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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Don't destroy Hong Kong for democracy

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by Alex Lo

    ... on about international standards. But it's a city election, not a country's. There is no higher arbiter or authority than Beijing to decide what form of democracy Hong Kong can have. ... war. For Occupy Central, it looks like they are ready to undermine Hong Kong's stability and reputation to save it. Occupy co-founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting has said as much. This is what he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580895/dont-destroy-hong-kong-democracy
  2. 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
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    Hong Kong protesters, police get all tangled up in the numbers game

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by Alex Lo

    ... on Sunday. This is more than its estimate of 98,600 for the pro-democracy march on July 1. The University of Hong Kong public opinion programme put the number at between 79,000 and 88,000, roughly half its estimate for the July 1 rally. The Alliance for Peace and Democracy, which organised Sunday's pro-Beijing protest, originally put the figure at 193,000 but yesterday, Robert Chow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1576288/hong-kong-protesters-police-get-all-tangled-numbers-game
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Ageing Hong Kong pan-democratic politicians seek to influence the West on political reform

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by Alex Lo

    ... a few pan-democratic prima donnas who are trying to influence the foreign policies of a few English-speaking countries vis-à-vis Hong Kong and to internationalise our fight over universal suffrage, something that is clearly a domestic struggle and ours alone to resolve. If you read the recent official statements on Hong Kong by the US, Britain and the European Union, it's all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557716/ageing-hong-kong-pan-democratic-politicians-seek-influence
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's time for radical political groups in Hong Kong to face hard political realities

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:51am by Alex Lo

    ... basic realities. On the one hand, some kind of full democracy is inevitable for Hong Kong. On the other, there is this colossus called China. The mainland will influence and dictate to Hong Kong ... otherwise peaceful forums, rallies, demonstrations and protest marches" of pro-democracy groups and often hurl verbal abuse at them. Among these groups are the Justice Alliance, Caring Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1528899/its-time-radical-political-groups-hong-kong-face-hard
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's time to set idealistic pieties aside over Hong Kong's universal suffrage

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:50am by Alex Lo

    ... for long. Not necessarily. Good enough democracy is good enough for most people in Hong Kong. "One person, one vote" will help bolster our governance and attractiveness. The key is that we ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It's time to set idealistic pieties aside A survey finds 54 per cent of Hong Kong people want "one person, one vote" even if the candidate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1535182/its-time-set-idealistic-pieties-aside-over-hong-kongs
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    Hong Kong pan-democrats take on censorious and dogmatic attitude

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... consultation results next week. In his latest report to the British Parliament on Hong Kong, Foreign Secretary William Hague expressed support for the city's struggle for universal suffrage ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Pan-dems take on censorious attitude Democracy is supposed to be about free speech as much as anything else. But the pan-democrats and their allies are rapidly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1552343/hong-kong-pan-democrats-take-censorious-and-dogmatic
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Stop talk of PLA and foreign interference in Hong Kong affairs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:17am by Alex Lo

    ... not an unreasonable belief. But then it descended into what we may fairly call paranoia. "There are signals that the Hong Kong [SAR] government is preparing for a crackdown on the pro-democracy ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Stop talk of PLA and foreign interference Are people on both sides of the political divide getting a tad too paranoid? Here is a letter from Hong Kong by one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1548227/stop-talk-pla-and-foreign-interference-hong-kong-affairs
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong students protest too much over Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by Alex Lo

    ... at the University of Hong Kong and Polytechnic University are planning to reschedule classes to fit the protesting students' timetables. Wait a minute. If you have a beef with the central government or the Hong Kong government, fine, go protest outside the liaison office or in Admiralty. Go occupy Central or Mong Kok. But do it in your own time. Law lecturer Benny Tai Yiu-ting once told me he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581329/hong-kong-students-protest-too-much-over-occupy-central
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's Cardinal Zen and the art of anti-communism

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:01am by Alex Lo

    ... anti-communism, including his fight for democracy in Hong Kong and his fervent wish to see China's government collapse. The new pope has worked to improve relations with Beijing. Now there is talk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1546976/hong-kongs-cardinal-zen-and-art-anti-communism

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