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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UN Human Rights Committee to discuss universal suffrage in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by Joyce Ng

    ... the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which was ratified by Britain for Hong Kong in 1976 and remains in force under the Basic Law. The committee has the power to require states ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com U.N. to focus on universal suffrage The United Nations Human Rights Committee is to look into universal suffrage in Hong Kong, the South China Morning Post has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588892/un-committee-look-universal-suffrage-hong-kong
  2. Lifestyle - Technology

    Internet radio stations are taking off in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:33am

    ... Chi-hai  heads to a  small Wan Chai studio after work to host radio talk shows. His two programmes – one about wine appreciation and the other about Hong Kong’s online radio scene – are among 22 shows produced weekly by RagaZine, the internet radio station he set up in 2012 with station manager Dick Lam  Kin-yu.  The first general interest internet radio station in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1592966/internet-radio-stations-are-taking-hong-kong
  3. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    China's ambassador to UK accuses Chris Patten of 'rank hypocrisy' about Hong Kong democracy

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 05:10pm by Tony Cheung

    ... in the Financial Times that Britain had a “moral and political obligation” to Hong Kong as a co-signatory of the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration. The document stipulated that Hong Kong should enjoy ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com It is the “rankest hypocrisy” for people such as former Hong Kong governor Chris Patten to criticise China for failing to introduce democracy to Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593914/chinas-ambassador-uk-accuses-chris-patten-rank-hypocrisy-about-hong
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    British consulate won't be joining in Hong Kong Scots' toast to referendum

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Niall Fraser

    ... join Scots' toast As Scots living in Hong Kong mark this week's referendum on independence for Scotland with a dram of whisky or two, staff of the British consulate ... response to a Post inquiry last week, Joyce Chow, the consulate's deputy head of press and public affairs, said the British government's representatives in Hong Kong would not be holding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591953/british-consulate-wont-be-joining-hong-kong-scots-toast-referendum
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's pan-democrats face a steep climb to universal suffrage

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Joyce Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... to boycott it and veto the model. Beijing blames pan-democrats for failing to negotiate properly, while stressing national security must not be compromised by Hong Kong's political reforms. ... Hong Kong was revered as a crucial part of the nation's efforts to modernise, thanks to the generous amount of investments from the city. Joseph Cheng Yu-shek, a political scientist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592497/hong-kongs-pan-democrats-face-steep-climb-universal-suffrage
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing's stance on 2017 election offers Hong Kong a fair compromise

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:14pm by Tom Plate

    ... some serious sulking (or craven political posturing) was still going on. Who lost Hong Kong? In July, from London, the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, chaired by Richard Ottaway, ... Tom Plate Tom Plate says extremism and vapid posturing should be avoided to prevent dangerous conflict With its framework for 2017 election, Beijing offers HK a fair compromise Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1587756/beijings-stance-2017-election-offers-hong-kong-fair-compromise
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats abandon ‘pointless’ negotiations over Hong Kong electoral reform

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 02:56pm by Peter So, Tony Cheung

    ... election in 2017. Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing said it would be pointless to engage in any further discussion with Hong Kong or Beijing officials after the central government ... will have to conform to Beijing's rules. Pan-democrats will also not attend any closed-door meetings with Hong Kong or Beijing officials, but they will still attend Legco meetings to voice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589342/hong-kong-pan-democrats-say-they-are-finished-pointless-negotiations
  8. News - Hong Kong - ELECTION 2017

    Former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa says 2017 vote will be ‘real’ democracy

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 05:20pm by gary cheung and stuart lau

    ... method for chief executive could change after 2017 “I appeal to people of all political stripes to come together and turn negative sentiments into positive energy” Hong Kong's first chief ... it co-signed the Sino-British Joint Declaration in 1984. "We have a huge stake in the well-being of Hong Kong, with a political system in balance with its economic freedom," Patten wrote. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584487/former-leader-tung-chee-hwa-says-2017-vote-will-be-real-and
  9. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Way to help Hong Kong's elderly poor

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Richard Wong

    ... discussions of old age retirement support have always been confusing because they involve two concerns: alleviating poverty and getting votes (or building political support). In Hong Kong ... challenge, especially for those without means. Richard Wong Yue-chim is Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy at the University of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588912/way-help-hong-kongs-elderly-poor
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Electoral reform row could hit a sour note for Hong Kong Philharmonic

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:20am by Oliver Chou

    ... Kong's flagship orchestra is bound to be affected if the row over political reform flares up, its musical chief says. Jaap van Zweden, who last week opened his third season as music director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, said he and the 90-member orchestra were "here for the audience". "If the audience was having a big problem, we would suffer from it as well," he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591201/reform-row-could-hit-sour-note-hk-phil

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