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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government linked Legco clash with Occupy Central to denigrate movement, says activist

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... still insists on getting Legco's Finance Committee to approve funding of the [preliminary works today] … We can't help but wonder what its motive is." In the past, many urban ... safety, she said. Ho said rural and urban areas could complement each other. A well-planned policy for agricultural development could allow those who wished to live as farmers to do so, she ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... the potential and constraints of developing underground space, with a view to creating usable space and enhancing connectivity in the urban areas. Active preparatory work is being carried out for a pilot study on underground space development for four strategic urban areas, viz. Tsim Sha Tsui West, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and Admiralty/Wan Chai. Announced in January 2014 that except ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco election 2016: How a handful of voters elect 30 Hong Kong lawmakers

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Tanna Chong

    ... has a vote in the transport sector, while the Urban Renewal Authority and Tourism Board can cast ballots in the commercial (first) seat as members of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    One-child policy to be eased at long last after third plenum resolution

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 07:25pm by Zhuang Pinghui, Verna Yu

    ... a second child without any restraints, might be introduced after 2020. The policy change is expected to affect urban residents born in the 1970s only, because rural residents are already allowed to have a second child if their first-born is a girl. Urban residents born in the 1980s and 1990s are already entitled to have a second child if both parents are already single children ...

  5. News - China - POLITICS

    Party's third plenum pledges 'decisive role' for markets in China's economy

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 07:10pm by Cary Huang

    ... for their use. 8. Allow farmers to enjoy the same benefits of urbanisation as urban residents. Grant farmers more property rights and push for equal resource allocation among urban and rural areas. 9. ...

  6. News - China - POLITICS

    China's State Council think tank sets out roadmap for reform

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:19am by Li Jing

    ... out. The road map also proposes granting farmers the right to trade their collectively owned land under a unified open market in which urban and rural lands would be valued equally. Currently ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Keqiang warns of urbanisation risks in first speech as premier

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Pushing villagers into cities could cause loss of arable land and create urban poverty Premier Li Keqiang has warned of the hidden risks of an "unprecedented" urbanisation push ... of the annual legislative meeting, Li said the risks include the loss of arable land and creation of new urban poverty, suggesting he would proceed with the urbanisation carefully. Some researchers have ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung is fanning political discord, say students

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by Joshua But and Jeffie Lam

    ... information, while Cheung was accused of borrowing money from a developer while head of the Urban Renewal Authority. ICAC found the allegations unsubstantiated. The statement issued by the union said: ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Poll 'screening' sparks guerilla protest threat

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT AND EMILY TSANG

    ... 'screening' sparks guerilla protest threat People Power legislator Albert Chan Wai-yip says he plans to launch a disruptive "urban guerrilla" campaign before the end of the year to press ... broke down at the same time," he said, describing his tactics as a form of "urban guerrilla warfare". A strike would be the most effective, but other tactics could also work. ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    State media seizes on Egyptian chaos as lesson for reformists

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... is along secular and religious lines; in Thailand, between urban and rural populations. Last week, a Global Times editorial warned other nations to be "vigilant against earth-shaking ...




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