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    'I'm not a spy', says Jimmy Lai's right-hand man Mark Simon

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... but [half] full and rising. China will develop its own political system, and I expect it will work. Think what our kids will see in China, it will be awesome," says Simon, adding: "And ... with financial and political issues. Lai is, of course, his boss, but he seems to work independently and I seldom see him escort Lai. … Lai often wants to be on his own."   Mark Simon Age: 50 ...

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    Pulling out of the news business: Tony Tsoi

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... matters and political pressure- which he implicitly suggested was from Beijing. He alleged that many pan-democrats had been followed, investigated and smeared, creating an atmosphere of "white terror"- a term associated with violent suppression of political dissent. "The most disturbing is that my family is also feeling the pressure. They are worried about me the whole ...

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    Popular boss Chou Cheng-ngok reads between the lines on bookselling business

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Amy Nip

    ... Hing was grouped under the World Book Company, and in 1936, Chinese book retailing started under the name of Popular Book Company. Chou, freshly armed with a master's degree in political ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

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

    ... would facilitate the debate, he urged. The political heavyweight says the current atmosphere in the city- with Occupy Central preparing to take to the streets once Beijing rules out public ... as it would appear political. I was only introduced as a 'Hong Kong celebrity'," said. It took the Hong Kong government's withdrawal of the controversial national security bill, ...

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    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... the positions- I think I need more time to get a sense of the emotions. That's more difficult." To be as politically outspoken as his predecessor Chan- who co-founded Hong Kong 2020 with former ... law as particularly big issues for emerging Asian markets such as Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. Hor likes to talk about "synergy", as both an academic and political force. He sees ...

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    Scientist swimming against the tide: Dr Samuel Hung

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Ernest Kao

    ... generation?" Politics aside, the protection of dolphins is more than just a job for Hung; they are his life. Hung met his wife, also a biologist, while the pair were carrying out research on dolphins. ...

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    Saturation point- for the trains and for Leung's man Cheung Chi-kong

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... straightforward. He denied criticisms that he was meddling with academic freedom, saying his comments were not politically motivated. "I was writing articles about polling methodology in 2012," ... times in the past two years to carry out studies on political issues. The unit denied the allegations, saying all tenders were considered according to the guidelines. The institute was last week ...

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    'Poet diplomat' Zhou Nan takes aim at Occupy Central

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

    ... at Xinhua were best remembered for orchestrating resistance to then governor Chris Patten's political reform efforts. A ceremony to inaugurate the gigantic bronze Buddha statue at Po Lin ... in Britain was responsible.   Zhou Nan Age 86, born in November 1927 under the name of Gao Qinglian Education 1946 Graduated from Yenching University Political career 1946 Joined Communist Party ...

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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

    ... Politics in second place to solving people's problems Four months ago, few in Hong Kong- not to mention the political arena- would have heard of the name Judy Chan Ka-pui. Yet, the New ... analysis focused on how a radical People Power candidate had managed to out-poll a moderate pan-democrat for the first time, some political commentators also wondered whether New People's ...

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    Democrat ready to build on public's victory in Macau

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Sou was not a household name until the pro-democracy group he belongs to, Macau Conscience, organised the series of rallies that changed the city's political atmosphere. "Macau people do not care much about politics. Our last generation holds unnecessary fears and resistance against it and that's why we haven't seen protests of such scale in the past 20 ...




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