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  1. Democracy in Hong Kong: wrestling with the demon

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in part due to the 'marginalisation of the study of history in Hong Kong' ('The democracy demon', July 15). That was certainly not my impression. Whether they were marching ... 'intelligentsia', I have read enough to agree with him. Hong Kong's politicians are naive if they believe that universal suffrage means real democracy, which in Greek means 'people's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/557141/democracy-hong-kong-wrestling-demon
  2. Will democracy keep Hong Kong's fame intact?

    Posted Apr 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Democracy: a dictionary provides a definition in the literal sense. But what does it mean for Hong Kong? Should we have more of it? I have lived in Hong Kong for almost 20 years and call ... press is the most independent, free and outspoken in Asia, if not the world. Hong Kong people can march in the streets to protest issues. We have the ICAC, which ensures we have one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452216/will-democracy-keep-hong-kongs-fame-intact
  3. Question of the week: Is Hong Kong ready for democracy?

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Janet Tang Man-wai, 17 SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School Yes, Hong Kong is ready. A society needs to be economically, socially and culturally suitable for democracy. A strong ... the government. These play an important role in democracy. Hong Kong has a lot of these organisations, such as the Civil Human Rights Front. They did a good job in supervising the government, especially ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542174/question-week-hong-kong-ready-democracy
  4. Party democracy has proved to be a failure for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but for the greater good of Hong Kong. The party system has proved to be a failure in this city. The situation will not improve under full democracy. The dominant party would become, in effect, ... Having listened to the debates on democratic reforms, I have found that the main point is being missed. No government can operate in Hong Kong unless there is a balance between rich ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719819/party-democracy-has-proved-be-failure-hong-kong
  5. Will Hong Kong ever have democracy?

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Margaret Ng

    ... for 'no to democracy'. This makes it crystal clear that Hong Kong will never see democracy as long as China's own power system under the Communist Party remains unchanged and barring ... or whether it will happen at all. One thing, however, is certain. The longer this is delayed, the less likely it is for Hong Kong to lead the change. It is a matter of age and attitude of the Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/599375/will-hong-kong-ever-have-democracy
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457952/hong-kongs-dragon-boat-democracy
  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The picture captioned 'Pan Wei' accompanying the feature, 'A grown-up debate about democracy... in Hong Kong', on page 11 of the February 13 edition of the Sunday Morning Post was not that of Professor Pan Wei, director of the Centre for Chinese and Global Affairs at Peking University. We apologise for the error. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738218/corrections-clarifications
  8. Old master

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Former British foreign secretary Lord Howe says full democracy in Hong Kong would be a 'tremendous example' for the mainland. Do you think reforms here could bring about changes in Beijing? Write to us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597609/old-master
  9. Hong Kong people entitled to basic human right of democracy

    Posted Dec 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... inmates to prisons in America. Democracy is a basic human right. It is a fallacy to say that, because Britain did not grant Hong Kong people democracy, China is right to deny such a basic right ... rights, it should be demolished. If a democracy has imperfections and shortcomings, one should denounce them. Ms Lam says that, because the judiciary predominately uses English, Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701699/hong-kong-people-entitled-basic-human-right-democracy
  10. 2012 too early for direct polls, academic says

    Posted Dec 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a mainland academic on Hong Kong affairs predicted yesterday. In an interview with the South China Morning Post, Zhang Tongxin, director of the Centre for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau Studies ... 'There is still a lack of general understanding of the Basic Law,' he said, adding that many had the misperception that Beijing did not want Hong Kong to implement universal suffrage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/620842/2012-too-early-direct-polls-academic-says

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