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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's moderates must save the day (and democracy)

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Alice Wu

    ... It's going to take every bit of political beeswax we can muster to plug our ears from the enchanting songs of doom. It's going to take every political moderate in Hong Kong and Beijing ... in practicality will guide us through. It's the only way Hong Kong and Beijing can survive. Alice Wu is a political consultant and a former associate director of the Asia Pacific Media Network ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556189/hong-kongs-moderates-must-save-day-and-democracy
  2. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong should focus on addressing social issues rather than democracy

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by LETTERS

    ... Addressing social issues more important than democracy There are claims that 510,000 people took to the streets on July 1, calling for universal suffrage and democracy. What we in Hong ... others aspire to. Hong Kong is in no position to threaten China and make the central government yield to its demands. China's system, although not democratic, has held the entire nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1556617/hong-kong-should-focus-addressing-social-issues-rather-democracy
  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing slams British 'interference' as Nick Clegg meets Hong Kong pro-democracy activists

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:07pm by AFP

    ... internal affairs after British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg met two leading Hong Kong pro-democracy activists urging greater freedoms from Beijing. Beijing "lodged solemn protests" ... democracy in Hong Kong. "It is vital that the British government does not turn a blind eye to current developments in Hong Kong," Chan told the committee members. The pair heavily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555551/china-slams-british-interference-nick-clegg-meets-hk-activists
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Democracy diatribes are making us all mad in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:52pm by Michael Chugani

    ... have a cosy relationship when everyone knows the two sides loathe each other. Hong Kong is not apartheid South Africa, repressive Burma or racist 1960s America. But the democracy camp likes ... Michael Chugani Michael Chugani says with illogic ruling Hong Kong politics right now, there can be no winners, whether pan-democratic or Beijing loyalist Losing it It has been a dizzying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1551827/democracy-diatribes-are-making-us-all-mad-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Democracy rally kicks off July 1 day of protest in Hong Kong as CY Leung calls for 'stability'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:24am by CHRIS LAU and lo wei

    ... this month. Meanwhile, at a reception in Wan Chai after the flag-raising ceremony celebrating the 17th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said that the city’s residents should avoid doing anything that might damage Hong Kong’s “prosperity and stability”. Leung was speaking amid plans by the pro-democracy Occupy Central movement to stage a sit-in ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544112/pro-democracy-rally-kicks-july-1-day-protest-hong-kong
  6. News - Hong Kong - MULTIMEDIA

    July 1: a short history of Hong Kong's march for democracy

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:00am by Erin Hale

    ... Erin Hale erin.hale@scmp.com Hong Kong has seen its fair share of political protest from annual Tiananmen Square vigils to outright clashes with police over the last 17 years as a Special Administrative Region of China. Grievances vary from year to year, but calls for universal suffrage, freedom of speech and the protection of the rule of law remain constant. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1543549/july-1-short-history-hong-kongs-march-democracy
  7. Comment - Letters

    Fake democracy will be bad for Hong Kong and chief executive

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:11am by LETTERS

    ... Fake democracy will be bad for Hong Kong and chief executive In the long and hard battle for democracy in Hong Kong, we are occasionally confronted by critics who are intelligent ... First, a fake democracy is not and can never evolve into a good or good enough democracy. Second, a fake democracy will cause more damage and harm to Hong Kong, as it will clothe the chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1540596/fake-democracy-will-be-bad-hong-kong-and-chief-executive
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Both Beijing and Anson Chan are talking hogwash over full democracy for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:59am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com When both sides are talking hogwash The war of words over Hong Kong's full democracy has got out of hand. Beijing has denounced Occupy Central's mock ... the city's fight for full democracy. Both denunciations are hogwash. You can ask the Hong Kong public to vote on anything you like. We do it all the time, over beauty pageants, Canto-pop hits, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1539168/both-beijing-and-anson-chan-are-talking-hogwash-over-full
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rise of the radical anti-democracy groups in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:05pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng blames their media-savvy provocations for turning rallies in Hong Kong into ugly shouting matches and scuffles Rise of radical anti-democracy groups challenges ... of the Tiananmen Square student movement that ended in a bloodbath in the summer of 1989. In Hong Kong, both the government and pro-establishment figures are usually caught in an embarrassing situation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1525907/rise-radical-anti-democracy-groups-hong-kong
  10. News - Hong Kong - JUNE 4

    Mainland tourists fuel donations to pro-democracy groups at Hong Kong's June 4 vigil

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 04:06am by Tony Cheung, JEFFIE LAM, Ada Lee

    ... universal suffrage in Hong Kong," he said. "They realise that while we are discussing universal suffrage, our real opponent is Beijing." Teng Biao, a mainland civil-rights lawyer who ... Jeffie Lam, Ada Lee and Tony Cheung Near-record sum of donations pours in for pro-democracy groups at Tiananmen memorial event, including HK$40,000 from mainlanders Mainland tourists fuel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1526131/mainland-tourists-fuel-donations-pro-democracy-groups-hong-kongs-june

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