• Friday
  • April 18, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:12pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 121 for hong kong politics

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Concern over call for national security laws in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:10pm by Tony Cheung

    ... A pro-Beijing legal expert has weighed into the debate about applying national security laws in Hong Kong, saying it would be consistent with Basic Law provisions that empower Beijing to act in times ... of the mini-constitution that requires Hong Kong to enact national security legislation. It was shelved more than a decade ago in the face of mass protests, but Hoo said it offered the only alternative to direct ...

  2. News - China - SECURITY

    Hong Kong publisher Yao Wentian, working on Xi Jinping book, held on mainland China

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 12:11am by Angela Meng

    ... on mainland A Hong Kong-based publisher who was working to release a dissident's book about President Xi Jinping has been detained on the mainland for nearly three months. Yao Wentian, 73, ... working on a reprint of his 1998 debut Fire and Ice, a controversial collection of political essays. "We had just finished with the editing and were about to print when he suddenly ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    PLA will not be used to deal with public disorder, says Hong Kong security minister

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 02:19pm by SAMUEL CHAN, JEFFIE LAM

    ... There is no possibility that Hong Kong police will call in the People's Liberation Army to deal with public disorder, the security minister says. Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok was responding ... in handling large-scale events, including protests and marches," Lai told Legco's security panel. "I have absolute confidence in the Hong Kong police force, that it has the ability ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Mainland Chinese legislation 'no substitute' for Article 23

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG, Tony Cheung

    ... The clause, long controversial, requires the city to enact a law to prevent treason, subversion and related acts. The university of Hong Kong law academic was weighing into the debate over a suggestion by mainland scholar and Basic Law Committee member Professor Rao Geping that the State Security Law could be temporarily enforced in Hong Kong if the special administrative region delayed ...

  5. News - World - SECURITY

    Edward Snowden reporters Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras back in US

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:00am by AP

    ... the information for their story. "This award is really for Edward Snowden," Poitras said. Greenwald and Poitras had flown to Hong Kong to meet Snowden after the former defence contractor fled ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Assange: Hong Kong would have 'played by book' over Edward Snowden

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam and Ben Garvey

    ... broke cover in Hong Kong. "Snowden would be very unlikely to have received asylum in Hong Kong for a variety of political and bureaucratic reasons," Assange told the South China ... would win his extradition case... that he would ultimately prevail; that is the nature of the politics of the Hong Kong government and the Chinese politburo." Snowden, a former US National ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Virus sends data from Belgian leader's computer to servers in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, Lana Lam

    ... Reuters and Lana Lam Virus targeting prime minister sent data to server in Hong Kong, Brussels authorities say City linked to cyber-attack in Belgium Hong Kong has been linked to new ... that was communicating with a server in Hong Kong," the prime minister's office said on Friday. "Currently, there is no proof that the hacking was carried out by a state authority." ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Hong Kong's police force deserves public image prize: commissioner

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... of the Civil Human Rights Front, criticised Tsang's attitude to media scrutiny. "It sounds like he only wants to see positive coverage," he said. "The Hong Kong Police Force is one ... look at the city's public order, such recognition is a matter of course." He cited two recent reports, by the World Economic Forum and the World Justice Project, which showed Hong ...

  9. News - World - SECURITY

    US data smuggled by Snowden is 'in Russian hands', say US lawmakers

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 05:34am by AFP

    ... of this information.” Snowden told The New York Times in October that he left all the documents with reporters he met in Hong Kong before flying to Moscow. Brazil’s lower chamber of Congress approved ...

  10. News - China - SECURITY

    New anti-terror laws must protect human right, say legal experts

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:33am by Teddy Ng

    ... "Only with comprehensive legislation can China continue its development without fear of disturbances," said Lee Jai-ying, a Hong Kong delegate to the CPPCC. "Anti-terrorism efforts ... between battling extremism and protecting civil rights, legal experts say. National People's Congress (NPC) deputies and delegates to the government's main political advisory body, ...




SCMP.com Account