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  1. Political Animal

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the issue at a lunch speech to the Hong Kong Journalists Association on December 14, entitled: 'Prophet in modern society- The Church as an advocate for social justice and human rights.' ... there is still time to make our voices heard, I urge all concerned citizens and especially the political parties to speak up and press the government to introduce legislative changes,' she wrote ...

  2. Hong Kong 'labour party' could be on horizon, but who will vote for it?

    Posted Nov 08th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... differences over its future direction, he is talking of forming a new organisation. 'Hong Kong lacks a centre-left party that provides a clear platform for the grass roots of society,' ... and middle class sympathisers would already have identified with the Democrats or the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. Hong Kong's traditional split ...

  3. Hu offers condolences and support for Hong Kong's follow-up work

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... last Thursday, lawmakers across the political spectrum urged the government to learn from the hostage tragedy to clear away obstacles to Hong Kong's communication with other countries ... Gary Cheung President Hu Jintao said yesterday that the central government would continue to support Hong Kong's follow-up work on the Manila hostage tragedy when he met Chief ...

  4. Political Animal

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been written: a safe pair of hands. But Leung side-stepped questions on how Hong Kong faced five 'deep-rooted conflicts', as described by Premier Wen Jiabao. Tang at least had ... of Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, is without doubt mightier than the sword in Hong Kong. His written words have the power to change the law, force government to change policy, and either rob ...

  5. The diplomat who helped smooth a path for Hong Kong's handover

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... in 1959, followed by postings in Beijing, two postings as political adviser in the Hong Kong government, and head of the Far Eastern department in the Foreign Office. He became fixed in the memory ... Ambrose Leung Robin McLaren, the man who led the British side of the momentous negotiations for Hong Kong's handover to China, has died in London aged 75. McLaren, who passed away ...

  6. Political Animal

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to St Paul's Co-educational College. Lau introduced her at a football match between staff of Chinese University and the University of Hong Kong as a member of the HKU council. Yet she ... who displayed placards in front of TVB cameras to complain about the broadcaster? Other aggrieved Hongkongers are following his tactics. At a forum on constitutional reform at Hong Kong ...

  7. Only 1 of 8 political aides briefs Legco

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Only one political assistant briefed lawmakers in the Legislative Council since the post was created in 2008, a governance review found. Of the eight political assistants, Linda Choy Siu-min, a political assistant to the secretary for environment, was the only one to have formally spoken in the legislature. Choy was once a news editor at the South China Morning Post. ...

  8. Political winds reshape HK's top job

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Diplomatic Service- bearing the titles of political adviser and deputy or assistant adviser- functioned as integral members of the Hong Kong government, tendering advice on matters ranging from ... with the result that many had as little knowledge of Taiwan's people, politics and topography as they did of Mongolia. It took a while for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government ...

  9. Hong Kong people 'should be angry'

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter An activist accused of assaulting police during a protest has said Hong Kong's 7 million people should be angry with its undemocratic political system. Christina Chan, ... generation, a growing group of young activists who are impatient with the city's political system and what they say is a lack of transparency and accountability. ...

  10. Hong Kong inches along the road to gender equality in public life

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... in the World Economic Forum's annual Gender Gap Index. While Hong Kong is not listed in the index, the small number of women in political and economic leadership positions indicates the city also ... big companies. Many Hong Kong people do not want their family members to become involved in public affairs and are even less keen about women playing an active role in politics. When women ...




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