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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Ruling on Hong Kong poll a hammer blow to Taiwan reunification hopes

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Beijing's tough stance on Hong Kong has only hardened Taiwan's resolve to maintain the status quo A hammer blow for reunification ... Tsai Wei, a political science professor at Chinese Culture University in Taipei, said it would be hard for Hong Kong to copy the success of Taiwan in fighting for democracy, given ...

  2. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT AFFAIRS

    'One country, two systems' right formula for Taiwan, Xi Jinping reiterates

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:33am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Xi: ‘Two systems’ model right for Taiwan President Xi Jinping yesterday revived the idea of Taiwan and the mainland uniting under ... Ying-jeou flatly rejected the idea, saying it was "unacceptable" because it would cost the island its sovereignty. Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council and its Executive Yuan also issued ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Residents upset US visa-free status continues to evade HK

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Residents unhappy over US move to grant Taiwan visa-free status while denying HK the same right despite years of lobbying Upset over no U.S. visa waiver ... Taiwan was approved... Hong Kong is also very strong in," he said. "My private speculation is they don't know how to handle mainland Chinese with [Hong Kong] resident status ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    We must break the political deadlock or risk being left behind

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by PAUL YIP SIU FAI

    ... a few political opportunists. If the status quo remains, conflict will prevail for many more years to come. We have to move on one way or the other, or Hong Kong will be left behind. Our ... the tension have been avoided? Occupy Central could well be the beginning of a new chapter in the politics of conflict in Hong Kong. How does this serve Hong Kong? We cannot afford to continuously ...

  5. News - China

    Taiwan executes 6 in 1st executions since last year

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 03:05pm by Associated Press in Taipei

    ... Associated Press in Taipei Taiwan has executed six murderers, the island’s first use of the death penalty in nearly two years. A Justice Ministry statement says the executions were carried ... murders. The last executions in Taiwan were in March last year, when five men were put to death. The island now has 55 inmates on death row. Authorities have been stalling executions amid growing ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chief secretary loses 'most popular' status in Hong Kong University poll

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Ng Kang Chung

    ... Lap-kung, a political scientist at the City University, believed the row over constitutional reforms had hit Lam's popularity. "It should be expected," said Sung. "It is not her fault. There is little she can do on political reforms. "We all know that it is the Beijing government that calls the shots on political reform. Whoever in the government handles this topic ...

  7. News - China - BRITAIN

    Beijing wary of Scottish vote's impact on Taiwan, Tibet, even Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 03:55am by Andrea Chen and Teddy Ng

    ... for Taiwan or anywhere else within what's considered Chinese territory," said Dali Yang, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago. Titus Chen Chih-chieh, a professor ... in China and who returned home to vote, said some of his Chinese friends were comparing Scotland to developments in Taiwan, Xinjiang and Tibet. They also wondered whether Chinese people would need ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Champions of Beijing's camp losing public opinion war on political reform

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:38pm by Albert Cheng

    ... losing the public opinion war on political reform The authorities are waging a war against the pan-democrats in the court of public opinion in a bid to steamroller Beijing's highly ... into a proposed amendment to the Chief Executive Election Ordinance early next year. A two-thirds majority in the 70-member legislature is required for the measure to pass. If it is vetoed, the status quo ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    We can't escape politics, but don't forget livelihood issues

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Tammy Tam

    ... ourselves back on the topic of politics as we discussed how governments in Hong Kong and Taiwan had handled the scare. Some criticised the authorities for not having better checks in place, while ... Tammy Tam Reform debate should not distract government and pan-democrats from all the other problems We can't escape politics, but don't forget livelihood issues At a Mid-Autumn ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Ma Ying-jeou says Beijing must be prudent in handling dissent

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in handling dissenting voices in Hong Kong over the city's political reform, saying Taiwan's public was watching the city's democratic development. "The mainland should let ... with Qatar-based Al Jazeera network. His comments were made on September 16 but the full transcript was only released late on Saturday. Ma also pointed to Taiwan's close relationship with Hong Kong. ...




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