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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Activists urge lawmakers to stand against anti-gay prejudice

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Stuart Lau

    ... International activists have urged Hong Kong's policymakers to take a stand against anti-gay prejudice and provide equal rights for sexual minorities- even if same-sex marriage is not yet an option. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 52

    Britain rules out banning tear gas exports to Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 03:35am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... after gas was used against Occupy Central protesters in September. In a written submission to British lawmakers on Monday, Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire said there was no proof that the gas ... continue. In a written reply to questions from a committee of British lawmakers on arms exports, Cable said: "The foreign secretary has advised me that the use of tear gas by the Hong Kong ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 54

    Four more arrested over Legco storming, including publication editor, Civic Passion members

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Tony Cheung, SAMUEL CHAN, ALAN YU

    ... disappointment at pan-democratic lawmakers who condemned their act, and warned that they might target other public buildings next. Two protesters, a man and a woman who refused to give their full names, ... co-founders and 23 pan-democratic lawmakers "strongly condemned" their actions. Three radical pan-democrats, including "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung, urged the action's ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    It's time to engage, Liberals tell CY

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 04:59am by Tony Cheung and Joyce Ng

    ... chief executive poll. "I suggested that the chief executive and officials engage with pan-democratic parties and lawmakers, otherwise Hong Kong people will be hurt by the 'non-cooperation campaign' eventually," Tien said after he and four other lawmakers met Leung to submit proposals for the upcoming policy address. Tien also told Leung to try to resolve ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Defence boss sorry for canoe remarks

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 03:52am by Reuters

    ... I am worried about ASC and what they are delivering to the Australian taxpayer. Do you wonder why I wouldn't trust them to build a canoe?" Johnston told lawmakers. "Let's ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The public have spoken- they want the Occupy protest to end

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... their strategy. The ideas being considered are anything but constructive, ranging from the chief executive dissolving the legislature to pan-democratic lawmakers resigning to trigger ... or important bills are vetoed. The second was carried out in 2010 by five pan-democrats, who resigned en masse to force city-wide polling the lawmakers intended to be a vote on democracy. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Failure of political reform could jeopardise national security, lawmaker warns

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... not arrive in 2017, a Democratic Party lawmaker warned yesterday. Helena Wong Pik-wan made the comment after she and about a dozen party colleagues met Hong Kong's sole representative ... to meet pan-democrats tomorrow and on Tuesday, before he is expected to join Basic Law Committee chairman Li Fei for a meeting in Shenzhen on Thursday to which all 70 lawmakers are invited. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmakers invited to Shenzhen for last-minute talks on 2017 election reform

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:36pm

    ... Peter So and Gary Cheung Lawmakers invited to Shenzhen next week to discuss poll deal with senior Beijing officials Last ditch talks to bridge 2017 election reform gap All 70 lawmakers ... members of the Election Committee that selected Leung as chief executive in 2012. The announcement came as Zhang held the first of four meetings with pan-democratic lawmakers on reform before ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Cheung Man-kwong: Young protesters give new life to fading optimism

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Former lawmaker Cheung Man-kwong urges today's generation of activists to plan now for a silent revolution for genuine universal suffrage Young protesters give new life to fading optimism A day after the historic talks between top government officials and student leaders on October 21, former Democratic Party lawmaker Cheung Man-kwong ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani lawmakers to resign in bid to force Nawaz Sharif out

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Karachi Campaign by former cricketer alienates other opposition parties and fails to get mass support Khan isolated by call for civil disobedience Lawmakers from ... country. Qureshi said the party was just waiting for three more lawmakers to hand their resignations to him and then he would deliver them as a group. On Friday, Khan and fiery cleric Tahir ...




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