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  1. Tung's successor 'will only serve two years'

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... term. His comments came as a colleague at the same think-tank said the conclusion over how Mr Tung's successor could serve would come in about 10 days. Basic Law 'guardian' Wang ... have to come to a conclusion yet, but we will study all issues which people are concerned about. Just wait, it could take a week or perhaps 10 days.' Professor Rao said one draft adopted ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the front page photograph of the Legislative Council's Lunar New Year reception, published on February 19, we mistakenly identified legislator Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung as former lawmaker Eric Li Ka-cheung. We apologise for the error, which was caused by a photographer. ...

  3. Political drama sequels and reruns aplenty at this year's Book Fair

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip, Jennifer Cheng and Tanna Chong The city's political battles will reverberate at this year's Book Fair, when publishers release more books on current affairs than in previous years, written by both those in government and their critics. Jimmy Pang Chi-ming, owner of publishing house Sub-Culture, even goes so far as to say that he expects 'this year's ...

  4. Civic and Democratic parties to join forces for this year's elections

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The pan-democratic camp is planning to field up to 300 candidates in this year's district council elections, which will also see an unprecedented partnership between the Democratic Party and Civic Party in canvassing activities. Party leaders hope the combined strength of the traditional democratic party and the new party with a professional and middle-class image ...

  5. Five-year 'bonds' show interest in democracy

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... 30, 2012- the day Mr Tsang finishes his five-year term. They also launched an internet signature campaign under the slogan 'Let's go all out!', a quote Mr Tsang made about ...

  6. Officials play down expected high turnout at this year's July 1 march

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Fanny W.Y. Fung Hong Kong officials and mainland sources have tried to play down the expected high turnout at this year's July 1 march, which is considered ... Chee-hwa, the demands to be made by this year's protest are really quite diverse,' the source said. 'And since July 1 marches have become routine, the number of protesters that turn ...

  7. D-Day in battle for the middle class

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... occasion, it is hardly surprising that a record number of candidates- 915- were validly nominated for election in 412 constituencies across 18 districts throughout Hong Kong. This year's ... note, this year's elections, free of ideological confrontation caused by compelling political issues, test the ability of parties in the pro-establishment camp to hold ...

  8. Beijing eyed new Article 23 push, researcher says

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... in next year's district council elections. This version of events was given by a central-government-affiliated researcher who has been canvassing political sentiment in Hong Kong. He ... years in office. 'The prospect for the government-friendly camp in next year's election is not that good,' said the researcher, who did not want to be named because ...

  9. Liberals haunted by election-day perils

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... at a post-election press conference, Liberal leaders said this year's overall result was 'barely satisfactory' although their total vote share had increased. Mr Tien conceded that the party ... the minimum cash withdrawal from automated teller machines from HK$100 to HK$300. Two days later, Mr Tien led a group of party staff to Sha Tin to collect signatures from the public against the plan. ...

  10. After snub, Regina Ip gets ready to pound pavement

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be joined in the elections by her deputy chairman Michael Tien Puk-sun, who may contest the polls in New Territories West. He won a district council seat in the constituency last year. &#039 ... Kong Island constituency as she readies for a run in the Legislative Council elections. The New People's Party chairwoman and former secretary for security said she would be fighting ...




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