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  1. 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 in the world's most populous nation, saying the relocation of millions of rural residents to cities would take a long time. Addressing his first news conference as premier yesterday, at the end ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1193244/li-keqiang-warns-urbanisation-risks-first-speech-premier
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Four men jump into Victoria Harbour in protest against Occupy Central movement

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 02:17pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... demonstrated their opposition to the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement yesterday with some civil disobedience of their own- jumping off the pier at Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower into Victoria Harbour. The men held a press briefing lamenting Occupy Central before defying a police warning not to go ahead with their stunt. Watch: Four men jump to the Victoria Harbour in protest against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542935/four-men-jump-victoria-harbour-protest-against-occupty-central
  3. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping must make government credible, then reform it

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Public expectations high for systems overhaul, but many still doubtful new leader will deliver New Communist Party leader Xi Jinping faces mounting calls to overhaul the nation's economic and political systems - and public expectations are high. But ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1084991/xi-jinping-must-make-government-credible-then-reform-it
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Annual march biggest in recent years, with the focus democracy in 2017

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 02:03am by Staff Reporters

    ... in Victoria Park. Some students sat in the street in Chater Road and vowed to stay all night in a rehearsal for the planned Occupy Central protest. Last night, organiser the Civil Human Rights Front put the turnout at 510,000, while police said 92,000 started the march in Victoria Park. In both cases, the figure was the highest since 2005. The University of Hong Kong's public opinion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544598/annual-march-biggest-decade-focus-democracy-2017
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Estimates of numbers who marched on Tuesday vary widely

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Joyce Ng

    ... above Victoria Park, where the march started. Comments accompanying the film said the estimate was reached by assuming there were 20,000 people on each of the soccer pitches inside the park, ... employed the so-called count and follow-up method. His team selected an inspection point and counted the people who passed. A follow-up phone survey of city residents asked respondents whether ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546137/estimates-numbers-who-marched-tuesday-vary-widely
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwanese activists who planned to join July 1 rally denied entry to Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 06:38pm by Phila Siu, Ernest Kao

    ... entered the city, but the student activist was deported soon after the plane touched down at 3.20pm. Four men jump into Victoria Harbour in protest against Occupy Central movement "Political ... a Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents, known as "Tai Bao Zheng". This permit supposedly allows Taiwanese a visa-free stay in the city for up to seven days. He suspected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543055/taiwanese-activists-who-planned-join-july-1-rally-denied-entry-hong
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing unmoved by massive rally turnout, say advisers

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by Gary Cheung, Adrian Wan and Kwong Man-ki

    ... Gary Cheung, Adrian Wan and Kwong Man-ki in Beijing As fallout from protest spreads, advisers warn of social and financial crisis if conflict over the city's pro-democracy movement ... 1 pro-democracy march, according to state media and advisers to the central government. Financial authorities also called on the city to guard against economic instability in the face of possible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545195/beijing-unmoved-massive-rally-turnout-say-advisers
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Some Hongkongers choose flags, dancing and music to mark handover

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by LO WEI

    ... shopping. As marchers were preparing to converge on Victoria Park in the morning, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said at an official reception following a flag-raising ceremony at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre that the city's residents should avoid doing anything that might damage the city's "prosperity and stability". In Tamar Park, Admiralty, people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544502/some-hongkongers-choose-flags-dancing-and-music-mark-handover
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    White paper 'was a failure of communication with Hong Kong'

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Gary Cheung

    ... that Beijing needed to learn to communicate better with the city, said a mainland source who was involved in the document's drafting process. The white paper was intended to explain central ... "comprehensive jurisdiction" over Hong Kong, and says the high degree of autonomy enjoyed by the city is subject to Beijing's oversight. It adds that some people in Hong Kong are "confused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543274/white-paper-was-failure-communication-hong-kong
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Little political consensus on how a party finance law might work

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by JEFFIE LAM, SARAH KARACS

    ... and courted more donations with a singing performance at a fundraising event for the group. The city's biggest pro-Beijing party raised a record HK$63.8 million that night, but did not reveal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558406/little-political-consensus-how-party-finance-law-might-work

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