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  1. Sunday rally to call for universal suffrage

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... election committee that chooses the chief executive, in favour of universal suffrage. Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, of the Democratic Development Network, which is organising the rally, said orange ... launch a public consultation on electoral reforms and implement universal suffrage. Reverend Chu said the rally would help the public gain a deeper understanding of democracy and constitutional ...

  2. Call for global links

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... not interested in other developments. In secondary schools, we don't study development studies, but when there are courses in universities on development studies, nobody is interested,' Ms Loh ...

  3. Marchers vote against chief in online poll

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Chee-hwa's popularity. And, not surprisingly, they gave him a paltry score of 12.7 out of 100. According to the results of the joint study by Hong Kong University and Chinese University, protesters ... Kong University and Joseph Man Chan of Chinese University attributed the strong response to the emotive nature of the march and the ease of access to the survey online. Their findings also ...

  4. Students angered by honour for Tung

    Posted Nov 09th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee A group of academics and students from a Hong Kong university are protesting against its decision to award an honorary doctorate in social science to former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa. The protesters say a majority of Hongkongers were dissatisfied with Mr Tung's eight-year tenure. Some graduates published a statement demanding that the University ...

  5. Political development starting from 2012 a blank sheet, Tsang says

    Posted Oct 18th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... yesterday. Mr Tsang told more than 300 district councillors and local representatives that there needed to be a consensus on the universal suffrage model the city adopted. In his second 'town hall' meeting on last week's policy address, he said the city had 'a clear goal'. 'We need to achieve universal suffrage. But on universal suffrage we have to be clear and we ...

  6. Doctors bemoan the lack of prescriptions for what must be done

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... and Chinese University. But it did not go into details on how the problems of communication arose,' Dr Leung said. Michael Mak Kwok-fung, legislator representing the health sector, said ... made before it can improve the system to prepare for a new outbreak.' But Joseph Sung Jao-yiu, of the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics at Chinese University, welcomed one ...

  7. Tung unfazed by degree detractors

    Posted Nov 11th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... science amid loud applause, and some boos, from students. The protests by about 10 social science graduates were largely drowned out by the applause during the ceremony at the University ... arrived. The university's decision to award the honorary doctorate to Mr Tung has set off protests from a group of academics and students, who said he was unworthy of it because of his ...

  8. Chen's son flies home to face scandal probe

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Shu-chen, had wired US$21 million abroad without his knowledge. Prosecutors called on the couple to return to Taiwan for questioning. They travelled to the US to register at the University of Virginia. 'I paid the school fees a few days later and also got my student card,' Chen Chih-chung said, denying reports that he had not set foot on university grounds. Once he and his wife ...

  9. Study urges a cautious approach to referendum

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... launched after pro-democracy legislator Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung caused a storm last year with his proposal for a non-binding vote on whether there should be universal suffrage in 2007-08. ... cause more political problems if wrongly conducted. Researcher Chan Kin-man, associate professor at the Chinese University's department of sociology, said that it would be much easier ...

  10. Voice for democracy drowned out at forum

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Universal suffrage supporter alone among 200 people Turmoil broke out last night at a forum discussing Hong Kong's political future when a woman who raised a lone voice ... opposing early introduction of universal suffrage and calling for the functional constituencies to be retained. Then Ms Cheung rose, demanding to know when Hong Kong could have universal suffrage. ...




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