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  1. Beijing officials handle HK's hot potatoes with kid gloves

    Posted Sep 16th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... time, given the ongoing debates about politics and tax in Hong Kong. Chen Zuoer, deputy director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, refrained from weighing ... call for the creation of a ruling coalition in Hong Kong, even though the notion of power-sharing has touched the most sensitive nerve of the ruling Communist Party. Mr Zeng was just ...

  2. Less a farce than a sign of tension

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of tension between Beijing and the pro-democracy camp. Given that Chen Zuoer, a deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, had already warned against paying any tribute to Zhao ... it is because of a wide gulf between the Beijing leadership and the people of Hong Kong over arrangements for commemorating Zhao's life. While Beijing is anxious to keep the commemorations low-key, ...

  3. Class action

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... politics. Last month, President Hu Jintao told a group of business leaders to make common cause with the middle class. A vice-director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office ... A leading observer of the middle class in Hong Kong, Lau Siu-kai, recently said the term 'middle class' might not be appropriate - 'middle classes', he said, was a more ...

  4. Under a cloud of suspicion

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

    ... discussions with director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, Liao Hui, in Shenzhen, shortly before Tung Chee-hwa's resignation. To Mr Tsang, there is nothing wrong ... Chris Yeung It was not so long ago that high-ranking Hong Kong officials were being criticised for their so-called 'fortress mentality'. Shielded under the tenet of 'one ...

  5. A valid reason for apathy

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... secret that he made unannounced visits to Shenzhen to discuss the battle plan for the electoral-reform blueprint with Liao Hui, director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs ... coverage in the Hong Kong Economic Times, some Chinese dailies treated it as a routine political story and others did not carry it at all. Also, the story failed to become a talking point on radio ...

  6. The harsh realities

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... on the democrats by Chen Zuoer, a deputy director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. When asked about reports that Mr Tsang would soon lead all 60 legislators to visit Beijing, ... Chris Yeung Even at 88, Sir Sze-yuen Chung still has a sharp insight into the clash between the ideals and realities of Hong Kong politics. The former Exco convenor hit the nail ...

  7. Bracing for battle

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... to Beijing in August, presumably to discuss political reform. During a visit to Beijing last week, Mr Tsang is understood to have had detailed talks on the same issue with Hong Kong and Macau Affairs ... of constitutional reform during the leader's visit- at least temporarily. In what was described by pro-Beijing media as a significant speech on Hong Kong policy on Sunday, Mr Zeng did not delve ...

  8. Monitoring the electorate's changing pulse

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... that the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office has quietly lobbied for Mr Leung to quit his new job. Whether the report is accurate is hard to prove. There is good reason to believe that the government ... commissioned surveys on the popularity ratings of candidates. Co-sponsored by several media organisations, including the South China Morning Post, the University of Hong Kong Public Opinion Programme ...

  9. Tycoons' plan for self-rule 'treasonous'

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... month later, I went to see Ji Pengfei [the late director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office] in Beijing. During the visit, Mr Ji's deputies, Li Hou and Lu Ping ... Chris Yeung in Los Angeles HK$10b post-1997 lease sought for city A former top mainland official in Hong Kong has revealed that a proposal by tycoons to pay Beijing HK$10 billion to allow ...

  10. Donald must feel he has few blessings to count

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... cross-currents. On Friday, the Hong Kong Economic Journal quoted sources close to Beijing as saying the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office director, Liao Hui, would stand down next ... re-election bid. But on Friday, Gao Siren, director of the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong, dismissed the reports as untrue. As Beijing takes stock of the political reform ...




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