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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam faces critics on government's approach towards poverty

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 04:27am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Carrie Lam faces critics on poverty approach Armed with an official poverty line and a vow to tackle the problem of low-income families, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said the government was "committed to dealing with poverty" but it could never be completely eradicated- a line lawmakers did not buy. Facing the Legislative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1343064/carrie-lam-faces-critics-governments-approach-towards-poverty
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy takes seed of an idea from sunflower movement

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:05am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Concept of self-policing, as used in occupation of Taipei legislature, will keep participants in civil disobedience protest for democracy in line ... and rational struggle was clear in both places." He said. But, he noted, police tactics differed. "Taiwanese police are taking an increasingly hard-line approach as they face intensifying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1595514/occupy-takes-seed-idea-sunflower-movement
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central will be divided into groups in case police use tear gas, organisers reveal

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by JEFFIE LAM, Tony Cheung

    ... of the movement's founders told the South China Morning Post. "This is our bottom line," the Reverend Chu Yiu-ming said. "We will call on the group leaders to evacuate the participants once ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594234/occupy-central-will-be-divided-groups-case-tear-gas
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government 'won't interfere' with universities

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Peter So

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Government 'won't interfere' with universities The government will not interfere in universities' handling of a forthcoming class boycott by pro-democracy students, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor says. And Lam also denied that a meeting she held with university chiefs yesterday was an attempt to press them to take a tougher line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593377/government-wont-interfere-universities
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Anti-Occupy hotline for spying on student strikes may be illegal, says privacy chief

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:54pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO, PETER SO AND JEFFIE LAM

    ... for Peace and Democracy. The line was intended to collect reports of secondary school pupils who were planning to join a class boycott starting on September 22 and went live on Monday, but has since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590081/anti-occupy-hotline-spying-student-strikes-may-be-illegal-says
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Scholarism activist Joshua Wong vows to fight on as he begins university studies

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:20am by Tony Cheung

    ... yesterday. The boycott is scheduled for Friday September 26, falling in line with the end of a week-long "strike" by university students. Joshua Wong Chi-fung said he would be mobilising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591176/student-activist-vows-fight
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'I'd have joined Occupy if it could work', says Exco member Arthur Li

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Peter So, SHIRLEY ZHAO, Arthur Chan

    ... the line, suspended it yesterday after it was flooded with a deluge of prank phone calls. Teachers yesterday complained through their union to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589632/exco-member-says-hed-join-occupy-if-it-would-work
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Moderate pan-democrat can still run for chief executive, Rita Fan says

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Joyce Ng

    ... says Fan Pan-democrats "who are not on the front line" could still have a chance of being accepted to run in the next chief executive election, Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai says. Fan, ... there are [such people]. "They may not be on the front line. They may not be leaders of the pan-democratic parties. The question is whether they will come forward." There has been speculation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586859/moderate-pan-democrat-can-still-run-chief-executive-rita-fan-says
  9. News - World - POLITICS

    US presidential hopeful Chris Christie gets warm welcome in Mexico

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AP

    ... who seemed far more reserved on the trip than his usual brash persona, said he was overwhelmed by the reception. "It seemed like an endless line of one child who was more adorable than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586755/us-presidential-hopeful-chris-christie-gets-warm-welcome-mexico
  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping rules out Western-style political reform for China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 04:30am by Angela Meng

    ... as the place for his first official visit. Others were concerned when he began to quote Mao Zedong and implemented a "mass line" campaign. Since then, Xi has relentlessly cracked down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586307/xi-jinping-rules-out-western-style-political-reform-china

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