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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong needs to get real on national interest

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... every interest to see Hong Kong prosper. But it also has legitimate or non-negotiable core interests in the city and its future development, especially in terms of democracy. One interest ... it in his maiden speech as head of state to urge Hong Kong and Macau to rally behind the country. No doubt he has intended a heavy dose of patriotism and love in his formulation. He wants to say ...

  2. Matters of changing perspectives

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... of opinion that steady and essentially non-inflationary growth is in prospect. And China is, of course, a big part of that. We must all, especially in Hong Kong, hope that the BIS has got it right. On a different topic, I ventured the opinion here on July 8 that, unless compelled to do so, leaders in London probably preferred not to court controversy over democracy for Hong Kong- a suggestion which ...

  3. News - China

    Wen devotes fewer words to Hong Kong, Macau at NPC

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Wen Jiabao gave relatively short shrift to Hong Kong and Macau in his final work report, devoting fewer words to the special administrative regions than in any of the previous nine years. Wen ... The three paragraphs of the 28-page report devoted to Hong Kong and Macau contained just 113 Chinese characters. Wen stressed the importance of unity between Hong Kong and Macau and the mainland. ...

  4. Lawmakers barred from entering Macau on trip to oppose national security bill

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Nine pro-democracy lawmakers from Hong Kong who intended to join a protest against national security legislation in Macau yesterday were barred from entering the city. They and 15 other Hong Kong residents were turned away on the day Macau celebrated the ninth anniversary of its handover, police said. Lawmakers accused the Macau government of not respecting the rule ...

  5. Macau has right recipe on housing (and egg tarts), Wang Guangya says

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and photographers chances to take colourful pictures. While protests were held in Hong Kong, the pro-democracy camp in Macau decided not to organise any activities to disrupt his tour. Yesterday Wang toured ... Kong and Macau affairs chief yesterday as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the former Portuguese enclave. 'Whether it is Hong Kong or Macau, both governments have to pay particular ...

  6. Political tolerance in Macau

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... observers interpret these as signs of intolerance. As the June 4 anniversary of the Tiananmen Square incident approaches, Hong Kong democracy groups are expected to promote their annual vigil ... speech in Hong Kong, in Macau such activities are seen as disturbing public order. Last week, a 51-year-old Portuguese man drove his car into the Taipa barracks of the People's Liberation ...

  7. Timetable could spur change in Macau too

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Hong Kong's timetable for universal suffrage would raise awareness and encourage greater steps towards democracy in Macau, a legislator said. But full democracy would depend on Macau residents' own efforts rather than changes in Hong Kong, a political observer said. The leader of Macau's fledgling democratic movement, legislator Ng Kuok-cheong, has targeted ...

  8. Free speech, movement are important rights

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... authorities followed suit yesterday, preventing two members of Hong Kong's pro-democracy group the League for Social Democrats (LSD) from visiting; a third revealed he had also recently not been ... Hong Kong and Macau authorities are clearly rattled by the prospect of protests during this week's Olympic torch relay and Labour Day celebrations. They have adopted an approach ...

  9. Business - China Business - POINT OF LAW

    Hong Kong and Macau's arbitration agreement

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by JIM JAMES

    ... This arrangement will provide an effective method of enforcing any Hong Kong arbitral awards in Macau, and vice versa. Hong Kong and Macau both have procedures for the enforcement of foreign awards, namely, the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance, and Macau's Decree Law, but these procedures lack the efficiency of a special bilateral reciprocal arrangement. Although details of the Hong ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Message from Xi to Hong Kong: think of national interest

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung in Beijing and Colleen Lee President also expressed hope the prosperity and stability of the city will be safeguarded Message from Xi to Hong Kong: think of national interest President Xi Jinping, in his first open speech as head of state, appealed to Hongkongers to uphold the interests of the nation and the city. "Compatriots in the Hong Kong and Macau special ...




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