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  1. News - China - REFORM

    Macau officials leave referendum homeless

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:14am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Macau officials leave referendum homeless Organisers of Macau's unofficial referendum on its chief executive election faced their first setback yesterday ... the vote from August 24 to 30, said Open Macau Society president Jason Chao Teng-hei. "The government has reacted this way because it is afraid of our unofficial referendum," he said. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing blasts Macau's planned Occupy-style referendum as 'invalid and unconstitutional'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:19pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Beijing says administrative region has no legal authority to hold referendum, which comes in the wake of political controversy in Hong Kong The mainland has dismissed as meaningless a proposed referendum on democracy in its southern gambling hub of Macau, a poll that would follow in the footsteps of a similar informal vote in nearby Hong Kong. Three activist groups ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central's unofficial referendum hasn't eased pan-democrat conflict

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... did not see a future for the alliance's proposal. "What the alliance has to do after the referendum is to sell the proposal to the central government, not Hongkongers. However, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    New-town funding vote prompts people to cast ballots in unofficial referendum

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:59am by Ernest Kao, JEFFIE LAM, Joyce Ng, Phila Siu

    ... Staff Reporters Electors cite the Finance Committee vote as a reason for casting ballots in unofficial Occupy referendum and joining tomorrow's march New-town funding boosts poll ... of unofficial referendum During the meeting on Friday, Ng, chairman of Legco's Finance Committee, limited the time allowed for questions before ordering a vote. Pan-democrats accused him ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Referendum versus white paper can only result in zero reform

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Referendum versus white paper can only result in zero reform We're the boss, said the central government with its sudden release of a white paper spelling out its policies for Hong Kong. No, we're the boss, retorted over 700,000 Hongkongers by voting in an unofficial referendum on democracy, condemned as illegal by Beijing. So, who is the real boss? ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Cyberattacks on Hong Kong 'referendum' website and Apple Daily likely to have opposite effect

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:59am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Cyberattacks likely to have opposite effect The people behind the cyberattacks on Occupy Central's mock referendum on political reform and the pan-democratic ... that supports the referendum on the web, was four times higher than usual. Apple Daily websites in Hong Kong and Taiwan were repeatedly attacked in recent days and crashed completely one time. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Our voice must be heard, say voters in unofficial Occupy Central referendum

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:58am by Tony Cheung, Ernest Kao, JEFFIE LAM, Stuart Lau, Joyce Ng, Phila Siu, Johnny Tam, Emily Tsang

    ... said after voting at Polytechnic University. The three proposals that make up Occupy Central's unofficial reform referendum come from the Alliance for True Democracy, People Power ... "they have the clearest aim without mixing in political motives". As for their reasons for taking part in the referendum- participants were asked to give a maximum of two- 85 per cent ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    What the Occupy Central referendum asks voters

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:42pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter The University of Hong Kong’s public opinion programme was commissioned by Occupy Central to conduct the poll which asks two questions. In the first, voters pick from three proposals for the 2017 chief executive election put forward by civi ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Electoral reform referendum voting hours to be extended after cyberattacks

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... of attack was unprecedented in the history of Hong Kong" and believed at least 5,000 computers were involved. The June 20-22 "referendum" can also accept votes at 15 polling stations ... the referendum," he said. Chan said they were making last-ditch efforts to save the system, but would also extend the voting time. He did not reveal more details. The Occupy Central movement, which ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    'Referendum' organisers to extend poll after cyberattacks on electronic voting system

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 08:32pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Organisers of Occupy Central say they will extend voting on Friday’s “referendum” on electoral reform from three days to 10 days after its electronic system was targeted by hackers. The system, set ... University of Hong Kong chief pollster Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu, who was commissioned by Occupy Central to handle the June 20-22 “referendum”,  said voting would be extended after  hackers paralysed ...




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