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  1. Question of the week: Do you support universal suffrage for Hong Kong?

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or social status. I support universal suffrage for Hong Kong. Everyone has the right to vote and voice their opinions in public. Everyone is equal. No matter who you are, if you are living in Hong Kong, you are part of Hong Kong society. So why can't we choose our own leader? Once there is universal suffrage, we can choose the chief executive and Legco members. The government ...

  2. Confrontation will bring Hong Kong universal suffering

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong. But that the Democratic Party accepts no less than universal suffrage in 2007-08 is a real cause for concern. It is a dramatic act- a revolution- to put Hong Kong on a collision course ... But it has an obligation to tell the public about the political consequences of its actions. The wrong timing of a move for universal suffrage will bring universal suffering. Hong Kong cannot afford ...

  3. Tycoon's son gives GBP6m to UK university

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Approach, published by Oxford University Press. King's College London has more than 1,400 alumni from China, including Hong Kong, working in the legal, finance, management, education and health ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com A Hong Kong businessman has made a record donation of GBP6 million (HK$73.7 million) to King's College London to foster research into Chinese affairs. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    University students add voice to national education protest

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Stuart Lau, Phila Siu

    ... Square crackdown, raising concerns among national education opponents their core message might be hijacked. The Hong Kong Federation of Students, an alliance of university student unions, urged ... to the protest zone from Polytechnic University on Tuesday. Neither Scholarism nor the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China - which organises the annual June ...

  5. Protect our freedoms, university chiefs told

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the row over the visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the University of Hong Kong last month. Three students who were dragged to the ground and locked up for an hour during the visit said yesterday they were considering legal action against the police. The University of Hong Kong Students' Union has also demanded the institution appoint an independent committee led by a retired judge ...

  6. Deng believed universal suffrage was wrong for HK

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... suffrage would not suit Hong Kong. State Councillor Tang Jiaxuan quoted the late paramount leader as saying universal suffrage could not guarantee 'people who are patriotic and love Hong Kong' would be elected. A member of a delegation from Hong Kong, Wong Siu-yee, said: 'Mr Tang said therefore political development in Hong Kong should adopt a gradual approach.' ...

  7. Civic Party's baffling vote a setback for universal suffrage

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that with this new-found skill, the Democratic Party will work with other parties in the Legislative Council to push the boat of democracy ever forward towards the final destination of universal suffrage. ...

  8. 'Universal suffrage in 2007 flouts Basic Law'

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... by universal suffrage in 2007, we should have stated that in the Basic Law [when it was drafted in the 1980s],' Xiao Weiyun told a forum in Hong Kong on constitutional reform. 'What's the point of us discussing the issue now?' He said Hong Kong people should now concentrate on reviving the city's economy. Professor Xiao, Xia Rong, a mainland member of the Basic Law ...

  9. Universal suffrage an elusive goal

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... from their fears that Hong Kong would get 'fake' universal suffrage in 2017, the earliest date for full democracy given by the National People's Congress Standing Committee in 2007. But Beijing insisted it was serious about its timetable for universal suffrage and pan-democrats should first support the Hong Kong government's proposal for the 2012 elections before ...

  10. Study the map on road to universal suffrage

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... if the development of Hong Kong's political system 'comes to a halt in 2012', the conditions for implementing universal suffrage for the chief executive election would not have been met. ... for implementing universal suffrage, for taking forward democracy in 2012, these issues have been left for Hong Kong to determine on its own.' Since a road map is for Hong Kong to determine, ...




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