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  1. News - Hong Kong

    June 4, 1989 events in China still have a profound effect on Hong Kong's political scene

    Posted May 26th 2014, 11:05pm by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Twenty-five years after Beijing suppressed the pro-democracy movement, the events still have a profound effect on the political scene in the city The day Hong Kong changed forever The 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown forever changed Martin Lee Chu-ming's political career and his ties with the mainland. Two years earlier, Xu Jiatun, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519713/june-4-1989-events-china-still-have-profound-effect-hong-kongs
  2. Point of no return

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... on the mainland government to introduce political reform and root out corruption. It is immoral to put the blame on students to whitewash the communist regime.' Mr Lam, who formed close friendships ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681869/point-no-return
  3. News - China

    Death of Chen Xitong is retribution for his sins, says father of Tiananmen student victim

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Minnie Chan

    ... official, Chen was sentenced to 16 years' jail in 1998 on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty. He was accused of accepting bribes and using public funds to build luxury villas where he threw lavish parties and had affairs with mistresses. His case and that of another convicted official- former Shanghai party chief Chen Liangyu- were the mainland's biggest political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1253688/death-chen-xitong-retribution-his-sins-says-father-tiananmen-student
  4. HK's 'grandfather of democracy' dies at 87

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... was remembered by his friends for championing the rights of the underprivileged and grooming a generation of social activists and political leaders. He trained in medicine at Johns Hopkins University ... Against Corruption. In 1973, he blamed endemic corruption for Hong Kong's serious drug problem. 'One of the roots of the severity of the drug problem is corruption,' he said, adding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/643029/hks-grandfather-democracy-dies-87
  5. HK's 'grandfather of democracy' dies at 87

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... was remembered by his friends for championing the rights of the underprivileged and grooming a generation of social activists and political leaders. He trained in medicine at Johns Hopkins University ... outpatient programme was implemented in 1972 by the then Medical and Health Department. Dr Ding was a prime mover in the establishment of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. In 1973, he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/643030/hks-grandfather-democracy-dies-87
  6. Tung urged to pardon 1967 rioters

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Parties support move to clear those jailed for political reasons The chief executive has been urged to clear the criminal records of 2,000 people convicted during the bloody 1967 riots, especially those jailed for political reasons. A lawmaker who made the request to Tung Chee-hwa three weeks ago says Mr Tung has replied that he is willing to consider it but fears ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487057/tung-urged-pardon-1967-rioters
  7. HK media monitored lest it set off unrest

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... is facing problems like income disparities and corruption, which could serve as the soil of social unrest,' one of the researchers said. 'Hong Kong's media has a huge impact on people ... But the researchers believed tributes in Hong Kong were unlikely to have a significant impact on the mainland. 'Many mainlanders are not interested in politics, unlike the situation in 1989. Many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486302/hk-media-monitored-lest-it-set-unrest
  8. Fanny Law likely to lead Tung Wah hospital group

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Gary Cheung Former anti-corruption chief Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun is expected to be named chief executive of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, sources familiar ... leading charity organisations would mark a high-profile return to the public eye for Mrs Law. The 54-year-old stepped down as commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665062/fanny-law-likely-lead-tung-wah-hospital-group
  9. News - Hong Kong - CELEBRATING HONG KONG

    The revolutionary beginnings of the South China Morning Post

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... was a leader of Hong Shun Tang, the Chinese Freemasons or the Hongmen Society, in southern China, which aimed to overthrow the corrupt Qing dynasty by force. "That was why our family could easily ... in the Far East, widely regarded as the first political cartoon by a Chinese. It portrayed the scramble of the Great Powers for influence in China in the late 19th century, and has been widely cited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1324605/revolutionary-beginnings-south-china-morning-post
  10. Lawmaker urges Tung to pardon 1967 rioters

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Parties back Chim Pui-chung's move to clear those jailed for political reasons The chief executive has been urged to clear the criminal records of 2,000 people convicted during the bloody 1967 riots, especially those jailed for political reasons. A lawmaker who made the request to Tung Chee-hwa three weeks ago says Mr Tung has replied that he is willing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487060/lawmaker-urges-tung-pardon-1967-rioters

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