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  1. Scrap appointed district seats, minister says

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Peter So Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam Chi-yuen has called for the abolition of appointed district council seats by the next district ... appointed district council seats should be gone before universal suffrage for the chief executive is in place in 2017,' Tam told RTHK. 'But I have to wait for the government's stance ...

  2. Tung picks maximum 102 district councillors

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Tung Chee-hwa yesterday appointed the maximum 102 members to the 18 district council seats- including more than 60 from the private sector. Political analysts and human ... with calls for it to be abolished or the number of appointees reduced to a maximum of two per district. Releasing the official list yesterday, Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick Ho Chi-ping rejected ...

  3. A royal pointer for Hong Kong's hybrid politics

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong seems to have acquired the worst of both worlds. We have an allegedly elected head of government but that election is notoriously rigged and confined to a small circle of participants; meanwhile, the head of state is far away in Beijing, effectively chosen in secret by a small cabal of Communist Party grandees. Of the two heads of government in Hong Kong so far, one ...

  4. Tang, the unwitting champion of democracy in Hong Kong?

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines The very best thing that can happen for the development of democracy in Hong Kong would be the so-called 'election' of Henry Tang Ying-yen as chief executive, made ... is a farce, that it is totally detached from the views of Hong Kong people, and that the central government has shown utter contempt for the special administrative region by anointing a candidate ...

  5. Hong Kong urged to get back to basics

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Chloe Lai Hong Kong urgently needs to address basic issues, such as housing, before they become political problems, Beijing's head of Hong Kong affairs said yesterday. Speaking on the last day of his first official visit, Wang Guangya, director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, also said a sense of urgency was needed to keep ...

  6. Hong Kong will benefit from being politicised

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Last week, the city's most influential tycoon, election committee member, Grand Bauhinia Medal recipient and Basic Law drafter, Li Ka-shing, expressed concern that 'Hong Kong has been politicised'. It is unclear why Li felt that Hong Kong's politicisation was a cause for concern since he himself seemed happy to meet President Hu Jintao last year in what must ...

  7. Hong Kong calling

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... this year made significant headway towards becoming Hong Kong's biggest political party. After the appointment of a batch of 102 like-minded figures in district councils, the government can ... and in Beijing. The poll, conducted by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme, saw an 8 percentage point fall in support for political leaders. It showed 51 per cent of respondents ...

  8. Steady as she goes for Hong Kong policy

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Some new hands will be on the helm of Beijing's policy on Hong Kong, after last week's retirement of vice-president Zeng Qinghong from the Communist Party's top leadership. But continuity will remain the key word in the central government's approach towards the city. Several long-time 'Hong Kong hands' remain at the centre of policy-making, ...

  9. Tsang announces new social policies

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... Long and North District, increasing the number of job centres from 10 to 12. 'We will extend some temporary jobs in the public sector to meet operational needs. We will also relax ...

  10. Ten Years On- Key events in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 97 July At midnight on June 30, after 156 years of British rule, Hong Kong reverts to China. First light on July 1 finds 4,000 PLA troops crossing the border. The last governor, Chris Patten, bows out; the first chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Tung Chee-hwa, is sworn in August Signal No 9 is hoisted for Typhoon Victor. Briton Tom Larmour perishes ...




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