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  1. Beijing clearly wants its man to stay on

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... It may have been likened to a visit to the headmaster's office in some quarters beforehand, but Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa got what he wanted yesterday - the central government's vote of confidence in him and his administration. He received t ...

  2. Wang Guangya says no rush on Article 23 law

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the issue. It is the first time such a high-ranking official has stated publicly that the central government is in no rush for the law to be enacted. Wang Guangya, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, made the remarks as he visited an outdoor market in Macau on the fourth day of a high-profile tour of Hong Kong and Macau. When asked about Article 23, Wang said: 'Hong Kong ...

  3. Civil service not to blame, Mr Wang

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Chinese state leaders since the handover. It is intriguing, therefore, that the team has now been criticised by Wang Guangya, director of the State Council Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. ...

  4. Wang puts positive spin on national education

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... learning,' said Wang Guangya, director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. 'The mainland also has a set of national education teaching materials, but I don't ... it difficult to understand why China chose to follow the way of socialism since 1949... Don't take it negatively when you hear the phrase national education.' Wang, who is on his first ...

  5. Wang's a former diplomat, and it shows

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung The first Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) chief to speak to ordinary Hongkongers since the handover, Wang Guangya shows in his actions and his words traces ... and cloaked the work of the HKMAO in mystery for the 13 years he was in charge of it. Upon taking up his new post in October last year, Wang, a London-educated former vice-minister of foreign affairs ...

  6. Beijing's point man calls for unity

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Beijing and Tanna Chong Beijing's top man on Hong Kong affairs, Wang Guangya, has called for reconciliation and urged Hongkongers to rally behind chief executive-elect ... Unions. Wang's statement- hours before Leung's own duty call on the capital- made him the first central government official to weigh in on the March 25 election, which had split ...

  7. Beijing urges support for Leung

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... political points' in the Legislative Council election. The call from Wang Guangya, director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, came during a visit to Shenzhen where he met leaders from pro-government political parties, societies and business chambers. The meeting lasted for less than an hour, but during that time Wang (pictured) lobbied for support for Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, ...

  8. 'Amend HK law to deny babies abode'

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to babies born in the city to mainland parents. Wang Zhenmin, the dean of law at Tsinghua University and a former member of the Basic Law Committee, said the issue could be addressed by amending local laws without seeking an interpretation from the National People's Congress. However, Wang did not go into detail about how to achieve this, and did not say whether it would ...

  9. One country?

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Chugani What exactly was discussed earlier this month when Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong, Wang Guangya, summoned the city's leading loyalists to a meeting ... to the media. Wang reportedly warned the pro-government participants against trying to bolster their chances in September's Legislative Council elections by kicking Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying ...

  10. Which boss?

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alice Wu The State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office director Wang Guangya may not have expected his recent comments on Hong Kong civil servants- that colonial rule had trained them to 'listen to the boss' and they now 'don't know how to be a boss'- to stir up quite such a firestorm. Whether or not we agree with Wang, or the subsequent ...




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