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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Basic Law expert Alan Hoo 'clarifies' view on Chinese-only judges

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, LAUREN HO

    ... of the Basic Law Institute, Alan Hoo SC, has clarified that he did not suggest or agree with the idea that all judges of the Court of Final Appeal should be Chinese nationals. His remarks came days ... in their statements. Hoo said yesterday of Cheng's idea that all Court of Final Appeal judges should at least be Hong Kong permanent residents: "I just thought what she said was a valid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1080995/basic-law-expert-alan-hoo-clarifies-view-chinese-only-judges
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Long Hair' denied bail for appeal to top court

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 06:17pm by JULIE CHU

    ... is appealing to the Court of Final Appeal after a High Court judge upheld his convictions on one count of disorderly behaviour and two of criminal damage last month. The charges relate to a public ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com 'Long Hair' denied bail for appeal to top court Lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung will not be allowed out of prison to continue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530900/filibuster-put-hold-top-court-denies-long-hair-bail
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing scholar admits error and omissions in white paper on Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Joyce Ng

    ... said: "Zhang does not respect our courts at all." Leong noted that the Court of Final Appeal ruled in a landmark right-of-abode case in 1999 that Hong Kong judges can continue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581361/beijing-scholar-admits-error-and-omissions-white-paper-hong-kong
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students’ declaration says strike over political reform is ‘final warning to the regime’

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com 'Declaration of the Students' Strike' calls for open elections in 2016 and 2017, as teachers say protests are a legitimate reason to boycott classes The University of Hong Kong’s student union has called on st ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584645/its-fine-skip-class-occupy-central-says-chinese-university-lecturer
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy takes seed of an idea from sunflower movement

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:05am by FANNY FUNG

    ... hundreds of students using water cannons and batons, protestors were trained to appeal for co-operation in the crowd when they saw someone not complying with organisers' rules. For example, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1595514/occupy-takes-seed-idea-sunflower-movement
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text of former Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa’s speech on Hong Kong’s political reform

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:22pm

    ... this is by no means democracy in its final form. If, after 2017, we desire to further improve our democratic system, there is clear mechanism within the Basic Law for us to do so. Regardless ... with their vision, political ideals, and proven record of service to our community, and seek nomination as a candidate in the 2017 CE election. The final choice of our leader rests with the five million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584599/full-text-former-chief-executive-tung-chee-hwas-speech-hong-kongs
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students plan one-week school boycott to protest Beijing's election restrictions

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:29pm by JEFFIE LAM, Ernest Kao

    ... yesterday announced they would stage a week-long boycott of classes from September 22. This would be their "final warning" to officials, they said, after Beijing imposed a restrictive ... has set a high nominating threshold and capped the number of candidates at two or three- effectively rules out pan-democrats from running. Lam also appealed to the students not to engage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587233/students-plan-one-week-school-boycott-protest-beijings-election
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    The walls are up at HSBC in Central as Occupy Central looms

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... HSBC's contract with the government, the 3,200 square metre area should be open to public daily. It can be taken to court if it violates the rules. Meanwhile, lawyer Maggie Chan Man-ki yesterday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594121/walls-are-hsbc-central-occupy-central-looms
  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Henan party cadre ‘regrets’ rushing at PLA singer Song Zuying

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:19pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com A township official in Henan, who was detained three years ago for rushing the stage to embrace a popular military singer, has finally spoken out about the incident, saying it still made him feel remorse to this day. Wang Liuju, a cadre in Puyang county, Henan province, recently told the Chongqing Youth Daily that he regretted hugging star Song Zuying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1590924/henan-party-cadre-regrets-rushing-pla-singer-song-zuying
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung sues jailers for making him 'Short Hair'

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by CHRIS LAU

    ... would seek a judicial review to retain them. In a writ filed to the High Court, Leung also said a rule requiring male prisoners to have their hair cut short is discriminatory and breached his ... than it is when they arrive in jail without their consent. This rule, the court document says, discriminates against Leung on the basis of his gender, and has no genuine purpose of maintaining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586861/long-hair-leung-kwok-hung-sues-jailers-making-him-short-hair

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