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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World is watching the outcome of Hong Kong's democracy fight

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:01pm by ANSON CHAN

    ... Anson Chan Anson Chan says whether or not Hong Kong can maintain its freedoms and achieve genuine democracy is a matter of international concern- and a test of Beijing's sincerity ... country, two systems" and the achievement of genuine democracy in Hong Kong are not simply matters for China. The Joint Declaration is an internationally binding treaty, lodged with the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1495714/world-watching-outcome-hong-kongs-democracy-fight
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How democracy changed Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57am by Regina Ip

    ... for security David Jeaffreson, L.M.(Bim) Davies, "Mr 1997", and most recently John Walden, former director of home affairs- calls for a fresh examination of how democracy changed Hong Kong ... colony. Dr Steve Tsang, an Oxford historian, pointed out in his 1988 monograph Democracy Shelved that plans to introduce democracy to Hong Kong started in London in 1945, but were shelved in 1952 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1478976/how-democracy-changed-hong-kong
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Given its own record, the West is in no position to preach about democracy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:24am by JEAN-PIERRE LEHMANN

    ... of Hong Kong were never given the option of expressing their preferences by referendum. Britain ruled Hong Kong for a century and a half, from 1842 to 1997. There was no democracy in Hong Kong ... the general point that the Western powers were hardly paragons- to put it mildly- of democratic governance, we might ask: what about Hong Kong? There is an undoubted degree of sympathy in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1552061/given-its-own-record-west-no-position-preach-about-democracy
  8. Comment

    Time for Beijing to trust Hongkongers in their quest for democracy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:45pm by Emily Lau

    ... They should have a dialogue with the pro-democracy camp and the Occupy Central organisers and seek to establish a constructive working relationship with them. Hong Kong's reputation for peaceful ... in the community. Either he does not know, or does not want to know, that divergent views in society are threatening to rip the city apart. How can such an inept person be fit to run Hong Kong? Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1554059/time-beijing-trust-hongkongers-their-quest-democracy
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong feels like pre-1997 all over again, only this time more radicalised

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:56pm by Michael Chugani

    ... And the barbed exchanges between then governor Chris Patten and mainland officials over democracy for Hong Kong? The so-called post-80s generation is too young to remember, but those panicky days ... kind of democracy Hongkongers want. Hong Kong is today an angry and polarised society. We were never like that even during the fear-filled days after the Tiananmen crackdown that led up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1541551/hong-kong-feels-pre-1997-all-over-again-only-time-more-radicalised
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Seven hours on the march was worth it for Hong Kong I went on the democracy march on Tuesday, start to finish, from Holding Pen No. 1 in Victoria Park to the corner ... that democracy is essential to Hong Kong's continued prosperity. I think it is essential to China's, too, but that's another matter. Hong Kong is my home. I have lived here for 35 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1547561/my-seven-hours-july-1-march-was-worth-it-hong-kong

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