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  1. Open to abuse

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... not obvious, as the case involved an American vulture fund suing the Democratic Republic of Congo to collect a sovereign debt. Legally, however, the case governs all claims of immunity made in Hong ... is but a letter shy of the word 'impunity'. The idea of Hong Kong harbouring past and present leaders wanted for international crimes is by no means fanciful. Less than a month after the Congo ...

  2. Beijing lumps UK and United States with developing nations

    Posted Sep 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to visit the mainland: The Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Belarus, Panama, Venezuela and Ethiopia. While British citizens are charged $1,330 for a one-year multiple entry visa- a fee ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chun-ying and Henry Tang Ying-yen, and whether the pan-democrats can secure 150 tickets to field a candidate- either the Democratic Party's Albert Ho Chun-yan or Frederick Fung Kin-kee, ...

  4. Scales of injustice

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and image. Yet the effects of these programmes- unlike similar efforts by democratic countries- are undermined by daily reports of not only the repression of basic freedoms by the 'people's democratic dictatorship', but also the unfair criminal justice system that is the major instrument of this repression. Nothing more vividly illustrates this injustice than the restrictions ...

  5. President mobbed by female tourists at exhibition

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ying-wen, chairwoman of the main opposition Democratic Progress Party. Three years ago Ma's looks were seen as playing a part in swaying voters. His many female fans fondly called him Xiao Ma ...

  6. Another Democrat denied entry to Macau

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Another Democratic Party politician has been denied entry to Macau- the latest in a series of refusals by authorities in the city. Leung Li, of Sai Kung District Council, ... movement,' Leung said. 'If this can happen to me, it can happen to anybody in Hong Kong.' Unlike other pan-democrats who have been turned back from Macau, Leung was not issued a letter ...

  7. Tougher job

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Kerry Brown

    ... Whatever might happen in the next months and years in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the young Kim will not be able to exercise power the same way his father has. It is already ... to be legitimised. It is far from certain that he will succeed. Just over the border, in the People's Republic of China, there is another leadership transition. And while the situation of the two ...

  8. Economy before democracy, says premier

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Wen Jiabao makes it clear in a speech that the time is not right for broad and sweeping political reform In the first official response to the rising wave of democratic pressure ... reform' instead of deeper democratic transformation. 'Wen's speech is an official response to the recent open call for bold democratic reforms,' said Hu Xingdou, a Beijing-based ...

  9. Discontent at pace of democratic reform highest for four years

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Dissatisfaction with the Hong Kong government over the pace of democratic reform and economic prosperity is now at its highest since January 2005, according to the latest ... period. Dissatisfaction with the pace of democratic development increased 4 percentage points to 36 per cent. Since the last survey, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced in January ...

  10. News - China


    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Increase in grass-roots delegates for congress A total of 2,270 delegates have been elected to attend the upcoming 18th party congress, according to a statement released by Xinhua yesterday, an increase of 50 delegates compared to five years ago. The dele ...




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