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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong govt silent on Snowden’s fate as lawmakers call for China to decide

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:33pm by Agencies in Hong Kong

    ... Hong Kong authorities were silent on Saturday on the fate of a former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor ahead of an expected extradition request by the United States where he has been charged with spying. But a Hong Kong newspaper said he was under police protection. Edward Snowden was charged with theft of US government property, unauthorised communication ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1266580/hong-kong-govt-silent-snowdens-fate-lawmakers-call-china-decide
  2. Business - Companies

    Graft trial adjourns for billionaire Kwok brothers

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:53pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The billionaire Kwok brothers’ corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong’s highest-profile graft case ... corruption in the government and police. Thomas and Raymond Kwok run Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s second-largest property developer by stock-market value. The Kwok family is Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1059470/hong-kongs-billionaire-kwok-brothers-face-court-graft-charges
  3. Revamp 'to target Progressive Alliance'

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... to restructure and reform the Hong Kong Progressive Alliance, which could be the big loser in the poll. Meanwhile, speculation has been rife that Chan Yuen-han, of the Federation of Trade Unions, may further distance herself from the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong after the elections. The Progressive Alliance, headed by lawyer Ambrose Lau Hon-chuen, is unlikely to retain any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/466098/revamp-target-progressive-alliance
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's pan-democrats face a steep climb to universal suffrage

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Joyce Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... a lawmaker with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. "The Communist Party is indeed the republic," he says, meaning the People's Republic of China. ... did not come as any surprise. "I have never been too optimistic," says Ho, former chairman of the Democratic Party. "Hong Kong's road to democracy is always linked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592497/hong-kongs-pan-democrats-face-steep-climb-universal-suffrage
  5. Business - Money

    China shares fall in sharp reversal, Hang Seng slips

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 05:28pm by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... Apple suppliers hit by disappointed quarterly revenue results Hong Kong shares slipped for a second-straight day on Thursday, falling further away from chart resistance that had stymied ... profit on recent outperformers, triggering a sharp intra-day reversal that left benchmark indexes vulnerable to further losses in the near term. Weakness in mainland markets dragged on Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1135226/china-shares-fall-sharp-reversal-hang-seng-slips
  6. HKMA sold HK$7.4 billion in 3 interventions on Thursday

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 08:12am by Reuters in Hong Kong

    ... The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stepped into the currency market during New York hours on Thursday, its third intervention for the day, as the local currency repeatedly hit the strong end of its trading range. It sold HK$2.751 billion ($355 million) in Hong Kong dollars in the latest move, bringing the total injection for the day to HK$7.4 billion, data showed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1074491/hkma-sold-hk74-billion-3-interventions-thursday
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    What's the fuss about Jimmy Lai giving out political donations to Hong Kong pan-democrats?

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by Alex Lo

    ... the who's who of the city's tycoons to the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and other pro-Beijing groups. The Lai story, unfortunately, doesn't deliver ... On-sang's group, Hong Kong 2020. Labour Party leader Lee Cheuk-yan and League of Social Democrats chairman "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung received HK$1.5 million and HK$1 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557306/whats-fuss-about-jimmy-lai-giving-out-political-donations
  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Sweating and on the verge of tears: Chinese officials carry out self-criticism on TV

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Senior officials sweat over self-criticisms Senior officials revising their self-criticisms nearly 30 times, sweating and "almost in tears", ... Jinping sitting next to them. The "democratic life meetings" were spread over four half-days in Shijiazhuang, capital of Hebei this week. The concept was introduced by the communists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1319552/senior-chinese-officials-face-mao-style-self-criticism-sessions
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A blow for Hong Kong, a lost opportunity for China's democratic progress

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:17am by STEPHEN YOUNG

    ... Stephen Young Stephen Young says Beijing's refusal to countenance a move towards meaningful democracy for Hong Kong will set back national progress Lost opportunity Beijing's ... of Deng's intentions towards Hong Kong had nothing to fear. The bottom line is that Xi and his team are sufficiently frightened by the spectre of pro-democratic sentiments in China proper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1583527/blow-hong-kong-lost-opportunity-chinas-democratic-progress
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    At the end of the day, Hong Kong should get a better government

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:04pm by Paul Letters

    ... and overflowing class sizes, it's clear democracy could only help social progress here. A democratic revolution that would benefit Hong Kong, but not the nation of which Hong Kong is a part, presents ... on the wall, he replied "We want a better government", and then he added "x x x x, James". Those of us who are no longer idealistic teenagers may feel the students- and Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1613673/end-day-hong-kong-should-get-better-government

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