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  1. People's Party to hold elections tomorrow

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... the middle class. A source from the People's Party said Laurie Wan Sek-luen, former chairman of the Conservancy Association, would be one of the candidates. Another party source said Lo ... to the National People's Congress, retired director of civil aviation Peter Lok Kung-nam and Priscilla Leung Mei-fun, associate dean of the City University's school of law. A party source said ...

  2. Changes to rules on picking chief challenged

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... executive's term to the remainder of Tung Chee-hwa's tenure would not infringe on the National People's Congress Standing Committee's interpretation of the Basic Law, due tomorrow. ... Jimmy Cheung and Ambrose Leung The government's proposed amendments to rules for electing the chief executive would contradict the NPC Standing Committee's expected ruling on how ...

  3. Top lawyer argues for consultation on reforms

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The first stage of looking at procedural issues should start now, professor says A leading law professor has recommended the government launch a two-stage consultation to canvass views of Hong Kong people on development of the city's political system. Albert Chen Hung-yee, a member of the Basic Law Committee under the National People's Congress and a law ...

  4. Love HK and country, NPC electors told

    Posted Jan 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Beijing official urges voters to elect those who embrace constitution and Basic Law The 1,231 Hong Kong electors for local National People's Congress delegates have ... to run. Mr Sheng's remarks were immediately echoed by Hong Kong delegate to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Lee Cho-jat, who was selected as spokesman ...

  5. No advantage in losing Hong Kong people's trust

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... comment on government policies and performance to tread carefully and think about the consequences of their actions. He said Hong Kong people can distinguish whether their comments are based ... was trying to gain political mileage by criticising the government and its policies. He said Exco members were no different to other public office holders, who are entitled to speak the truth, ...

  6. Taskforce 'must reflect the views of HK people'

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to the central government the views of people in the city, a former chief secretary said yesterday. Speaking after a charity event, Anson Chan Fang On-sang said the taskforce should begin consultations ... that the taskforce would begin its work very shortly, and that it would conduct its consultation with the central government in a totally open and transparent manner,' she said. Chief Executive Tung ...

  7. Further step to marginalise people's voice

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... CHRIS YEUNG In a masterful display of word power, the government taskforce on constitutional development has effectively ruled out early full democracy while seemingly keeping the door ... support for full democracy following the July 1 protest, nor speak highly of the importance of the government response. The way the two reports were submitted to the central authorities before ...

  8. How to make the people's choice work

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the 2007 poll and provided an interesting insight into the central government's thinking. His remarks should be warmly received. They suggest Beijing is keeping an open mind about the identity ... that Mr Yang's comments reflect the central government's line, as officials are usually very cautious about commenting on this sensitive Hong Kong issue. A number of conclusions can ...

  9. Basic Law interpretation a matter of diplomacy

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... occasions, when the executive branch asked Beijing to re-examine rulings by the top court in light of the city's highest governing law. Never before has the Court of Final Appeal sought an interpretation of the Basic Law's provisions from the National People's Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China's supreme legislature. The request for clarification in the continuing ...

  10. NPC deputies come out of the shadows

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... to the National People's Congress is a different ball game. There will be no mass vote-canvassing campaigns or TV debates. Most of the candidates will not run on an all-encompassing election ... and to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in his pre-policy-address consultation exercise. Despite the sea change in mainland-Hong Kong relations, with growing goodwill towards ...




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