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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Seventeen more generals add to pledges of allegiance to Xi Jinping

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:48pm by Minnie Chan

    ... was a must for him. "China is facing great pressure from outside, especially simmering tensions in the East China Sea with Japan over the Diaoyu islands, so the PLA should be ready ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats condemn district council over grants to Beijing-loyalists

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:55am by Stuart Lau

    ... Kong Island Federation and the Association of the Hong Kong Central and Western District. It was the latest twist in a row that had already seen Hui thrown out of a meeting ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democrat councillor Ted Hui injured by his own council's guards

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by Danny Mok

    ... conducting a sit-in at the office since Monday, wanted to ask Chow to examine a council decision awarding the grant for activities promoting the Basic Law to the Hong Kong Island Federation- which ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Direct action used in Taiwan protest too risky for Hong Kong, academic warns

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... that they believe will cost jobs in Taiwan. They also fear closer ties with Beijing pose a threat to the island's democracy. "We don't use violence on police and our training is aimed ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chaos at district council over Basic Law event funding

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:17pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of the funds. The council's working group on civic education was discussing a proposed HK$150,000 grant to the Hong Kong Island Federation and its Association of the Hong Kong Central and Western ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to address public as student protesters dig in

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 08:23pm by Staff Reporter, AFP

    ... Staff Reporter and Agence France-Presse in Taipei Island’s president will press case for cross-strait trade pact as sit-in of parliament enters day six Ma to address public after protesters dig in Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou will address the island's public for the first time today on the crisis triggered by opposition to a cross-strait trade pact. Protesters have ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hongkongers show support for Taiwanese student protesters

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by DARREN WEE, Emily Tsang

    ... a cross-strait service trade agreement. They say the trade pact will give Beijing too much economic influence over the self-governing island that the former regards as one of its provinces. Members ... singer Mandy Chiang, who migrated to the island years ago, was also spotted during the demonstration.   ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pro-establishment New People’s Party candidate wins Southern District Council by-election

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 06:51pm by Phila Siu

    ... effective reforms," Sin said yesterday. Four out of 19 councillors in the Southern District Council are from the Democratic Party. Sin, a Hong Kong Island lawmaker, said his greater legislative ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democrat fails to overturn vote that granted HK$150,000 to a pro-Beijing group for promoting Basic Law

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:07am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... by the group to award HK$150,000 to the pro-Beijing Hong Kong Island Federation's Central and Western Committee of the Regions. The money was part of HK$250,000 allocated by the government ... their interests and links to the Hong Kong Island Federation before the motion was put to a vote. His call for the group to revisit the application was rejected by other members, most from ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    More express dissatisfaction with Leung Chun-ying's policy address, new poll finds

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... per cent disagreeing. Leung's proposal to develop a business "metropolis" on an artificial island off Lantau drew just 48 per cent support, with 35 per cent opposing it. ...




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