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  1. Alliance protests at 'political suppression'

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is political suppression of the group. They claim the arrests of alliance activists for taking part in a protest against mainland leaders was politically motivated and that Hong Kong police had acted ... more than 30,000 public assemblies and processions in Hong Kong since the handover in 1997. 'It is thus evident that since the [handover], the public continues to enjoy a high degree ...

  2. A new political party must step into the leadership gap

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Party has failed to lead and the DAB or Liberal Party are unable to lead, Hong Kong's political development calls for a new party or realignment of existing forces. Hong Kong needs a party ... Wang Xiangwei The Hong Kong media has written in glee about the election triumphs of the three mavericks: 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung, former radio host Albert Cheng King-hon ...

  3. Hong Kong's duty to speak up

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... to flourish. I told Mr Ruml that Hong Kong is still the freest city in China, and can contribute to the political development of the mainland as long as we remain free, with the rule of law intact. Six ... they are interested in developments in Hong Kong. On January 27, I met the chairman of the Prague-based Olympic Watch, Jan Ruml, who is a former vice-president of the Czech Senate. Olympic Watch- also called ...

  4. Dissident to apply for visa to visit Hong Kong

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... invited by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China to give a talk about Chinese politics ahead of the 15th anniversary of the June 4 crackdown. Mr Wang said he ... Klaudia Lee Exiled Tiananmen Square student leader Wang Dan will apply for a visa to visit Hong Kong next month after receiving an invitation from local groups for academic exchanges. Mr ...

  5. Political Animal

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

    ... naming anyone, that was an oblique reference to a remark by Federation of Hong Kong Industries chairman Cliff Sun Kai-lit. And on Friday, Tien wrote to Wang Shengjun, president of the Supreme ... in the 2012 Legco elections. Online verdict: athletes 1, Games bid 0 As Hong Kong celebrated its second gold medal, on the fourth day of the Asian Games in Guangzhou, the government was frenetic ...

  6. All talk and no action on rules for political parties

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the University of Hong Kong. The government has said from time to time that it sees no immediate need for a political parties ordinance. Secretary for Constitutional Affairs Stephen Lam Sui-lung said ... that there is no statutory requirement governing the nature, limits and disclosure of party donations outside the election campaign period gives the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong ...

  7. Political Animal

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a low season for politics, when politicians engage in their annual exodus to exotic holiday destinations away from the excitement of Hong Kong politics. That is why Political Animal found it odd ... in quest for votes Many will remember the remarks by former secretary for security Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, when she said she would not be able to safeguard Hong Kong's security if she failed ...

  8. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of paper. 'It is not good for the environment and we need space to store them,' he said. Working behind the scenes for the good of all Beijing is sparing no effort to help the Hong Kong government reduce the number of disgruntled Lehman Brothers minibonds holders likely to take to the streets on July 1. An informed source said Bank of China (Hong Kong), one of the major banks still ...

  9. All or nothing as Bo plays game of personality politics

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... chance for a top leadership position,' Frank Ching, a Hong Kong-based China watcher, said. 'If he doesn't gain one of the top three positions in 2012, he will never get it.' ... into 'the Hong Kong of North China' was well received by locals, which bolstered his popularity. But his rather swift success attracted immediate resentment from critics, many alleging ...

  10. Political Animal

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'ploy' After the changing of the guard in the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce's leadership on Tuesday, some members warned that the defeat of two Liberal Party-backed contestants might ... the relatively junior ranks of the undersecretaries. While most of the new political cohorts have almost zero recognition one year after their appointment, Undersecretary for Food and Health Gabriel ...




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