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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Martin Lee criticises NPC for 'weird' comments on 'external interference' in Hong Kong affairs

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 07:15pm by JEFFIE LAM, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... by step' NPC chief criticised for 'weird' remarks The mainland's top official on Hong Kong affairs warned yesterday that "external interference" in the city's affairs ... Minister Nick Clegg. Watch: 'Fruitful' or 'shameful'? Anson Chan and Martin Lee on UK stance over Hong Kong Lee, asked if he thought Zhang's comment was aimed at them, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556725/pan-democrats-can-be-patriots-npc-chief-tells-loyalists-shenzhen
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Given its own record, the West is in no position to preach about democracy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:24am by JEAN-PIERRE LEHMANN

    ... of Hong Kong were never given the option of expressing their preferences by referendum. Britain ruled Hong Kong for a century and a half, from 1842 to 1997. There was no democracy in Hong Kong ... the general point that the Western powers were hardly paragons- to put it mildly- of democratic governance, we might ask: what about Hong Kong? There is an undoubted degree of sympathy in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1552061/given-its-own-record-west-no-position-preach-about-democracy
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS: ANALYSIS

    Hong Kong 'becoming ungovernable without a ruling party'

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Dr Cheung Chor-yung, of City University. "It is not an overstatement to say that Hong Kong is becoming ungovernable. It is clear that the government is having great difficulties ... was discontent with the political system, and distrust of Leung- who is seen by some as Beijing's man in Hong Kong. In the first seven months of his term, beginning July 2012, Leung faced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553488/hong-kong-becoming-ungovernable-without-ruling-party-says-dr-cheung
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong is 'ready for democracy', says top US scholar

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... 'Beijing can't redefine what democracy is' One of the world's leading academics on democracy has poured scorn on a top mainland official's warning that Hong Kong should not copy ... to impose constraints on the election process in Hong Kong. But it does not have the right to redefine what democracy is and is not." Hong Kong was more "ready for democracy" than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1444786/hong-kong-ready-democracy-says-top-us-scholar
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Alliance for True Democracy proposal wins Occupy Central poll as nearly 800,000 Hongkongers vote

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 10:36pm by Tony Cheung, JEFFIE LAM, Joyce Ng, Gary Cheung

    ... on Hong Kong's electoral reform that ended last night. It secured 331,427 votes, or 42.1 per cent of the 787,767 valid ballots cast during the 10-day exercise, which was organised ... with 7.5 per cent who disagreed. Benny Tai Yiu-ting, a co-organiser of Occupy Central, said: "Today should go down in the history of Hong Kong's constitutional development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543231/nearly-800000-hongkongers-vote-occupy-central-poll

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