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  1. Hong Kong's dragon-boat democracy

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... Edith Terry Will this be a summer of opportunity or one of discontent? Most seasoned observers of Hong Kong would quickly, if unhappily, predict the latter. The political pendulum ... in Hong Kong's political rebirth, have incendiary potential. The 15th anniversary this week of the massacre in Tiananmen Square could be the start of a downward spiral of confrontation. One ...

  2. Democracy warrior in full cry despite fears over health

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... conditioned improved. But no matter the state of his health, Szeto said people should continue their fight for democracy both in Hong Kong and on the mainland. 'Vindicating June 4 is only ... as he spoke at a booth run by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China at the Lunar New Year fair. Long considered the most visible face among Hong Kong ...

  3. Low turnout as pro-democracy protesters mourn quake victims

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The annual march seeking vindication for the democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square 19 years ago took on a solemn tone last Sunday as participants refrained from chanting slogans, mourning the victims of the Sichuan earthquake instead. The chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, Szeto Wah, led a minute's silence ...

  4. Have we done enough? How the Hong Kong government responded

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in cash, plus send 700 people to Aceh and Thailand to help with rescue efforts- Sends two more helicopters to Sumatra and four to Thailand What did the Hong Kong community do?- Pro-democracy camp ... Sunday December 26 What happened Tsunami strikes in Indian Ocean. No reports of Hong Kong dead What did the Hong Kong government do?- Communicates with the Travel Industry Council of Hong ...

  5. Days of reckoning for Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... amendments, the Taiwan question and rural development policy. China watchers will also look for any signs of a new deal on government reform from the Hu Jintao-Wen Jiabao leadership. In Hong Kong ... repeated exhortations to Hong Kong people to be 'patriotic'. The irony is even sharper if one looks at the limited opportunities for Hong Kong Chinese to participate in national affairs. ...

  6. Hong Kong should begin to conserve water now

    Posted Nov 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The article headlined 'Farm weathers the drought' (October 29) reported widespread drought in Guangdong with water flows in the Dongjiang, upon which Hong Kong relies for 77 per ... of mega-infrastructure such as the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai Bridge, may bring economic benefits, it is very likely that they will be a magnet for more migration from the hinterland, and all its associated ills. ...

  7. Study urges a cautious approach to referendum

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Local-level polls may be more credible than full mock vote, say researchers Hong Kong people are mature enough to vote in a referendum but should not rush into holding one ... for Hong Kong, said: 'From the maturity of Hong Kong society, the legal perspective and the actual situation of the city, it is feasible to introduce a referendum, whether it is conducted ...

  8. Hongkongers open their hearts and wallets to victims

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... parties such as the Civic Party, the Democratic Party and the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong put aside their differences for the greater good. Political rivals Anson Chan Fang On-sang and Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, who contested the Legislative Council's Hong Kong Island seat, both attended a function at Times Square to call for donations ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pro-democracy group to hand over HK$781,000 for quake relief The Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China plans to transfer more than HK$781,000 in donations to the Hong Kong Red Cross as relief aid for the Sichuan earthquake. The pro-democracy group raised HK$62,100 on May 23-31 from the public. Another HK$37,900 was collected during Sunday's annual ...

  10. No surrender

    Posted Nov 30th 2009, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... on politics. A functioning democracy needs to be based on mutual respect. If the resignation ploy had been properly deliberated within the camp, all the bickering that has surfaced would probably ... relationship with their voter base, ramming the idea down their throats does not work. Democratic politics has to include deliberation. What is politics- in fact, what is democracy- without that? ...




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