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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing picks Hong Kong liaison office spokesman Li Gang as Macau chief

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... Kong and Macau responsibilities after the 18th party congress. Li's position in Hong Kong gives him the rank of deputy minister in China's political hierarchy, but being head ... political commentator Johnny Lau Yui-siu said while the chief posts were usually filled by Central Committee members, Li's experience as deputy head of the Hong Kong office made him a suitable ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Crusade for Hong Kong to keep its distance from Beijing picks up steam

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Crusade for HK autonomy wins friends A campaign to safeguard Hong Kong's autonomy within China has more than doubled its online support in the past four months, leading some to speculate on how deep that impulse goes among city residents. The Hong Kong City-State Autonomy Movement (HKAM) had drawn over 4,300 "likes" on Facebook ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Hague Conference office not a gift for Hong Kong from Beijing, says official

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... official's claim that its opening of an Asia-Pacific office in Hong Kong was a "gift" from Beijing. Hans van Loon, secretary general of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, said the city was chosen purely for its judicial autonomy and separation of powers. Its Hong Kong office opened last week. "I think we should stick to the fact that there has not been ...

  4. News - China

    Beijing will use tighter rein on Hong Kong, says analyst

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... tighter control on Hong Kong regardless of the personnel reshuffle at the top next month, according to a veteran China watcher. Hong Kong-based political commentator Johnny Lau Yui-siu said ... takes charge of Hong Kong and Macau affairs, the city will be in a tighter Beijing grip," Lau said. What's more, the city's political and economic influences were on the wane ...

  5. Hong Kong columnist meets Premier Wen

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Veteran Hong Kong columnist and former local National People's Congress deputy Ng Hong-mun has had a 90-minute audience with premier Wen Jiabao which political commentators see ... Hong Kong chief executive election and political reform. What raised more eyebrows, however, was that Wen's wife, Zhang Peili, was at an event after the meeting and was shown in one of two ...

  6. Hong Kong unlimited?

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Constitutional Development Taskforce proposes a three-party consensus on political change. Any initiative would come from the government and would have to be approved by Beijing. Does this unfairly limit the role of the legislature? Share your views: write to us. ...

  7. The media and people of Hong Kong must frame debate for its next leader

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Rafferty Congratulations: Beijing, through Wang Guangya, the mainland's top man in charge of Hong Kong, has realised that a chief executive without popular support is more of a dead duck than a lame duck as far as being able to run this complex, cosmopolitan, deeply Chinese yet international, traditional yet modern city. Wang, director of the Hong Kong and Macau ...

  8. HK's wishes on political future 'fully considered'

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung in Beijing and Ambrose Leung Suffrage resolution conforms to aim of 'gradual and orderly democracy': Xinhua The resolution on Hong Kong's political future, set to be passed by the nation's top legislative body tomorrow, has 'fully considered the wishes of Hong Kong society on pushing forward constitutional development', state media ...

  9. Steady as she goes for Hong Kong policy

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... no pressing need for a major adjustment of its approach towards Hong Kong now- after changing its game plan on all fronts during the political crisis sparked by the massive protest march of July 2003. ... Chris Yeung Some new hands will be on the helm of Beijing's policy on Hong Kong, after last week's retirement of vice-president Zeng Qinghong from the Communist Party's top ...

  10. Beijing backstop will pull Hong Kong through slump

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their hardline policy stance in an attempt to maintain rapid growth through the transition to a new generation of political leadership over the next 18 months. If they do, Hong Kong will benefit, just ... Tom Holland At first glance, things look pretty grim. According to figures released by the government on Friday, Hong Kong's economy actually contracted in the second quarter ...




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