The NPC selection committee will vote twice to choose the 36 deputies if there are more than 48 candidates.Tuesday, 19 August, 1997, 12:00am
Making public the names of those who nominate the chief executive candidates would make the selection fairer, said Preparatory Committee member Maria Tam Wai-chu.
'We need to be on guard against the whole election process being conducted in an overly relaxed atmosphere so that those who wish to misbehave do not feel there is any deterrence to their doing so,' she said.28 Oct 1996 - 12:00am
Proposed ethics guidelines for Selection Committee members were criticised last night as inadequate.
The rules, put forward by a Preparatory Committee sub-group, would disqualify any members who had received benefits from chief executive candidates.23 Oct 1996 - 12:00am
THE Preparatory Committee yesterday overturned its decision to make public the names of Selection Committee members who nominated chief executive candidates.
According to the rule fixed by the plenary session, the names of the nominees will only be cross-checked by 'people involved'.6 Oct 1996 - 12:00am
There is no lack of candidates for the Selection Committee: when the list closes today, there will be more than a dozen disappointed applicants for each successful one. This by no means indicates people are satisfied with the system imposed on them.14 Sep 1996 - 12:00am
Two Queen's Counsel yesterday rushed through the formalities to file applications for the Selection Committee.
The Bar Association said former High Court deputy judge Alan Hoo and barrister Andrew Liao were among eight members who had asked the association to verify their membership for nominations to the committee.14 Sep 1996 - 12:00am
The 110,000-strong Chinese Civil Servants' Association will recommend its core members seek seats on the Selection Committee.
The core group - including the union's 21 executive councillors, 181 annual general meeting representatives, and branch executive council members - numbers about 1,000.7 Sep 1996 - 12:00am
Anthony Lee (South China Morning Post, August 31) said he is confused by my letter of August 24. Allow me to reiterate my position.
I am not joining the Selection Committee, but I will not challenge the moral intentions of others who want to join. They must do what they think is best in difficult circumstances.5 Sep 1996 - 12:00am
Candidates for chief executive will have to be nominated by at least 100 Selection Committee members under a proposal to be put to the Preparatory Committee.
However, the proposals formulated by the committee's secretariat and to be discussed by a sub-group today or tomorrow, do not indicate whether the nominees' identity will be disclosed.4 Sep 1996 - 12:00am
Nominations for the Selection Committee will not be published, a senior Beijing official has said.
Nominees' names will be available for their own inspection only.
It is believed there could be more than 10,000 nominations by the September 14 deadline.
The official said the Preparatory Committee had not been authorised to publish the names.30 Aug 1996 - 12:00am