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  1. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    CY tells protesters to change the channel

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 03:37am by Gary Cheung

    ... and letters since he took the helm of the Communist Party in 2012- were available in nine languages. While the English and Chinese editions were highly sought after by journalists, it was apparently ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    June 4, 1989 events in China still have a profound effect on Hong Kong's political scene

    Posted May 26th 2014, 11:05pm by Gary Cheung

    ... in the wake of the 1989 crackdown. Shortly after the pro-democracy movement in Beijing was crushed, 11 Hong Kong Basic Law drafters sent a joint letter to the central government calling for a faster pace of democracy in the city. In early 1990, then Chinese foreign minister Qian Qichen and his British counterpart, Douglas Hurd, exchanged seven diplomatic letters in which the two ...

  3. Deputies reject plea to ask NPC to release journalist

    Posted Jan 20th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Local National People's Congress deputies yesterday rejected a proposal to send a letter to the national legislature to express concern about the lengthy detention ... letter to the NPC Standing Committee during yesterday's meeting of the deputies. 'The letter requests the mainland authorities to explain under which laws Ching was detained for nearly ...

  4. Democrats seek to meet deputy

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Tiananmen issue would be raised with vice-president Twenty-four pro-democracy lawmakers yesterday sent a letter to Vice-President Zeng Qinghong asking to meet him when he ... said its lawmakers would use this month's fact-finding trip to Guangdong to convey the same message in a letter to provincial party secretary Zhang Dejiang. Party chairman Lee Wing-tat ...

  5. HK to help develop Shenzhen pilot zone

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... a co-operation agreement to be signed between the two city governments today. According to the letter of intent on co-operation in the development of Qianhai in Shekou, Hong Kong is being encouraged ... of service industries and hi-tech industry, the letter of intent stated. Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen has said that Qianhai has the potential to become the 'Central of Shenzhen'. ...

  6. Democrats can't agree what to say on Delta trip

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... lawmaker Kwok Ka-ki said the democrats were not backtracking on their June 4 stance. 'The issue and constitutional reform were included in our joint letter to Vice-President Zeng Qinghong who ... of people from Hong Kong on the mainland. Ivan Choy Chi-keung, a political scientist at the Chinese University, said he failed to see the logic in not presenting a joint letter to Guangdong ...

  7. Reporter's wife upset over Tsang's attitude

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... would like to risk being connected to a spy?' She wrote to Mr Tsang on May 11, urging him to refer the letter directly to Liao Hui, chief of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, who it was hoped would then forward it to Vice-President Zeng Qinghong. 'But Mr Tsang passed my letter to the Constitutional Affairs Bureau which subsequently referred it to the Hong Kong ...

  8. Thanks Sir Gordon, write CityU staff

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... letters sent to the Hopewell Holdings tycoon openly criticised senior management's reluctance to place itself under council oversight. 'I will not be surprised if hundreds of university staff have signed the letters,' staff association chairman John Tse Wing-ling said. Sir Gordon had a heated exchange with senior management and some chair professors before more than 300 ...

  9. See our point of view, envoy urges Hongkongers

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Teachers' Union and the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands will launch a letter-writing campaign today among students and teachers in all primary and secondary schools in the city. The letters, opposing Tokyo's bid for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council and its approval of new history textbooks that allegedly gloss over Japan's war-time atrocities, ...

  10. Politicians seek word on detained journalist

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... because President Hu Jintao was involved, Mr Lee said. In an open letter to Mr Hu carried in newspapers early this month, Ching's wife, Mary Lau Man-yee, said her husband and missing mainland ... on spying accusations since April. A spokeswoman for the Security Bureau said the government was in close touch with Ching's family. In a letter sent to Mr Hu on June 18 and made public ...




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