Beijing to intervene if the Hong Kong government lost an appeal to the city's top court in the civil service pay-cut row, a senior official said yesterday. ...

  5. Firms may baulk at direct elections, warns James Tien

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... allows the possibility of introducing universal suffrage for the chief executive election in 2007 and for the legislature in 2008. In an interview with the South China Morning Post, Mr Tien said ... 'won't waste time influencing politics. If the environment worsens, they will simply leave and pick another place to do business.' In the wake of the heated debate over the security bill, Mr ...

  6. Blair leaves with encouraging words

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... HK has coped with economic and political challenges, the British PM says Tony Blair ducked out of Hong Kong ahead of the typhoon yesterday, leaving behind a vote of confidence in the city. The British prime minister said Hong Kong was the best example of a place able to face global economic challenges and make political changes without rocking stability. He also addressed China ...

  7. Bronze relic looted from palace to be auctioned

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... News reports on the mainland quoted an unidentified expert as saying it would be difficult for China to reclaim looted relics because of the cost involved. International relations and politics ... A looted Chinese relic from a series that triggered a political row when it was offered for sale three years ago will be auctioned in Hong Kong next month. The Star Daily in Beijing ...

  8. Gradual democracy right for HK: Wen

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... That will safeguard rights and freedoms, the premier says, while a minister pledges timetable for political change Hong Kong needed 'gradual development of democracy' ... 1 mass protest against the government of Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa. Previously, the Beijing leadership has limited itself to reiterating that political reforms should be in line ...

  9. Cabinet resignations will end Tung woes, says chief adviser

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... The political controversy surrounding the chief executive will gradually dissipate following the departure of his two most unpopular cabinet members, his chief political adviser says. Lau ... fire for seriously underestimating the turnout. He reportedly said he believed only about 30,000 would join the protest. But Professor Lau told the South China Morning Post yesterday that he ...

  10. World watches HK's coming of age

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... democracy, he said. Hong Kong, by transforming itself from an economic city to a political city, could provide an example of modernisation to the mainland and help integrate China. David Faure, ... Academics say the city's political growth in the wake of the July 1 protest offers clues to the mainland's future direction The way Beijing handled Hong Kong after the mass ...




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