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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Government's electoral reform report leaves hopes for democracy in tatters

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:25am by Joseph Wong

    ... Joseph Wong Joseph Wong says Leung's report to Beijing is so out of touch with the political realities in Hong Kong that it offers people little comfort in their long struggle ... on political reform convey the following impression: that Hong Kong people are satisfied with the present composition and performance of Legco, hence no reform is needed; and that most of them agree ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556993/governments-electoral-reform-report-leaves-hopes-democracy
  2. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Swatch Group voices concerns over uncertain Hong Kong outlook

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Zurich Swatch voices concern over Hong Kong outlook Swatch Group yesterday warned of an uncertain outlook for its major market Hong Kong after reporting an 11.5 per cent fall ... of uncertainty because of this … conflict. Fewer people visit Hong Kong and our stores there. But the main problem is with wholesale. Retailers are worried and buy fewer watches. This uncertainty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1557380/swatch-group-voices-concerns-over-uncertain-hong-kong-outlook
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's 2017 election is not the end of reform, hints NPC's Zhang Dejiang

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:42am by Gary Cheung, Ng Kang-chung and Joyce Ng

    ... quoted him as saying that it took 100 years for many countries to develop a mature political system and that democracy in Hong Kong should develop in a gradual, orderly manner. Zhang's ... hint that 2017 is not the end of reform There would be more room for compromise with Beijing if Hong Kong accepted that the method for electing its chief executive could be changed after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557128/npcs-zhang-dejiang-hints-2017-election-not-end-reform
  4. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Timeline: the long and winding road to universal suffrage in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:25am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... over Hong Kong in white paper", June 10, 2014   July Organisers say 510,000 people take to the streets to call for true democracy for Hong Kong. "Annual march biggest in recent years, ... 2010 Senior leaders of the Democratic Party hold a meeting on political reform with officials from Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong. "Meeting yields no results", May 26, 2010 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554628/timeline-tortuous-road-universal-suffrage-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong - BOOK FAIR

    Hong Kong Book Fair's International Cultural Village shows a world in microcosm

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by SARAH KARACS

    ... continuing crime against humanity in Palestine," said Malik. The group plans to hand out leaflets encouraging visitors to boycott Israeli products. "Of course, Hong Kong is still a democracy- everyone has a right to reflect their views," replied Karni. "But I find it odd that these people are representing Hamas- who are recognised globally to be terrorists. Perhaps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555419/hong-kong-book-fairs-international-cultural-village-shows-world
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Universal suffrage will let people feel they have a real stake in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:35pm by Frank Ching

    ... that it will grant democracy to Hong Kong, something that Britain did not do in its more than 150 years here. While Beijing must abide by laws, it should not use the law to frustrate the desire of Hong Kong ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says while the UK report on Hong Kong was soft on Beijing, it was right to note how people here value having genuine choice A real stake The latest British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1554677/universal-suffrage-will-let-people-feel-they-have-real-stake-hong-kong
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Britain unlikely to put Hong Kong's interests first in reform row

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:04am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Britain unlikely to put HK first Hong Kong has not been the focus of international attention until recently, when debates over universal suffrage and "one country, two ... in the Sino-British Joint Declaration, universal suffrage comes from the Basic Law. That's why Britain has rightly held that it's a matter for the governments of Hong Kong, mainland China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556570/britain-unlikely-put-hong-kongs-interests-first-reform-row
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time for Beijing to trust Hongkongers in their quest for democracy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:45pm by Emily Lau

    ... They should have a dialogue with the pro-democracy camp and the Occupy Central organisers and seek to establish a constructive working relationship with them. Hong Kong's reputation for peaceful ... in the community. Either he does not know, or does not want to know, that divergent views in society are threatening to rip the city apart. How can such an inept person be fit to run Hong Kong? Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1554059/time-beijing-trust-hongkongers-their-quest-democracy
  9. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Propaganda poster display offers look back to earlier Hong Kong strife

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Lana Lam

    ... become especially fraught since Beijing issued a white paper asserting its authority over Hong Kong last month. The paper prompted claims the city's political freedoms were being whittled ... academic institution has already bought several of the 45 posters that will go on display. "They were issued in 1967 in China and used here to stir up trouble in Hong Kong, so they were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556697/propaganda-poster-display-offers-look-back-earlier-age-hong-kong
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong feels like pre-1997 all over again, only this time more radicalised

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:56pm by Michael Chugani

    ... And the barbed exchanges between then governor Chris Patten and mainland officials over democracy for Hong Kong? The so-called post-80s generation is too young to remember, but those panicky days ... kind of democracy Hongkongers want. Hong Kong is today an angry and polarised society. We were never like that even during the fear-filled days after the Tiananmen crackdown that led up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1541551/hong-kong-feels-pre-1997-all-over-again-only-time-more-radicalised

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