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  1. First person

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As told to Simon Parry Jason Baker, 32, is director of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) Asia Pacific, which has just set up its regional base in Hong Kong. He explains ... to hire staff it helps a lot that Hong Kong has some sort of animal rights movement. When I first came to Hong Kong two years ago, we only had about three people who were activists. Now we have ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Anti-red' sentiment takes centre stage in Legco election for first time

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by TOMY CHEUNG

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Parties exploiting fears over influence of mainland culture on city and its core values, a trend that's likely to continue, observers say 'Anti-red' sentiment takes hold in election For the first time, "anti-red" sentiment has taken centre stage in the city's politics amid the fight for Legislative Council seats- ...

  3. First day on the job a tough one for C.Y.'s team

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung, Joyce Ng, Colleen Lee and Stuart Lau The new government was greeted by a barrage of challenges on its first working day, with Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, ministers and Exco members fielding questions about contentious issues. These included the illegal structures at Leung's home on The Peak, the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown and Sunday's protest ...

  4. Country first

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... though, despite my concern, I sense that for the first time, my response will not be so instant. There is a possibility that it may even be 'China'. I have National People's ...

  5. Tang sinks as rivals shine in first debate

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The three men vying to become Hong Kong's next chief executive appeared together for the first time in a debate yesterday. ... executive, but his poor showing in the first real public test of his popularity must have hit home. The forum gave the candidates an equal chance to respond to audience questions on four key ...

  6. Regina Ip is first pick of second-string choices

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So, Colleen Lee and Gary Cheung Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee is the most popular alternative choice from the pro-establishment camp to join the chief executive race, according to the latest South China Morning Post-University of Hong Kong poll. The poll- c ...

  7. Juniors secure world's fifth-best spot

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... before the competition started- excelled. First, they reached the quarter-finals, where they bowed out after a close 2-1 defeat by fourth seeds India. In the play-offs to decide the teams finishing fifth to eighth, they first ousted Canada. Then, in their final contest, to decide the fifth- and sixth-placed teams- they defeated their Asian rivals Japan. Wong Wai-hang, Hong ...

  8. Small parties have a big impact in first campaign

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... year, Fan said. The New People's Party- seeking the vote for the first time- had 12 candidates and secured four seats. The party's vice-chairman, Michael Tien Puk-sun, defeated ...

  9. Ip's party to field 10 candidates in first election test

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee and Peter So The New People's Party will field 10 members in the upcoming district council race, the first election since it was established in January. The candidates- two retired civil servants, a sitting district councillor, businessmen and professionals- will contest New Territories West, Hong Kong Island and Kowloon East. Although party chairwoman Regina Ip Lau ...

  10. Professionals launch pro-democracy team

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Pro-democracy professionals from different sectors have for the first time formed an alliance to help shape public policies. Some members were eyeing seats in Legislative Council functional constituencies, a stronghold of conservative forces, sources said. Led by democratic camp winners on the Election Committee, the Professional Commons group is being launched ...




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