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  1. HK seen as key in Sino-US links

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the role of Hong Kong in Sino-US relations, particularly over the economic and trade aspects,' Mr Leung said. 'Very few people asked questions on local political issues such as press ... successfully implemented in Hong Kong,' he said. Discussing the future role of Hong Kong in Sino-US relations, Mr Leung said Hong Kong was in a position to bridge the gap of understanding ...

  2. History lessons

    Posted Jan 12th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... to the Sino-British negotiations on Hong Kong. You can be sure that Donald Tsang will be asked to give an account of the discussion at the Legislative Council every time he concludes a meeting with the central government.' It is ironic that quiet talk has once again returned to the political scene in Hong Kong. Underpinning the subject of the debate has again been the right balance between ...

  3. It all depends on your vote

    Posted May 18th 2004, 12:00am by Yeung Sum

    ... Yeung Sum The year 2004 is the Hong Kong version of George Orwell's 1984. Ironically, Hong Kong people were promised 'a high degree autonomy' and 'one country, two systems' in 1984, when the Sino-British Joint Declaration was signed. And now, 20 years later, the dream is shattered, with this year marking the violation of the principles of 'Hong Kong ...

  4. Abode rules have served HK well

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on the future of Hong Kong, right of abode was placed on the agenda of the Sino-British Joint Liaison Group, a meeting group of the Chinese ... or less. Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee is a legislator and chairwoman of the New People's Party. She led the British side to the Sino-British Expert Group on Right of Abode ...

  5. Beijing rethinks its HK policies

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ying-yen. A week later, former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, a Leung supporter and perhaps Beijing's most trusted expert on Sino-US relations, gave a speech on China's economic ... special envoy on Sino-US relations, due to his and his family's strong ties in US political and economic circles. Tung was seen accompanying Vice-President Xi Jinping, who is also in charge ...

  6. Tung offers show of support for C.Y. Leung

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... strength in facilitating the development of the mainland and other developing economies in Asia. Tung is an adviser to the national leadership on Sino-US relations because of his ties to US ...

  7. Tsang's pals also friends with Tang

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a non-executive director of Sino Hotels and Land and owns 20 per cent of the Digital Broadcasting Company (DBC), set up by Albert Cheng King-hon, considered a close friend of Tsang. Wong is a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and a Tang supporter. Wong and Sino chairman Robert Ng Chee Siong were among 378 election committee members to sign the former chief ...

  8. C.Y. Leung off to inauspicious start

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... secretary whose election campaign was derailed by an illegal basement 'palace' scandal. It is disappointing, as well as ironic, that the public standing of the chief executive-elect, too, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Starry Lee sidelined DAB veteran Lau Kong-wah for 'super seat'

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Ada Lee, Stuart Lau

    ... district-based supporters might have been allocated to Lee, leading to Lee's overwhelming victory among the three. "That's why [Lau's] 'iron ballots' were transferred ...

  10. Expect messy election but with unexpected outcomes

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... politicised. Perhaps, ironically, the only parties who can enter these elections with a confident unambiguous position are the radical League of Social Democrats and People Power- they, too, ... domestic workers. It is ironic that a party founded and made popular by people notable for defence of the rule of law is likely to be punished for having practised what they preach. Fairness, ...




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