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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY warns pan-dems will 'have a case to answer' if they block universal suffrage plan

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 11:55am by JEFFIE LAM, SAMUEL CHAN, TIMMY SUNG

    ... Jeffie Lam, Samuel Chan and Timmy Sung Don't veto reform plan, C.Y. warns pan-dems The city's pan-democrats will have a case to answer if the government's plan to let Hongkongers pick their next leader through "one man, one vote" in 2017 is voted down in the legislature, the chief executive has warned. Leung Chun-ying's remarks yesterday came after ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pan-dems should not ignore the low-hanging fruit in political reform

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse Mike Rowse says there's still room for meaningful political reform Pan-democrats must not ignore the low-hanging fruit It is hard to help the pan-democrats get out of the hole they are in when they keep digging to make it deeper. By clingi ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - chief executive election 2017

    Hong Kong pan-dems, Occupy organisers vow 'long fight' as Beijing rules out open 2017 election

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 03:52pm by Peter So, JEFFIE LAM, Adrian Wan, Ernest Kao

    ... Peter So, Jeffie Lam, Ernest Kao in Hong Kong and Adrian Wan in Beijing Beijing has officially adopted a tightly-controlled framework for Hong Kong’s first chief executive election by universal suffrage, which is deemed by the city's pan-democrats as ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Pan-dem moderates must compromise to pass reforms, ex-adviser says

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:49am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Pan-democrats 'must be able to compromise' Hongkongers expect that Beijing will restrict nominations for the next chief executive race. Can pan-democrats accept an electoral system that does not meet all of their ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    2017 chief executive must be a 'staunch patriot' Zhang Xiaoming tells pan-dems

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:57pm by Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung Pan-dems welcome ‘frank’ talks Dialogue between Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong and pan-democratic lawmakers yesterday was "far more frank than expected" but both sides remain poles apart on the city's political reform. A source familiar with the matter said this yesterday after Zhang Xiaoming, director of the central ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SPENDING SCANDAL

    Ex-ICAC chief Timothy Tong 'strongly condemned' in pan-dem report

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Five lawmakers say former anti-graft chief may have committed misconduct in public office Tong 'strongly condemned' in pan-dem report Pan-democratic lawmakers yesterday came up with an alternative report against former top graft-buster Timothy Tong Hin-ming, alleging that the official one endorsed by their pro-government counterparts ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-dems to release report condemning ex-ICAC chief Timothy Tong

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:12am by Gary Cheung and Danny Mok

    ... Gary Cheung and Danny Mok Lawmakers to release report on same dayas select committee hands down findings Pan-dems to condemn ex-ICAC chief Tong Five lawmakers plan to release their own report today denouncing lavish spending by former anti-graft chief Timothy Tong Hin-ming in the strongest possible terms, the Post has learned. The five are members of a Legislative Council ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The Hong Kong pan-dems and the United States neo-cons

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com The HK pan-dems and the US neo-cons Is this what Beijing means by foreign interference? The local press has unearthed a close relationship between Next Media boss Jimmy Lai and Paul Wolfowitz, the former number two in the US Defence Department under George W. Bush. The buddies recently spent five hours together off Sai Kung on a luxury yacht. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Let's do a deal, FTU chief tells pan-dems

    Posted May 31st 2014, 03:32am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Let's do a deal, FTU chief tells pan-dems A leading Beijing-loyalist politician has suggested a cross-party coalition could help reach a deal on the highly charged issue of electoral reform. Chan Yuen-han said loyalists and pan-democrats should get together and try to hammer out a consensus before the government unveiled its proposal ...

  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    Risk of pandemic too great to justify mutant virus research, study claims

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian New study argues that risk to life outside the lab may outweigh benefits Pandemic possible in mutant virus research Public health experts have warned that controversial experiments on mutant viruses could endanger lives by unleashing an accidental pandemic. Several groups of scientists around the world are creating and altering viruses to understand how natural ...




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