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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong should pay less attention to politics and more to family, film director says

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:38am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Oscar winner Ruby Yang says Hongkongers risk losing touch with their unique identity Time to reclaim 'basic values', director says Hong Kong risks losing touch with its unique identity amid an onslaught of consumerism and political strife, and it's time the city went back to basics, an Oscar-winning Hong Kong director has ...

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    UK report on Hong Kong 'avoids embarrassing Beijing'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 08:50pm by Johnny Tam and Joyce Ng

    ... Johnny Tam and Joyce Ng UK report 'avoids embarrassing Beijing' Pan-democratic lawmakers have slammed Britain's twice-yearly report on Hong Kong as "weak" ... Kong's unique constitutional framework has worked well," British Foreign Secretary William Hague wrote in his 23-page report to the parliament on affairs in the former colony. Hague's ...

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    Former Canadian diplomat calls for Beijing to be patient about Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com John Higginbotham, the country's former top envoy to Hong Kong, says the mainland's recent push for control could trigger 'destabilisation' Canadian call for Beijing patience Beijing should cut the drama and exercise patience in allowing Hong Kong the chance to shape its own future, a veteran former diplomat has urged. "We ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Last time they let Albert Ho run …why not in 2017?'

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... be rendered meaningless if no pan-democrat were nominated to run. "It all depends on whether they really love China and love Hong Kong," he said on Saturday. "But … which one ... to HK$375,000. Kwok said the scholarships could produce the politicians Hong Kong needed to steer it through the transition to a "more democratic, open government". He said such politicians ...

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    No 'international norms' for electoral system mentioned in Basic Law, says CY Leung

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:56am by Joyce Ng

    ... that conforms with accepted international standards. Leung said Hong Kong was a unique society in many ways- including granting foreign permanent residents the right to vote. "If the election ... to vote, entered by Britain on Hong Kong's behalf before the handover, was still valid. The scholars stated the opposite. Michael Davis, a law professor from the University of Hong Kong, said: ...

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    Beijing's reform framework for Hong Kong contradicts Basic Law: US report

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:36am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com 'Reform framework contradicts Basic Law' Beijing's restrictive framework on Hong Kong's political reform conflicts with standards ... Congress on relations with China, made the strongly worded accusations in its annual report, which was rejected as "biased" by the Hong Kong government. The body dedicated the last ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing's top man to hold unprecedented Hong Kong lunch with Legco members

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 09:30pm by Tony Cheung, LO WEI

    ... Tony Cheung and Lo Wei Liaison office chief said to be ready to 'tackle all questions' at unique event as pan-democrats prepare to voice demands on universal suffrage Beijing top man's first meet at legco Beijing's top official in Hong Kong, Zhang Xiaoming, is ready to "tackle all questions" at a lunch with the entire Legislative Council- and pan-democrats ...

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    China was very much against democracy in Hong Kong even before handover, says Chris Patten

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 07:46am by Tony Cheung and Joyce Ng

    ... Tony Cheung and Joyce Ng Former governor Chris Patten says that even before the handover, Beijing was resistant to granting Hong Kong universal suffrage China 'was very much against democracy' It is "complete nonsense" to suggest that China "always wanted democracy" for Hong Kong, as it appeared "resistant to any form of democracy" even before ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong Occupy protesters won't resist clearance but will move sit-in

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 04:22am by ALAN YU, Samuel Chan and Julie Chu

    ... Occupy protesters say they will not resist a clearance operation due to start in Admiralty today but will move somewhere else. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong police set to clear Occupy protesters 'this week'

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:45am by SAMUEL CHAN, Phila Siu, SHIRLEY ZHAO, Emily Tsang

    ... to return to rationality … They should first convince the rest of Hong Kong people with their arguments," he wrote. The Reverend Peter Douglas Koon, provincial secretary general of the Anglican ...




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