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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's political reform debate casts NPC standing committee into spotlight

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... comprises about 3,000 deputies across the nation, who meet for a plenary session each spring. When the NPC is not in session, the Standing Committee- which comprises about 170 members that represent ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    It wasn't a boycott, say lawmakers as they snub CY Leung's spring reception

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:47am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Lawmakers 'too busy' to attend CY's reception A spring reception hosted by the chief executive yesterday drew a lukewarm response, with many lawmakers failing to show up. Absentees included at least four of the five Liberal Party legislators, but a party vice-chairman insisted it wasn't a boycott in response to the government's ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    A nod to grief, then back to business: NPC refuses to be distracted by Malaysia Airlines and Kunming disasters

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 04:39am by Verna Yu

    ... parliamentary meeting in Beijing. Neither did news of the disappearance of Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 carrying 239 passengers and crew, including more than 150 Chinese nationals, ... on the congress, dedicating only the last few minutes of their bulletins to news about the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger aircraft. Political commentator Gao Yu said the lack of discussion on either ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Zhang's agenda during visit to Taiwain indicates growing clout of DPP

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:41am by Lawrence Chung

    ... as evident by a wave of protests by local civic groups and students this spring. "This explains why the mainland is willing to spend more resources in communicating with the DPP," he said. ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Former Chinese premier Zhu Rongji breaks long silence with letter to university

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 03:42pm by Zhang Hong

    ... "As a Tsinghua man, my heart will always be with you." Mainland news portals such as Dahe.cn have previously reported the public appearance of several former leaders making "spring ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'I want to wake up Hongkongers': 'Long Hair' talks of his fight for the man on the street

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:36am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... was first inspired by the 1966 riots. He was barely 10 when social unrest reached boiling point in the streets of Kowloon that spring and awakened his sense of justice. That spirit was fully formed ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung lunch is only the half of it

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... of the city's 70 legislators joined Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying at a spring lunch reception at the Legislative Council building yesterday. Leaders of the Liberal Party, James Tien Pei-chun; Civic ... strained ties between the legislature and the executive, Tsang said: "The spring luncheon is one of our traditions; I was not hosting it in order to mend relationships." The 36 lawmakers ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Minister seeks closer tie with Kuk after new party plan

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 02:08pm by Tony Cheung

    ... at the kuk's spring reception, Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing said: "The government and the Heung Yee Kuk have been close partners, and as we face both great opportunities ... Lau yesterday renewed the kuk's support for the government in a speech at the spring reception. He said the kuk would not "turn a blind eye" to the "provocative" ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco boss Jasper Tsang in bid to stop filibustering

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Legco boss in bid to stop filibustering The Legislative Council president yesterday unveiled two proposals to cut short filibusters, which some lawmakers use to try to stall government plans. Jasper Tsang Yok-sing also pledged, at a spring luncheon with lawmakers and ministers, to "swiftly cut short filibustering every time ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democratic Party ignores call to boycott reception

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:29am by Tanna Chong, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Tanna Chong and Jeffie Lam Lawmaker baulks at invitation to liaison office's spring event and asks pan-democrats to skip it Democratic Party ignores call to boycott reception The Democratic Party will send representatives to the central government liaison office's spring reception, despite a call by some pan-democrats for a mass boycott by the camp. Lawmakers Albert Ho ...




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