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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Diamond boss urges employees to oppose Occupy Central in 'humiliating' e-mail

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 12:14pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Company-wide e-mail refers to workers as 'children' and urges them to 'wake up' Diamond boss tells staff not to join Occupy A diamond ... of Lee Heng Diamond Group, urged them to "wake up" and see the "hypocrisy" of pro-democracy leaders. Ma, a member of the National People's Congress who has previously ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ‘A sad day for Hong Kong and democracy’: Scholar slams Beijing’s reform plan

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 06:50pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Professor Larry Diamond says decision to impose an Iranian-style rigged system for the 2017 election means no progress has been made on democratic reform ‘A ... a timetable toward democracy, and frankly, not even an effort to gesture toward democracy Professor Larry Diamond “This is a sad day for Hong Kong, and for democracy,” Professor Larry Diamond, senior ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leading democracy scholar Larry Diamond suggests forming parliament in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... is worried about unfettered populism and polarisation, switching to a parliamentary system would provide a better and safer model," Stanford University's Professor Larry Diamond, who has ... election, Diamond said some form of public nomination "is the only way to produce a chief executive democratically". Beijing officials have voiced reservations, if not ruled out, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong is 'ready for democracy', says top US scholar

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Western models of universal suffrage. Professor Larry Diamond, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University in the US, said: "It is ridiculous to argue that the generic ... for the first time was adopting a 'foreign' model." Diamond was mentor to Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee when the lawmaker and executive councillor did her master's degree thesis at Stanford ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong still seeking a middle ground on electoral reform

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:47am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... the government and Beijing loyalists have claimed the legal high ground to ban their ideas," Fong said. Professor Larry Diamond, a political sociologist at Stanford University in California, said he ... the people and power elites of Hong Kong, and the leaders of the central government in Beijing, and the latter are in fact the decisive power," said Diamond, who has studied democracy worldwide. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Housing will be key in CY Leung's maiden policy address

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in Diamond Hill, Sha Tin, Tai Po and Tuen Mun, earmarked for the short-lived My Home Purchase Plan. The department also told the Post that it was working out land use options for the former Kung Man ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Wen family hits back at 'lies' on hidden fortune

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, Teddy Ng

    ... of Wen's wife Zhang Beili's diamond empire or son Wen Yunsong's lucrative business deals with state-run enterprises like China Mobile. "Some were engaged in business activities, ...



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