The newly appointed undersecretary for constitutional affairs had little to say about enacting national security legislation on his first day of office yesterday.
Officials have bowed to legislators' pressure and offered to further amend the electoral arrangements for the Chief Executive election next year.
Officials have ruled out a quicker pace for democracy, saying it will take seven more years for the community to come up with a 'mature view'.
Officials are considering whether to allow politically affiliated candidates to stand for Chief Executive in 2002, according to a government source. Affiliations were banned in the first selection...
A cyber campaign is to be launched to encourage computer-oriented young voters to turn out for the Legislative Council elections in September.
Giving away balloons to children during electioneering was unlikely to be considered an attempt to bribe voters, legislators were told yesterday.