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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UK report on Hong Kong 'avoids embarrassing Beijing'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 08:50pm by Johnny Tam and Joyce Ng

    ... Kong's unique constitutional framework has worked well," British Foreign Secretary William Hague wrote in his 23-page report to the parliament on affairs in the former colony. Hague's ... implementation of the Sino-British Joint Declaration that spelled out arrangements for Hong Kong's return to China- should have stood firm against Beijing's reinterpretation of the "one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551331/hong-kong-needs-more-dialogue-reach-consensus-electoral-reform
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China's ambassador to UK hits out at public nomination for 2017 election

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Phila Siu

    ... in the city's chief executive election in 2017, saying that the British prime minister and US president are not selected that way. "I have worked for many years in Britain and the US. To my knowledge, no British prime minister or American president has been selected through 'public nomination'. Electoral systems vary so, obviously, there is no 'international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550716/chinas-ambassador-uk-hits-out-public-nomination-2017-election
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    Top lawyer calls for pre-handover Sino-British deals to be made public

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:38pm

    ... Cliff Buddle Top lawyer calls on London to reveal details of agreements reached in Sino-British meetings on contentious issues such as universal suffrage Pre-handover deals 'should ... a prominent lawyer says. Senior Counsel Alan Hoo called on London to release records of the Sino-British Joint Liaison Group's closed-door meetings in 1988 and 1989. His call came in response ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1532146/top-lawyer-calls-pre-handover-sino-british-deals-be-made-public
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    If Occupy prompts Beijing to intervene, 'one country, two systems' would take a hit, adviser says

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by Gary Cheung

    ... the central government for assistance from the Hong Kong garrison of the PLA in the maintenance of public order and in disaster relief. Lau, a former head of the Central Policy Unit, the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1552391/if-occupy-prompts-beijing-intervene-one-country-two-systems-would
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing blasts Macau's planned Occupy-style referendum as 'invalid and unconstitutional'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:19pm by Reuters

    ... were arrested after a later sit-in. The former British colony of Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule in 1997, followed two years later by the Portuguese-run enclave of Macau, now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551069/mainland-blasts-planned-occupy-style-macau-referendum-invalid
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Finance Committee unlikely to clear funding backlog amid political stalemate

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... its preference on the order of items to be discussed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551409/funding-locked-stalemate-over-agenda
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pro-Beijing lawmaker accuses pan-democrats of using ‘Nazi propaganda tactic’

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 01:29pm by Tony Cheung

    ... ordered the vote to begin with only two seated pan-democrats able to vote against the funding request – another breach of Legco rules. Ng announced the result of the vote, and then left the room ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550291/pro-beijing-lawmaker-accuses-pan-democrats-using-nazi-propaganda
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Under-fire finance committee chief Ng Leung-sing blames treasury over funding backlog

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:46pm by Tony Cheung

    ... 27, pan-democrats left their seats to confront Ng over his restriction on their questions. While they were out of their seats, Ng ordered the vote to begin with only two seated pan-democrats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550251/under-fire-finance-committee-chief-ng-leung-sing-blames-treasury-over
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Backlash against Beijing's white paper 'wholly reasonable', says Chris Patten

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Patten attacks Beijing's white paper Former British governor Chris Patten hit out at Beijing's white paper on Hong Kong, saying it was "wholly ... or pressed to subordinate their views of due process and what is legal to some other political considerations," he was quoted as saying. Patten said the document suggested that the Sino-British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547089/backlash-against-beijings-white-paper-wholly-reasonable-says-chris
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong’s faith in ‘one country, two systems’ is at risk, Jasper Tsang warns

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 11:25pm by Gary Cheung, Joyce Ng and Jeffie Lam

    ... and development interests". Hong Kong's prosperity was crucial in 1984, when the Sino-British Joint Declaration was signed under the "one country, two systems" formula, Tsang said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549263/hong-kongs-faith-one-country-two-systems-risk-tsang-warns

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