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  1. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... between the colonial government and the opium-dealing taipans, and there wasn't a cry of sympathy for the lack of democracy in Hong Kong. And now, with Hong Kong as a part of China, there is this uproar against business influence in government, and this 'righteous' support for democracy in Hong Kong, especially among our foreign guests in the city. The hypocrisy is ridiculous. ...

  2. Complaint to Ombudsman over delays

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Professional Commons, a policy advocacy body close to the pan-democracy camp that opposes the Hong Kong-Shenzhen-Guangzhou express rail project, has complained to the Ombudsman that the Transport and Housing Bureau has delayed giving it feasibility study reports and economic analyses on the project. ...

  3. Three more democrats look set for mainland

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... of the provisional legislative council. He is a former member of the standing committee of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China. Mr Tsang was asked whether he would ... Gary Cheung Another three pro-democracy district councillors banned from the mainland look set to be allowed to join future delegations. Eastern District Council aims to visit Shanghai, ...

  4. Rise and fall of a scholar who left his stamp on HK

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a Western-style democracy and allow Hong Kong to be the first Chinese region to experiment with it. The paper received high praises from reformist leaders- such as his boss, Xu Jiatun, who ordered ... in the United States, fearing reprisals over his sympathy for the Hong Kong people's support of a nationwide pro-democracy movement on the mainland. The paper was also sent to then party chief Zhao ...

  5. Hu hails the miracle of Shenzhen

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... told party cadres that they must continue to liberate their thinking and make bold moves to achieve democracy. Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, Macau Chief Executive Fernando ... visit last month. Commentators said the one-hour ceremony was more an observance of the special economic zone's achievements. Three Shenzhen-based mainland company executives and Hong ...

  6. HK named best Chinese city for investors in pre-crisis survey

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... second in the 'harmony' ranking, which takes democracy, justice, order and community ties into consideration. Hangzhou beat Hong Kong as China's most harmonious city, while Weihai, ... Fox Yi Hu Hong Kong offers the best investment environment among all Chinese cities, according to a study conducted by the China Institute of City Competitiveness. The institute yesterday ...

  7. Hong Kong bent rule of law for silver medallists

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are constantly told that Hong Kong is a model of economic prosperity and yet we have more than one million people living below the poverty line. On July 1, 500,000 people marched for democracy. Who ... also bewildered by senior government officials' statements that they are proud of the result, which showed a rise in the standard of sports in Hong Kong. Are they aware of media reports ...

  8. Shenzhen to be model for intraparty democracy

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... issues that Mayor Xu Zongheng blames for Shenzhen lagging behind role models of modernisation such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Seoul. Making the city a national example of democracy could include ... intraparty democracy. The decision, 30 years after the launch of economic reforms that Shenzhen helped spearhead, is expected to see the courts given greater independence and lawmakers electing ...

  9. Mainland parents lash out at Leung ban on HK births

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... consulting parents, the Hong Kong people or the Court of Final Appeal. It's total one-party rule, as imposed by mainland authorities, with no democracy, no human rights.' Zhou said that, ... He Huifeng in Shenzhen huifeng.he@scmp.com Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying's declared intention to ban pregnant mainlanders from giving birth in Hong Kong has provoked outrage ...

  10. Jail guards learn cardinal lesson in law at a high cost

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... its [Shenzhen's] attempts to remain a 'model city', authorities said that apart from advancing democracy and continuing with reforms, closer links with Hong Kong would also head ... being a toxic mud repository, is entirely irrelevant to the development needs of either Hong Kong or Shenzhen. In their efforts to continue with reforms, would the Shenzhen city fathers care ...




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