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  1. Tactical move?

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing is taking up the question of right of abode for 7,000 mainland-born children of Hong Kong parents who were previously denied this right. Some analysts say this is a vote-getting exercise ahead of the Legco elections. What do you think? Share your views: write to us. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing picks Hong Kong liaison office spokesman Li Gang as Macau chief

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... as its Macau minister Li Gang, deputy director and spokesman of the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong, will become Beijing's top representative in Macau early next year ... choice after nine years in Hong Kong. "He has worked in Hong Kong a long time and often answered media questions well," Tam said. Li was known for his involvement in the office's ...

  7. Sport - China - RIGHT FIELD

    If Beijing want to win friends in Hong Kong, they could clean up the air

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... patriotic you guys get over your sport. But first, whose idea was this forced implementation of a "moral and national" education of mainland history for the people of Hong Kong ... change in a heartbeat and not just for Hong Kong but also for the world in general, which is growing increasingly nervous over your economic and military might. Why not make a profound ...

  8. 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.' ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... within five years of purchase. When they are eventually sold, the owners must hand over 30 per cent of any capital gain to the government. The capital is pushing ahead with the programme as fast ... in Beijing. Zheng, 29, is among the non-priority group, as he bought a 60 square metre flat last year, using up all his savings of the past decade. But he needs a larger home. "What if my parents ...




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