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  1. Academics may field ticket in Election Committee poll

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... admitted he and some academics, including Professor Cheung, had discussed whether to stand in the Election Committee polls since the middle of the year. 'If we run in the election, our ... for the Election Committee scheduled for December. But the group may not join forces with the Democratic Party and its allies in backing Anson Chan Fang On-sang's possible bid for chief executive. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/561064/academics-may-field-ticket-election-committee-poll
  2. Basic Law interpretations 'concern' UN rights panel

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani United Nations human rights committee members were deeply concerned about the lack of accountability in the process of seeking Basic Law interpretations from the National People's Congress Standing Committee, delegates from Hong Kong said. Returning from the hearing in New York, pro-democracy lawmakers Albert Ho Chun-yan and Emily Lau Wai-hing, and convenor of Power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542259/basic-law-interpretations-concern-un-rights-panel
  3. Martin Lee to stand down from Legco

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Committee, but quit the body following the Tiananmen Square crackdown on June 4, 1989. He was chairman of the Democratic Party from 1994 to 2002. Of his withdrawal from Legco, he said: 'Once you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631452/martin-lee-stand-down-legco
  4. Anson Chan to stand- for democracy

    Posted Sep 11th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... committee will make a final decision to support Mrs Chan tonight. Asked if Mrs Chan would still need to go through the selection mechanism agreed by pan-democrats, Mr Ho said: 'Mrs Chan did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/607498/anson-chan-stand-democracy
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Intrigue over Martin Lee's 'rash' plan for election reform

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... nominating committee, with its formation based on the existing election committee, and that candidates be nominated by the committee "as a whole", as suggested by Qiao Xiaoyang, chairman of the National People's Congress Law Committee. The proposal got a frosty response from other pan-democrats, and Lee retracted the plan on Thursday, apologising for his "rash decision". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1213469/intrigue-over-martin-lees-rash-plan-election-reform
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The ball is in Beijing's court

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... of the Democratic Party, what we stand for and how determined and capable we are to achieve these goals. In so doing, we hope to gain people's confidence and support. But reforms do not mean jettisoning many things the party stands for. There is still a lot of respect and support for former chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan, who stepped down in September to take responsibility ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1110927/ball-beijings-court
  7. Albert Ho's first into race- but 21 don't back him

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... poll would be the last 'small-circle' election for the chief executive, decided by a 1,200-member election committee. The National People's Congress Standing Committee ruled ... the support of all 205 pan-democrats on the Election Committee. Ho handed in 183 nominations- well over the 150 needed- when he registered at the Electoral Affairs Commission in Wan Chai, and said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992697/albert-hos-first-race-21-dont-back-him
  8. 50 years of no change- or 100?

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... At the forum on the interpretation of the Basic Law by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, a question was raised by Democratic Party chairman Yeung Sum about ... Kong itself to decide. Did the Standing Committee's interpretation overturn what Lu Ping said? The deputy secretary of the NPC's Standing Committee Qiao Xiaoyang said that no matter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/451566/50-years-no-change-or-100
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Martin Lee pulls controversial plan for Hong Kong chief executive poll reform

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 07:53pm by JOSHUA BUT

    ... accepting the 1,200-strong nominating committee, with its formation based on the existing election committee, and that the candidates be nominated by the committee "as a whole", as suggested by Qiao Xiaoyang, chairman of the National People's Congress Law Committee. The idea got a warm welcome from government loyalists. Tai Kung Pao, a pro-Beijing newspaper, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1212360/martin-lee-withdraws-his-chief-executive-election-reform-proposal
  10. A no-brainer

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and C.Y. will have to give us more. Lau Nai-keung is a member of the Basic Law Committee of the NPC Standing Committee, and also a member of the Commission on Strategic Development ... Lau Nai-keung The race for the chief executive post has shifted into a higher gear following the election of the members for the Election Committee. The big surprise of late came from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988489/no-brainer

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