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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Li Fei's tough talk on electoral reform has hit the headlines. But what motivates the Basic Law Committee chief's hardline stance? Speaking his mind ... a household name. Li Fei, chairman of the Basic Law Committee under the National People's Congress Standing Committee, found himself subject to blanket media coverage for his hard-hitting remarks ...

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    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Blunt academics have their place, says the new dean of HKU's law faculty, Michael Hor- but the faculties should be more tactful Time for diplomacy amid ... of the University of Hong Kong's faculty of law a day after hundreds of thousands of democracy supporters attended the July 1 march- and just hours after more than 500 protesters were arrested ...

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    Randy Yu: man of discretion with the heart of a villager

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... of discretion with the heart of a villager He is most frequently referred to in newspapers as "Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat's son-in-law". Photos and reports on him appear from ... of a single property in Tai O, and his in-laws' 29 plots of land in Tung Chung and four in Yi O, all drew public attention when they were exposed under a disclosure requirement of the Lantau ...

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    Losing hope of reform … and fearing for the future: Brian Fong

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... recommendation", intended to square the idea of public nomination with the Basic Law, which states that the nominating committee alone will pick candidates. Under their model, candidates who could obtain ... process. He said 300 people from various backgrounds were invited, but only three pan-democrats got to speak to Basic Law Committee chairman Li Fei. The rest just spoke of the value ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... neutral nowadays … With the government abusing the concept of the rule of law in promoting political reform, the Legco president should speak up. I think he has done right." Leung also said ...

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    'Poet diplomat' Zhou Nan takes aim at Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of law," Zhou told two local TV stations. "This has demonstrated that a portion of the anti-China forces inside and outside Hong Kong are conspiring to usurp the jurisdiction of the city, ...

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    Academic Benny Tai proves he is not all talk and no action

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Tanna Chong

    ... of the city's politics. But the University of Hong Kong constitutional law expert showed he meant business when, two months later, he started putting flesh on an Occupy Central movement, joined ... to condemn the campaign for "violating the law and dealing a blow to Hong Kong's stability"; and the police, which is training officers in preparation for any chaos- despite a pledge ...

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    A minister on the wrong track?

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Tony Cheung

    ... steering a bill through the Legislative Council that made the higher stamp duties introduced in 2012 law. They were angry that Cheung only offered a verbal commitment to put any increase ... The pan-democrats argued that this "verbal commitment" went against the spirit of the rule of law and accused him of being disrespectful to legislators. Their disappointment was no doubt increased ...

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    James To Kun-sun: A lawmaker's long road to justice

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Phila Siu

    ... Hong Kong and the Philippines. Born in Hong Kong, To has a bachelor of laws from the University of Hong Kong and has worked as a solicitor. He was a founding member of the United Democrats ...

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    Consumer champion Connie Lau Yin-hing ready to take on public sector

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... by various countries as a basis for their consumer protection laws, but had not been revised since 1999. Lau will give up her UN title, as well as some 10 other posts, for the role of Ombudsman. She ...




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