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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Sweating and on the verge of tears: Chinese officials carry out self-criticism on TV

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Senior officials sweat over self-criticisms Senior officials revising their self-criticisms nearly 30 times, sweating and "almost in tears", ... in Yanan in the early 1940s and hailed by the party as a tool to bring democracy to the party by allowing people to voice their opinions about one another. However, they have become better known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1319552/senior-chinese-officials-face-mao-style-self-criticism-sessions
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ‘A sad day for Hong Kong and democracy’: Scholar slams Beijing’s reform plan

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 06:50pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... sad day for Hong Kong' Calling it a “sad day for Hong Kong” one of the world’s prominent democracy scholars decried Beijing’s new restrictions on Hong Kong’s upcoming elections, saying ... a timetable toward democracy, and frankly, not even an effort to gesture toward democracy Professor Larry Diamond “This is a sad day for Hong Kong, and for democracy,” Professor Larry Diamond, senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583062/sad-day-hong-kong-and-democracy-scholar-slams-beijings-reform
  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Former premier Zhu Rongji lifts lid on talks with CY Leung

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Leung Chun-ying, now Hong Kong's chief executive, on the core reform issues of land ownership and housing. Leung, then a young surveyor at British real estate firm Jones Lang Wootton, is the only Hong Kong politician mentioned in the book, but it is an indication of his close ties with the mainland. Zhu (pictured) has kept a low profile since he retired a decade ago and avoided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296275/zhu-rongji-lifts-lid-talks-cy-leung
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwanese groups press for passage of asylum bill to help Hong Kong activists

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Lawrence Chung

    ... a top aide of former vice-president Annette Lu Hsiu-lien, said Taiwan "should not stand idle and allow Hong Kong [to lose] the fight for democracy". Yang, who has been advising Hong ... Taiwan will be able to provide political asylum to Hongkongers persecuted for their fight for democracy," he said. Yang and other Taiwanese activists said Hong Kong people should not see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585418/taiwan-groups-press-passage-asylum-bill-help-hong-kong-activists
  5. 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

    ... of Hong Kong will elect our chief executive by universal suffrage, fulfilling the collective aspiration of the people of Hong Kong. I fully support this decision, just as large numbers of Hong ... just another incremental step; we will be ushering Hong Kong into a new chapter in history, a grand chapter to be written collectively by the people of Hong Kong. This is because by then, some ...

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

    Beijing could rein in Hong Kong if Occupy Central goes ahead, says mainland academic

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:35pm by Tony Cheung

    ... the Basic Law in fighting for democracy. “Even if we undertake acts of civil disobedience, it can be handled by Hong Kong law … and the law won’t be abolished because of us. It is frightening ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Beijing may crimp HK autonomy, scholar warns Beijing could move to reduce Hong Kong’s autonomy if actions such as Occupy Central go ahead, a mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590820/beijing-could-rein-hong-kong-if-occupy-central-goes-ahead-says
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Quit school if you really want to make a sacrifice for democracy', Arthur Li tells students

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 12:01pm by Peter So

    ... September 22 to oppose Beijing's restrictive framework for Hong Kong's 2017 chief executive election. Secondary-school pupils will stage a one-day boycott on September 26. Li, a former ... don't do that in Hong Kong." But Agnes Chow Ting, spokeswoman for student activist group Scholarism, dismissed Li's comparison with the Red Guards. "The students are neither ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593008/students-should-quit-school-if-they-really-want-sacrifice-democracy
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's pan-democrats face a steep climb to universal suffrage

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Joyce Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... did not come as any surprise. "I have never been too optimistic," says Ho, former chairman of the Democratic Party. "Hong Kong's road to democracy is always linked ... shut," he says. "We can only become more radical. I know there is a faction in Beijing that wants to give Hong Kong genuine democracy, but that this faction lost this time. I won't lose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592497/hong-kongs-pan-democrats-face-steep-climb-universal-suffrage
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwan backs city's push for democracy

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by Agence France-Presse and Xinhua

    ... Agence France-Presse and Xinhua Taiwan backs city's push for democracy Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday threw his support behind Hong Kong's push for democracy, calling it a core value shared by Taiwanese people. His support comes after Hong Kong pro-democracy activists launched an "era of civil disobedience" at a rally on Sunday- within hours of Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584095/taiwan-backs-citys-push-democracy
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central leaders shave heads to show ‘determination for democracy’

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:47pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... professor of law at the University of Hong Kong and one of the Occupy founders, said the move to cut off all their hair symbolised their refusal to accept the tough rules Beijing laid down for the 2017 chief executive election. The action "will show our determination for Hong Kong to have democracy... One is willing to give up something he or she considers to be precious to fight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588699/occupy-central-leaders-shave-their-heads-show-determination-hong-kong

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