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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Stop talk of PLA and foreign interference in Hong Kong affairs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:17am by Alex Lo

    ... not an unreasonable belief. But then it descended into what we may fairly call paranoia. "There are signals that the Hong Kong [SAR] government is preparing for a crackdown on the pro-democracy ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Stop talk of PLA and foreign interference Are people on both sides of the political divide getting a tad too paranoid? Here is a letter from Hong Kong by one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1548227/stop-talk-pla-and-foreign-interference-hong-kong-affairs
  2. Infographics - DEMOCRACY

    Rally for democracy

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 10:49am by Henry Wong

    ... Henry Wong Since 2003, tens, and at times hundreds, of thousands of people have taken to the streets on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to express demands ranging from the early introduction of universal suffrage, freedom of speech, and the resignation of chief executives to measures to rein in soaring property prices. Braving sweltering heat and sometimes heavy rain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1545377/rally-democracy
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Reverend Paul Kwong tells congregation that pro-democracy advocates should keep quiet

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:45am by Tony Cheung and Lai Ying-kit

    ... 'Be silent like Jesus' The archbishop of the Hong Kong Anglican Church has caused a political uproar after he said that pro-democracy advocates in the city should keep quiet, just ... had lashed out at the students. Meanwhile, 26 academics, including Professor Timothy O'Leary, head professor of the University of Hong Kong's School of Humanities, and Dr Mirana May ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1549485/archbishop-paul-kwong-urges-pro-democracy-advocates-stop-speaking-out
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong democracy should meet people’s aspirations, says British Foreign Secretary William Hague

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 07:17pm by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Hong Kong must have real choice: UK report There is no perfect model for universal suffrage; what is important is that Hongkongers have a genuine choice, the British government has said in its six-monthly report to its lawmakers on affairs in the former colony. In his 21-page report to parliament, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said the Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1426048/hong-kong-democracy-should-meet-peoples-aspirations-says-british
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Top DSE students of the class of 2014 voice concerns over future of Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 12:16pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters Prospects should be good for the 12 best performers on university entrance tests, but some worry about where Hong Kong is going Top exam scorers look to the future The future of Hong Kong weighed on the young minds of some of the city's best and brightest, even as they moved closer to the pursuit of their dreams. This year's Hong Kong Diploma ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553921/top-dse-scholars-class-2014-voice-concerns-over-future-hong-kong
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Blacklisted' Taiwanese activist vows to attend Hong Kong's July 1 rally

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 03:27pm by Lai Ying-kit, Patrick Boehler and Lawrence Chung

    ... Lai Ying-kit, Patrick Boehler and Lawrence Chung 'Blacklisted' Taiwanese protest leader vows to attend pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong despite not having a permit to enter ... after it rejected his application to enter the city for the annual July 1 pro-democracy rally. "Regardless of what they will do, this will not stop me from going to Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540299/taiwanese-sunflower-activists-denied-entry-hong-kong-ahead-july-1
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central a danger to the Hong Kong property market, Barclays Bank warns

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:52pm by Joyce Ng, Jeanny Yu and Ray Chan

    ... warned yesterday. And it would take Hong Kong longer to recover than after the crashes of 2003 and 2008, it said. Barclays said prices had deviated too much from fundamentals, making the property ... a significant threat to the market. "The impact of the protest, hitting Hong Kong only for a few days, will just be like a typhoon," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549994/occupy-central-danger-property-market-warns-barclays-bank
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Democracy in Hong Kong was never Britain's concern, pre and post 1997

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 06:31pm by Kerry Brown

    ... Kerry Brown Kerry Brown says its priority was always a dignified retreat, given the limited room for manoeuvre Democracy in Hong Kong was never Britain's concern, both pre and post ... tidying up, retreating with dignity and order. But it was not some grand battle to construct a vibrant seed for democracy and reform in Hong Kong. That was never on the minds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1419999/democracy-hong-kong-was-never-britains-concern-pre-and-post
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's Cardinal Zen and the art of anti-communism

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:01am by Alex Lo

    ... anti-communism, including his fight for democracy in Hong Kong and his fervent wish to see China's government collapse. The new pope has worked to improve relations with Beijing. Now there is talk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1546976/hong-kongs-cardinal-zen-and-art-anti-communism
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong police's harassment of protesters tarnishes good name of Asia's 'finest'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 05:02pm by Albert Cheng

    ... the good name of Hong Kong's police force The Hong Kong Police Force has been hailed as Asia's finest. But does it still warrant the title, given the heavy-handed way in which it recently ... and internationally. In 2012, CNN Travel named Hong Kong as the greatest city in the world. One of the 50 reasons cited was the liberal environment in which people were allowed to "vote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1551122/hong-kong-polices-harassment-protesters-tarnishes-good-name-asias-finest

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