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  1. Handover a success except for democracy: Lord Howe

    Posted Jun 20th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... in the Sino-British negotiations, said the agreement that finalised Hong Kong's handover had been implemented except for progress towards universal suffrage. 'One of the last pieces we put in place ...

  2. Not welcome

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing welcomes visits from most of Hong Kong's pro-democracy politicians, but singles out as an exception 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung. Should Mr Leung be excluded? Share your views: write to us. ...

  3. When the president of Legco could vote

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Cullen

    ... to be crucial in terms of retaining cross-party respect both for the office and the person who holds it. Some limited exceptions to the ban on Speakers voting have emerged- mainly to break deadlocks- ... in Legco related to them in the coming years and, due to their singular and critical nature, it would be sound to have an exception to the convention allowing presidents to cast ballots in Annex ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong election laws favour big parties, says candidate

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... for Democracy and People's Livelihood led by Frederick Fung Kin-kee. Independent candidate Pamela Peck Wan-kam is also running for the seat. With the exception of Peck, all have party colleagues ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tighter rules urged over declaration of interest for Exco members in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Holdings but declined to say what it is called, what it does or where it operates, except to say that it is not involved in business in Hong Kong, the mainland or Taiwan. Leung said in his ...

  6. Milestone poll on path to democracy

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the five traditional geographical constituencies are also exceptionally keen. A record 69 candidate lists are vying for 35 seats. For the first time, the pro-Beijing Democratic Alliance ...

  7. Leung office defends its hiring of mainlander

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... posts in 1999, the Civil Service Bureau said yesterday. Normally, only permanent residents are eligible. Exceptions require the bureau's approval. Chen began studying in Hong Kong in 2005. ...

  8. Tsang has a month to make amends

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stripped of political tragedy and pathos, the scandals that have overtaken Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's stellar career of public service are a reminder that no one is above the law in this city. With hindsight, how he must regret allowing himself to be made the exception that finally proved the rule, when his government rebuffed attempts in 2008 to bring the chief executive under ...

  9. Tsang's style of government has contributed to Hong Kong's decline

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... or returning visitors from other regions? One can practically feel the vigour sap from the city and its people. In comparison Singapore today is vibrant, fresh and exceptionally creative in its urban ...

  10. Don't try shortcut, C.Y. Leung is warned

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the many discussions about them are a form of filibuster. Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee, chairwoman of the establishment subcommittee, said it would be a rare exception to scrutinise expense items ...




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