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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Organisers of July 1 democracy rally claim their arrests are 'political persecution'

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 11:02am by JOYCE NG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Joyce Ng and Tony Cheung Arrested rally leaders claim ‘political persecution’ Five members of July 1 march organiser the Civil Human Rights Front arrested yesterday for leading the democracy rally at a snail's pace denounced the police action as "political persecution". They had earlier accused the police of causing a bottleneck by refusing to open more lanes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546381/two-organisers-july-1-pro-democracy-march-arrested
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's Ukrainians petition Russia's consul for peace in Crimea

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 03:01am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Ukrainians make plea for peace back home Russia's top diplomat in Hong Kong has received a petition from the city's small but active Ukrainian ... home. The situation in Ukraine was sparked in November when protesters forced out president Viktor Yanukovych after he abandoned a trade deal with Europe to strengthen ties with Russia. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1441288/hong-kongs-ukrainians-petition-russias-consul-peace-crimea
  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Peng publishes his political memoir – but fails to cover his role in Tiananmen crackdown

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:12pm by Keith Zhai

    ... events only up to 1983 and omits the highly-sensitive episodes of his later political career, has 16 chapters, 130 pictures and runs to 490,000 words, Xinhua said. The state-run news agency ... In the diary, he said the Three Gorges Dam would always continue to his chief political legacy. His family is regarded as continuing to be influential in the mainland’s electricity sector. But in recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540238/li-peng-publishes-his-political-memoir-fails-cover-his-role-tiananmen
  4. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: 'Fragile Empire', by Ben Judah

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Luke Harding Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love With Vladimir Putin by Ben Judah Yale University Press These are gloomy days for Russia's liberals. Since becoming ... isn't Russia: it is an affluent megacity disconnected from the impoverished small towns where most Russians live. The well-off activists who took to the streets in the wake of rigged 2011 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1275949/book-review-fragile-empire-ben-judah
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China's ambassador to UK hits out at public nomination for 2017 election

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Phila Siu

    ... standard' to speak of," ambassador Liu Xiaoming wrote in a letter to the Financial Times. He wrote that Hong Kong's political reform was just a stone's throw away from the goal set ... nominations'. If unsatisfied, they threaten to 'Occupy Central' and bring the Hong Kong economy into chaos." Chinese University political scientist Dr Ma Ngok disputed Liu's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550716/chinas-ambassador-uk-hits-out-public-nomination-2017-election
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Archbishop's sermon on Occupy Central was 'taken out of context': church

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 02:22pm by Ernest Kao

    ... at St Paul's Church in Central on Sunday when he touched on politics, urging the city to keep quiet just as "Jesus remained silent" in the face of crucifixion. The archbishop also ... tactics would "make nobody happy", he said. He declined to comment on Kwong's membership of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Political commentator Ivan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550314/church-defends-reverend-paul-kwong-who-told-pro-democracy-residents
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam issues warning on Occupy shutdown at talk with civil servants

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:33am by Phila Siu, Gary Cheung and Jeffie Lam

    ... Union chairman Chung Kwok-sing said that at the 1-1/2-hour meeting, Lam "said some political parties might not be satisfied and take action to paralyse Central". Chung, one ... time such talks took place was after a protest-hit visit in 2011 by the then vice-premier Li Keqiang. Joe Chan Cho-kwong, of the Police Force Council, said Lam warned the political reform ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550921/occupy-central-tops-agenda-top-level-legco-meeting-uniformed-service
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UK report on Hong Kong 'avoids embarrassing Beijing'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 08:50pm by Johnny Tam and Joyce Ng

    ... to avoid embarrassing Beijing as Premier Li Keqiang has just brought business deals of billions of pounds to Britain." On the political reform debate, Hague urged Hongkongers to work ... the central government's liaison office in Macau issued a statement that an unofficial referendum on political reform in Macau- planned for next month- would be "illegal" and without ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551331/hong-kong-needs-more-dialogue-reach-consensus-electoral-reform
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing blasts Macau's planned Occupy-style referendum as 'invalid and unconstitutional'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:19pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Beijing says administrative region has no legal authority to hold referendum, which comes in the wake of political controversy in Hong Kong The mainland has dismissed ... and the only place in China where casino gambling is legal, adopted a passive attitude to politics during years of rapid economic growth. But over the past year, soaring inequality and deteriorating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551069/mainland-blasts-planned-occupy-style-macau-referendum-invalid
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Reverend Paul Kwong tells congregation that pro-democracy advocates should keep quiet

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:45am by Tony Cheung and Lai Ying-kit

    ... 'Be silent like Jesus' The archbishop of the Hong Kong Anglican Church has caused a political uproar after he said that pro-democracy advocates in the city should keep quiet, just as "Jesus remained silent" in the face of crucifixion. Most Reverend Paul Kwong turned to politics in a sermon at St Paul's Church, Central, on Sunday, on how to be a Christian. The sermon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1549485/archbishop-paul-kwong-urges-pro-democracy-advocates-stop-speaking-out

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