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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Chinese Academy of Social Sciences is 'infiltrated by foreign forces': anti-graft official

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:45am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Party discipline officer says Chinese Academy of Social Sciences also engages in 'illegal collusion', in online remarks quickly removed Research ... Chinese history on Tuesday. They were posted in an article on the institute's website that was removed yesterday. Zhang heads a group sent to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Cass) ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Rule of law key issue at meeting of Communist Party leaders

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Central Committee plenum also likely to be held earlier than usual as Xi Jinping rallies party elite behind graft inquiry into ex-security chief Rule of law key issue ... prosecutors and police- before he retired in November 2012. The government spent more money on domestic security than defence under Zhou to maintain social stability, with activists arguing it gave ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam issues warning on Occupy Central shutdown at talk with civil servants

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:33am by Phila Siu, Gary Cheung and Jeffie Lam

    ... Phila Siu, Gary Cheung and Jeffie Lam Chief secretary tells civil service unions in rare meeting she fears government services may be threatened if voting reform protest goes ahead Lam issues warning on Occupy shutdown Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said yesterday that government operations could break down if Occupy Central brings the main business district ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rare disagreement as CY Leung takes issue with Global Times editorial on Occupy poll

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:50am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Chief Executive speaks out against state-run newspaper that belittled 700,000 voters in unofficial plebiscite as 'no match' for 1.3 billion Reform poll: Leung strays from the script In a rare example of a top Hon ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    People’s Daily defends Hong Kong white paper for the third time in a week

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 02:35pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com The Communist Party’s mouthpiece People’s Daily published the third editorial in a week that claimed Beijing’s policy on Hong Kong had not changed since issues ... The State Council issued the white paper on June 10, stressing the central government’s “comprehensive jurisdiction” over Hong Kong, adding that the high degree of autonomy enjoyed by the city ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democrats ready for small-scale protests: Emily Lau

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:12am by JEFFIE LAM, FANNY FUNG

    ... in Central after the July 1 march. The activists called the Chater Road sit-in a rehearsal of the Occupy Central protest. The correctional services staff union's statement followed one issued ... Kong's rule of law". Internet users took to social media to slam the association for copying almost word for word from the July 3 Wen Wei Po article as well as two other related news reports ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung Chun-ying says Hong Kong sit-in was waste of police resources

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

    ... rules could be manipulated by radicals as "a tool to hijack" the city's social and economic development. The remarks came despite anxiety in the pro-establishment camp over ... and the current social divide. Liberal Party leader James Tien Pei-chun also suggested that the administration make "concessions" when necessary, instead of merely asking Legco to support its ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Reform poll hits 750,000 votes as accounting firms condemn Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:38pm by Patsy Moy and Joyce Ng

    ... "adverse and far-reaching impact" on the local legal system, social order and economic development. The accounting firms claimed that multinational corporations and investors might move ... will inevitably be affected, causing delays to transactions and business activities, which will in turn give rise to market instability and chaos, resulting in [severe] economic and social damage that can ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Preserve stability', Vice-President Li Yuanchao says, in appeal to Hong Kong's youth

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Cary Huang, He Huifeng

    ... and the Hong Kong Federation of Students- were planning to mobilise at least 1,000 students to flood Chater Road from last night until early this morning. Xinhua issued a commentary calling on Hong ... on social media. Groups proclaiming themselves "Occupy China with Love and Peace", "Occupy Tiananmen with Love and Peace" and "Occupy Shenzhen with Love and Peace" have ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Academic, Democrats leader urge delay in sending electoral reform report to Beijing

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:21am by Tony Cheung, Jennifer Ngo

    ... in a joint statement issued on Friday. The group of academics tabled a political-reform proposal calling for a nominating committee of up to 2,400 members in April. Speaking on TVB's ... report had not come out yet, she did not understand why the Bar Association issued a statement on reform on Friday. It warned that the government would be "abusing the concept of the rule ...




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