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    Politics is second to solving people's problems: New People's Party's Judy Chan Ka-pui

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... was organising a liberal studies course, and that was also where I met [its founder] Ip," Chan said. As a member of the think tank, Chan joined the New People's Party when it was founded ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Judy Chan came first in the Southern District Council by-election. But for the new councillor at the New People's Party, the people come first ...

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    Democrat looking out from the inside: Law Chi-kwong

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... martyrs. You need to think carefully if your act will make your companions martyrs, too," he said, suggesting there could be a bloody crackdown to come, possibly by the People's ... not be acceptable. The National People's Congress Standing Committee on August 31 ruled that only two or three candidates who have won support from half of a 1,200-member nominating committee can ...

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    Politics no longer under doctor's skin

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Emily Tsang

    ... was the second-ranked candidate on a slate led by former secretary for security Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, who was elected. Shih later served as Ip's deputy chairman when she set up the New People's ... in the legislature. He joined the New People's Party on its formation in early 2011 and was considered Ip's right-hand man. Asked why he chose to work with a politician who has long divided opinion, ...

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    Silk puts facts on the shelf in his latest case

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by CANNIX YAU

    ... of a promising military career to become a lawyer in the early 1960s. "In the army, you're required to follow orders even when the orders are stupid. I realised I might find ... the British army to instead pursue his passion, studying law at the London School of Economics. That decision was to shape the rest of Sarony's life. After graduating and being called to the Bar ...

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    'Poet diplomat' Zhou Nan takes aim at Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... negotiations- warned that the People's Liberation Army would be deployed if the proposed sit-in degenerated into riots. "Occupy Central … is illegal and violates Hong Kong's rule ... the communists took power on the mainland in 1949, Zhou worked as a teacher at the Beijing Foreign Languages Institute and in the prisoner-of-war management regiment of the Chinese People's ...

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    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... a household name. Li Fei, chairman of the Basic Law Committee under the National People's Congress Standing Committee, found himself subject to blanket media coverage for his hard-hitting remarks ... one participant at a briefing Li gave on Monday last week for officials and government advisers. Maria Tam Wai-chu, a Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress and also a Basic ...

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    Looking out for all our futures: Nelson Chow

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of department and associate dean of social sciences, 1983-2013 Public service: Numerous NGOs and government bodies; member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, 1998-2003 ...

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    Losing hope of reform … and fearing for the future: Brian Fong

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... local deputies that the National People's Congress Standing Committee will set the threshold at 50 per cent of committee members when it sets a framework for reform at its meeting ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (1993-2013), chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (1992-2003), executive councillor (2002-08) ... better candidate than Tsang for the Legco presidency. "He's always like a liberal kind of scholar, and a person with strong character, who does not compromise under government pressure. ...

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    PLA hawk Ma Xiaotian flying ever higher

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... GENERAL FLYING EVER HIGHER The People's Liberation Army's new air force commander is an outspoken officer known for his hawkish comments on China's territorial disputes in the East ... at the Zhuhai International Air Show. He was born into a military family in August 1949. His father, Ma Zaixiao, and father-in-law, Zhang Shaohua, were founding senior colonels for the People's ...




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