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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    New NPC local deputy Chan Yung vows to prove his worth on the job

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... it was common in politics for new politicians to succeed predecessors from the same group or political party. Chan, 43, is a mainland-born social worker who obtained his degree from Hong Kong ... the views of various sectors in Hong Kong, even the opinions that I cannot completely agree with," he said. "For example, if there is a meeting with mainland friends or officials and I am ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Young tycoon wants to serve Mid-Levels with district office

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Tony Cheung

    ... and noise pollution, and he believed he could help with those problems. Ng's office will become the Liberals' Hong Kong Island office. For her part, Cheng- a social worker and a district ... in the area, and he is bringing in a team of physically challenged helpers to "make Hong Kong more harmonised". "I am bringing my team of volunteers because I want 'inclusive ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Let Hongkongers vote on mainland'

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by KC NG

    ... government's offices north of the border, Beijing-loyalist lawmakers said yesterday. At present, permanent residents who "ordinarily" live in Hong Kong can register to vote, but must ... a lot of resources," Cheng said, adding that electoral law required voters to be "ordinarily resident" in Hong Kong. Voters go to the polls next year to choose district ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Attacks on Occupy Central may backfire, pan-democrats say

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... pro-establishment councillors will table a motion on Thursday to "strongly reprimand the Occupy Central act, and urge the administration to enforce the law fairly to safeguard Hong Kong's core ... will," he said. "I have heard many residents say Hong Kong is very prosperous … and peaceful. This [civil disobedience] plan must not be encouraged." Kwai Tsing's independent ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung's annual report of the government's work criticised for 'hiding evils'

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung

    ... announced an independent panel to "conduct a thorough examination of the [MTR Corporation's] project management regarding" the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed railway project. ... initiatives to increase land supply, we managed to … [announce] in July 2013 the latest recommendations of the North East New Territories" new town projects. A funding proposal related to those ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Filibuster in Hong Kong's legislative assembly divides lawmakers, public

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... state". The word was first used in North America in the late 19th century to refer to obstructive acts in a legislative assembly. Much like in Hong Kong, the question of whether and when ... heroes providing an essential check and balance on power or villains intent on wrecking civilised society. In Hong Kong, a recent filibuster led by radical lawmakers, including "Long ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... for the north of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula which are already more densely populated, the maximum domestic plot ratio currently permitted for the other “density zones” in the territory would ... economic growth and to address many of Hong Kong’s deep-seated problems. We have achieved significant progress on a number of important issues. For example, we are doing our utmost to increase land ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong should pay less attention to politics and more to family, film director says

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:38am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Oscar winner Ruby Yang says Hongkongers risk losing touch with their unique identity Time to reclaim 'basic values', director says Hong Kong risks losing touch with its unique identity amid an onslaught of consumerism and political strife, and it's time the city went back to basics, an Oscar-winning Hong Kong director has ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students and Hong Kong government reach breakthrough on talks to end Occupy Central stand-off

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:52am by Staff Reporters

    ... the council meeting at another venue," he said. Lawmaker Ip Kwok-him said his party, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, had urged Tsang to postpone the meeting. ... and Mainland Affairs Lau Kong-wah. Lau said Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung and Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam Chi-yuen would join Lam at the talks, which ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Ruling on Hong Kong poll a hammer blow to Taiwan reunification hopes

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Lawrence Chung

    ... that by using civil-disobedience measures such as boycotting schools and staging the Occupy Central sit-in in Hong Kong's business district, that Hongkongers could gain universal suffrage. George ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Beijing's tough stance on Hong Kong has only hardened Taiwan's resolve to maintain the status quo A hammer blow for reunification ...




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