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  1. HKU review of security for Li Keqiang visit under fire

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com The special panel set up by the University of Hong Kong to review security arrangements for last month's visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang is not transparent ... the handling of Li's visit. Its first meeting was held yesterday. Its convenor, Lester Huang, a university council member and former president of the Law Society, told media after the three-hour ...

  2. Police may face legal test over Li Keqiang visit

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Police could face legal challenges over security arrangements for Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit that amounted to 'serious interference ... was referring to the mini-constitution's article 27, which upholds freedom of speech and demonstration; and article 28, which protects freedom of the person. During Li's visit last week, a man ...

  3. Li Keqiang is no Santa Claus: Christmas hasn't come early

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland If you were to judge from the headlines over the last couple of days, you would get the impression that Li Keqiang is some sort of Santa Claus figure, sweeping into town on his ... international use of the yuan. The key words here are 'gradually and under tightly controlled circumstances'. Although Li's announcements have been hailed as the most significant opening ...

  4. Praise adds polish to new generation's clean image

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 1949- ranging from [former party secretary] Hu Yaobang and Hu Jintao to [Politburo member] Wang Zhaoguo and [vice-premier] Li Keqiang- were all politically sophisticated, prudent in their work ...

  5. 'No regrets' says man held during vice-premier's visit

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A man wearing a June 4 protest T-shirt who was arrested on Tuesday as Vice-Premier Li Keqiang was visiting a housing estate said he had no regrets about ... was arrested police discovered he had failed to answer the summons issued five years ago. Wong said that when he learned that Li was visiting Laguna City, where Wong lives, during Li's three-day ...

  6. HKU in hot water over Li

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporters The University of Hong Kong's (HKU) Council says it will set up a committee to look into controversies surrounding the recent visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the campus. The university was criticised for its heavy-handed security. It also allowed Li to be seated so that his status seemed to be above that of the chancellor and pro-chancellor during ...

  7. Li and Xi give peek into future leadership skills

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Even though next year's leadership reshuffle is not finalised, the international community is eager to know how Vice-President Xi Jinping and Vice-Premier Li Keqiang will shape ... President Hu Jintao, and Li, who is expected to replace Premier Wen Jiabao, gave the world a glimpse of what to expect in August when Xi received his US counterpart, Vice-President Joe Biden, ...

  8. A bad week for...

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit. Last week the presumed chief executive front-runner said he had reflected on his August 19 comment- which prompted public outcry and criticism from local media- ... Li Na The French Open champion wasn't afraid to sack her husband as her coach when first-round exits became the norm. Now, Dane Michael Mortensen must be fearing for his job after ...

  9. Police presence for Li visit 'unique'

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A senior official at the University of Hong Kong has described the police presence during the visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the campus as unprecedented. In an interview with the student-run magazine Undergrad, registrar Henry Wai Wing-kun said the level of interference by the police during Li's visit for the centenary celebrations in August was unmatched during visits ...

  10. HKU to disclose records of meetings on Li's visit

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com The University of Hong Kong will disclose on Monday records of meetings regarding the visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the university last month to the Legislative Council. An HKU spokeswoman said the university would submit the records regarding the planning for its centenary celebration, which Li attended, at a special meeting of Legco's ...




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