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  1. 'Power to the people' is crowd's new chant

    Posted Jun 05th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Dikky Sinn The crowd called for a revision of the official Beijing stance on June 4, where hundreds of students and workers were killed by the People's Liberation Army in what was branded a counter-revolutionary riot. But the slogan 'Power to the people' was added for the first time- a reflection of recent events in Hong Kong which have seen ...

  2. The people's party

    Posted Nov 12th 2004, 12:00am by Davena Mok

    ... concert-level production, a complex array of performance artists and supporting DJs.' The organisers are making dance music history in a country that's known to have People's Liberation Army guards on hand for crowd control at parties. Aiming to provide a unique experience, dancers and artists of Ibiza's Foc-I-Fum collective will perform, and details such as visual ...

  3. People's charge to the ballot box will spur wind of political change

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... The election tomorrow is being seen as a litmus test of people's political and civic awareness. While it is given that pro-democracy forces will win an even stronger presence in Legco, the degree ... for early democracy- would be a result Beijing cannot ignore. This is the reason why the two Beijing-friendly parties, the DAB and the Liberal Party, have set 2012 as the earliest possible target ...

  4. people's republic of desire

    Posted Mar 24th 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... says CC. 'Women aren't as liberated as they were in the Tang dynasty. I can never be a female emperor in modern China. So, what about you, Lulu?' 'I'd like to live ...

  5. U-turn on Hunghom 'a victory for the people'

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... to maintain social harmony. 'Such good news is a Christmas present to the Hong Kong people,'; he said. Greenpeace assistant campaigner Edward Chan Yue-fai said it was a major victory for Hong ... of the blocks at a knockdown price,' he said. Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee, vice-chairman of the Liberal Party, agreed legislators should study the information but also said the matter should be laid ...

  6. A reader's guide to the congress

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is represented by a delegation, while the People's Liberation Army also has its own delegation. Since the national delegates meet only once every year, they typically only exercise their power ... National People's Congress China's highest law-making body, it has the power to amend the constitution and promulgate laws of 'national significance'. It appoints ...

  7. Adhere to party leaders, Hu urges PLA officers

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter President Hu Jintao has made an appeal for People's Liberation Army officers to adhere to the leadership of the Communist Party. In a document issued in his capacity as Central Military Commission chairman, Mr Hu highlighted the need to strengthen the party's leadership in the army, saying this was essential to the consolidation of the Communist Party's ...

  8. Peaceful unity our aim, says NPC chief

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... retirement as party head, following his signing of the Provisions on the Advance Study of Equipment of the People's Liberation Army on Monday. Mr Jiang's resignation from the chairmanship ... People's Congress chairman Wu Bangguo made the remarks at the end of the 13th session of the 10th NPC Standing Committee yesterday. The five-day session unanimously endorsed the submission ...

  9. Hu set to plot course for party reforms

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... but with a report that Central Military Commission chairman Jiang Zemin has signed an order on 'Environmental Regulations of the People's Liberation Army'. The arrangement sent a strong ...

  10. Jiang to relinquish last official position in March

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Provisions on the Advance Study of Equipment of the People's Liberation Army on Monday. Mr Jiang's resignation from the chairmanship of the Central Military Commission of the People's ... Staff Reporter Ex-president Jiang Zemin will relinquish his last remaining official post at the National People's Congress plenum scheduled to start on March 5, the NPC Standing ...




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