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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

    Parties' Legco voting records show a blurring of political lines, Post finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Study finds Liberal Party supporting pan-dems, and Labour Party 'more radical' than radicals Parties' voting records show blurred lines ... opposing almost half of the other's motions. The unclear battle lines were highlighted by the vote on the doubling of the property stamp duty to curb speculation, a brainchild of Chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557132/parties-legco-voting-records-show-blurring-political-lines-post-finds
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    2017 chief executive must be a 'staunch patriot' Zhang Xiaoming tells pan-dems

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:57pm by Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung

    ... was that it was not acting in accordance with the Basic Law. Its support for public nomination- allowing voters to nominate candidates- was not in line with the mini-constitution, the liaison office chief said, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576964/talks-between-liaison-office-and-pan-democrats-far-more-frank
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    It’s not too late to shape Beijing’s mind on reform, liaison office tells pan-democrats

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:25pm by Peter So and Gary Cheung

    ... if he is a populist or not trusted by the central government." Another source said Zhang had rejected pan-democrats' calls for reform to be in line with international standards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576066/not-too-late-pan-democrats-shape-political-reform-says-beijings-top
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong political reform consultation was dominated by 'orchestrated' responses

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CALVIN LIU, BRIAN YAP, Joyce Ng

    ... said both the public and a "democratised" committee should nominate. "The anonymous group seems to be more in line with the sentiments of the general population," Yip ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575617/consultation-dominated-bloc-responses
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats offer Beijing an 'alternative' report on electoral reform

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Peter So

    ... demand that the public be allowed to nominate chief executive candidates, they said. The pan-democrats' report said public nomination was in line with the Basic Law and had popular support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573745/pan-democrats-offer-beijing-alternative-report-electoral-reform
  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Rocket scientist becomes deputy governor of Zhejiang

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 04:48pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... ambitious energy projects in the region, building a 1,800-kilometre-long ultra-high-voltage power line to transfer electricity from coal-rich Ningxia to Zhejiang, a big consumer of power. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572136/rocket-scientist-becomes-deputy-governor-zhejiang
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung's annual report of the government's work criticised for 'hiding evils'

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung

    ... parts, including the economy, poverty alleviation, housing, administration and constitutional affairs. It mentioned the government's unveiling of the first official poverty line in September ... and fighting poverty, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday as he announced the release of an annual report covering his second year as leader. But it failed to impress lawmakers from across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539927/leung-chun-yings-report-criticised-hiding-evils
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Speak up now or risk being drowned out by the radicals, says Dr Law Chi-kwong to moderates

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Joyce Ng

    ... the public to directly nominate a candidate, was flexible. "The Democratic Party has already said that public nomination is not the only way out. The bottom line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560650/speak-now-or-risk-being-drowned-out-radicals-says-dr-law-chi-kwong
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats call for talks with Beijing to break reform deadlock

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:48pm by JEFFIE LAM, Gary Cheung

    ... will be whether the public is allowed to nominate candidates for chief executive in 2017. The pan-democratic camp appears to be softening its line on the issue to set up the meeting and forge consensus. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557789/pan-dems-call-talks-break-reform-deadlock

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