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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hongkongers' unacceptable ignorance of China's government

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... something strange started to happen. It seemed most people I met who knew me here in Hong Kong were all asking me the same question: why wasn't I in Beijing? The explanation is simple. Around ... in mid-November was the 18th congress of the Communist Party. I am not a member of the party. I was struck by how many Hong Kong people were unaware what that event was. It might have looked like ...

  2. Beijing friction distant as poll draws close

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung It has been conventional wisdom that the pro-democracy camp faces an uphill battle in elections when Hong Kong-mainland relations are warm, and that when ties between Beijing ... earthquake. With ties between the city and the mainland becoming closer, and their importance to Hong Kong's development growing, it is intriguing that the issue of relations with Beijing has ...

  3. Bar chief's role demands sensitivity

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... not alter the nature of the appointment. It is a political one- and one that shows the winds of change blowing through Hong Kong-mainland relations. The implications are profound. ... important in Hong Kong's development, pragmatists in the city see a need for more such cross-border exchanges. As opinions evolve about the relevance of the mainland to the city's ...

  4. Party offers chance to revitalise HK politics

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... references to bringing about a democratic China and promoting Hong Kong-mainland relations. That is a sensible approach. It suggests that the Civic Party intends to take pragmatic steps in a bid ... over other parties in this respect in that most of its members are relative newcomers to politics. They were not in the limelight when turbulence broke out on the mainland and in Hong Kong ...

  5. Words that heal

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the willingness of mainstream Democrats and Beijing to reach a compromise over constitutional reform is a game-changing moment. But to normalise Hong Kong-mainland relations in the long run, the wound ... of innocent blood is wrong, however successful you turn out to be. These illusions make for intransigence on both sides and have poisoned relations- and polarised the political parties in Hong Kong ...

  6. Political Animal

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

    ... reform process, options for the election of the chief executive in 2017, introduction of national security legislation (Article 23), the role of political parties, and Hong Kong-mainland ... an all-time favourite slogan of Tony Blair about his wish to follow a 'third way' in leading Hong Kong out of its economic woes. But the chief executive, who met the former British prime ...

  7. Shanghai surprise

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What does Bishop Zen Ze-kiun's historic journey to Shanghai at the invitation of mainland authorities augur for relations between Hong Kong and the central government? Share your views: write to us. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Chief executive Leung reflects on first 100 days in office

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by GARY CHEUNG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... that "it is not the other side you need to worry about, but your own". "C.Y. Leung on Hong Kong-mainland relations" Video by Hedy Bok While reiterating the importance of what he ... Bok   IN HIS WORDS ON HK-MAINLAND RELATIONS: "We have to be mindful how the mainland looks at Hong Kong … The recent acts by certain people in Hong Kong, such as flying the old colonial ...

  9. Pragmatism rules, but expect a rough ride

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... But power struggles in the public arena and behind the scenes are likely to make Hong Kong politics and mainland-Hong Kong relations more volatile. ... and perhaps unintended developments. By agreeing to an early exit for Mr Tung, Beijing appears determined to right the wrongs of its approach towards Hong Kong, and to avoid uncertainties that could ...

  10. Hong Kong deputies must tread a fine line

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... towards greater flexibility and pragmatism in handling issues concerning mainland-Hong Kong relations. New faces in the NPC and CPPCC include former Independent Commission Against Corruption head ... But, given the lingering fears about the emergence of another power centre- despite the sea change in mainland-Hong Kong relations since the handover- the central government does not seem ...




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