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  1. Jailing activist shows contempt for rights

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... large-scale horror ahead of Communist Party of China's National Congress' and 'One country doesn't need two systems'. Li Fangping , Hu's lawyer, said outside court: ... Chris Yeung For all the hype surrounding the Beijing Olympics - and how hosting them might prompt changes in China - the jailing last week of human rights defender Hu Jia is a grim ...

  2. New party aspires to be sensible about opposition

    Posted Jan 26th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ...' had caused anxiety among people close to Beijing. 'The logic of pro-Beijing figures is that the Chinese Communist Party [CCP] is the ruling party in China. Hong Kong is part of China ... Chris Yeung A new political party spearheaded by the Article 45 Concern Group has vowed to adopt a responsible approach to bringing about changes in policies- by putting itself ...

  3. Thinking critically about next era of reform

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... to Japan rather than China- the student-led movement ushered in what has been described as China's renaissance. Three decades after the Communist Party came to power, the late patriarch Deng Xiaoping spearheaded reform and an open-door policy in 1979 after the party leadership reversed policies adopted in the early decades of the new China. The path of reform since then has been ...

  4. The Dragon and the Crown

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... turmoil hit southern China in the 1920s. Events on the mainland not only changed Chinese history but also had a tremendous impact on Kwan and his family. Driven by patriotism during the Sino-Japanese war, Kwan joined the Nationalist army, working as an interpreter for American troops in southwest China. When the Chinese Communist Party took power in 1949, two of his brothers, like many ...

  5. Unhealed wounds

    Posted May 25th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... all.' This is how the late Communist Party general secretary Zhao Ziyang recalled one of the darkest nights in the history of contemporary China in secretly taped memoirs published this month. ... by the outburst of people power and obsessively fearful of what they saw as a western plot to topple the Communist regime in China and the socialist bloc, the ruling party tightened its political grip ...

  6. The party's over

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... ought to improve... The Communist Party has been successful in using the power of discourse by propagating, for instance, that 'we oppose anything China does'. 'I don't think ... of the Chinese press. 'I have no concrete proof of a smear campaign orchestrated by the Communist Party against our party and the democrats at large. Nor have I evidence of a new tactic adopted ...

  7. A meeting of minds

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... that while the Communist Party would remain the policy setter, it faced the challenge of strengthening its institutions and its capacity for solving problems. Whether or not one calls it China fever, ... Chris Yeung Former University of Hong Kong vice-chancellor and prominent Sinologist Wang Gung-wu has observed a marked change in regional attitudes towards the mainland, from fearing China ...

  8. Beijing's crackdown on dissent will backfire

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... sweeping political and democratic reforms, respect for human rights and an end to one-party rule in the country. If his detention last year was seen as a mind game by the communist authorities ... spreading of rumours' and defamation of the mainland government as his alleged crimes, which are more to do with speech than acts. For the ruling Communist Party, obsessed with power ...

  9. New orders

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... overall strength of China in the past few years has emboldened the Communist Party leadership to face up to the Hong Kong and Taiwan questions squarely. 'The leadership feels self-assured ... in the political scene could not be more dramatic. In March last year, former Democratic Party chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming was a traitor- in the words of mainland Vice-Minister of Commerce An Min. ...

  10. A steep learning curve

    Posted Nov 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... a threat to the international community. On the domestic front, the Communist Party's Central Committee adopted, in a recent plenum, the so-called 'scientific' approach towards ... Chris Yeung The pollution debacle in the northeastern mainland and the neighbouring part of Russia reflects the enormous ramifications of China's breathless pace of development. ...




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