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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Abolishing trade-based seats not the solution, says Jasper Tsang

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 06:23pm by Joyce Ng

    ... trade-based seats 'not the solution' The Legislative Council's trade-based constituencies may be "unfairly elected", but abolishing them will not help mend ties ... but five are based on different trade and professional sectors. Pan-democrats have long complained that the functional constituencies are unrepresentative and should be scrapped. Beijing-friendly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555378/legco-chief-jasper-tsang-says-trade-based-seats-are-unfairly-elected
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central 'may hurt Beijing's confidence in Hong Kong as financial centre'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... is now Hong Kong's biggest trade partner. Whether we should peg with the yuan is not something that cannot be studied," said Yam. After the session, he said he believed the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556936/occupy-central-may-hurt-beijings-confidence-hong-kong-financial
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrat lawmakers could face probe over donations from media mogul Jimmy Lai

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Stuart Lau, Joyce Ng, JEFFIE LAM

    ... of the Federation of Trade Unions. Legco rules require lawmakers to disclose "material benefits" from a single source where the total value exceeds 5 per cent of their annual remuneration, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557787/pan-democrat-lawmakers-could-face-probe-over-media-mogul-jimmy-lais
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Parties' Legco voting records show a blurring of political lines, Post finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... per cent of the time. The DAB, which aims to attract middle-class votes, and the other main pro-establishment group, the labour-focused Federation of Trade Unions, appear at loggerheads, each ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557132/parties-legco-voting-records-show-blurring-political-lines-post-finds
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Martin Lee criticises NPC for 'weird' comments on 'external interference' in Hong Kong affairs

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 07:15pm by JEFFIE LAM, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... "conscious decision" not to see them. "I believe the British government policy on Hong Kong could be summarised in three words, 'More China trade,'" Lee said. "This is, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556725/pan-democrats-can-be-patriots-npc-chief-tells-loyalists-shenzhen
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    NPC chairman tells CY Leung Hong Kong must 'strictly follow' basic law in electoral reform

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 08:04pm by Joyce Ng, Gary Cheung

    ... by the Federation of Trade Unions, of which Cheng is honorary president. While two Beijing-loyalist lawmakers hoped to meet Zhang in Shenzhen, Dr Chan Kin-man, co-organiser of Occupy Central, said his group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556622/npc-chairman-travels-shenzhen-talks-electoral-reform-cy-leung
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government says there is room for change in how lawmakers are elected

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... he said. Trade Development Council research shows that insurance premiums last year made up about 13.7 per cent of gross domestic product. Pan-democrat Charles Mok, who represents information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556738/government-says-there-room-change-how-lawmakers-are-elected
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Academics doubt Britain's pledge on standing up for Hong Kong's interests

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Academics doubt Clegg pledge on Basic Law Scepticism was expressed in Hong Kong yesterday about whether Britain would really stand up for the city's interests despite a pledge by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. Two academics said the Conservative Party's concerns about trade relations with China remained the biggest hindrance to Britain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555930/academics-doubt-britains-pledge-standing-hong-kongs-interests
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Functional constituencies to stay for 2016 Legco poll, government says

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:29am by JEFFIE LAM, Joyce Ng, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... report on political reform in which he said there was no need to abolish the trade-based functional constituencies in the Legislative Council or its so-called split-voting system. In his report ... voting system should remain intact. Functional constituencies are mainly profession- or trade-based. Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam Chi-yuen promised to explore ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555053/functional-constituencies-stay-2016-legco-poll-government-says
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco filibuster on stamp duty puts more than HK$4b at stake, lawyers warn

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Austin Chiu, Sandy Li

    ... Yesterday, more than 1,000 people marched to condemn the filibustering and violence seen in Legco. Stanley Ng Chau-pei, chairman of march organiser the Beijing-loyalist Federation of Trade Unions, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553517/legco-filibuster-stamp-duty-puts-more-hk4b-stake

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