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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 ... of the political spectrum also expressed disappointment at the draft document, saying they feared that Beijing's uncompromising stance would radicalise pan-democrats and make the city ungovernable. ...

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

    ‘It’s clear-cut political persecution’: Lawmaker slams ICAC’s visit to Jimmy Lai

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:03pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... on press freedom A pan-democrat lawmaker has branded the visit by anti-corruption officers to the home of Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai Chee-ying as “clear-cut political persecution”. Civic Party ... swooped on the Kowloon home of the company’s chairman. It is not yet known whether Lai’s home was searched or whether the visit related to the media mogul’s donations to political figures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581427/clear-cut-political-persecution-lawmaker-slams-icacs-visit-jimmy-lai
  3. News - World - AUSTRIA

    Austrian political party blames rivals as 400 gnomes vanish before election

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:22pm by WASHPOST

    ... state of Vorarlberg, 400 gnomes vanished. No one knows where they have gone. But everyone knows it's down to politics. With regional elections set for September 21, the left-wing Social ... in the state, US$660,000 in total, on the gnomes. Austrian political commentator Thomas Hafer said he was sceptical about the success of using gnomes as campaigners. "Knowing that their party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581226/austrian-political-party-blames-rivals-400-gnomes-vanish-election
  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    ‘Correct political decisions’ must be made to overcome disputes, Xi tells Vietnam envoy

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:45am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com After fall-out over oil rig, president tells Vietnamese Politburo member disputes can be overcome Get politics right to get over ‘shock’, Xi tells ... the two nations over territorial disputes. Xi said it was inevitable the neighbours would have disputes, but they should both make "correct political decisions" to put ties on the right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581332/correct-political-decisions-can-get-us-past-shock-xi-tells-vietnamese
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - China Insider - NEW MEDIA

    New political news website scolded by party propaganda officials for 'incorrect practices'

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 07:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... launch, mainly covers political news. Recently, it has given heavy coverage to China’s anti-corruption campaign. Thepaper.cn was officially launched last month and is available online, through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1580827/new-political-website-scolded-party-ideology-officials-incorrect
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must not allow its tax policy to be used as a political weapon

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:05pm by ARTHUR LAFFER

    ... revenues; in other circumstances, it is driven by political or even "moral" expediency- so we see fiddling at the margins of a successful system in order to pander to special interests rather than the common interest. In many cases, tax policy is no longer implemented to raise the requisite revenues in the least economically damaging fashion, but has become a political weapon, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580757/hong-kong-must-not-allow-its-tax-policy-be-used-political-weapon
  9. 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

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com City holds its breath as political overhaul is discussed in Beijing meeting this week Debate shines spotlight on NPC committee The role of the National 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580437/hong-kongs-political-reform-debate-casts-npc-standing-committee
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Declarations of loyalty a feature of China's dog-eat-dog politics

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by DENG YUWEN, JONATHAN SULLIVAN

    ... China's dog-eat-dog politics Soon after the official announcement that former security tsar Zhou Yongkang was under investigation, various provinces, cities and departments began lining up ... feature of communist Chinese politics. Politicians in other countries are also obliged at some time or other to pay lip service to important policies or events but the regularity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1579311/declarations-loyalty-feature-chinas-dog-eat-dog-politics

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