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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Moderate Hong Kong pan-democrats say no to Beijing's political reform draft

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:46pm by Peter So and Tony Cheung

    ... Peter So and Tony Cheung in Beijing Four moderates, seen as targets of government lobbying, vow to vote against 2017 plan in Legco Key pan-dems say no to NPC reform draft The political reform proposal hammered out in Beijing looks all but certain to be vetoed as four key pan-democrats promised to vote "No" if it is put to the Legislative Council in its current form. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581615/moderate-hong-kong-pan-democrats-say-no-beijings-political-reform
  2. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Beijing ‘mentally prepared’ for reaction in Hong Kong to political reform decisions

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:22pm by Tony Cheung and Peter So

    ... Tony Cheung in Beijing and Peter So Framework for 2017 chief executive election to be set out on Sunday, with mass protests expected after A senior Beijing official says the central government is “mentally prepared” for the fallout from its decisions on Hong Kong’s political reform, as expectations grow of mass protests in the city in reaction to a hardline Beijing stance. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581116/beijing-mentally-prepared-reaction-hong-kong-reform-decisions
  3. News - China - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Beijing ‘will not back down’ on Hong Kong’s political reform, says state newspaper

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 02:58pm by Adrian Wan

    ... The central government will not back down from its stance over Hong Kong’s political reform, and authorities can handle any street protests blocking roads in Hong Kong’s financial district, according ... Party mouthpiece, said Beijing’s stance on political reform would not soften. “It is widely expected that after the NPC decision comes out, the radical opposition in Hong Kong will very probably ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580796/beijing-will-not-back-down-its-stance-over-hong-kongs-political-reform
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's political reform debate casts NPC standing committee into spotlight

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

    ... People's Congress Standing Committee in Hong Kong's political reform has recently been cast back into the spotlight, as it deliberates the reform framework in a week-long meeting that opens ... government's public consultation on reform for the 2017 chief executive election. The report seeks the committee's approval to go ahead with political reform in Hong Kong. The committee's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580437/hong-kongs-political-reform-debate-casts-npc-standing-committee
  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Deng Xiaoping's legacy felt in Hong Kong's debate on political reform

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam Late paramount leader saw city as integral part of China, and Xi Jinping is of the same mind Deng's legacy felt in reform debate At midnight on June 30, 1997, the Union flag ... a close look at Hong Kong during his historic Southern Tour to Shenzhen in 1992, during which he reaffirmed China's open-door policy amid the then-heated debate on whether reforms would take ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580440/deng-xiaopings-legacy-felt-hong-kongs-debate-political-reform
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Both sides must compromise to move forward on political reform

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Both sides must yield on reform Hongkongers want democracy- of that there is no debate. The question is how to achieve it. Some adopt confrontational tactics, believing a campaign that paralyses the city's financial district will accomplish what they want. Others opt for a more conciliatory approach. They took to the street on Sunday to oppose Occupy Central. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1576278/both-sides-must-compromise-move-forward-political-reform
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong political reform consultation was dominated by 'orchestrated' responses

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CALVIN LIU, BRIAN YAP, Joyce Ng

    ... Calvin Liu, Brian Yap and Joyce Ng Academics cast doubt on whether report on reform truly represents public views given 'orchestrated' submissions from 822 groups Consultation dominated by bloc responses The government's consultation exercise on political reform was dominated by "orchestrated" bloc submissions, most of them favouring a conservative stance, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575617/consultation-dominated-bloc-responses
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To achieve political reform, Hong Kong must converse in a civilised manner

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 01:25pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says the reasoned debate in Britain on Scottish independence shows up the immaturity of our bad-tempered push for reform Civil society Universal suffrage for Hong Kong is about people being able to vote for those who govern them. Simple enough: it's been tried and tested in countless elections. Yet the nature of our discussion is bad tempered, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1575967/achieve-political-reform-hong-kong-must-converse-civilised-manner
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Failure of political reform could jeopardise national security, lawmaker warns

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Lack of reform 'puts security at risk' A deteriorating political atmosphere could put national security in jeopardy if complete democracy does ... that was the true threat to security. "If political reform fails, the political environment in Hong Kong will quickly deteriorate, social division will be more serious, the city will be harder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575133/failure-political-reform-could-jeopardise-national-security-lawmaker
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Moderates must come together to compromise on political reform

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:58pm by Law Chi-kwong

    ... on political reform Courage under fire The key debate on constitutional reform today is still on the mechanism and procedure for electing the chief executive by universal suffrage. Practically, ... like Hong Kong, because of ideological differences it is inevitable that parts of society will be divided into factions standing on the far extremes. But to enact political reform, some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1574224/moderates-must-come-together-compromise-political-reform

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