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  1. Ratio of directly elected Legco seats won't rise

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... electorates. Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun, who is also a delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, said a proposal from the pan-democratic camp to reduce ... local NPC and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference delegates about the decision. Today's events 9am NPC Standing Committee vote on the resolution on Hong Kong 10.30am ...

  2. Beijing to keep 2017 hopes alive

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Denise Hung and Jimmy Cheung NPC Standing Committee to decide on pace of HK democracy; positive signal expected Beijing will leave open the option of universal suffrage for the chief executive election in 2017 when it decides on Hong Kong's pace of d ...

  3. Antics mock the legislative process

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Legislative Council should be an arena for rational debate rather than political stunts. For decades, our lawmakers and officials worked hard to build a civilised parliamentary culture ... Council complex was indeed regrettable. The occasion was meant to be the beginning of a fresh chapter as Legco kicked off the new session in the new Admiralty site. But instead of a rational ...

  4. Chinese women to stage special clinic in HK

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the July 8-10 event said yesterday that they had arranged the session with 40 students who would be offered the rare opportunity to train together with their heroes, who pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in women's volleyball in the gold medal match against the Russians at the 2004 Olympic Games. The Chinese came back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 in one of the Games' most ...

  5. HK and Durban battle it out to host IOC session

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Dennis Eng and Jimmy Cheung The battle for the right to host the 123rd session of the International Olympic Committee in 2011 is now down to Hong Kong and the South African city of Durban. ... Olympic Games but then called off its bid. The government has estimated that the IOC session could attract about 10,000 visitors and generate HK$110 million in revenue despite costing about HK$135 ...

  6. Chan laps up long session in the hot seat

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Anson Chan Fang On-sang may have endured weeks of dawn-till-dusk campaigning in her bid for a Legco seat, but when she finally attended her first meeting in the legislature yesterday, it turned out to be an even longer day than those on the ...

  7. A singular obsession

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Nai-keung Since the very beginning, the democrats have had only one issue: universal suffrage. From their behaviour in this new session of the Legislative Council, they have neither ... and it is more so for politics in a parliamentary democracy. And in the populist, black-or-white atmosphere that we have here, substance is a rare commodity. But show business will get us nowhere. It may ...

  8. Gloves off and insults flow in tetchy session

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pan-democrats said. During the Legislative Council's question-and-answer session, Mr Tsang painted the pan-democrats as grumpy, stubborn and impatient, urging Frontier lawmaker Emily Lau Wai-hing ... attacks and less verbal violence and then we'll be closer to achieving our targets.' Mr Tsang said he hoped the session would be like a football match, where the teams shake hands after ...

  9. Struggle sessions revealed

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... by the chief executive gave a hint that all was not so harmonious behind the scenes. It came when he was pressed by Liberal Party vice-chairwoman Miriam Lau Kin-yee during a question-and-answer session ... session, and a new round of rumours erupted as to the whereabouts of John Tsang Chun-wah, director of the chief executive's office, who has long been touted to take over a bureau. Association ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    C.Y. Leung announces task force to 'advance' Chinese medicine

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Johnny Tam Leung Chun-ying announces task force to further promote the industry in HK Body to 'advance' Chinese medicine Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ambitious plans to develop the city's traditional Chinese medicine industry took a step forward yesterday with the appointment of a task force to help bring the idea to fruition. Leung wants ...




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