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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    ‘Make it short!’: reports of verbose official’s dressing down censored

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 02:15pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... of the “undesirable work styles” the government has vowed to stamp out. The comments during the meeting on Monday were reported by the China Business Journal and the Hong Kong-based Sing Tao Daily and were ... in love with an actress. An unnamed source also told the Hong Kong-based magazine Phoenix Weekly in December that Wang was a fan of the American TV show about the ruthless world of high politics, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam defends decision to restrict attendance at Beijing officials’ luncheon

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 01:25pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung Chief Secretary says 'venue’s constraint' prevents more lawmakers from attending event Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor defended the government’s decision to only invite seven lawmakers to attend a luncheon with two Beijing ...

  3. News - World - POLITICS

    French, Dutch far-right leaders to discuss European alliance

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 06:51pm by Agence France-Presse in The Hague

    ... last month that “parties such as the FN and the PVV could make the europhile elite sing a different tune.” There is already a euro-sceptic group called the Europe of Freedom and Democracy ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - DEMOCRACY

    Will a democratic China harm Hong Kong?

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 09:36am by Chang Ping

    ... a democratic China harm Hong Kong? Well, according to Dr Chin, democracy requires customs of morality, cultural dignity, civil society, rule of law and professional conduct, none of which China possesses today. When democracy replaces one-party rule in China, populism will reign in the legislature, dissolving the "one country, two systems" commitment and Hong Kong's valuable ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Democracy in Retreat

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Louise Rosario

    ... Louise Rosario Democracy in Retreat: The Revolt of the Middle Class and the Worldwide Decline of Representative Government by Joshua Kurlantzick Yale University Press For decades, ... governments in Eastern Europe were replaced by elected leaders. China was predicted to be the next card to fall in the domino set of autocracy-turned-democracy. The script however has taken ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - POLITICS

    Physicist Stephen Hawking praised and decried for joining academic boycott of Israel

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... conference, called Hawking's decision outrageous and wrong. "The use of an academic boycott against Israel is outrageous and improper… Israel is a democracy in which everyone can express ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    History has left Martin Lee behind

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... were ready to go to jail and face torture for democracy. South Africa had Nelson Mandela. Former Czechoslovakia had Vaclav Havel. Poland had Lech Walesa. Hong Kong, I thought, had Martin Lee. ... state. Alas, its behaviour has been benign and tolerant, at least towards Hong Kong. That rather spoils Lee's chance at martyrdom. Long on emotion but short on analysis, his piece would have ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chile shows the power of political consensus

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by MARIO IGNACIO ARTAZA

    ... seventh-freest economy to achieve peace and stability. Now showing in Hong Kong cinemas, No tells of what it took for a democratic movement to organise itself in the quest for a goal that seemed ... personal and collective sacrifice. A career diplomat, Mario Ignacio Artaza heads Chile's Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau ...

  9. News - World - ARAB SPRING

    US notes slow progress of Arab spring

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Arab spring progress slow, US says Global hopes that democracy could replace dictatorships in Arab spring nations risk being crushed by repressive ... violence". There were also "serious hurdles to sustainable democracy in Egypt and Libya" as across the world "demands for democratic change surge against outmoded economic ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Liberal studies teachers must beware danger of tying grades to politics

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... no right to abode. Most were well written. Many made strong points, like helpers do not pay income tax, but also included assertions like helpers could not contribute much to Hong Kong society. ... Kelly Yang is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, an after-school programme for children in Hong Kong. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Harvard Law School. ...




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