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  1. Crisis the result of Beijing's failure to vet the candidates

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wang Xiangwei If there is one thing certain about the political storm hitting Hong Kong and reverberating in Beijing, it is that very few people would have expected this to happen even ... committee of 1,200 largely pro-Beijing business and political elites, just like the two previous chief executives were chosen following clear direction from Beijing. But no one in Hong Kong, let ...

  2. Beijing backstop will pull Hong Kong through slump

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to flag in the immediate future, most analysts are still forecasting year-on-year growth in excess of 5 per cent for Hong Kong this year. And even if the US and Europe do tip back into recession, ... their hardline policy stance in an attempt to maintain rapid growth through the transition to a new generation of political leadership over the next 18 months. If they do, Hong Kong will benefit, just ...

  3. The media and people of Hong Kong must frame debate for its next leader

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... election.' One of the main difficulties has been Beijing's suspicion of a plot to undermine its sovereignty over Hong Kong. For years, it was said, Beijing feared that Britain might try ... with the present system. Executive councillor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung acknowledged in this paper two weeks ago that Hong Kong is 'haunted by a crisis of governance. Whoever is in government, ...

  4. HK must seek Beijing ruling on right of abode for maids, Ip says

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... had filed applications for permanent residency, but none had been approved. Meanwhile, 8,300 applications had been filed by other foreign nationals last year and 7,000 this year ... The government says about 117,000 helpers have been working in Hong Kong for at least seven years. Speaking at the City Forum, Ip, chairwoman of the New People's Party, said the government could ...

  5. Hong Kong should not take mainland support for granted

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... weathering the Asian financial crisis, Sars and a severe economic downturn over the past 10 years. On the handover anniversary, the city remains as vibrant and dynamic as any international ... on Wednesday in Beijing, 'Hong Kong supported the country when it first opened up, and the country supports Hong Kong. I look forward to hearing the tale of the next 10 years from you.' ...

  6. Hong Kong calling

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... the introduction of universal suffrage for electing Hong Kong's chief executive and legislature in 2012. The entry of the national legislature into the protracted row over democratisation follows ... this year made significant headway towards becoming Hong Kong's biggest political party. After the appointment of a batch of 102 like-minded figures in district councils, the government can ...

  7. Donations fall 80pc in wake of scandals

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Chinese Red Cross Foundation- which is managed by the Red Cross Society of China- told The Beijing News that donations to the Angel Fund for leukaemia patients totalled just 7,000 yuan between ... which has teamed up with the Hong Kong-registered World Eminence Chinese Business Association on a project to build schools in Africa, has also found itself at the centre of a storm after ...

  8. Profit warnings cast pall over reporting season

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang, Anita Lam and Celine Sun in Beijing From smaller players to industry leaders, about 230 or 15 per cent of Hong Kong-listed firms have warned of sharply lower interim profits- ... profit. Separately, Dongfeng Motor, which has A shares listed on the mainland and H shares in Hong Kong, is also challenged with Guangzhou's decision to limit car purchases. 'The recent ...

  9. Beijing plans stimulus for target sectors

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... over-reliant on infrastructure investment and the export of low-end manufacturing products. Growth of the world's fastest-growing major economy eased to its slowest pace in almost three years ... to benefit from the move, such as Hong Kong-listed BYD and leading carmaker SAIC Motor in Shanghai. The seven key industries also include energy efficiency and environmental protection, ...

  10. Still a struggle for hearts and minds

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the years ahead? Behind the colourful celebrations, the uneasiness in the city was obvious, and Beijing knew it too. Then-vice-premier Qian Qichen, who was also in charge of Hong Kong affairs, said during a high-level meeting soon after the handover that after regaining sovereignty, Beijing's most pressing task was to 'get the hearts of Hong Kong people back'. Fifteen years ...




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