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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Can Democratic Party be divided and still conquer?

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Radicalism on the rise in a battle-scarred party that once commanded the most seats in Legco Can the Democrats be divided and still conquer? Four years ago, the Democratic Party alienated its allies by entering into private talks with Beijing. Today, the 20-year-old party stands again at the crossroads of political reform, by turns moderate and radical, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    What's the fuss about Jimmy Lai giving out political donations to Hong Kong pan-democrats?

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by Alex Lo

    ... to pan-democratic parties and politicians in the past two years. This included HK$10 million and HK$6 million to the Democratic Party and Civic Party respectively, and HK$3.5 million to Anson Chan Fang On-sang's group, Hong Kong 2020. Labour Party leader Lee Cheuk-yan and League of Social Democrats chairman "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung received HK$1.5 million and HK$1 million ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrat lawmakers could face probe over donations from media mogul Jimmy Lai

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Stuart Lau, Joyce Ng, JEFFIE LAM

    ... to the Inland Revenue Department and would hand another to the Independent Commission Against Corruption over donations of more than HK$10 million that Lai allegedly paid to pan-democratic parties ... and the Democratic Party's James To Kun-sun- rejected claims they had received donations that were made in an e-mail sent from an unknown source to media this week. But their stance seemed to contradict ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Donation from Jimmy Lai was transferred to Labour Party this week, says Lee Cheuk-yan

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:20pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... parties and politicians. Lee is one of five pan-democrat lawmakers accused of failing to declare donations from Lai, as required by Legislative Council rules. The others are Democrat James To Kun-sun, Alan Leong Kah-kit and Claudia Mo Man-ching of the Civic Party and “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung of the League of Social Democrats. They have been asked to explain the situation ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Political parties should take lead and improve transparency on donations

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to have dished out HK$5 million to the Democratic Party and HK$3 million to the Civic Party since last year. Two bodies co-founded by a leader of the Occupy Central civil-disobedience movement ... SCMP Editorial Parties must take lead on funding Political donations are a sensitive issue the world over, even more so in a place like Hong Kong where transparency is limited. While ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco committee to decide if Jimmy Lai's donations to pan-democrats warrant inquiry

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Joyce Ng

    ... Party's Lee Cheuk-yan and League of Social Democrats' "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung last year. A cheque was also prepared jointly for the Civic Party's Alan Leong Kah-kit ... of the Civic Party said Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor had asked the pan-democrats to accept the government's proposal on reform even if it did not entirely satisfy their demands. Lam ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    'Patriotic' chief executive candidates should never question one-party rule: Zhang Dejiang

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 11:41am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Mainland's top official on Hong Kong affairs says some pan-democrats could be considered patriots; EU says it is 'closely following' reform process Some of Hong Kong’s pan-democrats could meet Beijing’s requirement that the city’s next chief executive be “patriotic”, but they should never call on the Communist Party to end its rule ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Parties' Legco voting records show a blurring of political lines, Post finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... Business-unfriendly policies such as doubling the property stamp duty have pushed the Liberal Party- a traditional ally of the government- closer to its most vocal critics, the pan-democrats. This is indicated by a South China Morning Post study of Legislative Council voting records over the past year. The study shows the Liberal Party voted in favour of motions tabled by pan-democrats 40 per ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pro-Beijing groups push for inquiry into Lai donations to pan-democrats

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... suggested Lai had donated more than HK$10 million to pan-democratic parties and individuals over the past two years. Five pan-democratic lawmakers, including Labour Party stalwart Lee Cheuk-yan ... multimillion-dollar donations to pan-democrats as the controversy continued to boil. Caring Hong Kong Power complained to the Independent Commission Against Corruption, and Hong Kong Media Watch ...

  10. HEALTH

    Liberal Party and Democratic Party unite with proposal to ease doctor shortage

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 05:11pm

    ... loyalist party and a pan-democrat party have united to call on the government to alleviate the shortage of doctors in public hospitals. The Liberal Party and the Democratic Party released ... for co-operation between the Liberal Party and other pan-democrats on some livelihood issues, " said James Tien Pei-Chun, former chairman of the Beijing loyalist Liberal Party. "But of course ...




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