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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. 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 ...

  3. Policing of Li visit to HKU defended

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong Dennis.chong@scmp.com Controversial security measures for last year's visit to the University of Hong Kong by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang were defended by police ... found police used unjustifiable and unreasonable force to contain protesters. Li's arrival led to a lockdown and takeover of the campus by police, in which some student protesters were ...

  4. Another top HKU official to step down after Li visit

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com A second top University of Hong Kong official singled out in the bungled handling of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit last August says he will quit ... has been embroiled in controversy since last year's debacle during its centennial celebrations, which coincided with Li's visit. It was triggered by television footage showing a few ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. University To review Policing of Li visit

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the campus. After a three-hour meeting yesterday, the University of Hong Kong's Council announced the unanimous decision to set up the panel, to be headed by council member Lester Huang and consisting of students, alumni and staff. Council chairman Dr Leong Che-hung said: 'The panel is to review the planning of Li's attendance ...

  7. Another HKU departure

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporter HONG KONG- Another top University of Hong Kong official, who was also linked to the mishandling of Vice-Premier Li Ke-qiang's visit in August, has resigned. Registrar Henry Wai Wing-kun says he is suffering from ill health. Scores of police officers were sent to the university campus during Li's visit on August 18, and the way student protesters were ...

  8. Over the top

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Albert Cheng The controversy over three students being detained by police during a visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the University of Hong Kong has quickly boiled over. The incident ... that are appropriate and understand that there are sacred places where political forces should not be allowed. Speaking of appropriate actions, why was Li invited to sit in the 'chancellor's ...

  9. Allegation of cover-up by HKU dismissed

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Li Keqiang's visit in August. 'The allegation is based on multiple hearsay evidence and, up to this stage, none of this evidence has been substantiated,' a university-appointed ... their rights were violated. 3 The number of protesting students detained by police during a visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the University of Hong Kong on August 18 ...

  10. Complaint urged over police at HKU

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... last year during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the campus. Democrat James To Kun-sun said he would make the complaint himself, over officers pushing students into a stairwell, if HKU ... against the students. 'The students exhibited no acts of violence. The police had other options [for handling them],' he said. Before Li's visit, the university told police it did ...




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