Johnny Lau

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Name: Johnny Lau
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

HK PROTEST: Hong Kong delegate sacked from China's top political advisory body

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 30-10-2014Beijing expelled James Tien after he called for Hong Kong's chief executive to resignIn a move signalling that it will brook no dissent in its ranks, Beijing has formally sacked a Hong Kong delegate from the ... [Published Asia News Network - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Tien's head rolls as Beijing waves stick

A meeting in Beijing this afternoon of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Standing Committee will discuss Tien's removal and a vote will be taken, when he will likely be booted out.Tien, a Hong Kong legislator, is a long-standing member ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bar slams protesters defying court order

The association, in a statement released last night, repeated the importance of upholding the rule of law."Respect for the dignity and authority of the court are fundamental tenets of the concept of the rule of law," it said.Without naming protest leader ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

China media: Rule of law

Security has been tight in Beijing during the plenum Media welcome the ruling Chinese Communist Party's (CPC) pledge to create a law-based society made at a key meeting this week.At the annual Central Committee plenum that ended on Thursday, the party's ... [Published BBC - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Talks verdict: Who were the wall flowers and the invisible man?

The verdict is in: The moderator was a fanatic, two government representatives were wall flowers and the students were brilliant beyond their years.Just hours after talks between student leaders and a government panel on Hong Kong’s political reform, ... [Published EJ Insights - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

HK readies for protest talks

Police braced for the potential of more street clashes on Tuesday as pro-democracy student leaders and government officials prepared to meet publicly for the first time to discuss the city's political crisis.Protest leaders said large video screens would ... [Published Business Spectator - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Party On – The Punchbowl’s Back!

br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 991 -24 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. The rich man in his castle,The poor man at his gate,He made them, high or lowly,And ordered their estate. All things ... [Published London Irvine Report - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Scare tactics will stoke anti-Beijing sentiments, say analysts

The central government should stop raising national security concerns as an excuse to restrict freedoms in Hong Kong as such a strategy will only stoke anti-Beijing sentiments, according to political analysts.Veteran political commentator and China watcher ... [Published EJ Insights - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

HK PROTEST: Beijing unlikely to compromise even on lesser demands

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 01-10-2014"As the storm swirls around us, hold on tight to our freedom."Scrawled on a banner, the emotive lyrics by popular Hong Kong rock band Beyond form an encouragement to student protesters to dig in their heels, ... [Published Asia News Network - Oct 01 2014]
Entities: Hong Kong, Beijing, Protest
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

'Umbrella revolution' raises fears of more political conflicts to come

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 30-09-2014A new factor has appeared in the Hong Kong political equation with BeijingAbove the sea of black-clad youth massing on the roads of Admiralty, Hong Kong's famous glass and steel skyscrapers soar, as indomitable ... [Published Asia News Network - Sep 30 2014]

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Said Lau: "beijing does not want tien's call to become a pressure point... it's to do with its own political needs - if they let him step down, it means its decision to appoint him in the first place is wrong."

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