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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Every June 4, a reminder that patriotism is alive and well

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:15pm by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Stephen Vines sees it in our resolve to face up to and understand the past Every June 4, a reminder patriotism is alive and well When people ask me whether the concept ... Kong people, especially among young people not even born in 1989. Some critics say that the vigil has turned into little more than a routine ceremony, increasingly bereft of meaning, ...

  2. Political Animal

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but others just want the limelight. Mind you, many are not our members.' US envoy an artful dodger The new US consul general, Stephen Young, wasted no time in showing how adept he ... the league's vice-chairman. Perhaps because of its constant drive to recruit young radicals as members, many teenagers- some as young as 13- have taken part in recent clashes with police during ...

  3. Leaked cables expose political infighting

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an allegation that could affect his re-election chances. In another sensitive cable, about a meeting between Ma and US envoy Stephen Young in Taipei on June 26, 2009, Ma was quoted as suggesting ...

  4. Respect our interests on Taiwan and Tibet issues, Beijing tells Clinton

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell, the White House's National Security Council Asian director Daniel Russell, and US consul general Stephen Young. Clinton also gave a speech to Asian ...

  5. A double edge to carrier diplomacy

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... flew on a US naval transport plane from Chek Lap Kok with other PLA and local officials and US consul general Stephen Young to land on the Vinson as it steamed towards Hong Kong. The local ...

  6. US turns up the heat on Taipei to honour contentious arms deal

    Posted Oct 27th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... for five years. Stephen Young, director of the American Institute in Taiwan, the quasi-official US embassy on the island, yesterday said Taiwan must pass the budget for the long-delayed NT$380 billion (HK$88.82 billion) package of US weapons in the current session of the legislature. 'My message is act now to pass the robust security defence budget this fall,' Mr Young said, ...

  7. US criticises lack of democracy in HK

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... of the candlelight vigil on June 4 last year to commemorate the crackdown in 1989. Meanwhile, newly appointed US Consul-General Stephen Young arrived in Hong Kong yesterday to take up his post. Speaking on his arrival in the city, Young said he felt particularly fortunate to work here as Hong Kong mapped out the next phase of its democratic development, which would help define the future ...

  8. Back US weapons purchases, Chen urges opposition

    Posted Nov 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... by Stephen Young, the de facto US ambassador to Taiwan, last week that the island's legislature must pass the controversial budget bill in its autumn session or miss out on the opportunity to buy the US arms. 'We can't afford to turn a deaf ear to Young's demand; nor should we respond to his remarks with irrational rhetoric,' Mr Chen said. Opposition ...

  9. Ma Ying-jeou saves face by scrapping visits to US, Japan

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Stephen Young, the de facto US ambassador to Taipei, yesterday said he had spoken to Mr Ma and they agreed he would not visit the US. Denying the reversal was a result of pressure from Beijing, or of the US State Department forbidding Mr Ma from going, Mr Young, director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said the decision was made because there was not enough time to prepare ...

  10. Ma sets his sights on trip to America

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... into a 'troublemaker', like outgoing Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian. Following a meeting with Stephen Young, the de facto US ambassador to Taipei yesterday, Mr Ma told reporters he had discussed with Mr Young the possibility of a visit to the US before his inauguration as the island's leader on May 20. Mr Young said later it was up to Washington to decide whether such a trip was possible. ...




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