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  1. News - World - EUROPE

    Italy's centre-left coalition leads Berlusconi camp in key elections

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agencies in Rome Initial results show centre-left coalition heading towards a majority in the lower house, with Berlusconi's camp gaining control of the Senate Exit poll signals ... in the lower house of Parliament and the camp of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi gaining the upper hand in the equally powerful Senate. The upstart protest campaign of comedian turned ...

  2. Compromise is the way forward for the pan-democratic camp

    Posted Jan 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by 2020), the pan-democratic camp finds itself caught between a rock and a hard place. Continuing to insist on universal suffrage in 2012 for both elections will mean not only fighting an unbeatable foe, but it could also affect prospects for universal suffrage in 2017 if the pan-democrats vote down any reform packages short of dual universal suffrage by 2012. The pan-democratic camp would ...

  3. Democracy camp plots a new road to change

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Louisa Yan Protests aside, we must work within limits, says academic The pro-democracy camp has started to study ways of achieving greater democracy after Beijing slammed ... Bing-leung, a City University academic and moderate democrat, said apart from the pro-democracy camp's continuing fight for universal suffrage, other options should be explored within the limits ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at hundreds of small camps, Benadir Hospital is being provided with clean water, breastfeeding mothers and malnourished children are being fed, and people are also receiving cash for work to rehabilitate water supply systems. In Ethiopia, we are building a water treatment system and have a HK$2.9 million proposal to truck water and provide sanitation. In Kenya, at the IFO II camp ...

  5. News - Asia

    Briefs, September 26, 2012

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Bangalore. Officials were trying to verify if any treasure in the form of gold or silver coins and priceless antiques was buried under the pillars as popularly believed. AFP   Camps for displaced Sri Lankans closed COLOMBO- Camps which housed 300,000 people displaced by the end of Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict have now all closed, three years after the war ended. Once one ...

  6. Voter turnout no guide to who will win

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... shows. Candidates and analysts are not hopeful about the pan-democratic camp's chances in tomorrow's elections, in which 839 candidates are contesting 412 seats on in 18 district ... Of Wong Tai Sin's 20 contested constituencies, the pan-democratic and pro-government camps took nine seats each and independents took two seats. In Kwun Tong, where turnout was 2.33 points ...

  7. Grey vote may hit Democrat chances

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the district council elections. He said the pan-democratic camp could hardly compete with the government-friendly parties, particularly the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong ... the government-friendly camp,' Lee said. Ma Ngok, a political scientist at Chinese University, attributed the surge in the number of older voters to the pro-government camp's success in wooing ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Candidates campaign expenses shed little light on source of funds

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... The group, which is known to have ties to the Beijing-loyalist camp, says its polling was used for academic research, although suspicion remains that some exit poll organisers shared information ... and unsurprising fact that did emerge was that parties in the pan-democratic camp were financially outgunned by their rivals in the Beijing loyalist lobby. Frederick Fung Kin-kee, of the Association ...

  9. Hopefuls drum up support, but apathy still rules

    Posted Sep 06th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Democrats urge voters to turn out in record numbers for Sunday's election On the last big day of campaigning ahead of Sunday's Legco poll, the pro-democracy camp ... by a rent claim fiasco, Chan Yuen-han's team in Kowloon West and fellow Federation of Trade Unions candidates running in the labour sector staged a drive-around campaign in the district ...

  10. Olive branch

    Posted Jun 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The pro-democracy camp has announced a conciliatory stance towards the central government ahead of the July 1 march. What do you think will be the result of this 'join hands' call? Share your views: write to us. ...




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