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  1. Protesting democracy activists held at border

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Albert Wong Four activists and two reporters from Hong Kong were detained for three hours by mainland police yesterday after a protest at Lo Wu immigration control point. ... travel documents. The group had gone through Hong Kong immigration but had not reached the Shenzhen immigration desk when they were approached by the plain-clothes officers on the bridge. ...

  2. Hong Kong's duty to speak up

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... that it is serious about making progress in human rights and democracy. Nevertheless, the mainland government allowed Hong Kong to continue to be a party to the covenant following the change of sovereignty ... they are interested in developments in Hong Kong. On January 27, I met the chairman of the Prague-based Olympic Watch, Jan Ruml, who is a former vice-president of the Czech Senate. Olympic Watch- also called ...

  3. Dissident to apply for visa to visit Hong Kong

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Exiled Tiananmen Square student leader Wang Dan will apply for a visa to visit Hong Kong next month after receiving an invitation from local groups for academic exchanges. Mr ... or issue new ones. News of Mr Wang's bid comes amid rising international concern over Hong Kong's tightening of its entry requirements before the Olympic Games in August. Several foreign ...

  4. Democracy for couch potatoes

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... thousands of candidates being barred for ideological reasons. As much as Hong Kong people debate the issue, voting is still permitted- although to what eventual extent increasingly seems uncertain. ... a bundle of scripts sits on my desk, ready to be posted to the world's television networks. I envisage a TV reality show based on democracy. Titled The Ultimate Vote, it involves putting eight ...

  5. Anwar hails Bush for democracy bid

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Foreign Editor But he questions the US approach in the Middle East US President George W. Bush's push for democracy in the Middle East last night won praise from former Malaysian deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim, although he objected to the way it was being carried out. Mr Anwar said in Hong Kong that the United States, as the world's only superpower, ...

  6. Activist denied entry

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong A prominent democracy activist, who was released from a mainland prison in 2007 after serving a sentence for illegal entry and spying, was denied entry to Hong Kong ... to five years in jail for illegally entering the country and spying. He was released in 2007. Taiwanese media reported Dr Yang intended to enter Hong Kong to discuss with other pro-democracy ...

  7. Hong Kong connection

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... raises questions about Hong Kong's role in the trade in sensitive technologies and China's ambiguous stance on this issue. As more countries around the world have begun cracking down on Iran's efforts to obtain technologies for its nuclear and military programmes, Hong Kong has become an increasingly attractive re-export hub for Iran to evade sanctions. Chen had experienced his ...

  8. Ex-DAB leader comes to the aid of the party

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong got some support it may not have wanted last night. Disgraced former legislator Gary Cheng Kai-nam took to the airwaves ... Law was drafted, carry out rational discussion with the central and Hong Kong governments to discuss Hong Kong's future,' he said. He revealed that he had lunch with former DAB ...

  9. Kuwait break hearts of Hong Kong supporters

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa South China may have lost the match last night- and the chance to reach the final of the Asian Football Confederation Cup- but Hong Kong soccer ended the night as the winner. In front of a packed crowd of 37,400 passionate supporters at Hong Kong Stadium, the Caroliners were beaten 1-0 by visiting Kuwait Sports Club in the semi-final second leg- losing 3-1 on aggregate ...

  10. Alliance protests at 'political suppression'

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is political suppression of the group. They claim the arrests of alliance activists for taking part in a protest against mainland leaders was politically motivated and that Hong Kong police had acted ... more than 30,000 public assemblies and processions in Hong Kong since the handover in 1997. 'It is thus evident that since the [handover], the public continues to enjoy a high degree ...




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