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  1. Pan-democrats target reform delay

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Pan-democrat lawmakers yesterday issued a letter accusing the chief executive of using spurious logic to justify postponing consultations on political reform. The letter, signed by all 23 pan-democrat legislators, accused Donald Tsang Yam-kuen of reneging on promises made during his re-election campaign and in his 2008 policy address to initiate the consultation ...

  2. Timely call for a Beijing-democrats truce

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Let's be frank: the issue of allowing Hong Kong's pan-democrats to visit the mainland is hardly new. Nearly 20 years after they were denied entry to the motherland, many people- democrats themselves- have accepted it as a fact of life. Sadly, they have conceded that little can be done to change things. No wonder Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ...

  3. Let's hear some home truths from the chief executive

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as their own citizens' (June 20). As our just-released World Refugee Survey illustrates, it is not only in less stable nations such as Sudan or the Democratic Republic of Congo where refugee ...

  4. Pan-democrat bill for poll a third of that from 2007

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Pan-democratic representative Albert Ho Chun-yan spent almost HK$1.29 million in his failed attempt at the chief executive election, about a third of the campaign bill chalked up by the defeated pan-democrat candidate in the 2007 race, post-election accounting submissions show. Ho's donors were also drawn from a narrower base than ...

  5. Shifting winds

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... committee member Jan 12 We will contest the Legco seats vacated by the pan-democrats who resigned Ip Kwok-him, DAB There is no arrangement for referendums in Hong Kong and the by-elections ... it a referendum are brainless. Is Hong Kong a country? Is it Republic of Hong Kong? It is not Tsang Hin-chi, veteran leftist and former NPC standing committee member I plan to move a private member?s bill ...

  6. Media giving far too much weight to views expressed by pan-democrats

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong is entering a risky, perhaps a dangerous, period just now as it prepares to choose its next chief executive. The problem is not so much that a group of politicians and others calling themselves pan-democrats are seeking to torpedo the reputations and careers of those who do not agree with them. They are entitled to express their views and they are entitled to have ...

  7. Democrats' row resurfaces in July 1 campaign

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A year after the Democratic Party angered some members of the pan-democrat camp by supporting the government's constitutional reform package, the issue remains a point of dispute as the alliance prepares for the annual July 1 democracy march. The Democratic Party, which negotiated with Beijing officials for last year's reform proposal and supported ...

  8. Pan-democrats launch campaign to cut John Tsang's salary

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong Pan-democrats took action yesterday to cut the pay of Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah and three other officials in protest at their performance. In a move that has ... of government-friendly lawmakers. 'We are angry at Eva Cheng for her inability to control soaring property prices and refusal to resume construction of the Home Ownership Scheme flats,' said Democratic ...

  9. Young people being misled by power-hungry pan-democrats

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... self-named 'democrats', appeared, but their attendance at meetings thereafter indicated that their only interest was to oppose matters connected with the Basic Law after 1997. All ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Qing, and eventually led to the founding of the Republic of China in 1912. The anniversary is of great historical, cultural and political significance to all Chinese on both sides of the strait. The 1911 revolution is often portrayed as an age of modernism, democratic and liberal ideas that triumphed over dictatorship, conservatism and decay. However 1911 also marks the beginning of 60 ...




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