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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Keqiang warns of urbanisation risks in first speech as premier

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Pushing villagers into cities could cause loss of arable land and create urban poverty Premier Li Keqiang has warned of the hidden risks of an "unprecedented" urbanisation push ... of the annual legislative meeting, Li said the risks include the loss of arable land and creation of new urban poverty, suggesting he would proceed with the urbanisation carefully. Some researchers have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1193244/li-keqiang-warns-urbanisation-risks-first-speech-premier
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UK will mobilise global community if China breaches ‘one country, two systems’: Nick Clegg

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:42pm by Tony Cheung and Joyce Ng

    ... avenue available" if China breaches the agreement vowing "one country, two systems" for Hong Kong. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was quoted as telling ex-chief Secretary Anson ... Parliament The meeting drew a strong rebuke from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing, with China issuing a complaint to Britain. "The Chinese side urges the British side to truly respect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555347/uk-will-mobilise-global-community-if-china-breaches-one-country-two
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Robert Chow Yung: There is another voice in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Central protests. "You may say I'm pro-China. I'm proud of being Chinese [but] I have no links with China. I was born and bred in Hong Kong," says Chow, who denies having ... proposal to implement universal suffrage for the 2017 chief executive election. Earlier this month, Chow also teamed up with leading business groups and pro-China politicians to form the Alliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560652/robert-chow-yung-there-another-voice-hong-kong
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China's ambassador to UK hits out at public nomination for 2017 election

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Envoy hits out at call for public nomination China's ambassador to Britain has joined the chorus of criticism against having public nomination in the city's chief executive election in 2017, saying that the British prime minister and US president are not selected that way. "I have worked for many years in Britain and the US. To my ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550716/chinas-ambassador-uk-hits-out-public-nomination-2017-election
  5. News - World - POLITICS

    PTSD caused plagiarism in thesis, US senator and Iraq veteran John Walsh claims

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... the Democrat's 33-year military career, which has been a cornerstone of his campaign to keep the seat he was appointed to in February, when Max Baucus resigned to become US ambassador to China. Democrats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558331/ptsd-caused-plagiarism-thesis-us-senator-and-iraq-veteran-john-walsh
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'It doesn't matter; it's not a sin': Lawmaker with lowest Legco attendance unrepentant

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... a key figure in the Business and Professionals Alliance who represents the Heung Yee Kuk in Legco, did not offer an explanation when responding to a South China Morning Post inquiry. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557680/heung-yee-kuks-man-proves-conspicuous-his-absence
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central 'may hurt Beijing's confidence in Hong Kong as financial centre'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... which] the operations of the financial sector are affected, the risks will be much higher," said Yam, who is also an adviser to the People's Bank of China. "I hope the [protests ... to be secure". Yam also said the Hong Kong dollar's peg to its US counterpart should not be considered untouchable as conditions now were very different to 1983, when it was created. "China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556936/occupy-central-may-hurt-beijings-confidence-hong-kong-financial
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Newspaper vendors offered cash to display and hand out anti-Occupy posters

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by SAMUEL CHAN, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Causeway Bay vendor did not welcome the offer. "I would never betray my conscience for a few dollars more," said the newsstand owner, who did not wish to be identified. The South China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557050/newspaper-vendors-offered-cash-display-and-hand-out-anti-occupy
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Parties' Legco voting records show a blurring of political lines, Post finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... This is indicated by a South China Morning Post study of Legislative Council voting records over the past year. The study shows the Liberal Party voted in favour of motions tabled by pan-democrats 40 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557132/parties-legco-voting-records-show-blurring-political-lines-post-finds
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Martin Lee criticises NPC for 'weird' comments on 'external interference' in Hong Kong affairs

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 07:15pm by JEFFIE LAM, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... "conscious decision" not to see them. "I believe the British government policy on Hong Kong could be summarised in three words, 'More China trade,'" Lee said. "This is, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556725/pan-democrats-can-be-patriots-npc-chief-tells-loyalists-shenzhen

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