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Reading comprehension

1 The June 4 crackdown is no longer a taboo subject in the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong because ...

a. there has been a change of political views in the party.

Tuesday, 30 November, 2010, 12:00am

DAB young break taboo over June 4

The bloody Tiananmen crackdown of June 4, 1989, is no longer taboo in the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong - at least among its younger members.

6 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

June 4 Web memorial using Ma Lik's name condemned

Beijing loyalists are urging authorities to track down and prosecute the person who used the name of the late DAB chairman Ma Lik to create a page commemorating victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on a government website.

The page was removed within hours of its creation on memorial.gov.hk, a site for online commemoration of Hongkongers which was opened on Wednesday.

12 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

June 4 crackdown wrong, says Legco president

The central government's suppression of pro-democracy students and activists in Tiananmen Square in 1989 was wrong the Legislative Council president, Tsang Yok-sing, said yesterday.

25 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

NPC deputies prefer to be seen, not heard

Hong Kong deputies to the National People's Congress enjoy a high status on the mainland. They can ask for meetings with provincial governors and central government ministers to discuss issues of serious concern. Chinese leaders perceive NPC deputies from various provinces as significant representatives of public opinion.

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Deputies told to toe the line

A top mainland lawmaker has called on new local deputies to the National People's Congress to make efforts to understand the operations of the state legislature.

8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Spreading democracy here, too?

Hong Kong will have its first encounter with the new face of British foreign policy later this month with a visit by Foreign Secretary David Miliband, an avowed advocate for spreading democracy in the world.

14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

NPC deputies come out of the shadows

Compared with the chief executive election, the district council polls and the Legislative Council by-election last year, the upcoming election of 36 local deputies to the National People's Congress is a different ball game.

7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Beijing loyalists to discuss their choices

Beijing loyalists will today discuss who to support in the Legco by-election.

Former security chief Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee will tonight attend a special central committee meeting of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong on the election.

18 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Tam Yiu-chung picked as new DAB chairman

Tam Yiu-chung was last night elected chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, a widely expected result that critics say is aimed at maintaining party stability following Ma Lik's death.

29 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

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