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Justice secretary struggles to defend Beijing’s white paper

Rimsky Yuen says ‘requirements’ laid out by central government comparable to existing judicial oaths, amid accusations city’s judicial independence is under threat. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong must accept Beijings control Chinas Communist Party warns

Nearly a week after more than 100,000 protesters gathered in Hong Kong to remember the Tiananmen crackdown and call for universal suffrage, Beijing issues controversial white paper reminding the … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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Anger at Beijing’s stance on elections drove huge Tiananmen vigil turnout: organiser

Lee Cheuk-yan says young people may draw inspiration from 1989 student leaders; civil rights lawyer who backed Occupy at event ‘was warned not to attend’. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Voices of Opposition in Hong Kong Taiwan Undercut Beijing’s Hopes

A quarter of a century after the crackdown on student protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, two of the most impassioned protests marking its anniversary are taking place in Hong Kong and … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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HK$13.8m buys ‘successful future’ calligraphy by Beijing’s top representative in Hong Kong

How much is it worth to have the blessing of “a successful future” from Beijing’s top representative in Hong Kong? Well, property tycoon Hui Wing-mau paid HK$ 13.8 million. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Beijing’s words won’t stop Occupy Central’s plans: Benny Tai

Occupy Central will go on discussing electoral reform proposals favoured by Hongkongers rather than those Beijing officials prefer, the civil disobedience movement’s organiser Benny Tai Yiu-ting said. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Beijing’s election fears in 2016 and ’17

In the run-up to the legislative and chief executive elections in 2016 and 2017, regional politics – which we tend to ignore – may come to haunt us. We play a one-dimensional game between us and the mainland. Beijing, however, has to play a one-to-many multidimensional diplomatic game in which Hong Kong is an important but […]

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Hong Kong must strike balance between democracy and Beijing’s influence: Albert Chen

A balance must be struck between Hongkongers’ right to vote and Beijing’s power to appoint the 2017 chief executive candidate, a prominent Basic Law expert said on Sunday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong hints at screening process for CE candidates

A screening process for chief executive candidates will be needed when universal suffrage is introduced in Hong Kong, the central government’s top official in the city hinted on Tuesday. Zhang Xiaoming, the director of the Beijing government’s liaison office, hinted at the possiblity of a screening process towards the end of his opening speech at […]

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Leung Chun-ying says Beijing’s consent to start reform talks not needed

Amid heated debate over remarks by National People’s Congress Law Committee chairman Qiao Xiaoyang on criteria for chief executive candidates in 2017, political analysts have speculated that the government is reluctant to consult the people because Beijing had yet to give it instructions on the matter. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Lawmaker elaborates on Beijing’s eligibility criteria for chief executives candidates

Advocates of an end to one-party rule and separation of powers in China are regarded by Beijing as confrontationists, a Hong Kong lawmaker on Wednesday quoted an unspecified mainland official as saying. Michael Tien Puk-sun said he learnt these details from a mainland official who met with Hong Kong pro-government politicians in a seminar on […]

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Top court asked to seek Beijing’s advice in abode case

The Department of Justice suggested on Thursday that the city’s top court ask Beijing to clarify an interpretation of the Basic Law it made in 1999, in a bid to resolve legal issues relating to two right of abode cases. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong sellers profit from Beijing’s ‘forbidden’ books – CNN

Hong Kong (CNN)– When a mainland Chinese tourist heard about a bookstore in Hong Kong that sold books banned by Beijing, he knew he had to check it out. The Beijing native traveled to Hong Kong for a weekend in July and stopped by People’s … Full News here – Hong Kong – Bing News

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