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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Time for talking about new towns is over, says Leung Chun-ying after fresh protests

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Public has been 'fully consulted' on crucial source of housing, chief executive claims after latest protest forces another delay on funding vote ... amid mass protests outside Legco. The HK$120 billion new-town plan has become a rallying point for activists who say thousands of villagers will lose their homes and way of life for a scheme ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Problems between Legco and Leung stretch to Beijing

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Tammy Tam

    ... is able to take. Leung's detractors never give up hope that what happened to Hong Kong's first chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa, who resigned in 2005 after massive anti-government protests ... to let him go. Since Tung quit, the public has come to believe they have the power to replace the chief executive by protesting, with the number of participants in the annual July 1 rally now ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Academic, Democrats leader urge delay in sending electoral reform report to Beijing

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:21am by Tony Cheung, Jennifer Ngo

    ... a decision now, the National People's Congress Standing Committee's decision [in August] is likely to be an inauspicious one … and one that triggers [a large-scale protest]," Lau said. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Democrats should ride wave of discontent to force out Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:43pm by Albert Cheng

    ... in the New Territories and sympathetic young activists are determined to block the development project. They have been protesting for months. At first, most of the pan-democratic lawmakers failed to realise the far-reaching political implications of the issue. Their reaction was lukewarm. It was only after the protesters begin to dominate the headlines that the democrats stepped up ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong protesters attack Leung Chun-ying with impunity

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:09am by Alex Lo

    ... babies if they could without being met by too many irate protesters. But if you go to a few of these protests, you will find the same faces. Inevitably, it's the same people from Scholarism, university student unions, the League of Social Democrats and People Power. So protest is theatre too. You can hardly blame Leung Chun-ying for visiting a Lunar New Year fair in Tsuen Wan on Monday ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Leung Chun-ying sees virtue of well-placed aides in getting job done

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Tammy Tam

    ... about protests. The government has sought to assure the public of Kwok's political inclination, saying the council will continue to "maintain a fair and impartial" stance under ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Police in show of force for Leung Chun-ying rallies

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, JOSHUA BUT

    ... for c.y. rallies One-third of the police force on Hong Kong Island will be deployed today to keep rival protest groups in good order for what a police source described as the city's "most complicated security situation" in two years. Tens of thousands of protesters from eight groups - five against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and three in favour - will gather in Causeway Bay, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    We did not pay people to march: pro-Leung rally organisers

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Stuart Lau and Clifford Lo

    ... of the chief executive have insisted that those reported to have received a cash reward in exchange for their participation in the protest were not their affiliates. Chan Yung, the New Territories Association of Societies chairman, yesterday said that those whom a news portal caught on film receiving cash for joining the pro-government march were also discovered by the protest organisers ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CIVIL RIGHTS

    Excessive force broke up protest, CityU says

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... protesting students out of a building during a campus visit by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying two months ago took inappropriate and unnecessary action. But the committee's report also criticised the actions of some protesters as undesirable and possibly even dangerous. We were of the view that the action of removing people under the circumstances was neither the most appropriate ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong should focus on economic co-operation: Leung

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com HK should focus on economic co-operation, says chief executive Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying yesterday urged Hongkongers to stop wrangling over political issues and focus on forging closer economic ties with the P ...




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