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  1. End of small-house policy can see Hong Kong become 'one place, one people'

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Hong Kong and to adopt a policy that Hong Kong will become 'one place, one people';. Winston K. S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour ... special administrative region of China. The New Territories then became politically the same as any other part of Hong Kong. This fundamental political change should have prompted an immediate ...

  2. People's champion or bogeyman?

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I have no way to understand his personality and his political platforms... At least Albert Ho will strive hard to liaise with the different parts of the society,' he said when asked whom ... to become chairman of real estate adviser DTZ Asia-Pacific, from which he quit in November to focus on his campaign. Leung's political star was also rising, starting in 1985, when he ...

  3. Tung poised to respond to people's protest

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan, Klaudia Lee

    ... sought ways to resolve the biggest political crisis Hong Kong has seen since the handover. The depth of concern over the mass protest became evident last night as Breakfast Group legislator ... took to the streets in support of the pro-democracy movement in 1989, has cast uncertainties on the fate of the bill, which will be put to a vote on Wednesday. A South China Morning Post survey ...

  4. Vigil a reminder of people's aspirations

    Posted Jun 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the 'one country, two systems' model remains healthy a decade after the city's reunification with China. The patriotism of some citizens was doubted last month by the chairman ... much in that time. But while the nation's economy is booming, a middle class evolving and China now a key player on the international stage, an important part of its development- ...

  5. Eye Witness

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... other people who could have done it and who I thought might have been preferred from a political point of view. Interpretation of the Basic Law is one legal issue which, even before ...

  6. Dismissal of political opposition doesn't look like government 'for the people'

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this government will be 'for the people';. I'm choking on my post-July 1 pineapple bun. Gerard Crawford, Lam Tin ... holds such views is disturbing. He laments political opposition, dismissing it as a waste of energy and focusing on issues of 'mere passing significance'. Most Hong Kong people would ...

  7. HK autonomy may be damaged, say legal experts

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Gary Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... the National People's Congress committee could legally interpret the Basic Law. 'The problem is whether it is sensible. I don't see there's any need for the committee to interpret ...

  8. Beijing to discuss Law over Congo's immunity

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Appeal asked the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on June 8 to interpret the term 'act of state' in the mini-constitution in a case involving the Democratic Republic of Congo. It submitted four questions arising from an attempt by US-based fund FG Hemisphere Associates to force Congo to repay more than US$100 million it owed. The court ruled ...

  9. More open vote needed for NPC delegates

    Posted Aug 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In day-to-day political affairs, Hong Kong people probably do not think of the National People's Congress too often. It is our own legislature which attracts most attention. Hong Kong ... In the background of the political build-up to a Legislative Council by-election and district council polls, some have begun lobbying for support earlier than usual. While far from altruistic in this case, ...

  10. People's charge to the ballot box will spur wind of political change

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... The election tomorrow is being seen as a litmus test of people's political and civic awareness. While it is given that pro-democracy forces will win an even stronger presence in Legco, the degree ... the political exercise. Officials and think-tanks will be deciphering the results to devise a new game plan, if necessary, on how to deal with Hong Kong. The 13 months after the massive protest on July ...




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