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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping rules out Western-style political reform for China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 04:30am by Angela Meng

    ... the question of his political direction vexed China analysts. Many were optimistic after the son of late reformist leader Xi Zhongxun chose Shenzhen, the symbol of China's open-door policy, ... dismissed notions of Western-style political reform and underscored the importance of one-party rule in a speech delivered at the Great Hall of the People yesterday. In remarks celebrating the 60th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586307/xi-jinping-rules-out-western-style-political-reform-china
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tyranny of minority could derail political reform: David Akers-Jones

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:43pm by Peter So and Gary Cheung

    ... of the minority" in the Legislative Council could derail Hong Kong's political reform, former chief secretary David Akers-Jones warns. Akers-Jones also said he considered the framework outlined ... to it … exercising tyrannical power," Akers-Jones said, speaking exclusively to the South China Morning Post. "Is that democracy? Are they acting fairly and in [Hongkongers'] interests?" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588984/tyranny-minority-could-derail-political-reforms-david-akers-jones
  3. News - Asia - POLITICS

    Many Asian leaders are currently the scions of political dynasties

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:04pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kristine Kwok kristine.kwok@scmp.com Many Asian leaders are the scions of political dynasties, benefitting from family name and reputation plus timing, but not everyone makes the cut ... in a region ruled by political dynasties. A slum-born son of a lumber salesman, Widodo is among the few regional leaders who does not descend from a parent or grandparent who previously led a country. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1588945/many-asian-leaders-are-currently-scions-political-dynasties
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Britain will 'keep an open mind' in probe of Hong Kong political reform

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 02:58pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... into post-handover Hong Kong and will visit the city with an "open mind" seeking to meet people from all shades of politics. Richard Ottaway, chairman of the parliamentary Foreign Affairs ... China's ambassador to Britain, Liu Xiaoming, dated July 14 and released by the committee on its website last week, warned members against visiting Hong Kong. "I do not think your planned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585839/british-lawmakers-release-angry-letters-china-demanding-end-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students’ declaration says strike over political reform is ‘final warning to the regime’

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... classes. Professor Gordon Matthews said he will provide filmed lectures to help students who join class boycotts in protest at Beijing's restrictive framework for the city's political ... at the university, told the South China Morning Post. "I would want people to be in tutorials … but if someone were to miss some tutorials because they were occupying Central, I think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584645/its-fine-skip-class-occupy-central-says-chinese-university-lecturer
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central’s Edward Chin blasts ‘political decision’ to axe his newspaper column

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 03:19am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... no way for me to write only about finance in my column, since politics and economics are fundamentally inseparable." The newspaper did not respond to an inquiry from the South China Morning ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Activist blasts decision to axe his newspaper column The Hong Kong Economic Journal has scrapped political activist Edward Chin Chi-kin's weekly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583253/occupy-centrals-edward-chin-blasts-political-decision-axe-his
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong poised for political showdown on 2017 election; Jimmy Lai to join Occupy

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Tony Cheung, Amy Nip

    ... Tony Cheung and Amy Nip With Beijing set to impose 2017 election limits, Jimmy Lai says he will join Occupy Central Hong Kong poised for political showdown With Beijing expected to confirm a tough framework today for the 2017 chief executive election, both sides of the political divide have stepped up the rhetoric. The decision to limit the number of candidates who can stand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582080/hong-kong-poised-political-showdown-2017-election
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's political reform debate casts NPC standing committee into spotlight

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com City holds its breath as political overhaul is discussed in Beijing meeting this week Debate shines spotlight on NPC committee The role of the National People's Congress Standing Committee in Hong Kong's political reform has recently been cast back into the spotlight, as it deliberates the reform framework in a week-long meeting that opens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580437/hong-kongs-political-reform-debate-casts-npc-standing-committee
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong political reform consultation was dominated by 'orchestrated' responses

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CALVIN LIU, BRIAN YAP, Joyce Ng

    ... dominated by bloc responses The government's consultation exercise on political reform was dominated by "orchestrated" bloc submissions, most of them favouring a conservative stance, a South China Morning Post study has revealed. More than 90 per cent of the 124,700 submissions during the five-month consultation exercise were based on templates and submitted collectively ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575617/consultation-dominated-bloc-responses
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China warns Britain that ties are at risk if UK parliamentary inquiry continues

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:29am by Danny Lee and Teddy Ng

    ... Committee had written the letter, while ambassador to London Liu Xiaoming also conveyed China's views to the lawmakers. "Issues concerning the political reform of Hong Kong fall ... Danny Lee and Teddy Ng in Beijing National People's Congress says ties may be at risk if UK parliamentary probe continues China warns Britain over HK inquiry The National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583535/beijing-slams-uk-plan-hold-inquiry-hong-kongs-political-situation

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