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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Biden backs Hong Kong democracy in activist meeting

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 09:31am by Tony Cheung, AFP

    ... allow handpicked candidates" to run in the 2017 chief executive election. Anson Chan Fang On-sang, the former chief secretary and the convenor of pro-democracy group Hong Kong 2020, ... House said Biden "stopped by for talks" and "underscored [Washington's] long-standing support for democracy in Hong Kong and for the city's high degree of autonomy under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1465400/biden-backs-hong-kong-democracy-activist-meeting
  2. Comment - Letters

    Beijing should not interfere in Hong Kong's internal affairs

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:10am by LETTERS

    ... Beijing should not interfere in Hong Kong's internal affairs Bernard Lee's letter (" Hong Kong should focus on addressing social issues rather than democracy ", July ... universal suffrage, "but this cannot be more important than the pressing livelihood issues affecting Hong Kong". Indeed, the very reason for full democracy is to have an accountable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1562197/beijing-should-not-interfere-hong-kongs-internal-affairs
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Anti-Occupy march as much a product of political dysfunction as pro-democracy protests

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 03:06pm by LARRY AU

    ... Larry Au Larry Au says understanding the contradictory motivation behind the increasing use of street protests in Hong Kong- whether pro-government or pro-democracy- will help to break ... groups, such as Voice of Loving Hong Kong and Caring Hong Kong Power, have increasingly relied on disruptive protests of their own to neutralise the opposition, most notably at university forums ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1576031/anti-occupy-march-much-product-political-dysfunction-pro-democracy-protests
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong sending unprecedented 12 deputies to NPC committee meeting

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung and Peter So

    ... The chamber stopped short of giving clear backing to the Occupy Central protests, planned by democracy campaigners to pressure Beijing into giving Hong Kong what they deem "genuine" ... 12 local deputies to attend NPC reform talk An unprecedented number of Hong Kong deputies to the National People's Congress have been invited to sit in on next week's talks to set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577872/hong-kong-sending-unprecedented-12-deputies-npc-committee-meeting
  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Deng Xiaoping's legacy felt in Hong Kong's debate on political reform

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tammy Tam

    ... Xiaoping. She was there to accomplish the last wish of Deng, who had passed away in February: to witness Hong Kong's return to China. Many Hong Kong reporters still remember the early spring ... tycoon: "I'll try my best to keep alive till 1997 because I want to see Hong Kong under China's rule." Unfortunately, Deng never got his wish. Last Friday would have marked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580440/deng-xiaopings-legacy-felt-hong-kongs-debate-political-reform
  6. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Beijing's top man in Hong Kong to meet pan-democrats for talks on electoral reform

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:46pm by Peter So, Gary Cheung and Tony Cheung

    ... Peter So, Gary Cheung and Tony Cheung Pan-democrats, liaison office chief to discuss reform Beijing's top man in Hong Kong will meet pan-democrat lawmakers this week and next ... to be considered from the "perspective of national security" and Beijing must not allow Hong Kong to become a base for subversion. Bernard Chan, an executive councillor and NPC delegate, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572448/pan-democrats-meet-liaison-office-chief-talks-electoral-reform
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Daughters of Deng Xiaoping lead tributes in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:29pm by Keira Lu Huang, Emily Tsang

    ... Kong after its 1997 handover. But ahead of the 110th anniversary of his birth today, two of his daughters brought a fitting symbol to the city. "My father … read reports on Hong Kong every day in his later years," Deng Lin, his eldest daughter, said yesterday. "Although he couldn't make the trip, his wheelchair representing him has come to Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578768/daughters-deng-xiaoping-who-was-born-110-years-ago-lead-tributes-hong
  8. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Spoilt child or not, Hong Kong merits attention

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:01am by George Chen

    ... drew criticism from many when he warned in an interview earlier this year that Hong Kong is behaving like " a spoilt child ". Some Hongkongers felt that Asia's richest man didn't really know what he was talking about, amid efforts by many in the city to defend Hong Kong's freedom and fight for democracy. When I first heard Li's comments, I had mixed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1575695/spoilt-child-or-not-hong-kong-merits-attention
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rising political intolerance is threatening Hong Kong society

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 05:03pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says the increasing intolerance in Hong Kong politics is dividing society and could cause long-term damage Growing rift Hong Kong has never been so ... It's wilfully pitting Hong Kong people against one another purely because of their beliefs. A witch-hunt is under way to divide and silence pan-democrats, reminiscent of the vilification ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1566228/rising-political-intolerance-threatening-hong-kong-society
  10. 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

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