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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Robert Chow Yung: There is another voice in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... 1999 Part-time programme host, RTHK 2000 Chief executive, Panda-Recruit 2002 Founded consultancy firm Robert Chow and Friends Politics: 2013 Convenor, Silent Majority for Hong Kong 2014 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Jimmy Lai paid Paul Wolfowitz US$75,000 for help in Myanmar

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:01am by ALEX BOOKBINDER, Patrick Boehler

    ... Alex Bookbinder in Yangon and Patrick Boehler in Hong Kong Wolfowitz paid US$75,000 for help in Myanmar Leaked documents show Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying paid former US deputy defence secretary Paul Wolfowitz US$75,000 for his help with projects in Myanmar. According to a July 22, 2013, remittance notice by the Shanghai Commercial and Savings Bank, Wolfowitz received ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... • The Ministry of Finance announced in April 2014 its plan to issue RMB sovereign bonds totalling RMB 28 billion, compared to the RMB 23 billion issued last year. As in 2013, RMB sovereign bonds would ... investors, overseas Central Banks and monetary authorities on 21 May 2014. • Provided a comparable taxation framework for Islamic bonds vis-à-vis conventional bonds in July 2013 to enhance Hong ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung's annual report of the government's work criticised for 'hiding evils'

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung

    ... long-term housing supply cannot really solve the problem," he said. He was referring to the statement that "while the government has encountered difficulties in taking forward various initiatives to increase land supply, we managed to … [announce] in July 2013 the latest recommendations of the North East New Territories" new town projects. A funding proposal related to those ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung 'will leave the slaughter of public nomination to Beijing'

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:29am by Joyce Ng, JEFFIE LAM

    ... is eventually passed by Legco. 2013 December: The government launches a five-month public consultation on electoral reforms for the 2017 chief executive election and 2016 Legco elections. 2014 June: ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco filibuster on stamp duty puts more than HK$4b at stake, lawyers warn

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Austin Chiu, Sandy Li

    ... worrying since the tax started to be collected in February 2013," she said. "We don't know the exact amount being held by law firms, but it will not be a small figure. What ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping sending strong message about graft in PLA with probe of Xu Caihou

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 02:58am by Minnie Chan

    ... of managing high-level personnel in the army from 2004 to 2013, with most incumbent senior officials promoted by him. However, his downfall does not mean the PLA leadership will undergo a major ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Zhang's agenda during visit to Taiwain indicates growing clout of DPP

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:41am by Lawrence Chung

    ... as evident by a wave of protests by local civic groups and students this spring. "This explains why the mainland is willing to spend more resources in communicating with the DPP," he said. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Carnival China, by Kerry Brown

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by David Wilson

    ... website between 2006 and 2013, Brown scrutinises the corruption that dogged officialdom during the "muddling through" age of Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao. Disgraced former ... on Chinese society until the March 2013 accession of President Xi Jinping is punchy but tender, even amusing. For him, China is a dark and complex carnival in which every citizen performs. "The ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UK and foreign businesses concerned about governance in Hong Kong

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:18am by Tanna Chong

    ... pessimism over reaching a deal with Beijing on electoral reform, Wilson seemed optimistic. "She thinks there is room for discussion with Beijing, based on her encounters with central government ...




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