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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Funding requests face tough crowd when Legco Finance Committee meeting resumes

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, JEFFIE LAM

    ... in Siu Ho Wan, Lantau. Discussion of that project has been on hold since the last meeting before the break. Democratic Party lawmaker Wu Chi-wai said the plant was less controversial than other ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    We need to keep calm and move on, says Frederick Ma

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by Oliver Chou

    ... with the passionate student protesters because he was one 40 years ago. "I took part in a campaign defending the Diaoyu Islands … in the 1970s," he recalled. Increasing difficulty in upward mobility ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Mainland China should move towards democracy, Taiwan's president says

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 03:42pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung lawrence.chung@scmp.com Ma Ying-jeou tells island National Day rally that growing affluence means time's ripe for reforms Taiwan's president urges mainland to turn ... Observers said it was unprecedented for Ma to issue such a call on the island's National Day, although he had made such appeals at other events. Analysts said Ma's appeal- made two weeks ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Ma Ying-jeou rapped for 'cold-blooded' response to Occupy Central

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:38am by Lawrence Chung

    ... be the next to face suppression from the mainland," he said. Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, the island's top cross-strait policy planning body, was swift to respond ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Umbrella revolution' weathers storm, and CY Leung admits protests set to last

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Staff Reporters

    ... gathering at the site in Wan Chai, where about 100 police officers were standing guard. Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou said the mainland risked alienating the island's people if it failed ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Riot police pull out but Occupy Central protesters in Hong Kong are unmoved

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Staff Reporters

    ... intraday loss since February 4, before ending the day down 1.94 per cent. Several main roads on Hong Kong Island were closed to traffic. Many shops in the affected districts, particularly those ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Ma Ying-jeou says Beijing must be prudent in handling dissent

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of the Taiwan Strait had talked about the "one country, two systems" issue, adding that Taiwan would not accept the model as most people on the island did not support it. "The Republic ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Ruling on Hong Kong poll a hammer blow to Taiwan reunification hopes

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the central government dashed the hopes of some Taiwanese that their island could maintain its freedoms under a "one country, two systems" arrangement similar to the one made for Hong Kong ... in 2008, leading to a warming of ties between Taiwan and the mainland- once bitter rivals after KMT forces, defeated by the Communists at the end of the civil war, fled to the island and set up ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Shock, then anger, at police decision to use tear gas

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Clifford Lo, SAMUEL CHAN, Amy Nip, CHRIS LAU, Phila Siu

    ... on the Tsuen Wan line and Island lines would not stop at Admiralty. The service was cut for two hours. "It is totally unexpected. It's all about our pursuit of democracy. Beijing now sees it; ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Secondary school principals sanction Friday class boycotts

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by Shirley Zhao and Tony Cheung

    ... A dozen other secondary schools expressed similar views. In Aberdeen, Mira Chow, a Year 11 pupil at the English Schools Foundation's South Island School, has set up a concern group ...




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