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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

    Legco panel votes down pan-democrats’ bid to probe CY Leung’s HK$50m deal with UGL

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 07:05pm

    ... The Legislative Council’s house committee on Friday voted down two requests from the pan-democrats for an inquiry into business deals that Leung Chun-ying made with the Australian ... that the pan-democrats were only trying to use the incident to kick Leung out of his office. Federation of Trade Unions lawmaker Wong Kwok-hing said the pan-democrats support a probe to investigate whether ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats try to delay funding requests amid electoral reform stand-off

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Aim of 'non-cooperation campaign' is to block all except livelihood items Pan-democrats try to delay funding requests Pan-democrats have ... The pan-democratic lawmakers' first offensive- a motion raised by the Labour Party's Lee Cheuk-yan to adjourn the Finance Committee's first meeting since the summer break- was, however, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats secure only two of 18 Legco panel chairmanships

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:15am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Pan-dems secure only twoof 18 Legco panel chairs Pan-democrats yesterday secured the chairmanships of two key bodies under the Legislative Council's ... the Establishment Subcommittee, both under the Finance Committee. They secured the positions only after more than 20 pan-democrats surprised their pro-establishment colleagues by joining the two bodies ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats make grab for Legco chairmanships as reform bargaining chip

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:02am by Peter So

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Pan-democrats spring a Legco power grab Pan-democrat lawmakers have made a surprise grab for the chairmanships of two key Legislative Council subcommittees. ... on political reform by controlling their expenditure proposals," the Labour Party's chairman, Lee Cheuk-yan, said. Pan-democrats will outnumber pro-establishment lawmakers by six ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing warns pan-democrats of 'misjudgment' in using mass protests

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Global Times editorial dares pan-democrats to use 'economic suicide' gamble in confronting Beijing Protests would be a 'misjudgment' Beijing has warned Hong Kong's pan-democrats that using mass protests to confront the central government would be a "misjudgment". The strongly worded remarks came as the United ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time for pan-democrats to take leadership of protests

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to do more than stage sit-ins, hold banners and chant. Yet Leung and other officials need to have a way of talking to them. Pan-democrat politicians should step forward and give a voice and base ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Pan-democrats lose out in battle for Legco panel power

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Beijing loyalists end up chairing 16 out of 20, setting stage for a conflict Pan-democrats lose out in battle for panel power The pro-establishment camp ... of justice and legal services. The outcome was a blow for the pan-democratic camp, whose four chairmanships fell short of the seven it occupied in the last four-year term. The refusal ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats should vote, not risk jail with Occupy Central, ex-politician says

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Stay out ofjail and vote: Margaret Ng Veteran politician Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee has urged fellow pan-democrats to stay away from Occupy Central, saying they risked losing the chance to cast crucial votes against the government's "unconscionable" reform package if they got locked up. Most pan-democrat lawmakers have vowed to vote against ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats say they may boycott C. Y. Leung's 'pointless' trip to Guangdong

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Pan-dems may boycott 'pointless' mainland trip Pan-democrats are likely to boycott a visit to the mainland proposed by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, with the Democratic Party saying it would be interested only if food safety and pollution issues were covered. Some lawmakers also felt the trip would be pointless because political reform ...




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