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  1. Anson Chan blasts 'lack of team spirit'

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... stranded amid the political unrest in Thailand as an example. She said the recently published draft code regulating the relationship between civil servants and politically appointed ... Ambrose Leung Problems in governance are inevitable because of a lack of team spirit and confusion about the relationship between political appointees and civil servants, former chief ...

  2. Call to open up Election Committee

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Former solicitor-general says change is vital to prevent unrest A former top government lawyer has suggested widening the electoral base of the Election Committee which selects the third chief executive if universal suffrage is not introduced in 2007. Former solicitor-general Daniel Fung Wah-kin SC said expanding the electorate of the committee to include rank-and-file ...

  3. Don't dilute universal suffrage

    Posted Dec 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... citizens. His or her rule would be filled with chaos and unrest. Surely this is against everyone's desire. Therefore, not until a high percentage of residents are fully educated in the true ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Scholarism to bypass police nod in protest over June 4 crackdown

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Protest over June 4 Tiananmen crackdown is a 'basic human right', says group Scholarism to march without a permit Student-activist group Scholarism says it will not apply to police for permission before marching to ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Legal group produces handbook for protesters

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... of legal professionals to produce a handbook to explain their rights. The new Hong Kong Civil Liberties Union has published the five-page booklet in Chinese and English. It follows a seven-fold ... about rights under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights," he said. "Everyone has an opinion and I welcome protests because they help society to work out ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Fruit knife detention pierces concepts of freedom

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai Three-day detention for carrying small blade tells some they can be locked up for trivial reasons For many, fruit knife incident pierces concepts of freedom For many mainlanders, freedom of speech and of the press, and the right to vote, are lo ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CIVIL RIGHTS

    'Troublesome' Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang sent home from Beijing

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo, Colleen Lee, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Jennifer Ngo, Colleen Lee and Ng Kang-chung I was released because I did nothing wrong, says Yang Kuang after expulsion from Beijing 'Troublesome' HK activist sent home The Hong Kong activist arrested in Beijing while trying to visit the wife of ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Singer Peter Yarrow tells University of Hong Kong lack of respect at root of protests

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... of American folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, held a concert and rally at the university's Sun Yat-sen square. The 74-year-old folk singer and activist made his name as a symbol of the civil ... of '60s hit Puff the Magic Dragon told his young audience that issues like women's rights, climate change and civil rights all stemmed from a common source. "Each movement is about ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's claim to greatness must rest on its ethics

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ANSON CHAN

    ... Anson Chan Anson Chan looks forward to the day when the nation can claim greatness not because of the size of its gross domestic product or scale of its military might, but with its ethical leadership Greater China China continues to astonish the world by ...

  10. Roadshow rolls on with a kinder reception for justice minister

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung received a kinder reception yesterday than some of his colleagues have been given on the past couple of weekends, as he continued the government's political reform roadshow. About 20 protesters greeted ...




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