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  1. 'Illicit' ordination will harm improving ties, Vatican warns Beijing

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The Vatican issued a stern warning that its relations with China would be damaged if Beijing goes ahead with plans to unilaterally ordain a bishop tomorrow without papal approval- in what would be the first such ordination in four years. Beijing's plan to ordain Father Joseph Guo Jincai as the bishop of Chengde in Hebei province, ahead of a national Catholic ...

  2. State chop required for living Buddha status

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and religious head in the Himalayan region even after fleeing China for India in 1959. Although itself an atheist authority, the central government has chosen the reincarnation of important living ... - a chop from the government. In a move seen by critics as Beijing's tightening of control over the region's religious freedom, the State Administration of Religious Affairs said living ...

  3. Court will not require authorities to reveal documents relating to Falun Gong watch-list

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on a watch list. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann on Friday said the court was not prepared to issue a further order requiring the government to disclose documents about the watch list. He said his ... on the controversial list. The government has argued that disclosure of the documents was not in public interest. Officials said this might reveal the internal workings of the watch-list system ...

  4. Falun Gong judicial review bid dismissed

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Government had legitimate security reasons for refusing entry, judge rules A group of Falun Gong practitioners refused entry into Hong Kong four years ago were prevented from ... the group outright. However, the Hong Kong government had argued that the four were denied entry only for organising disruptive activities that threatened public order. About 600 Falun Gong ...

  5. The thoughts of chairman Ma

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... independent, instituting such a law would never effectively stop Taiwan doing so.' On June 4: 'I'm not worried about offending any government or regime. I attend June 4 memorial services ...

  6. We depend on more than the courts for our rights

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... systems'. At issue was a demonstration by 16 Falun Gong members outside the central government liaison office in 2002. On Thursday, the Court of Final Appeal unanimously overturned the convictions ... of Beijing's tolerance for activities it deems anti-government. Subscribers to the conspiracy theory are likely to interpret the Falun Gong ruling as yet another example of the liberal leanings ...

  7. Falun Gong protest 'not obstructive'

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... not take up all the space on the footpath and were not approaching passers-by. But counsel representing the government, Kevin Zervos SC, told the court the prosecution's case ...

  8. Attack on Falun Gong a timely reminder

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong, told the forum Falun Gong was affecting the city's harmony and disturbing mainland tourists by handing out flyers spreading its message. ...

  9. Foreign minister mobbed by activists

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A plan for President Hu Jintao to meet pro-Beijing supporters outside his hotel in New York on Tuesday was scuppered when Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing approached to address the crowd and was mobbed by supporters of the Falun Gong and Tibetan independence. When Mr Li drew near to speak, cheers erupted from the government supporters lining the street to greet ...

  10. HK's role in Sino-Vatican relations 'will not change'

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Holy See official says death could revive Beijing talks The Catholic diocese of Hong Kong will continue to act as a bridge between China and the Holy See in the papacy ... and praised Beijing's condolence message to the Vatican as a 'positive sign'. Speaking to the South China Morning Post, the Vatican official involved in China affairs said Hong ...




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