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  1. News - China - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping's guiding principles are still in play today

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Teddy Ng

    ... peacekeeping missions. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said China had less than 100 peacekeepers in 2000; the UN noted that, as of July, the nation had deployed nearly 2,200 ... wondered if he was breaking with Deng Xiaoping's admonition that China should not attract attention and "lie low", avoiding confrontation in foreign affairs to keep the nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578761/deng-xiaopings-guiding-principles-are-still-play-today
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    United they stand: Anti-Occupy campaign rallies establishment camp

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:57am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Campaign has succeeded in rallying divided pro-establishment camp and expanded support base United they stand Even before the march against the Occupy Central movement kicked off yesterday, the anti-Occupy campaign had achieved something Beijing has been unable to do so in recent years- rallying the divided pro-establishment camp and expanding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575706/united-they-stand-anti-occupy-campaign-rallies-establishment-camp
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Failure of political reform could jeopardise national security, lawmaker warns

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Lack of reform 'puts security at risk' A deteriorating political atmosphere could put national security in jeopardy if complete democracy does ... on the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai. Beijing's representatives have said national security will be a top priority when considering democratic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575133/failure-political-reform-could-jeopardise-national-security-lawmaker
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

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

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

    ... on Occupy. Occupy founder Benny Tai Yiu-ting said there was no doubt that the contents of the United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, a United Nations treaty signed ... as a tactic to justify a possible crackdown on Occupy Central. Speaking as the National People's Congress Standing Committee met in Beijing to discuss a framework for reform ahead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580931/international-norms-not-basic-law
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Cross your legs! Occupy Central organisers worry about toilet facilities for 10,000

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Joyce Ng

    ... Tai said, ahead of a crunch meeting of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on political reform in Hong Kong. Tai and others have hinted that the committee's ... was likely to limit candidate numbers; it would consider two or three a "safe" limit. Meanwhile, the head of the Hong Kong government's Central Policy Unit said yesterday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580227/occupy-central-organisers-troubled-practical-matters-such-toilets
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong's political reform debate casts NPC standing committee into spotlight

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com City holds its breath as political overhaul is discussed in Beijing meeting this week Debate shines spotlight on NPC committee The role of the National ... today. According to the Chinese constitution, the Standing Committee is the NPC's permanent body. The NPC- China's national legislature and its "highest organ of state power"- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580437/hong-kongs-political-reform-debate-casts-npc-standing-committee
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats vow to fight 'more stringent than expected' NPC 2017 poll plan

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:58pm by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung, Peter So and Joyce Ng

    ... Tony Cheung in Beijing, Gary Cheung, Peter So and Joyce Ng Pan-dems vow to fight NPC poll plan The central government moved a step closer to a showdown with pan-democrats yesterday after the nation's top legislative body hammered out a tougher-than-expected framework for electing Hong Kong's chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017. Under an initial decision by the National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581289/npc-lays-out-framework-electing-hong-kongs-chief-executive
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    NPC Standing Committee gets down to details of rules for 2017 poll

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:49am by TINY CHEUNG, Adrian Wan

    ... Tony Cheung and Adrian Wan in Beijing Standing Committee's decision on 2017 chief executive election must take into account national security and sovereignty, delegates say NPC to deal with 'core issues' of reform The nation's top legislative body should "make decisions on the core issues" concerning how Hong Kong elects its leader by universal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581004/npc-standing-committee-gets-down-details-rules-2017-poll
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Moderate Hong Kong pan-democrats say no to Beijing’s political reform draft

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:46pm

    ... of the National People's Congress on Wednesday, only two or three candidates would be able to run in the 2017 chief executive election, and they would need the support of half a 1,200-strong ... night said the members of the nation's top legislative body had made a "unanimous" call for the endorsement of the draft. The Standing Committee will vote on the framework ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581615/moderate-hong-kong-pan-democrats-say-no-beijings-political-reform
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    The more you protest, the less Beijing will bend, democracy activists told

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by Tony Cheung, Peter So and Gary Cheung

    ... on electoral reform, the city's sole representative on the country's top legislative body warned yesterday. Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai offered the warning as the body, the National People's ... Li Fei, chairman of the Basic Law Committee of the National People's Congress, will attend a briefing in Hong Kong the following day to explain the decisions. Zhang Rongshun, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580711/more-you-protest-less-beijing-will-bend-democracy-activists-told

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