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  1. News - World - POLITICS

    Obama being sued by Republicans for exceeding his powers over health care

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:53pm by AP

    ... the health care law that, according to polls, remains poorly received by the public. Federal courts are often reluctant to intervene in disputes between the executive and legislative branches. ... Associated Press in Washington House of Representatives majority accuses the president of exceeding his constitutional powers in enforcing his health care law Republicans vote to sue Obama ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563648/obama-being-sued-republicans-exceeding-his-powers-over-health-care
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    British consulate won't be joining in Hong Kong Scots' toast to referendum

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Niall Fraser

    ... response to a Post inquiry last week, Joyce Chow, the consulate's deputy head of press and public affairs, said the British government's representatives in Hong Kong would not be holding ... impartiality". They were also "to ensure that public resources are not used for party political purposes" and must decline invitations to public events where they might be asked to comment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591953/british-consulate-wont-be-joining-hong-kong-scots-toast-referendum
  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Brother-in-law's public appearance provides twist to Ling Jihua investigation

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters In-law provides twist to Ling investigation The brother-in-law of Ling Jihua, once a senior aide to former president Hu Jintao, showed up at a meeting in Yuncheng, Shanxi, providing an interesting twist to the possibility that Ling is under investigation for corruption. Wang Jiankang, a deputy mayor of Yuncheng, re-emerged in public at a meeting chaired by the mayor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578785/brother-laws-public-appearance-provides-twist-ling-jihua-investigation
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students say restrictions on strike events are 'political suppression'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 06:53pm by Peter So, Jeffie Lam and Samuel Chan

    ... of both events warned of a public backlash if the government used administrative means to try to prevent protests amid heightened tension after Beijing set a rigid framework for nominations ahead ... of Students. "If the government rejects all of our applications for peaceful assemblies in public areas, it would force us to escalate the campaign of civil disobedience." Both the student ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1595439/students-say-restrictions-strike-events-are-political-suppression
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing's 'ultra-conservative' reform plan disappoints former minister Frederick Ma

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Peter So, Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... Peter So, Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung But former minister urges the pan-democrats to listen to public and support electoral format, despite its limitations, for benefit of Hong Kong Ma ... Ho Chun-yan stood. Ma resigned from the administration in 2008 for health reasons, but he recently chaired an inquiry into the delayed high-speed railway to Guangzhou. Last year, Ma suggested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587245/former-minister-frederick-ma-labels-beijing-reform-plan-ultra
  6. 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

    ... physical health, while their emotional and spiritual well-being would be catered for by groups of counsellors and pastors. A group of lawyers- independent of the movement- would also be on standby, ...

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

    The walls are up at HSBC in Central as Occupy Central looms

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Renovations begin at HSBC in Central ahead of pro-democracy protest The walls are up as Occupy looms Hoardings have been put up around the public ... HSBC's contract with the government, the 3,200 square metre area should be open to public daily. It can be taken to court if it violates the rules. Meanwhile, lawyer Maggie Chan Man-ki yesterday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594121/walls-are-hsbc-central-occupy-central-looms
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Bernard Chan may scale down public duties after heart operation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... too tightly … Maybe I will cut some of my work with non-governmental bodies … but I won't reject appointments to public posts because of health." Besides his Exco duties and his role ... Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and former financial chief Antony Leung Kam-chung. Chan, a member of the Thai-Chinese family that founded Bangkok Bank, said the only impact his health had on his public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1463321/bernard-chan-may-scale-down-public-duties-after-heart-operation
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government 'won't interfere' with universities

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

    ... on whether he found the framework too conservative. But he said the public should explore what could be done within the Basic Law and the framework laid down by the central government to push forward ...

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

    'Quit school if you really want to make a sacrifice for democracy', Arthur Li tells students

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 12:01pm by Peter So

    ... worshipping nor being manipulated by any politician," she said. Separately, the Association of the Heads of Secondary Schools urged the public to protect the autonomy of schools. The association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593008/students-should-quit-school-if-they-really-want-sacrifice-democracy

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