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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats push for broader election panel

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Screening candidates may be palatable if nominating body is truly representative Pan-democrats push for broader election panel The pan-democrats could accept ... said. The Alliance for True Democracy, comprising all 27 pan-democratic lawmakers, made its first political statement on Wednesday by rejecting veteran democrat Martin Lee Chu-ming's ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS: ANALYSIS

    Beijing's tough line on electoral reform threatens moderate pan-democrats

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Gary Cheung

    ... in 2017 could spell the end of the road for moderates in the pan-democratic camp. In June 2004, shortly after veteran pro-democracy lawmaker Lau Chin-shek made a surprise plea for a "big reconciliation" between the pan-democratic camp and Beijing, he was invited to meet chief executive Tung Chee-hwa. Lau told Tung that the central and Hong Kong governments should seize the opportunity ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Moderate Hong Kong pan-democrats say no to Beijing's political reform draft

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:46pm by Peter So and Tony Cheung

    ... reform proposal hammered out in Beijing looks all but certain to be vetoed as four key pan-democrats promised to vote "No" if it is put to the Legislative Council in its current form. ... The four pan-democrats all said the decision by the Standing Committee had essentially shut the door to further discussion. "It is the worst scenario I can imagine," said Ip. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    ICAC raids media tycoon Jimmy Lai's home over donations to pan-democrats

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:04am by Clifford Lo and Shirley Zhao

    ... over donations to pan-democrats Anti-graft officers yesterday raided the home of Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, the Next Media chief, Beijing critic and key donor to the pan-democratic camp. ... political consideration. The spotlight fell on Lai in July when leaked records revealed he had made donations of millions of dollars to pan-democrats. Five pan-democratic lawmakers- including Lee- ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats vow to fight 'more stringent than expected' NPC 2017 poll plan

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:58pm by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung, Peter So and Joyce Ng

    ... Tony Cheung in Beijing, Gary Cheung, Peter So and Joyce Ng Pan-dems vow to fight NPC poll plan The central government moved a step closer to a showdown with pan-democrats yesterday after ... sources said. Beijing has taken the Hong Kong government’s role to decide the reform proposal LEGISLATOR CHARLES MOK Pan-democrats found the framework unacceptable and vowed to veto the Hong Kong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    It’s not too late to shape Beijing’s mind on reform, liaison office tells pan-democrats

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:25pm by Peter So and Gary Cheung

    ... Peter So and Gary Cheung Central government's top representative says no decision has been made and pan-democrats can still influence NPC Standing Committee ruling 'It's not too late to shape Beijing's mind on reform' Beijing's top man in Hong Kong told pan-democrats their meetings with central government representatives had not come too late ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats vow to veto any 'unfair' reform plan

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Peter So, Joyce Ng

    ... 'unfair' reform plan Twenty-six of the city's 27 pan-democrat lawmakers have vowed to veto any reform proposal for the 2017 chief executive election that does not meet international standards for universal suffrage. The undertaking was signed yesterday by all pan-democrat lawmakers except independent Raymond Wong Yuk-man. "We are here to send a clear message to the Hong Kong and Beijing ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats offer Beijing an 'alternative' report on electoral reform

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Peter So

    ... report on reform A group of 23 pan-democratic legislators has produced an "alternative" report on electoral reform, which they have deemed a final bid to persuade Beijing to accept ... meetings with pan-democratic lawmakers due to start today. The pan-democrats said the alternative report was needed because a report on electoral reform submitted by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Beijing's top man in Hong Kong to meet pan-democrats for talks on electoral reform

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:46pm by Peter So, Gary Cheung and Tony Cheung

    ... Peter So, Gary Cheung and Tony Cheung Pan-democrats, liaison office chief to discuss reform Beijing's top man in Hong Kong will meet pan-democrat lawmakers this week and next to discuss electoral reform. The pan-democrats hope to persuade the central government to present a flexible framework for reform later this month. But leading advisers to Beijing said the meetings ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Liaison office chief Zhang Xiaoming to discuss political reform with pan-democrats

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 02:13pm by peter so and joyce ng

    ... director Zhang Xiaoming will meet pan-democrat lawmakers in groups to discuss political reform. The four meetings will be chaired by Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and will begin ... the Civic Party, Labour Party and Association for Democracy and People’s Livelihood, as well as other independent pan-democratic lawmakers. The Civic Party’s Alan Leong Kah-kit said that during ...




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