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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Let Hongkongers vote on mainland'

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by KC NG

    ... government's offices north of the border, Beijing-loyalist lawmakers said yesterday. At present, permanent residents who "ordinarily" live in Hong Kong can register to vote, but must ... appreciated there were difficulties in allowing absentee voting for all Hongkongers overseas, but: "We can confine the arrangement to those living on the mainland first." Some 175,100 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing's 'ultra-conservative' reform plan disappoints former minister Frederick Ma

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Peter So, Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... labels Beijing reform plan 'ultra-conservative' Former government minister Frederick Ma Si-hang said he was disappointed with the "ultra-conservative" framework Beijing had ... despite its limitations to give the city hope of better governance. "The decision is obviously an ultra-conservative one," Ma told the South China Morning Post. "[However] I, ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Plenum set to decide Zhou Yongkang's fate but don't expect details

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:09am by KEIRA HUANG, Angela Meng

    ... the party expelled former Ningbo party boss Xu Yunhong in that year's fourth plenum. Five years later, the former minister in charge of the land and resources, Tian Fengshan, was expelled. Most ... its decision on Zhou at the gathering. It was "very possible" that the party will follow the conventional path to expel Zhou without releasing further details at the meeting, Tsang ...

  4. News - World - POLITICS

    Spending on North Carolina Senate race looks set to top US$100 million

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 09:08pm by AFP

    ... of the billionaire-industrialist Koch brothers which acknowledged it was spending more than US$8 million on North Carolina alone as part of a reported US$125 million nationwide operation to help conservatives win. ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    China scraps 130,000 ‘leading groups’ in effort to streamline local government

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 02:36pm by Chris Luo

    ... live pig auctions and even weed removal. The “leading group” scheme was originally designed to allow the government to form temporary task forces to deal with specific issues by helping to cut ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Talks fail to narrow gap between student leaders and Hong Kong government

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 11:39pm by Staff Reporters

    ... CCTV's 24-hour news channel ran a couple of minutes of the debate live. Lam said the government would submit a report to the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office ...

  7. News - World - POLITICS

    No he can't: heckling, walkouts as Obama tries to rally Democrat vote

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:46am by AGENCIES

    ... into the conservative-leaning states where Democrats are fighting their toughest Senate races. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Fears over 'radicals' as protest violence increases, but sources say Beijing won't be embarrassed into action

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by Staff Reporters

    ... to watch the coverage live. He said Occupy Central founders and Scholarism had been invited to watch from an adjacent room.   Beijing has full confidence in me, Leung says Chief Executive Leung ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Local governments' issuing of bonds on agenda for party's fourth plenum

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:09am by Victoria Ruan

    ... incentives and misallocation of resources", Roach said. Many steps covering fiscal reform and the overhaul of the state-owned sector and the land system have proceeded more slowly than expected ... and Resources, revenue from land sales exceeded 4 trillion yuan last year, more than 30 times the 129.6 billion yuan recorded in 2001. How such a large amount of money is managed is rarely discussed ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Funding requests face tough crowd when Legco Finance Committee meeting resumes

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, JEFFIE LAM

    ... the proposed technology bureau, and new marine police vessels. Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing will have the first challenge- to convince lawmakers to fund an organic waste treatment plant ...




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