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  1. New Year protest planned

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Organisers of the 500,000-strong July 1 march will attempt to stage another large-scale protest on January 1, calling for democracy, social and economic improvements. Rose Wu, convenor of the Civil Human Rights Front l, said the coalition had decided to organise another march, with the theme of 'returning political power to people and improving livelihoods'. The front ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431130/new-year-protest-planned
  2. Parties split on the appointments

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... Pro-government politicians welcomed the appointments, saying the new ministers could help the city out of its political and economic crisis. But pro-democracy legislators and academics were unconvinced the ministers could shine under the present political system, short of the enforced accountability of universal suffrage. Democratic Party vice-chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423856/parties-split-appointments
  3. Advice flows thick and fast for Tsang

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... constitutional reform- in the next two years. Instead, economic issues should be its top priority. Ms Tam, who is vice-chairwoman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, ... Klaudia Lee Raymond Wu is still critical, but others want party politics Top-level politicians yesterday urged Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to place a priority on improving the relationship ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505112/advice-flows-thick-and-fast-tsang
  4. Exchange Fund profits should be employed to boost economy, say lawmakers

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... Ambrose Leung and Klaudia Lee Political parties yesterday agreed the government should study ways to better use revenue generated by the Exchange Fund to help improve the economy and fund services amid the economic recovery. In a debate on the budget, most of the parties also said the government had failed to introduce sufficient measures in last month's blueprint to speed up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497522/exchange-fund-profits-should-be-employed-boost-economy-say-lawmakers
  5. Support from top offers brief respite for Tung

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... position The strong support bestowed on Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa and the economic advantages offered by the central government will only offer temporary respite from the political crisis ... but the fact it did not rule out the possibility of constitutional reform reflected its flexibility. Political commentator Choy Chi-keung, of City University, said the strong support for Mr Tung had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/422210/support-top-offers-brief-respite-tung
  6. Friend of nature fights to raise awareness of green issues

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... such as the World Economic Forum. Mr Liang said he believed public awareness of the need for environmental protection was increasing, noting that the problem was among the challenges highlighted in Premier ... to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Mr Liang also lauded the State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa) for its unprecedented order to halt construction on 30 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492202/friend-nature-fights-raise-awareness-green-issues
  7. Wen supports call for 'thought liberalisation'

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... for 'thought liberalisation' by stressing that it was much needed if the province is to maintain its pioneering position in the nation's reform and modernisation drive. At a meeting ... that such a movement is likely to be restricted to provincial-level administrations - such as Guangdong and Shanghai, which have long acted as pioneers for the country's economic development - because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/629068/wen-supports-call-thought-liberalisation
  8. Tung listens and gets an earful

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... such as the economy, constitutional reform, flooding problems in the district, and hefty transport fares were raised at the session, although no satisfactory answers were given. Sha Tin District Councillor ... a consultation on constitutional reform in Hong Kong next year. Though no questions directly related to the proposed national security legislation were asked, Mr Sham said the chief executive raised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425579/tung-listens-and-gets-earful
  9. Tung attacked for failing to change

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and legislature and stressed that keeping the momentum of economic recovery would be the government's top priority, as it could help solve various problems, such as unemployment. Alan Leong Kah-kit ... 45 Concern Group member Audrey Eu Yuet-mee called on Mr Tung to implement the long-awaited reform. 'We're holding a positive attitude. What we're talking about is how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/485470/tung-attacked-failing-change

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