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  1. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Beijing, the protesters and CY's delicate balancing act

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 06:46am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam After meeting the president and other leaders at Apec, Leung's next test will be his policy address Beijing, the protesters and CY's delicate balancing act Leung ... with other leaders, but as the Occupy protests drag on, the media focus will likely be on his meeting with President Xi Jinping. Xi will doubtless have instructions for Leung on Hong Kong. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    All sides of the political divide must adhere to the law to move forward

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 05:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Follow the law to move forward On Sunday, President Xi Jinping and Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying met for the first time since the Occupy Central protests began some six ... not comment directly on the protests, he stressed the importance of the rule of law, the centerpiece in the latest Communist Party policy blueprint. He also reiterated the need for Hong Kong ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Former Liberal Party leader James Tien hits out at CY again

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:45am by SAMUEL CHAN, Phila Siu

    ... with the pan-democrats". Chang Ka-mun, who was also a guest on the weekly programme, continues to serve as a member of the CPPCC. He blamed the "high-profile" approach student protesters took before ... Separately, Dr Ken Chu Ting-kin, another CPPCC member, said he feared for the protesting students' professional futures after the demonstrations. "What companies would hire such radical ...

  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Beijing risks losing an entire generation

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:19am by George Chen

    ... in Hong Kong in decades is to play a waiting game in the hope exhaustion sets in among the protesters. Ironically, some political analysts say Beijing learned this strategy from Washington’s efforts to cool off the Occupy Wall Street protests following the 2008 global financial crisis. The longer the movement goes on, the more impatient people from all sides will become, including ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    James Tien's call on CY Leung to resign shows there's room for dissent

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 05:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... was merely making a suggestion in light of the difficulties facing Leung. Compared to those who mount pressure through waves of street protests, Tien's remarks were relatively mild. ... the government to shelve contentious national security legislation after quitting the Executive Council after 500,000 marched in protest on July 1. The tycoon made no bones about his dislike for Leung, ...

  6. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sincerity is prerequisite for fruitful talks

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by George Chen

    ... increasingly clear that negotiation will be the only solution to peacefully end the Occupy Central movement. But what are the chances of the protesters and government reaching an agreement? Last week, ... administration. Shall we also ask how sincere the chief executive is in negotiating with the protesters? Getting the police to clear out protesters with pepper spray and dogs on Friday- at a time when ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy students have 'almost zero chance' of success, says CY Leung

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 10:30am by SAMUEL CHAN, SHIRLEY ZHAO, Phila Siu, Ernest Kao, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Staff Reporters Chief executive says Beijing will not drop its framework for electoral reform, a move protesters have set as a pre-condition for talks Students have 'almost zero ... Kong's electoral reform, which the protesters have imposed as a pre-condition of talks with officials to end the crisis. Leung also said any talks that were not based on the Basic Law ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Liberal Party leader James Tien calls on CY Leung to resign

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 05:32pm by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... James Tien Pei-chun, head of the Liberal Party and a long-time critic of Leung. Tien was referring to the continued presence on main roads in Hong Kong of pro-democracy protesters, despite ... Pro-democracy street protests are in their fourth straight week in Hong Kong. Many protesters have called for Leung to step down, and for Beijing to allow an open election of the next chief executive, ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Beijing wants tycoons to take action, not just pay lip service

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 05:14am by Shirley Yam

    ... mention Li calling on the protesters to go home and not to "let today's passion become tomorrow's regrets". Yet, it added: "Asia's wealthiest man did not make it clear whether or not he agrees with the appeals of the protesters." At issue is their failure to take action. It is no secret that many tycoons in Hong Kong campaigned against Leung ...

  10. Business - Comment

    Pulling the strings

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:19am by Peter Guy

    ... President Clinton protested, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman", Chief Executive CY Leung officially explained the truth behind Hong Kong's business-led governance. ... of politics and policies". One assumes he was referring to excessive welfare for the poor rather than the corporate welfare that benefits tycoons today. Rather than defusing the Occupy protests ...




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