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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tyranny of minority could derail political reform: David Akers-Jones

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:43pm by Peter So and Gary Cheung

    ... of the minority" in the Legislative Council could derail Hong Kong's political reform, former chief secretary David Akers-Jones warns. Akers-Jones also said he considered the framework outlined ... after being backed by a majority of a 1,200-member nominating committee- the government could have secured the two-thirds majority of lawmakers required to pass the reforms. Watch:David ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Wilson, by A. Scott Berg

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Wilson by A. Scott Berg Putnam 3.5 stars David Wilson Despite running his country during a world war and racking up some epic achievements, Woodrow Wilson is no household name. In fact, the two-term president seems to be the grey man of American political history. A hundred years from Wilson's inauguration, biographer A. Scott Berg says the reason for his ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Command and Control

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Command and Control by Eric Schlosser Penguin 4 stars David Wilson Global warming is not the only threat to civilisation. Remember the menace presented by nuclear weapons, ... to prevent a nuclear holocaust. Given that he is dealing with sensitive content, he gleans surprisingly deep insight into the character of key players such as senior airman David Livingston, who ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Questions posed to Li Fei at yesterday's forum

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 03:19am by Joyce Ng

    ... again. David Lan Hong-tsung, former home affairs secretary, and an unknown questioner: Will the 38 subsectors under the four sectors of the Election Committee be carried over to the nominating ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China warns Britain that ties are at risk if UK parliamentary inquiry continues

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:29am by Danny Lee and Teddy Ng

    ... available" if China breached the deal. But other members of the British government are eyeing Chinese investors and tourists and attempting to rebuild ties after Prime Minister David Cameron met ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong poised for political showdown on 2017 election; Jimmy Lai to join Occupy

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

    ... said he believed Hong Kong police could handle the matter. Speaking at a media gathering in Beijing, NPC deputy Dr David Wong Yau-kar said Occupy Central would not sway Beijing. "Universal ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong sending unprecedented 12 deputies to NPC committee meeting

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung and Peter So

    ... David Wong Yau-kar, who said he would reflect the views of the Democratic Party after meeting its leaders. The only Hongkonger allowed to vote at the meeting- which will set Beijing's ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Failure of political reform could jeopardise national security, lawmaker warns

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... the Democrats met Beijing's top man in the city, liaison office chief Zhang Xiaoming, and four days after they met Dr David Wong Yau-kar, a local deputy to the NPC, on reform. Zhang will continue ...

  9. News - World - POLITICS

    Clinton and Obama party together despite foreign policy split

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:12pm by AP

    ... in Syria, the Middle East, Ukraine and elsewhere. A former top Obama adviser, David Axelrod, took to Twitter to write: "Just to clarify: 'Don't do stupid stuff' means stuff like ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pro-Beijing figures say 50pc approval threshold for nominating candidates is "reasonable"

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Tony Cheung, Joyce Ng, Peter So

    ... deputy Dr David Wong Yau-kar said, referring to Beijing officials' stance on the nominating method. "So the [threshold] complies with the Basic Law." Basic Law Committee member ...




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