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  1. Be tolerant to dissent: delegate

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma A CPPCC delegate has called for tolerance to dissent and even radical opinions as China seeks to develop its own model of 'deliberate democracy'. Chen Shuyu, former ... 'Discussion is exchanges and rational discussions on an equal footing,' he told CPPCC deputies yesterday. 'It is not just informing others or expressing your stance.' ...

  2. Rising inflation tops agenda for delegates

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... employment, were raised in 354 proposals and 238 written speeches that have been submitted to the 11th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), according to its spokesman, Wu ... efficiency. The plans are expected to be approved by the National People's Congress session, which starts on Wednesday. Speaking ahead of the CPPCC annual conference today, Mr Wu said: 'The ...

  3. Club for Guangdong CPPCCs' HK corps

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... chairman of snack-food trader Four Seas Mercantile Holdings and a delegate to the national-level CPPCC, said the group would gather people from different sectors 'to enhance harmony and expand ... in Guangdong, including cities, counties and towns, have agreed to join the association. Tse Long, a Hong Kong delegate to the provincial-level CPPCC, said the fraternity association was likely ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Civil servants wasting billions on cars, wine A huge amount of taxpayers' money is wasted every year on the private expenses of civil servants, CPPCC delegate Liu Guangfu ... resources, the China Youth Daily reported. Another CPPCC delegate, Zong Licheng, called for a wining-and-dining ban to be slapped on civil servants to curb the widespread phenomenon ...

  5. Weird and wacky ideas are given an airing

    Posted Mar 08th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... 'people's representatives' who are effectively nominated by the Communist Party, as are the CPPCC advisers. More than half of the CPPCC delegates are current or retired officials, and the rest ... for husbands to pay salaries to their wives for doing housework. CPPCC delegate Zhang Xiaomei, a fashion and beauty magazine editor, said women on average spent twice as long doing housework than men, ...

  6. Henry Fok and Sir Run Run Shaw both ill

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... that the 83-year-old Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) vice-chairman had fallen sick. The China News Agency yesterday said Mr Fok was very ill and was receiving treatment ... to mainland sport. He became a vice- chairman of the CPPCC in 1998. The tycoon has large investments in piers and port facilities in Nansha and Panyu, near Guangzhou, his home town. Meanwhile, ...

  7. Journalist's supporters decry sentence

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the feelings of Hong Kong people. Xu Simin, a veteran leftist and former delegate to the standing committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), said the sentence ... Jia Chunwang to raise his concerns. But Lau Nai-keung, a delegate to the conference, said: 'I do not think the sentence is too heavy in the Chinese standard. CPPCC, as an organisation, ...

  8. Sharing secrets and courting media is simply irresponsible

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Conference deputies to rush in, join the protests and add to the chorus of questions is simple unthinkable. One CPPCC member, Lew Mon-hung, even took out full-page adverts to demonstrate his ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People's Political Consultative Conference with great passion and expressed hope that Mr Tung would continue to show concern for matters related to Hong Kong. Now a vice-chairman of the CPPCC, Mr ...

  10. An outspoken son leaves behind a dream of prosperity and peace

    Posted Sep 11th 2007, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... and I always hope to see its betterment,' he said. In a written speech distributed to delegates at the plenary meeting of the CPPCC in 1990, a year after the bloody crackdown, he called on the mainland authorities to introduce democratic reform as a recipe for long-term political stability. But he was not allowed to distribute a speech at the CPPCC meeting in 1991 because his views were ...




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