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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Philippines lifts entry ban on nine Hong Kong journalists

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:31am by Phila Siu, AFP

    ... Philippines lifts ban on 9 Hong Kong journalists The Philippines has lifted an entry ban against nine Hong Kong journalists who shouted questions at President Benigno Aquino last year, a government ... Aquino over the 2010 Manila hostage crisis that left eight Hong Kong residents dead. The entry ban came to light only last week, when one of the journalists was turned away at Manila airport. ...

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    Beijing's reform framework for Hong Kong contradicts Basic Law: US report

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:36am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com 'Reform framework contradicts Basic Law' Beijing's restrictive framework on Hong Kong's political reform conflicts with standards ... Congress on relations with China, made the strongly worded accusations in its annual report, which was rejected as "biased" by the Hong Kong government. The body dedicated the last ...

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    China was very much against democracy in Hong Kong even before handover, says Chris Patten

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 07:46am by Tony Cheung and Joyce Ng

    ... Tony Cheung and Joyce Ng Former governor Chris Patten says that even before the handover, Beijing was resistant to granting Hong Kong universal suffrage China 'was very much against democracy' It is "complete nonsense" to suggest that China "always wanted democracy" for Hong Kong, as it appeared "resistant to any form of democracy" even before ...

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    Hong Kong Occupy protesters won't resist clearance but will move sit-in

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 04:22am by ALAN YU, Samuel Chan and Julie Chu

    ... Occupy protesters say they will not resist a clearance operation due to start in Admiralty today but will move somewhere else. ...

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    Hong Kong police set to clear Occupy protesters 'this week'

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:45am by SAMUEL CHAN, Phila Siu, SHIRLEY ZHAO, Emily Tsang

    ... to return to rationality … They should first convince the rest of Hong Kong people with their arguments," he wrote. The Reverend Peter Douglas Koon, provincial secretary general of the Anglican ...

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    US bill calls for monitoring of Hong Kong's 'democracy and freedom'

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 04:10am by Peter So and Laura Zhou

    ... Kong 'democracy' US legislators tabled a bipartisan bill to Congress on Thursday to monitor "democracy and freedom" in Hong Kong. The bill described the city's liberty ... Economic Cooperation leaders' summit this week. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said in a written reply yesterday that "Hong Kong affairs are purely China's internal affairs. We ...

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    Top British lawyer counsels faith in Hong Kong legal system

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 04:49am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung Tony.cheung@scmp.com ‘HAVE FAITH IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM’ The world should have confidence in Hong Kong's judicial independence, as a court took "robust and decisive ... of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, was speaking as a guest at the inauguration ceremony for the Our Hong Kong Foundation, the new think tank founded and chaired by former chief ...

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    Xi Jinping pledges support for Hong Kong's efforts to safeguard rule of law

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 02:08pm by Peter So, Kwong Man-ki, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Law Xi pledges support for city's rule of law The central government will "resolutely support" the Hong Kong government's efforts to safeguard the city's rule of law ... to the city's democratic reform but stressed it must be done within the framework of the Basic Law- the city's mini-constitution. He reiterated the need for Hong Kong people "to fully ...

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    Hong Kong, Singapore must democratise to close wealth gap, Lion City politician says

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... 'essential to HK and Lion City' Both Singapore and Hong Kong need greater democratisation to resolve their acute wealth disparity, and social media could help foster this, said Singaporean opposition politician Chee Soon Juan. "Democratisation is essential in Hong Kong and Singapore to overcome income inequality. To reduce income inequality, we have to have an opposition ...

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    Sacked Macau academic becomes guest lecturer in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 06:08am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... atmosphere by becoming a guest lecturer in Hong Kong. But Bill Chou Kuok-ping says he is so concerned about pressure on his new employer that he is not disclosing the name of the institution. "I ... Kong, where he grew up, is more open. "Macau is a very conservative society. I feel that I have more freedom here," Chou says. "Hong Kong students are more open-minded, ...




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