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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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Have National Day rally the next day, officials suggest; organisers demur

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by Peter So, FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... for electoral reform in the city after refusing to allow marchers to set off from Victoria Park: hold it the next day instead. Leaders of the Civil Human Rights Front immediately rejected the idea ... involve a fresh application for approval. The Front- which also organises the annual July 1 march- had applied to use the central lawn of Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to gather ahead of the march ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    One in five Hongkongers 'considering emigration' as pessimism hangs over city

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by NG KANG-CHUNG, JEFFIE LAM

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Jeffie Lam Survey shows considerable pessimism about Hong Kong in wake of 2017 election ruling One in five may emigrate over reform More than one in five Hongkongers are so pessimistic about the city's political future that they are thinking of leaving for good, a Chinese University poll found. On a scale of zero to 10, with 10 being extremely ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam's holiday angers students

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Peter So

    ... Johnson Yeung Ching-yin said his group was still looking for an alternative starting point after the department ruled out Victoria Park in Causeway Bay due to National Day celebrations. Yeung ... not enhance the legitimacy of the government, it added, and the city's core values would be eroded if its leaders were chosen by Beijing. "We already have nothing to lose," the group ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students say restrictions on strike events are 'political suppression'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 06:53pm by Peter So, Jeffie Lam and Samuel Chan

    ... Peter So, Jeffie Lam and Samuel Chan March organisers told they can't use Victoria Park on National Day, while class boycott events are restricted on noise, safety grounds ... point, Victoria Park, as it has been booked for National Day celebrations. Meanwhile, students planning a series of gatherings in Tamar Park to mark a boycott of classes next week have been told ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    From college activism to the democracy front line

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Joyce Ng

    ... 1 march. Its application to use Victoria Park in Causeway Bay was turned down. As well as organising such events, Yeung is also busy keeping in touch with the front's member organisations- ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tycoons' visit to capital reflects Beijing's desire for united front

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:12am by Gary Cheung

    ... The comprehensive nature of the list of Hong Kong business leaders invited to Beijing underlines the central government's wish to forge a strong united front among the city's elite amid heated ... to bring together all the top business leaders in Hong Kong and to bridge political divisions among those who effectively control the city's economy. At least 31 members of the delegation ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Taiwan backs city's push for democracy

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by Agence France-Presse and Xinhua

    ... Agence France-Presse and Xinhua Taiwan backs city's push for democracy Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday threw his support behind Hong Kong's push for democracy, calling it a core value shared by Taiwanese people. His support comes after Hong Kong pro-democracy activists launched an "era of civil disobedience" at a rally on Sunday- within hours of Beijing ...




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