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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. Why Hong Kong needs a system based on one man, one vote

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that countries get the government they deserve. Mr Woo claims that under a one man, one vote system in Hong Kong, bribery and corruption may occur, a development which he seems to think is alien to Chinese society. He also expressed concern that big businesses could get a strong grip on an elected government, as if that could not happen in Hong Kong now. The easiest way for Mr Woo to find ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/634067/why-hong-kong-needs-system-based-one-man-one-vote
  9. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Importing labour is a very outdated concept, especially for Hong Kong. It should look at it as talent flow across the Pearl River Delta region. Paul Cheung, Singapore director of population ... But Singapore's circumstances are different from Hong Kong's. The Singapore government made a decision years ago to maintain a sizeable proportion of the economy in manufacturing. It was worried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1434083/hong-kong-doesnt-need-morlocks-delta-fix-labour-woes
  10. Given lack of democracy, there is a need for archives legislation

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ('Lack of archives does the people a disservice', March 17) requires close study by everyone concerned with the long-term good governance of Hong Kong. In the absence of full democracy ... of the administration to an archives law serves only to highlight the twin evils in Hong Kong of the lack of full democracy and the absence of transparency of governance. This is a great disservice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742369/given-lack-democracy-there-need-archives-legislation

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