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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    District councillor may have to surrender seat

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com District councillor may lose seat A district councillor who won his Yau Tsim Mong seat by just two votes could face disqualification after a court ruling yesterday Edward Leung Wai-kuen had asked the Court of First Instance to exempt him from the threat of disqualification or other punishment after his election rival said he had broken campaign ...

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    Young tycoon wants to serve Mid-Levels with district office

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Liberal Party member made his fortune with property speculation, and now wants to spread 'positive energy' from Bonham Road district office Young ... will help him win trust in the Mid-Levels as he seeks to embark on a political journey. The 34-year-old Liberal Party member is opening a district office on Bonham Road this month to serve residents ...

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    Pan-democrats vow to fight NPC draft plan for Hong Kong chief executive poll in 2017

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:58pm by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung, Peter So and Joyce Ng

    ... financial district if if there is not a "genuine" choice of candidates. The government needs the votes of at least five pan-democrat lawmakers to secure the required two-thirds majority ...

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    The more you protest, the less Beijing will bend, democracy activists told

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by Tony Cheung, Peter So and Gary Cheung

    ... in the city's financial district if Beijing fails to allow universal suffrage compatible with what it says are international standards of democracy. Tai responded that the main purpose of the campaign ...

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    Key details missing in report to Beijing, says barrister

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Tony Cheung, Peter So, Gary Cheung

    ... that the nominating committee to choose candidates for the city's first election under universal suffrage could include all directly elected district councillors. Hoo, chairman of the non-government ... consensus if local officials endorsed a bigger political sector that included all 400 district councillors. A source close to Beijing said Zhang Xiaoming, director of the central government's ...

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    NPC Standing Committee gets down to details of rules for 2017 poll

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:49am by TINY CHEUNG, Adrian Wan

    ... could handle threatened street protests to block roads in the financial district. ...

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    NPC Standing Committee starts meeting on Hong Kong reforms

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Tony Cheung

    ... Pan-democrats are threatening to rally protesters to block the central business district if the Hong Kong and central governments do not come up with a satisfactory plan for universal suffrage ...

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    Pro-Beijing figures say 50pc approval threshold for nominating candidates is "reasonable"

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Tony Cheung, Joyce Ng, Peter So

    ... deputy Dr David Wong Yau-kar said, referring to Beijing officials' stance on the nominating method. "So the [threshold] complies with the Basic Law." Basic Law Committee member ... for the reform. Occupy Central co-organiser Dr Chan Kin-man said if the threshold was adopted they would mobilise supporters for a sit-in in the financial district. Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau ...

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    Hong Kong sending unprecedented 12 deputies to NPC committee meeting

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung and Peter So

    ... David Wong Yau-kar, who said he would reflect the views of the Democratic Party after meeting its leaders. The only Hongkonger allowed to vote at the meeting- which will set Beijing's ...

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    Failure of political reform could jeopardise national security, lawmaker warns

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... the Democrats met Beijing's top man in the city, liaison office chief Zhang Xiaoming, and four days after they met Dr David Wong Yau-kar, a local deputy to the NPC, on reform. Zhang will continue ...




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