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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Dear President Xi, please give us true democracy', says Occupy Central in open letter

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by JEFFIE LAM

    .... "Please honour 'one country, two systems' as prescribed in the Basic Law. Hong Kong people want true democracy," the statement, to be published in advertising space in the Wall ... The latest "worldwide marketing campaign" in Hong Kong's fight for democracy was initiated by Occupy Central's Finance and Banking Professional Group, which comprises around 80 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585368/dear-president-xi-please-give-us-true-democracy
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    By-election 'referendum' would allow Hongkongers to decide on Chinese-style democracy

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by Joseph Wong

    ... decision by the National People's Congress Standing Committee on the election of Hong Kong's chief executive by universal suffrage is a classic example of China applying its logic. ... The Election Committee represents about 240,000 voters, fewer than 8 per cent of those registered in Hong Kong, never mind that its composition is heavily tilted towards the business sector. Likewise, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586017/election-referendum-would-allow-hongkongers-decide-chinese
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICAL REFORM

    Chinese scholars praise NPC ruling... Hong Kong academics disagree

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Joyce Ng, Teddy Ng, Adrian Wan

    ... to democracy. "I hope the pro-democracy camp in Hong Kong can realise that the decision by the NPCSC is the basis for universal suffrage in Hong Kong, and anything that deviates from the decision ... But as for Occupy Central, I think it is really a problematic failure of Hong Kong citizens when many of them stay silent while their children are out there fighting hard for democracy.”   Chris Glenn 48, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582544/chinese-scholars-praise-national-peoples-congress-reform-ruling-hong
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World is watching the outcome of Hong Kong's democracy fight

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:01pm by ANSON CHAN

    ... Anson Chan Anson Chan says whether or not Hong Kong can maintain its freedoms and achieve genuine democracy is a matter of international concern- and a test of Beijing's sincerity ... country, two systems" and the achievement of genuine democracy in Hong Kong are not simply matters for China. The Joint Declaration is an internationally binding treaty, lodged with the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1495714/world-watching-outcome-hong-kongs-democracy-fight
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong should pay less attention to politics and more to family, film director says

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:38am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Oscar winner Ruby Yang says Hongkongers risk losing touch with their unique identity Time to reclaim 'basic values', director says Hong Kong risks losing touch with its unique identity amid an onslaught of consumerism and political strife, and it's time the city went back to basics, an Oscar-winning Hong Kong director has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590334/hong-kong-should-pay-less-attention-politics-and-more-family-film
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Are anguished cries a sign of Hong Kong's decline?

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:50am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Are anguished cries a sign of decline? Suddenly there are all these anguished voices about leaving our beloved Hong Kong because its future is uncertain, our way ... a way of seamlessly guiding your thinking and his categories become yours. His book provides a pretty good description of different Hong Kong people who want to work within the system to improve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1588143/are-anguished-cries-sign-hong-kongs-decline
  7. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Beijing ‘mentally prepared’ for reaction in Hong Kong to political reform decisions

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:22pm by Tony Cheung and Peter So

    ... government is “mentally prepared” for the fallout from its decisions on Hong Kong’s political reform, as expectations grow of mass protests in the city in reaction to a hardline Beijing stance. ... did not specify, the “incidents” likely refer to the planned mass sit-in by the pro-democracy Occupy Central movement. Occupy supporters say they will blockade streets in Central ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581116/beijing-mentally-prepared-reaction-hong-kong-reform-decisions
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Professors pledge support for Hong Kong students determined to strike

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Jeffie Lam and Samuel Chan

    ... against Beijing's framework on Hong Kong's political reform, teachers have promised to offer public lectures for students skipping classes in the name of democracy. Student unions at the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University have issued separate declarations, a day after the city's first chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa, made a rare appearance, appealing to students ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585370/professors-pledge-support-hong-kong-students-determined-strike
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A blow for Hong Kong, a lost opportunity for China's democratic progress

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:17am by STEPHEN YOUNG

    ... Stephen Young Stephen Young says Beijing's refusal to countenance a move towards meaningful democracy for Hong Kong will set back national progress Lost opportunity Beijing's ... to the clear aspirations of the people of Hong Kong, judging by the recent broad participation in a local poll on the subject, as well as the strong turnout in pro-democracy marches and rallies. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1583527/blow-hong-kong-lost-opportunity-chinas-democratic-progress
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How democracy changed Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57am by Regina Ip

    ... for security David Jeaffreson, L.M.(Bim) Davies, "Mr 1997", and most recently John Walden, former director of home affairs- calls for a fresh examination of how democracy changed Hong Kong ... colony. Dr Steve Tsang, an Oxford historian, pointed out in his 1988 monograph Democracy Shelved that plans to introduce democracy to Hong Kong started in London in 1945, but were shelved in 1952 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1478976/how-democracy-changed-hong-kong

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