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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Snowden Files, by Luke Harding

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:55pm by GDN

    ... David Runciman The Snowden Files by Luke Harding Guardian Faber 3.5 stars David Runciman There are two big mysteries at the heart of the Edward Snowden story. First, why did he do it? ... Snowden's backstory, which is not as straightforward as it seemed. What's striking is not so much the range of Snowden's fantasies as the depth of his political commitment. Despite ...

  2. News - World - POLITICS

    NSA spies amassed 300 reports on Angela Merkel, magazine reveals

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:44am by AFP

    ... Chancellor Angela Merkel, Der Spiegel reported yesterday, citing information leaked by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. Merkel was on a list of some 122 heads of state and government ... to open an inquiry into suspected espionage", it said. Documents made public by Snowden in October revealed that the NSA had listened to Merkel's mobile phone conversations for several ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'There is no neutrality': CY Leung signs petition against Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Tony Cheung, DANNY LEE

    ... office director Edward Yau Tang-wah, Chow and two alliance spokesmen. Leung dismissed suggestions he was misusing public resources by signing the petition during working hours and bringing his ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    SCMP study puts July 1 protest number at 140,000, well below organiser estimates

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:20pm by Joyce Ng and Ng Kang-chung

    ... on the analysis. Edward Tai Chit-fai, senior data analyst of the programme, said computer counting should be separately verified by manual counting. Programme director Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu earlier put ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmakers vote to condemn US spying in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... that the council used another way to follow up on the issue," he said. US whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who was a technical assistant for the Central Intelligence Agency, earlier revealed that the US ... their communication confidential. Party colleague Dennis Kwok said the US had no basis for blaming the Hong Kong government for "letting Snowden go", as Washington had not provided all ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Communist Party members and business elite 'support Occupy Central'

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:44am by Tanna Chong

    ... lined up some 70 players in the finance industry behind the pro-democracy movement. Edward Chin Chi-kin said these “high-flyers and ordinary people” wanted an answer to one key question: “Will ... Edward Chin Chi-kin Chin said group members, a lot of whom are “over 40”, fear their children will have to leave Hong Kong before the end of the city’s post-handover transition period, as some ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong business elite demand 2017 universal suffrage in open letter

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 05:01pm by Tanna Chong

    ... year," hedge fund manager and core group member Edward Chin Chi-kin said. "But there is much more [at stake] than money... we hope Xi will remember the promise of one country, two ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chris Patten-inspired scholar lends optimism to pursuit of democracy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Scholar buoyed by former governor Chris Patten's encouragement in 2012 urges Hongkongers to look on the bright side Shot of optimism in pursuit of democracy Hong Kong has to stay positive as it forges ahead with democratic development, a Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund scholar says, drawing inspiration from her meeting with the city's last ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - POLITICS

    CY Leung: The chronicle of an end foretold

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 04:38pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... with vigour and conviction. Three weeks ago when American whistle-blower Edward Snowden sought refuge in Hong Kong, it was his cabinet member Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee and Security Secretary Lai Tung-kwok ... not to mention that the visit came in the midst of the Snowden manhunt. The mayor tried to back out but ultimately agreed to spend a half-hour with Leung in a hastily arranged meeting in a hotel room. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Ex-governor David Wilson 'clueless' why he got job over Prince Charles

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com David Wilson 'clueless' as to why he got the job over prince after the death of Edward Youde Talk of Prince Charles as governor surprises ... of candidates. The heir to the British throne could have been made governor in 1987, after Edward Youde died of a heart attack in Beijing in late 1986, diplomat Sherard Cowper-Coles wrote in his memoirs, ...




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