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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UN Human Rights Committee to discuss universal suffrage in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by Joyce Ng

    ... the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which was ratified by Britain for Hong Kong in 1976 and remains in force under the Basic Law. The committee has the power to require states ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com U.N. to focus on universal suffrage The United Nations Human Rights Committee is to look into universal suffrage in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588892/un-committee-look-universal-suffrage-hong-kong
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Nigeria quits youth Olympics in China amid Ebola-linked sporting bans

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP, Reuters

    ... African nations battle the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in decades. Nigeria’s decision was confirmed by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in Nanjing, China’s ... to 1,145 in the afflicted countries. The majority were in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, while four people have died in Nigeria. Sierra Leone's National Olympic Committee said earlier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574522/youth-olympic-games-nanjing-bans-some-athletes-ebola-zone
  3. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Majority decisions by 2017 nominating committee would be ‘suppression of democracy’

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:44pm by Tony Cheung and Peter So

    ... their stance that the model for the election must meet international standards for universal suffrage, meaning possible candidates could not be screened out by the nominating committee because ... Tony Cheung and Peter So Pan-democrats hit back at comments made by top Beijing official Li Fei about how the nominating committee should work, as Shenzhen meetings conclude A pan-democrat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579089/majority-decisions-2017-nominating-committee-would-be-suppression
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong sending unprecedented 12 deputies to NPC committee meeting

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung and Peter So

    ... the framework for the city's political reform. Twelve Hong Kong representatives are expected to attend the NPC's Standing Committee meeting, which starts on Monday, compared with just two or three who have attended past sessions in which Hong Kong affairs have been discussed. The invited deputies include Basic Law Committee member Maria Tam Wai-chu; legislators Ma Fung-kwok, Martin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577872/hong-kong-sending-unprecedented-12-deputies-npc-committee-meeting
  5. News - China - SPORT

    Beijing makes final three on shortlist for Winter Olympics in 2022

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:15am by WU NAN, AP

    ... for the city's bid for the winter games. The International Olympic Committee approved the three remaining contenders as official candidate cities, rather than cut the field any further. The cities must ... the population opposes the bid. Officials from the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Bid committee said they would host the games economically. "We will try our best to take advantage of the stadiums ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1549262/beijing-makes-final-three-shortlist-winter-olympics-2022
  6. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Hong Kong's Olympic committee election to be subject to government scrutiny

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Olympic board election under close scrutiny Hong Kong's Olympic committee will come under government scrutiny when it elects its officers next week, ... Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China on Thursday, when 14 officers will be elected. Timothy Fok Tsun-ting will be uncontested when he seeks re-election as president, while nine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454333/hong-kongs-olympic-committee-election-be-subject-government-scrutiny
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    No 'international norms' for electoral system mentioned in Basic Law, says CY Leung

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:56am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Chief executive dismisses talk of international standards for democracy in remarks some saw as part of coordinated attack on Occupy Central International norms? Not in the Basic Law The Basic Law does not stipulate that the city's electoral system must meet international norms, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday, in remarks some scholars saw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580931/international-norms-not-basic-law
  8. News - World - ESPIONAGE

    Outrage over probe showing that CIA broke into Senate committee database

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:44pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Bipartisan fury after probe reveals agency broke into Senate database Outraged lawmakers want CIA chief's head An internal CIA investigation has prompted bipartisan outrage and calls for spy chief John Brennan to resign, after it confirmed allegations that agency personnel intruded into a protected database used by Senate committee staff ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1564446/outrage-over-probe-showing-cia-broke-senate-committee-database
  9. Comment - Debates - SCMP DEBATE

    SCMP Debate: How could the chief executive nominating committee be more representative?

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:57am by STAFF

    ... systems" in 1997. We ask leading politicians and academics for their views on how the nominating committee should be formed and the best way to nominate candidates.   Q1 How could the nominating committee, that would select chief executive candidates, be more representative of Hong Kong's social, economic and political diversity? Q2 How many chief executive candidates should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/debates/article/1560575/scmp-debate-how-could-chief-executive-nominating-committee-be-more
  10. News - World - INTERNET

    Chinese hackers targeted US military contractors, Senate panel committee finds

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:59am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Senate committee claims attacks gained insight into logistics and 'foothold' to disrupt operations 'Chinese hackers targeted US military ... troops and military equipment, a US Senate panel has found. The Senate Armed Services Committee’s year-long probe, concluded in March but made public on Wednesday, found the military’s US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595037/chinese-hackers-targeted-us-military-contractors-claims-senate-committee

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