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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    New environmental team booed amid pollution woes

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing, Verna Yu

    ... again shrouded in smog. Balloting on the new line-up of the National People's Congress' environmental protection and resources conservation committee saw 850 opposition votes and 125 ... on polluting companies, even though the Ministry of Environmental Protection had been turned from a toothless administration into a fully fledged cabinet agency five years ago. "The ministry did ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central activists practise water cannon protection tactics

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... Samuel Chan and Ernest Kao Occupy activists prepare for water hit About 40 democracy activists were pelted with high-pressure water hoses yesterday as they practised for the upcoming Occupy Central protest. As they linked arms and chanted slogans, the act ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    I may quit in 2016 if reform is vetoed, says lawmaker Lam Tai-fai

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Tony Cheung, Peter So

    ... on his stance on issues such as political reform and retirement protection," Lam suggested. With such an agreement, pan-democrats could mobilise supporters to vote for the underdog to get ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Quit school if you really want to make a sacrifice for democracy', Arthur Li tells students

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 12:01pm by Peter So

    ... worshipping nor being manipulated by any politician," she said. Separately, the Association of the Heads of Secondary Schools urged the public to protect the autonomy of schools. The association ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'I'd have joined Occupy if it could work', says Exco member Arthur Li

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Peter So, SHIRLEY ZHAO, Arthur Chan

    ... of helping to organise the boycotts. The office urged the alliance to observe data protection rules. But it said in a statement yesterday that there was "no evidence to suggest that the alliance ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    C Y Leung names Christine Loh new environmental undersecretary

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... green adviser The arrival of an environmental heavyweight at the Environment Bureau could see Hong Kong's green policy moving in the right direction. Christine Loh Kung-wai, a former ... to protect the harbour from reclamation and challenged inheritance rights of New Territories males. Loh later founded Civic Exchange. She was also a senior policy adviser to C40, an international ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwanese groups press for passage of asylum bill to help Hong Kong activists

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Kong's pan-democrats about civil disobedience, said various rights groups in Taiwan had teamed up to push for the bill to extend protection to political refugees. "With the legislation done, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text of former Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa’s speech on Hong Kong’s political reform

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:22pm

    ... care, and protection. I therefore appeal to all teachers and parents to join together in protecting our young and their core values and to make sure that their studies are not disrupted. After ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Electoral reform must safeguard business interests, scholar says

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 07:23pm by Joyce Ng and Tony Cheung

    ... Joyce Ng and Tony Cheung in Beijing System must protect business interests: scholar Business interests must be protected in any reform of Hong Kong's political system, a Beijing legal ... not accept a regressive proposal that continued to protect sectoral interests. "We have been cheated long enough," said Lee, who fears a committee stacked with Beijing loyalists would block ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Jimmy Lai's 'close ties with US right-wing politicians' revealed in leaked email trove

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by Gary Cheung

    ... Stapleton- Palin's senior adviser- Simon wrote that pan-democrats "need some attention and gain a level of protection by government knowing they can get some international attention". ...




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