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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    New-towns plan faces legal challenge from lawmaker

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Tony Cheung and Julie Chu

    ... Tony Cheung and Julie Chu Court should overturn funding approval because Finance Committee chairman acted outside his power, says independent legislator New-towns plan faces legal ... funding request went to a vote. Pan-democrats complained that Ng contravened Article 46 of the committee's procedure, which dictates that "the chairman shall ask members if they have any ...

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    Leave room for debate, moderates urge Beijing

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Peter So, Gary Cheung, Joyce Ng

    ... by "democratic procedure". And Hoo, also a deputy to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, urged Beijing not to impose legal restrictions on candidates based on national ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing scholar says Hong Kong's candidate nominating system is out of balance

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Tony Cheung

    ... system imbalanced: Scholar Hong Kong needs to address an "unreasonable" imbalance in the nominating committee for the 2017 chief executive election, a Beijing legal scholar told ... representatives from the legal and education subsectors." Chen's comment was in contrast to an answer he gave in June at a public forum in Hong Kong. During the forum, Civic Party leader Alan ...

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    Beijing warns it will not tolerate 'foreign meddling' in city's election

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 11:53pm by Peter So

    ... to Hong Kong". He said international organisations must sign an agreement settling legal and technical issues with the central government before setting up offices in Hong Kong. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students and staff free to join Occupy Central, says HKU head

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:51pm by Ernest Kao

    ... members are free to take part in Occupy Central and other protests, the university’s head said on Wednesday, adding that legal advice would be provided to anyone arrested during a demonstration. ... and to respect the law. “The main issue is to encourage [students and staff] to take responsibility for their actions.” Help and assistance, including legal advice, would be provided by the university ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Electoral reform must safeguard business interests, scholar says

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 07:23pm by Joyce Ng and Tony Cheung

    ... Joyce Ng and Tony Cheung in Beijing System must protect business interests: scholar Business interests must be protected in any reform of Hong Kong's political system, a Beijing legal scholar said, amid debate over how the chief executive should be elected in 2017. Professor Wang Zhenmin told a Hong Kong seminar that businessmen should not be drowned out by the crowd when one ...

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    Hong Kong poised for political showdown on 2017 election

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Tony Cheung, Amy Nip

    ... Association of Hong Kong, a group led by Maggie Chan Man-ki of the Beijing-friendly Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, will launch a hotline tomorrow to offer free legal ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    NPC Standing Committee gets down to details of rules for 2017 poll

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:49am by TINY CHEUNG, Adrian Wan

    ... another group discussion that a 50 per cent threshold was reasonable and fitted the Basic Law requirement that candidates should be nominated in accordance with "democratic procedures ...

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    Government has wasted time opposing Occupy Central, says legal scholar

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 12:58pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... also suggested a campaign of non-cooperation could begin before the government delivers its plan. Asked for a legal view on the protest tactic of non-violent civil disobedience, Chan said ... of the purpose of the rule of law, the legal expert said. In a statement last Friday the Bar Association said the government would be “abusing” the concept of rule of law if it dismissed public ...

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    Beijing scholar admits error and omissions in white paper on Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Scholar points to error, omissions in white paper A Beijing legal scholar acknowledged an "inaccuracy" and "omissions" in the English version of the white paper on Hong Kong, which many in the city have interpreted as a threat to judicial independence. Wang Zhenmin, a former member of the Basic Law Committee, said the white paper issued ...




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