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Lu Ping

Letters to the Editor, May 17, 2013

Blame tycoons, not dockers, for social ills

Joyce Hung says that the logistics sector has been hurt by the dockers' strike and says we all have a responsibility to try to create a harmonious community ("'Success' for strikers has hurt society", May 10).

Friday, 17 May, 2013, 3:17am 2 comments

Lu Ping: Too many Chinese mainlanders being allowed into Hong Kong

In a pre-recorded interview with RTHK, Lu blamed the influx on the individual visit scheme, which he said was "too open".

10 May 2013 - 9:52am 11 comments

National education plan gets everyone talking online

'My Take' columnist Alex Lo proved to be the Post's king of controversy, with one of his articles attracting more reader comments than any other since scmp.com began accepting reader comments in August.

30 Dec 2012 - 4:55am

Elderly suffer from allowance delays

After the summer's silly season, when young people were led, by a handful of would-be comedians in the Legislative Council, to believe that they were in charge of running the government, we are beginning to hear the voices of reason and moderation.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:13am 1 comment

Hu says Hong Kong well governed

President Hu Jintao expressed confidence that Hongkongers feel proud to be Chinese and can govern the city well, in a speech opening the 18th Chinese Communist Party congress in Beijing on Thursday morning.

8 Nov 2012 - 6:43pm 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, November 8, 2012

Former top official being unfair to city

Comments made by Lu Ping, former director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, are unfair to the city ("Love China or leave it, says Lu Ping", November 1).

8 Nov 2012 - 2:08am

Protests express freedom, not independence sentiment

Is there a rising pro-independence force in Hong Kong? To most locals, the answer is unequivocally no. The sentiments are clearly reflected in the consistently high public satisfaction with Beijing's policies on Hong Kong and the way the "one country, two systems" is implemented here.

2 Nov 2012 - 7:52am 4 comments

Love China or leave, Lu Ping tells Hong Kong's would-be secessionists

"Those who do not recognise they are Chinese should look at what is written on their passports or they should renounce their Chinese nationality." So says Lu Ping, former director of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. "Our country, which has a population of 1.3 billion, would not be bothered losing this handful of people," Lu stated in an exchange of email with the South China Morning Post.

1 Nov 2012 - 8:46am 135 comments

HK 'unsure of role' in cross-strait relations

Hong Kong is unsure of its own identity and its role in cross-strait relations, Taiwan's cultural envoy says.

Lu Ping said this hesitancy was affecting the city in furthering relations with the island.

17 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Lu Ping sings the praises of 'sinner' Patten

Lu Ping, a retired mainland official formerly in charge of Hong Kong affairs, appears to have reversed his harsh verdict on last governor Chris Patten, whom he once called 'a sinner for a thousand years'.

Mr Lu, speaking on Phoenix Television, praises Lord Patten as a brilliant and resolute politician.

13 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

PLA invasion aired twice: Lu Ping

Beijing twice considered taking back Hong Kong by force in the decades running up to the handover, according to a retired mainland official formerly in charge of Hong Kong affairs.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

When silence speaks louder than words

The approach of the 10th anniversary of the handover has produced a wealth of memoirs and recollections, including interviews with people who were closely involved in the Sino-British negotiations and the drafting of the Basic Law.

19 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

The flaws in Beijing's notions of Hong Kong

Lu Ping, one of the mainland's leading players in Hong Kong affairs during the handover, has provided telling insights into Beijing's thinking and inadvertently revealed some of the lack of understanding on which these thoughts were based.

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

Hong Kong has missed opportunities: Lu Ping

Lu Ping , the former mainland official in charge of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs, said Hong Kong had missed many opportunities over the past 10 years.

23 May 2007 - 12:00am

Relocation of Jardine Matheson disappointed Beijing, Lu Ping reveals

Beijing was very disappointed British-funded company Jardine Matheson relocated its legal domicile from Hong Kong to Bermuda in the run-up to the handover, former top official Lu Ping said.

In an interview, Mr Lu also said his former adversary, Lord Patten, who he once described as a 'sinner for a thousand years' had been a very good diplomat.

22 May 2007 - 12:00am

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