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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
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    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

    More political instability now inevitable in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by Alex Lo

    ... to Hong Kong yesterday. The price tag for universal suffrage laid down by the National People's Congress Standing Committee is so steep every Hong Kong person has to ask whether it is worth ... political reform package. But even if you decide the price is too high to pay, you still need to ask whether the consequences of rejection would be more damaging or beneficial to Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1582469/more-political-instability-now-inevitable-hong-kong
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    When the Hong Kong government becomes the problem

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com When government becomes the problem People like to talk about "core values" as those which make a society like Hong Kong succeed or different from ... surely one of our most successful economic anchors, was created in response to the Hong Kong currency crisis of 1983. We inherited our public housing, education and health care systems and our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581903/when-hong-kong-government-becomes-problem
  10. 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

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