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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Randy Yu: man of discretion with the heart of a villager

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... time to time in the political celebrity section of a local Chinese-language daily. More recently, his name hit the headlines when his appointment to the Lantau Development Advisory Committee ... in middle-ground politics. "Is it certainly right to build the third runway? Not necessarily. Is it wrong not to build it? Apparently so," Yu said. Small wonder he is a government favourite ...

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    Losing hope of reform … and fearing for the future: Brian Fong

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... and its allies on a nominating committee. In an interview with the Post earlier this month, Fong warned that the wrong type of political reform could fuel pro-independence sentiment by destroying the aspirations of Hongkongers. Since the 1980s, many academics and democracy advocates had believed it was possible to establish a democratic political system in Hong Kong after the 1997 handover, he ...

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    Looking out for all our futures: Nelson Chow

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... The 67-year-old has been learning about and practicing social work, then researching, teaching and advising on social policy since he entered the University of Hong Kong in 1966, studying politics ... of your own recommendation. I say what I think is right regardless of the politics, and then let them decide."   Nelson Chow Born: 1947 Education: St Paul's Co-educational College; ...

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    Politics is second to solving people's problems: New People's Party's Judy Chan Ka-pui

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... Politics in second place to solving people's problems Four months ago, few in Hong Kong- not to mention the political arena- would have heard of the name Judy Chan Ka-pui. Yet, the New ... analysis focused on how a radical People Power candidate had managed to out-poll a moderate pan-democrat for the first time, some political commentators also wondered whether New People's ...

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    'I'm not a spy', says Jimmy Lai's right-hand man Mark Simon

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... but [half] full and rising. China will develop its own political system, and I expect it will work. Think what our kids will see in China, it will be awesome," says Simon, adding: "And ... with financial and political issues. Lai is, of course, his boss, but he seems to work independently and I seldom see him escort Lai. … Lai often wants to be on his own."   Mark Simon Age: 50 ...

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    Pulling out of the news business: Tony Tsoi

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... matters and political pressure- which he implicitly suggested was from Beijing. He alleged that many pan-democrats had been followed, investigated and smeared, creating an atmosphere of "white terror"- a term associated with violent suppression of political dissent. "The most disturbing is that my family is also feeling the pressure. They are worried about me the whole ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... would facilitate the debate, he urged. The political heavyweight says the current atmosphere in the city- with Occupy Central preparing to take to the streets once Beijing rules out public ... as it would appear political. I was only introduced as a 'Hong Kong celebrity'," said. It took the Hong Kong government's withdrawal of the controversial national security bill, ...

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    Popular boss Chou Cheng-ngok reads between the lines on bookselling business

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Amy Nip

    ... Hing was grouped under the World Book Company, and in 1936, Chinese book retailing started under the name of Popular Book Company. Chou, freshly armed with a master's degree in political ...

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    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... the positions- I think I need more time to get a sense of the emotions. That's more difficult." To be as politically outspoken as his predecessor Chan- who co-founded Hong Kong 2020 with former ... law as particularly big issues for emerging Asian markets such as Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. Hor likes to talk about "synergy", as both an academic and political force. He sees ...

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    Once bitten, twice shy for singer G.E.M. when it comes to talking politics

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... to talking politics As a bestselling recording artist used to performing in front of thousands, Gloria Tang Zhi-kei is no stranger to the pressures of being in the media spotlight. But amid rigorous ... "We cannot afford to let her risk talking more, as her vocal cords are very delicate." Equally sensitive is the issue of politics. The interview that landed the 22-year-old in hot water ...




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