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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Southern Weekly protests highlight stalling political reform

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 07:29pm by Zhang Hong

    ... Xi Jinping was sworn in last November, many liberal intellectuals hoped he might kick start a process of long-awaited political reform, with looser media control and the fight against ... political reform and abidance with the constitution into a tribute praising the ruling party. The authority also ordered the newspaper to drop many critical articles, or to replace them with soft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1123103/southern-weekly-protests-highlight-stalling-political-reform
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Southern Weekly row won't lead to a loosening of rules on China's media

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong says it's clear from developments in the censorship row in Guangdong that the authorities will maintain their tight control on the media for some time to come The crisis ... prepared for its 18th congress. When the party's new leader, Xi Jinping , was sworn in last November, many liberal intellectuals hoped he might kick-start a process of long-awaited political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1123951/southern-weekly-row-wont-lead-loosening-rules-chinas-media
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's time for radical political groups in Hong Kong to face hard political realities

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:51am by Alex Lo

    ... Kong Power and Defend Hong Kong Campaign. Having been to a few of these rallies, I must say the verbal abuse was usually mutual. As for turning peaceful rallies into confrontation, I think ... basic realities. On the one hand, some kind of full democracy is inevitable for Hong Kong. On the other, there is this colossus called China. The mainland will influence and dictate to Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1528899/its-time-radical-political-groups-hong-kong-face-hard
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Will Hong Kong risk it all to defy Beijing on political reform?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 02:10pm by Michael Chugani

    ... They woke up a sleeping master with their noisy threats of paralysing Central. At first I thought Zhou Nan, former director of Xinhua's Hong Kong branch, was talking through his rear end when he warned that the People's Liberation Army would squash riots sparked by Occupy Central. Now I am not so sure. Beijing's policy document on Hong Kong issued this week makes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1531527/will-hong-kong-risk-it-all-defy-beijing-political-reform
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing has a legitimate role to play in Hong Kong's political affairs

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... on Hong Kong's political development. It makes it clear that while the city may enjoy a high degree of autonomy, this is only at Beijing's discretion. In other words, if Beijing can give ... on political reform". They were dramatised last week when retired senior official Zhou Nan, a former Xinhua director in Hong Kong, accused "anti-China forces" of trying to seize control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1530355/beijing-has-legitimate-role-play-hong-kongs-political
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No mystery as to how Hong Kong's political reform tale will end

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:25am by Mike Rowse

    ... Sherlock Holmes told Dr Watson, "whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." Applying the same logic to the political reform situation in Hong Kong, it is now possible to deduce the outcome. The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong will be deployed to hammer out a compromise deal with moderate members of the pan-democratic camp, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1528125/no-mystery-how-hong-kongs-political-reform-tale-will-end
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is Hong Kong's rule of law becoming a victim of political expediency?

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by Howard Winn

    ... happening. A favourite mantra that slips so easily off the tongues of government officials is that one of the features that makes Hong Kong a special place for doing business is its adherence to the rule of law. This is an important issue for Hong Kong as the rule of law is touted as one of its competitive advantages over the mainland. It would be a shame if Hong Kong's rule of law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1524839/hong-kongs-rule-law-becoming-victim-political-expediency
  8. Business - Economy - POLITICAL REFORM

    Slow pace of political reform puts Hong Kong’s competitiveness at risk

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 11:38am by Richard Wong

    ... inadequacy in addressing larger concerns that affect the population as a whole, in the face of local political resistance in geographical constituencies. We have seen examples of this in Hong Kong ... to redraw district boundaries. Building more flexibility into the political-representation process is particularly important for Hong Kong, as an open city whose prosperity depends on being well ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1524372/slow-pace-political-reform-puts-hong-kongs-competitiveness-risk
  9. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong's political system is imperfect but effective

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by LETTERS

    ... Hong Kong's political system is imperfect but effective I refer to the report on the comments of Rachel Cartland, a former Hong Kong official under British colonial rule (" ... Order Ordinance could be used to limit freedom of speech in Hong Kong. The fact is Britain never thought to allow political development in Hong Kong until the handover loomed and it faced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1514398/hong-kongs-political-system-imperfect-effective
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The politics of self-interest rules in Hong Kong

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:15am by Philip Bowring

    ... for the public good The rules of self-protection Hong Kong has a problem with a dysfunctional political system. But a bigger obstacle to effective administration is the behaviour of the top ranks ... is 17km away. Those ultimately responsible for Hong Kong's overspend had no concern for the public interest in using public money to best effect. Initial cost estimates were understated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1503515/politics-self-interest-rules-hong-kong

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