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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping was all for autonomy for Hong Kong, but not for elections

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Gary Cheung

    ... the Tibetan authorities accepted China's political control over the region while allowing autonomy for Tibetans to practise their own religion and maintain their traditions. Ching said he started ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Rocket scientist becomes deputy governor of Zhejiang

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

    ... deals with maintaining stability. He will take charge of overseeing the police, controls on religion, tax collection and national security, according to a profile of Yuan on the official ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Clock's ticking' for talks on 2017 election, says Catholic diocese of Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by Tony Cheung

    ... at Baptist University's religion and philosophy department, said the Catholic call highlighted the need for Protestant churches to reflect on how they should react to Hong Kong's social ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Army and Democracy, by Aqil Shah

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:55pm by David Wilson

    ... came in 1971 when it tried to quash its breakaway Bengali-dominated eastern part. India intervened. The resulting religion-themed war lasted just 13 days, but up to 93,000 Pakistani soldiers ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Tommy Koh Reader, by Tommy Koh

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by David Wilson

    ... pigmentation, language, religion and custom, we are all members of the human family. He was very Singaporean in his freedom from racial, religious and linguistic prejudices. I think I have inherited ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Church leaders divided over 'Occupy Central' plan

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... … civil disobedience is acceptable biblically only … when people's rights to religion and to live are under threat". He stressed that believers ought to pray for those in authority, ... Andrew Kwok Wai-luen, Baptist University's assistant professor of religion and philosophy, echoed Tai's view. "The Bible suggested that if our right to obey the greatest ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Catholic Church runs ad to press government for policy reforms

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com In open letter in newspapers, the Hong Kong diocese urges government to implement fairer housing, education and welfare policies Catholic advert pushes for justice shake-up The Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong has taken out new ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmakers reject call for public debate on gay-bias law

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by JENNIFER NGO AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... with non-mainstream sexual preferences. Opponents said it was a moral issue, arguing that a law could inhibit people from speaking out on the issue and might trigger reverse discrimination. Religion featured ...



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