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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Six ways Hong Kong could fund a universal pension scheme

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:32pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Advocates of a universal pension plan say it can be done without the government raising taxes Planning for the future The biggest controversy in the universal pension debate remains whether Hong Kong can introduce such a scheme without facing the financial woes of countries such as Britain, an established welfare state. The key challenge ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Focus on make-up of the nominating committee for 2017 election

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:46am by CHEE KEONG LOW

    ... Keong Low is an associate professor in corporate law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School, with research interests in issues pertaining to corporate governance ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Business should consider individuals in picking nominating committee, Frederick Ma says

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com 'It shouldn't be just the bosses voting' The business sector should consider giving individuals a bigger role in electing the members of the nominating committee when Hong Kong picks its leader by "one ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ‘Irrational’ pan-democrats blew it on reform fight, says Civic Party’s Ronny Tong

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:05am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Civic Party lawmaker says allies did not fight for universal suffrage in a pragmatic manner ‘Irrational’ pan-democrats blew it, says Ronny Tong Civic Party ... disappointed that the pan-democrats did not take the opportunity to fight for universal suffrage in a "rational and pragmatic" manner. Tong said the pan-democrats' stance in favour ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Britain will 'keep an open mind' in probe of Hong Kong political reform

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 02:58pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... Alice Woodhouse alice.woodhouse@scmp.com UK will 'keep open mind' in HK probe Undeterred by warnings from Beijing, British lawmakers will press ahead with an inquiry into post-handover Hong Kong and will visit the city with an "open mind&qu ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Britain moves to defuse tensions with Beijing over Hong Kong’s political reform

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:26pm

    ... government on Thursday said it welcomed Beijing's assurances that it would allow Hong Kong to elect its chief executive through universal suffrage, but failed to mention Britain's treaty ... is for the election of Hong Kong’s chief executive through universal suffrage,” “The UK’s position has always been that the detail of the constitutional package is for the governments of Hong Kong and China ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's Chris Patten against David Cameron on Hong Kong, not Tung Chee-hwa

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:28am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It's Patten against Cameron, not Tung This week, the last governor of Hong Kong and the first chief executive of the SAR both spoke on Beijing's proposed plan for the city's constitutional reform. Chris Patten liken ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    NPC proposal marks the start of political reform in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:12am by LETTERS

    ... announcement, they issued a declaration saying that they would vote against the proposal when it was presented to Legco. If they do this, universal suffrage will remain a dream for Hong Kong people. So ... The pan-democrats think this problem will get worse. They say the only solution is their model of universal suffrage, because the chief executive elected will have to take into account the interests ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Universal pension? It's all up to the chief executive now

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com There has been a trend of chickening out when it comes to the acute need to tackle the rising poverty among Hong Kong's elderly people Universal pension: it's all up to chief executive now Universal pensions are a minefield where the colonial government once trod with trepidation, mindful of resistance from businesses and Beijing. Now, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must take this chance to improve its electoral system

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:28am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan Bernard Chan says Hong Kong would be crazy not to take this chance to improve its electoral system. Even with the limits imposed by Beijing, it would still be better than what we have now Change is possible The Standing Committee of the Natio ...




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