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  1. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Hope for silver lining on cloud over reform

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam Both sides jostle for position as winding road to universal suffrage heads towards endpoint Hope for silver lining on cloud of reform Everything is hard at the beginning, according to the Chinese proverb, and so it is for the first steps in Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Problems between Legco and Leung stretch to Beijing

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam Challenges to HK's executive-led political structure extend 'battlefield' to the north Problems between Legco and Leung stretch to Beijing When the chief executive and the chairman of the Legislative Council disagree over whether ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    PR stunt or interference, expect to see more of Zhang Xiaoming

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Tammy Tam

    ... when Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong paid a visit to one of the city's border towns and rubbed shoulders with the locals. Some said there was nothing unusual about central ... affairs. That's what many pan-democrats made of the visit on June 26- which they saw as a threat to the city's autonomy. So which was it? Two weeks ago, Secretary for Economic Development ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    City journalists on mainland work in shadow of Tiananmen Square

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:03am by Tammy Tam

    ... prior approval from the central government's liaison office in the city before setting foot on the mainland. Beijing argued that the liaison office could issue credentials quickly, even ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Leung Chun-ying sees virtue of well-placed aides in getting job done

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam Appointments may fly in the face of meritocracy, but city's leader needs people who can help him Leung sees virtue of well-placed aides in getting job done Are meritocracy ... strong signals: the Airport Authority, Trade Development Council, Independent Police Complaints Council and Science and Technology Parks. The Airport Authority posting, in particular, has been ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Another rabid editorial- but is it really from Beijing?

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Tammy Tam

    ... seriously comments on the city in the fiercely nationalistic state-run Global Times newspaper- assuming they represent the views of Beijing's policymakers- now is the time to think twice before ... population, and because of simmering tensions between the city and the mainland. But if Leung was trying to ease the situation, it may have backfired. While the Global Times declined to comment ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Debate over white paper both necessary and natural

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Tammy Tam

    ... the unprecedented white paper on "one country, two systems" proclaiming its "comprehensive jurisdiction" over Hong Kong, it also decided that two senior officials would head to the city ... an interpretation that sees Hong Kong's Basic Law as being cut off from the country's constitution. But if Beijing believes that the city lacks a sense of national interest and that Hongkongers ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    War over words speaks volumes about 'world city'

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam If Ambrose Lam was trying to dodge trouble by refusing to use English, it backfired War over words speaks volumes about 'world city' Two recent events, although ... city". With English and Chinese as its official languages- symbolic of the "one country, two systems" set-up- all government documents are bilingual. But when it comes to non-government ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Macau may make more noise after perks bill U-turn

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by Tammy Tam

    ... of the Basic Law that requires the city to pass laws prohibiting acts of "treason, secession, sedition or subversion". The issue is still causing controversy. The protest was a turning point for Beijing's policy on Hong Kong. Previously content to take a hands-off approach, Beijing tightened its grip after 2003, arguing that for "one country, two systems" to work, the city must ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    City must keep edge in the economic race and stay clean

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam Hong Kong's competitiveness is important for its future prosperity, as is confidence in its honesty City must keep edge in the economic race and stay clean During the past ... economically. Yet, while the city had yet to digest the impact of these new measures granted by Beijing, a day later, its top man in charge of Hong Kong affairs, Zhang Dejiang , gave a stern warning ...




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