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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 - China - POLITICS

    Communist Party elite give backing to Xi Jinping's drive for legal reforms

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 07:34pm by Teddy Ng, Cary Huang, Keira Lu Huang

    ... protection for judicial officials to carry out their duties and better internal rules. The statement gave no hint of the situation facing Zhou, who is at the centre of a large graft investigation ... systems" formula should be protected and the rights of the city's residents assured in accordance with law, a sign Beijing was unlikely to back down in the stand-off against the Occupy ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Deng Xiaoping: The Man Who Made Modern China, by Michael Dillon

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by CAMERON DUECK

    ... economic success- comes at a cost that Dillon has overlooked: environmental disaster. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Communist Party pledges greater role for constitution, rights in fourth plenum

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:01am by LAURA ZHOU, Cary Huang

    ... Party ended its fourth plenum yesterday with pledges to rule the country according to the constitution and to better protect citizens' rights. In a statement issued at the end ... and giving them greater power to make decisions. In addition, the document said the party would use legislation to better protect the rights of citizens and would involve the public more ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Student, Occupy leaders announce vote on government’s reform proposals

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 11:26pm by TIMMY SUNG, Gary Cheung, Joyce Ng

    ... the United Nations Human Rights Committee is writing to the Hong Kong government urging it to protect "the right to stand for elections" in achieving universal and equal suffrage. ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Plenum's lack of action on Zhou Yongkang suggests party divisions, analysts say

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 06:01am by Keira Lu Huang, Andrea Chen, Minnie Chan

    ... The administration will strengthen its capability in using legal means for dealing with foreign affairs, including protection of Chinese nationals and companies overseas, as well as to safeguard sovereignty. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Benny Tai says Occupy Central could give rise to a Hong Kong Charter

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 07:11pm by Joyce Ng

    ... of Hong Kong law academic said protesters at the sit-in would be divided into different groups according to their area of interest, such as social welfare, environmental protection or systems ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Beijing names new party chief for Yunnan

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 03:57am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... legislature's environment and resource protection panel until his detention. Sources said that Bai and a number of senior party cadres, including sacked Hainan executive deputy governor Tan Li, were ...




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