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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Disaffection poisons Hong Kong-mainland relations

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by Regina Ip

    ... restrictive to many in Hong Kong, particularly young people hungry for Western-style democracy, but the very fact that such appeals have had to be repeatedly made is indicative of deep-rooted problems ... Regina Ip Regina Ip says the growing Hong Kong-mainland divide is a problem not just for Beijing in applying 'one country, two systems'; those professing to care about the city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556182/disaffection-poisons-hong-kong-mainland-relations
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Only through pragmatism can Hong Kong achieve universal suffrage

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... nomination is unlikely to be adopted. To Beijing and the Hong Kong government, it remains legally unsound and politically unacceptable. Although all three options in the ballot involved public ... SCMP Editorial Pragmatism the key to poll reform Hongkongers have once again demonstrated their strong aspirations for democracy. More than 787,000 people voted in an unofficial ballot set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1543924/only-through-pragmatism-can-hong-kong-achieve-universal
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Seven hours on the march was worth it for Hong Kong I went on the democracy march on Tuesday, start to finish, from Holding Pen No. 1 in Victoria Park to the corner ... that democracy is essential to Hong Kong's continued prosperity. I think it is essential to China's, too, but that's another matter. Hong Kong is my home. I have lived here for 35 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1547561/my-seven-hours-july-1-march-was-worth-it-hong-kong
  4. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong people want to have genuine universal suffrage

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:09am by LETTERS

    ... Hong Kong people want to have genuine universal suffrage I have always had difficulty understanding what is going on politically in Hong Kong. At school, liberal studies shed little light ... than what Hong Kong needed. Even when I got into university, I still wanted to stay away from politics. However, as time passed I started taking an interest in what was happening politically. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1554298/hong-kong-people-want-have-genuine-universal-suffrage
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leading democracy scholar Larry Diamond suggests forming parliament in Hong Kong

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

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com 'Parliament' mooted to improve governance Hong Kong should consider adopting a parliamentary system, a prominent democracy scholar has suggested, ... filling the position from Legco- which should have gone fully democratic in 2020. Dr Chan Kin-man, an organiser of the Occupy Central pro-democracy movement, said a parliament would save the city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1444664/leading-democracy-scholar-larry-diamond-suggests-forming-parliament
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Selective report on electoral reform consultation further divides Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:45pm by Simon Young

    ... on the future size of the legislature, while groups such as Hong Kong 2020, Alliance for True Democracy, the Hong Kong Council of Social Service and others are said only to hold "other views"? ... Simon Young Simon Young says after months of work to seek public views on electoral reform, the government's selective reporting of the result fails to move Hong Kong towards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1556108/selective-report-electoral-reform-consultation-further-divides-hong-kong
  7. News - China

    'Patriots must run Hong Kong': State newspapers hit back at July 1 demonstrators

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:14pm by Li Jing

    ... to pro-democracy demonstrators – and Hong Kong must be run by “patriots”, the Communist Party’s mouthpiece People’s Daily and nationalist tabloid Global Times warned in two strongly-worded editorials ... the responsibility to safeguard the national sovereignty and security. Hong Kong [is] no exception.” The Global Times   dismissed the protesters’ demand for universal suffrage and “genuine” democracy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544864/beijing-will-make-no-concessions-and-hong-kong-must-be-run-buy-patriots
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong pan-democrats take on censorious and dogmatic attitude

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... consultation results next week. In his latest report to the British Parliament on Hong Kong, Foreign Secretary William Hague expressed support for the city's struggle for universal suffrage ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Pan-dems take on censorious attitude Democracy is supposed to be about free speech as much as anything else. But the pan-democrats and their allies are rapidly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1552343/hong-kong-pan-democrats-take-censorious-and-dogmatic
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    US voices support for 2017 election method that is 'credible' to Hong Kong people

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:07pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... and as many as 510,000 people marched through Hong Kong Island calling for democracy and an open election in 2017.   ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed Hong Kong with Chinese officials this week; credible election 'would give credibility to city's next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551927/us-voices-support-2017-election-method-credible-hong-kong-people
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEMOCRACY

    Adviser who warned of 'bloody conflicts' says pro-democracy camp no match for Beijing

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 03:05pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... the People’s Liberation Army might be deployed on Hong Kong streets. Lau is the former head of the Central Policy Unit, and is now the vice-president of a pro-Beijing think tank, the Chinese Association of Hong Kong and Macau Studies. He was previously an adviser to Beijing on Hong Kong affairs. The think tank is headed by Chen Zuoer, former deputy director of the central government’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548717/advisor-who-warned-bloody-conflicts-says-pro-democracy-camp-no-match

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