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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    British consulate won't be joining in Hong Kong Scots' toast to referendum

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Niall Fraser

    ... "But we're not going to dye any drinks blue or anything." Meanwhile, the Foreign Correspondents' Club in Central is offering a Scottish Independence breakfast buffet that day and airing the latest news on the vote on large screens in the club's lounge. But Scot Robert McNab, a resident of Hong Kong since 1988, just wants to await news of the historic vote in peace ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong has the most ‘ridiculous political system in the world’, says ex-official

    Posted May 13th 2014, 06:37pm by Tony Cheung

    ... the handover, and a "saner" political system was the only way to address its problems. Cartland, an assistant director of social welfare before she retired in 2006, was addressing the Foreign Correspondents' Club on whether the city had become ungovernable, when she weighed into the debate on universal suffrage in the chief executive election in 2017. Cartland said that when Hong Kong ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY has a date with Legco

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Colleen Lee

    ... facts. Leung did not respond directly to questions about his illegal structures yesterday. Speaking at a Foreign Correspondents' Club luncheon, he said his cabinet had "worked ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Violent clashes in Mong Kok cast doubt on government's plans to break Occupy impasse

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 01:54am by Staff Reporters

    ... was detained after jumping onto a car to take pictures. Her arrest was later condemned by the Foreign Correspondents Club, which issued a statement accusing the police of "intimidating'' ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government source hints at tougher line on Occupy protests if deadlock persists

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by Gary Cheung, JOYCE NG AND SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to reiterate its warning against foreign interference. "Kenny G's music is popular in China but China's position on the illegal Occupy Central activities in Hong Kong is very clear," Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said.   ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy protests must end- but Beijing won't use force, says ex-HK leader Tung Chee-hwa

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 01:58pm by Gary Cheung

    ... and hiring. In the light of uncertainty arising from the Occupy Central, they may wait and see. Foreign companies may also hold back their decisions to set up offices and make investments in Hong ...

  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 - China - POLITICS

    China scraps 130,000 ‘leading groups’ in effort to streamline local government

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 02:36pm by Chris Luo

    ... the president is also head of at least six high-level “leading groups” overseeing national security, foreign policy, cybersecurity, comprehensive reform, defence systems and military reform. State media ...

  9. News - World - POLITICS

    Clinton and Obama party together despite foreign policy split

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:12pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Vineyard Haven, United States Clinton and Obama shrug off foreign policy split Hillary Clinton and US President Barack Obama did their best to shrug off their differences as they gathered together following a foreign policy split. Obama's spokesman said on Wednesday the White House "is looking onwards and upwards," while Clinton joked she ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Fears over 'radicals' as protest violence increases, but sources say Beijing won't be embarrassed into action

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Protests getting out of hand, says Leung amid claims radical groups and foreign forces are pushing for city's de facto independence Fears over 'radicals', ... under the cover of democracy and were "actively collaborating with foreign forces". For the first time yesterday, the People's Daily linked the Occupy movement to an attempt ...




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