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  1. Economics no answer to a question of politics

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong people, among the most pragmatic anywhere, are keenly aware of this. Yet it is hard to believe that economic recovery and the debate over political reform cannot continue on parallel ... support for reform, this strategy is unlikely to be effective. No one in Hong Kong would argue with the need to continue on the path of economic recovery. Mr Tung expects gross domestic product ...

  2. A backward step on the path to political reform

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is probably the most important issue confronting the city's political future. Now, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has changed his mind. New political and economic realities have intruded ... The government needs to deploy its full resources to weather this unprecedented economic storm. Given Hong Kong's political landscape, any proposed constitutional changes would likely cause a heated ...

  3. Political reform the key to lasting prosperity, says outgoing US envoy

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... competitiveness and prosperity, the government should secure political reform, which was considered 'right and necessary' by the public, he said. In his swansong speech to a joint chamber lunch, ... Beijing had generally respected its commitment to giving Hong Kong a high degree of autonomy. As well as economic success, the city had maintained its rule of law, making Hong Kong the most ...

  4. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Can real reform take root in Qianhai?

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... in turn provided models for the changes under Deng Xiaoping that have driven China's economic reforms over the past 30 years. When the younger Xi toured Qianhai, he was looking ... and administration like Hong Kong, while avoiding the great wealth gap of capitalism." Ding said that after 30 years of economic reform, China had to rethink its growth model to sustain its development. ...

  5. More unhappy with HK politics

    Posted Mar 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... they were most concerned with political problems also rose by 4 percentage points to 10 per cent. But 64 per cent said that economic problems ranked top among their concerns. However, ... Ting-yiu, director of the university's Public Opinion Programme, said disputes over constitutional reform had a major effect on dissatisfaction with politics. He also believes that recent ...

  6. Economic reforms to buttress Guangdong

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... of economic development so the business environment in the cities could meet international standards. Once realised, the reforms would be repeated throughout the province and also transform the Pearl ... Fiona Tam in Shenzhen Province to shore itself up amid global crisis Guangdong is looking to streamline its government, loosen controls over business, launch economic experiments and boost ...

  7. Economic growth outstrips forecasts

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... appears that another year of sustained economic growth is required to bring the jobless number down to its equilibrium level' of 4.5 per cent to 5.5 per cent, he said. The recent political debate over the pace of democratic reforms in the city should not have a large impact on the economic recovery in the near term, said Alan Siu Kai-fat, an executive director of the centre. ...

  8. Reform hopes in Shenzhen boost shares

    Posted May 09th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Guangdong's industrial structure. The blueprint said Shenzhen would be a testing ground for economic and political reforms. ... and cultural industries. The plan, which includes 37 detailed reform proposals, also asks Beijing to grant Shenzhen the freedom to experiment with administrative reforms. Political experts believe ...

  9. Tung has to build more political bridges

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Cartledge

    ... similar issues in the coming years. A more responsive political system in China will help it survive the economic and social pressures that will accompany the reform of its financial system ... Kong's economic problems and the shortcomings of the policies drawn up to try to solve them. But to believe this is solely the case is to miss something more important- that getting the politics ...

  10. Putting a price on 'yes' votes for political reform

    Posted May 28th 2010, 12:00am by Paul G. Harris

    ... pollution or the minimum wage. If the government concedes in these or similar areas, it would still be important not to give it any more votes than it needs to win passage of the political reform ... Paul G. Harris The June 23 Legislative Council vote on the government's constitutional reform package is shaping up to be a no-win situation for Hong Kong's pan-democrats. ...




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