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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Cheung Man-kwong: Young protesters give new life to fading optimism

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Gary Cheung

    ... looking for a juicy quote on deadline. But Cheung, who has been taking part in the city's pro-democracy movement for three decades, has no penchant for the media limelight and has been ... University's student union in the mid-1970s, said many like-minded students of his generation took up jobs in schools, media, universities and the business sector after graduation. He became a primary ...

  2. HK media monitored lest it set off unrest

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... is facing problems like income disparities and corruption, which could serve as the soil of social unrest,' one of the researchers said. 'Hong Kong's media has a huge impact on people ... to the death of former Communist Party general secretary Zhao Ziyang. They are studying how the media is reporting the death and assessing whether news about how he is being mourned in Hong Kong could ...

  3. HK writers head north for rivers of gold and influence

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Vivienne Chow

    ... the mainland's economic boom, which led to the rise of a new social class looking for a new lifestyle, had opened the doors to many Hong Kong writers. As well as his role at Modern Media, recently listed ... the mainland's rising social class learn about the metropolitan lifestyle to which they aspire. The three books Leung published on the mainland this year, which compiled his commentaries, prose and film ...

  4. 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

    ... could not go there on his own two feet," Deng's youngest daughter said. It was to remain an unfulfilled dream. Deng died on February 9, 1997- five months before China resumed ... to fulfil that goal. The "one country, two systems" formula, allowing Hong Kong to continue its capitalist system while the mainland practised socialism, was originally crafted by Chinese ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    When right to occupy met right of abode

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Gary Cheung

    ... the right of abode in Britain. It all started when a woman phoned in to a radio talk show last week running down Chow's self-professed loyalty to China. He said his right to live in Britain, ... Lee Cheuk-yan, who allegedly took HK$1.5 million from Lai without declaring it to the Legislative Council, was in Japan when the media went to town with the revelations. Lee was swamped ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    June 4, 1989 events in China still have a profound effect on Hong Kong's political scene

    Posted May 26th 2014, 11:05pm by Gary Cheung

    ... of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, which organised protests against Beijing's suppression of the pro-democracy movement. The move was a bittersweet turn of events for Lee: From 1985, he ... by the mainland media since 1989. In April, state-run newspaper Global Times and the overseas edition of People's Daily ran caustic editorials condemning him and former chief secretary Anson Chan ...

  7. Farewell to doctor with a mission and a view on everything

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... protection. Ding was known among journalists in the 1970s as 'Dial-a-quote Ding', a man always ready to speak his mind on a wide range of social issues. Ding's high media profile was all the more remarkable in the social and political culture of the time. In an era when only the great and the good aired their views on social issues, Ding grabbed newspaper headlines ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    A reminder of who's the real boss: White paper timed to prove Beijing's authority over HK

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:30pm by Gary Cheung, Tony Cheung and Adrian Wan

    ... two systems" concept. That principle has allowed a freer, capitalist city to grow within socialist China. IN FULL: Chinese State Council white paper on ‘One Country, Two Systems’ policy ... administrative region directly under China's Central People's Government. China's central government has comprehensive jurisdiction over all local administrative regions, including ...

  9. Activists unite in left-wing coalition

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... tentatively called the Social Democratic Alliance, aims to be operational this year and is likely to field more than a dozen candidates in next year's district council elections. If it does well ... but that it would be more organised than pro-democracy groupings such as The Frontier. Wong told the South China Morning Post he would help train new politicians to stand in the district council elections. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Former minister Fred Ma says Leung Chun-ying's team should be given more time

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... to make your best effort regarding political wisdom, communication and emotional intelligence." It took him years, he recalls, to rebuild his relationship with lawmakers and the media ... with the emergence of new political groupings, a "more aggressive" media environment and the expansion of Legco from 60 seats to 70. While those changes have made the government's job harder, ...




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