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Corrections & clarifications

In Monday's story headlined 'Record turnout in district polls', on Page A1, a quote from Democratic Party vice-chairman Sin Chung-kai was wrongly attributed to Lantau candidate Rosa Ma.

Wednesday, 9 November, 2011, 12:00am

Independent poll candidates harassed

The emergence of a wave of web-based, self-nominated 'independent candidates' for local legislative elections on the mainland has suffered another setback. Candidates and campaigners have reportedly been harassed by authorities or gone missing.

23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Civic Party sets out road map to 2020 poll

The Civic Party has unveiled proposals for elections up to 2020 which it believes meet pan-democrats' aspirations and comply with the Basic Law. Today, it will present to the chief executive what it says is a relatively easy road map to universal suffrage.

10 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Parties snub NPC bid

Moderate pan-democrat Frederick Fung Kin-kee yesterday entered the race for the National People's Congress, but failed to obtain any nominations from his allied parties - the Democratic and Civic parties.

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Regina Ip sleeps on noise problem

Legislative Council by-election candidate Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee spent last night in one of the noisiest flats next to the Mass Transit Railway track in Chai Wan.

She said she wanted to see if she could have a good sleep, and to experience first-hand the noise of MTR trains running on the elevated track that threads through the public housing estates in the area.

5 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Democratic procedures will ensure equal race, says expert

The 'democratic procedures' required for nominating candidates for chief executive mean that anybody interested in joining the race should have an equal chance to be considered by the nominating committee, a member of the Basic Law Committee said yesterday.

13 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Record-breaking turnout for tense Macau election

Radical candidate blocks traffic for nearly two hours

Intense competition marked yesterday's Legislative Assembly election in Macau, the second after the handover and the first after liberalisation of the gaming industry. Vote counting was under way last night with final results expected early this morning.

26 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Election advert aimed at wider audience

I refer to the letter 'Election advert should define voting rights' (South China Morning Post, February 23).

28 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Balloon drive at elections 'no bribe'

Giving away balloons to children during electioneering was unlikely to be considered an attempt to bribe voters, legislators were told yesterday.

4 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

TCC rejects Anhui overture

TCC Hong Kong Cement Holdings, whose shares start trading today, has rejected an offer to acquire a 9.9 per cent stake in H-share listing candidate Anhui Conch Cement. The purchase, estimated to cost between $165 million and $233 million, was too large compared to the net asset value of the TCC Hong Kong Cement. TCC, the parent of TCC Hong Kong Cement, will take on the investment.

6 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

TCC rejects Anhui overture

TCC Hong Kong Cement Holdings, whose shares start trading today, has rejected an offer to acquire a 9.9 per cent stake in H-share listing candidate Anhui Conch Cement. The purchase, estimated to cost between $165 million and $233 million, was too large compared to the net asset value of the TCC Hong Kong Cement. TCC, the parent of TCC Hong Kong Cement, will take on the investment.

6 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Call to change poll rules

ELECTIONEERING must be allowed in industrial or office buildings unless the owners or management are opposed, the Democratic Party has suggested.

Under present practice, no campaigning is allowed on residential premises until the owners or management give the green light.

21 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Group opposes bans on electioneering

A POLITICAL group has objected to giving housing managers the right to decide whether candidates can campaign in public housing estates.

The approval of managers has to be sought under revised guidelines on elections issued last week.

The guidelines, produced by the Boundary and Election Commission, are open for public consultation until the end of this month.

21 Nov 1994 - 12:00am