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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Sweating and on the verge of tears: Chinese officials carry out self-criticism on TV

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Senior officials sweat over self-criticisms Senior officials revising their self-criticisms nearly 30 times, sweating and "almost in tears", ... in Yanan in the early 1940s and hailed by the party as a tool to bring democracy to the party by allowing people to voice their opinions about one another. However, they have become better known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1319552/senior-chinese-officials-face-mao-style-self-criticism-sessions
  2. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    China's ambassador to UK accuses Chris Patten of 'rank hypocrisy' about Hong Kong democracy

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 05:10pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com It is the “rankest hypocrisy” for people such as former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten to criticise China for failing to introduce democracy to Hong Kong ... China for any perceived failings to introduce democracy.” He also emphasised that the constitutional basis of democracy in Hong Kong must be the Basic Law, not the Sino-British Joint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593914/chinas-ambassador-uk-accuses-chris-patten-rank-hypocrisy-about-hong
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Minority's push for 'ideal democracy' endangers Hong Kong's stability

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:42pm by JEFFREY LAM

    ... Jeffrey Lam Jeffrey Lam criticises pan-democrats' pledge to veto political reform Actions of the minority are a threat to Hong Kong's stability Democracy ... for the 2017 chief executive election- which Beijing has laid out in a framework, allowing Hong Kong people "one man, one vote"- they will still vote down the package in the Legislative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1593137/minoritys-push-ideal-democracy-endangers-hong-kongs-stability
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong won't be fooled by Beijing's offer of warped democracy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:39pm by Stephen Vines

    ... for confrontation to bring Hong Kong people under control. Anyone naive enough to imagine that this will be limited to imposing a phony form of democracy clearly knows nothing about how dictators work. Beijing and its supporters in Hong Kong are fundamentally on the wrong side of history. It is quite conceivable that they can win this battle for suppressing democracy but they will lose the war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1590822/hong-kong-wont-be-fooled-beijings-offer-warped-democracy
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Hong Kong's democracy fighters stumble from defeat to defeat

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 12:51pm by Michael Chugani

    ... for Hong Kong democracy or against China's Communist Party. Blurring the line between the two was their greatest folly. It is none of our business that China is a one-party state, yet our democracy fighters made it their business. If they had limited their fight to just democracy for Hong Kong, Beijing may not have taken such a harsh line over political reforms. But they linked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1585738/hong-kongs-democracy-fighters-stumble-defeat-defeat
  6. News - Hong Kong - ELECTION 2017

    Former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa says 2017 vote will be ‘real’ democracy

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 05:20pm by gary cheung and stuart lau

    ... unity Seize this chance for democracy,Tung urges Tung says Hong Kong will usher in a new chapter in history in 2017 written by the people of Hong Kong. Welcomes NPC framework, says election ... of the Alliance for True Democracy, saying: "Hong Kong people can't accept a reform model without a democratic element." Anson Chan Fang On-sang, who served as chief secretary under Tung, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584487/former-leader-tung-chee-hwa-says-2017-vote-will-be-real-and
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ‘A sad day for Hong Kong and democracy’: Scholar slams Beijing’s reform plan

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 06:50pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... sad day for Hong Kong' Calling it a “sad day for Hong Kong” one of the world’s prominent democracy scholars decried Beijing’s new restrictions on Hong Kong’s upcoming elections, saying ... a timetable toward democracy, and frankly, not even an effort to gesture toward democracy Professor Larry Diamond “This is a sad day for Hong Kong, and for democracy,” Professor Larry Diamond, senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583062/sad-day-hong-kong-and-democracy-scholar-slams-beijings-reform
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Don't destroy Hong Kong for democracy

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by Alex Lo

    ... on about international standards. But it's a city election, not a country's. There is no higher arbiter or authority than Beijing to decide what form of democracy Hong Kong can have. ... war. For Occupy Central, it looks like they are ready to undermine Hong Kong's stability and reputation to save it. Occupy co-founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting has said as much. This is what he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580895/dont-destroy-hong-kong-democracy
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cool heads needed to get Hong Kong on the right path towards democracy

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... of autonomy, turning a deaf ear to people's demands for democracy, and quietly eroding Hong Kong's freedom of expression. So, the argument goes, it's now or never between purgatory ... to the so-called "international standards of democracy"? Perhaps not. But, in terms of democratic legitimacy, this is infinitely better than any system Hong Kong has had. From Beijing's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1579312/cool-heads-needed-get-hong-kong-right-path-towards-democracy
  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Former premier Zhu Rongji lifts lid on talks with CY Leung

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Leung Chun-ying, now Hong Kong's chief executive, on the core reform issues of land ownership and housing. Leung, then a young surveyor at British real estate firm Jones Lang Wootton, is the only Hong Kong politician mentioned in the book, but it is an indication of his close ties with the mainland. Zhu (pictured) has kept a low profile since he retired a decade ago and avoided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296275/zhu-rongji-lifts-lid-talks-cy-leung

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