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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. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    Building blocks needed in Hong Kong's political development

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:59pm by Richard Wong

    ... The political reform framework decided by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress has evoked strong reactions in Hong Kong. The pan-democrats have denounced it as undemocratic ... It is favoured by those who strongly support a "bottom-up approach" to building democracy in Hong Kong and want to anchor political decision-making with the people and no one else, even though ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1593825/building-blocks-needed-hks-political-development
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    When political reform was turned into a battle, Hong Kong became the loser

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by Alice Wu

    ... the entire process that ended with the National People's Congress Standing Committee's tougher-than-expected framework for Hong Kong's political reform to a poker game- in the end, ... It's most frustrating to see that none was given the chance to see the light of day. It is inconceivable that Beijing does not know the "actual situation" in Hong Kong- namely, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586015/when-political-reform-was-turned-battle-hong-kong-became
  5. Comment - Letters

    NPC proposal marks the start of political reform in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:12am by LETTERS

    ... NPC proposal marks the start of political reform in Hong Kong I refer to the framework for political reform in Hong Kong announced by the Standing Committee of the National People's ... of Hongkongers above the needs of the mainland. I fail to understand why they seem willing to give up this golden opportunity to move political reform in Hong Kong forward. If there is no political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1586271/npc-proposal-marks-start-political-reform-hong-kong
  6. Comment - Letters

    Beijing not honest about its role in Hong Kong's political development

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 05:00am by LETTERS

    ... Committee chairman Li Fei on Monday regarding the new arrangements for the chief executive election in 2017. He told his audience that Hong Kong had experienced faster progress in democracy ... to choose our own leaders and lawmakers freely. Britain could not give "full" democracy to Hong Kong because it was a crown colony led by a governor appointed by the British government. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1584665/beijing-not-honest-about-its-role-hong-kongs-political-development
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    More political instability now inevitable in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 03:40am by Alex Lo

    ... political reform package. But even if you decide the price is too high to pay, you still need to ask whether the consequences of rejection would be more damaging or beneficial to Hong Kong ... to Hong Kong yesterday. The price tag for universal suffrage laid down by the National People's Congress Standing Committee is so steep every Hong Kong person has to ask whether it is worth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1582469/more-political-instability-now-inevitable-hong-kong
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must not allow its tax policy to be used as a political weapon

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:05pm by ARTHUR LAFFER

    ... Arthur Laffer Arthur Laffer says any efforts to tinker with it, to pander to special interests, should be resisted Hong Kong's sensible tax structure should remain an example to others I have oft cited Hong Kong's long-standing flat-rate income tax structure as a successful policy which, if implemented in the US, could dramatically improve the US economy. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580757/hong-kong-must-not-allow-its-tax-policy-be-used-political-weapon
  9. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Deng Xiaoping's legacy felt in Hong Kong's debate on political reform

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tammy Tam

    ... Xiaoping. She was there to accomplish the last wish of Deng, who had passed away in February: to witness Hong Kong's return to China. Many Hong Kong reporters still remember the early spring ... tycoon: "I'll try my best to keep alive till 1997 because I want to see Hong Kong under China's rule." Unfortunately, Deng never got his wish. Last Friday would have marked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580440/deng-xiaopings-legacy-felt-hong-kongs-debate-political-reform
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To achieve political reform, Hong Kong must converse in a civilised manner

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 01:25pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... for Hong Kong is about people being able to vote for those who govern them. Simple enough: it's been tried and tested in countless elections. Yet the nature of our discussion is bad tempered, ... from the push for Scottish independence. Pan-democrats aren't seeking an independent Hong Kong; they want free and fair elections. But Beijing and the democracy movement should nonetheless ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1575967/achieve-political-reform-hong-kong-must-converse-civilised-manner

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