Joseph Cheng

Type: Person
Name: Joseph Cheng
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Hong Kong Activists Vow Further Action After China's 'Fake Election' Plan

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have vowed to press ahead with a civil disobedience campaign, heckling a top Beijing official on Monday as he tried to explain why China's parliament has ruled out full democracy for the former British colony.Li Fei, ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Activist groups rally behind HK protesters

Taiwanese civil rights organizations yesterday rallied behind the people of Hong Kong in their pursuit of universal suffrage in 2017, as China sets limits on the vote for the election of the territory’s leader.Local groups initiated a signature drive ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Hong Kong, Paul Lin, Taiwan
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

China rules out full democracy in HK

HONG KONG: Pro-democracy activists vowed on Sunday to bring Hong Kong’s financial hub to a standstill after China’s parliament rejected their demands for the right to freely choose the former British colony’s next leader in 2017.The Standing Committee ... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Rally marks the start of Occupy campaign

Pan-democratic lawmakers at Tamar Park rally. Photo: Lai Cheuk-yan Occupy Central organisers speak at Tamar Park. Photo: Lam Hiu-tungOrganisers of the Occupy Central movement have declared the start ofsuccessive waves of civil disobedience actions after ... [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic camp angry at NPCSC decision

The National People's Congress Standing Committee's conservative decision on political reform for Hong Kong has sparked major outrage amongstthe pan-democratic camp, with the democrats accusing the Central Governmentof closing all doors todialogue.The ... [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe seeks loans and investments to lift economy

HARARE/BEIJING: Snubbed by a US-hosted gathering of African leaders this month, Zimbabwe’s veteran President Robert Mugabe has turned again to “old friend” China, but even Beijing’s support may not be enough to rescue his country’s sinking economy.Mugabe, ... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pan-Democrats plan to veto proposal

Pan-democrats have vowed to veto the government's political reform proposal if it's as conservative as one reportedly being considered by the National People's Congress Standing Committee.Sources say Beijing is considering a 1200-member committee that ... [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Regional Tensions Loom Over China’s APEC Preparations

BEIJING—China hosts top-level meetings of the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation or APEC for the first time this November. The meetings follow months of Chinese territorial assertiveness in the region, which has created unease among some of its neighbors. ... [Published VOA News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese graduates face tough job market with low pay

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 18-08-2014Chinese graduate Wang Xiaoqing, 23, earns barely 2,000 yuan (US$325.18) a month at an environmental services firm and has no savings to speak of.A recent marketing graduate from the Northwest University of ... [Published Asia News Network - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Joseph Cheng, China, Beijing
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Defending the rule of law

Rules on political donations in HKSAR need to be tightened to require political organizations to declare the funds they getRecently, local media revealed documents which showed that Next Media Chairman Jimmy Lai Chee-ying has maintained close ties with ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Political donation rules should be strengthened

Recently, local media revealed documents which showed that Next Media Chairman Jimmy Lai Chee-ying has maintained close ties with right-wing politicians in the United States. They also showed that Lai had continuously given financial support to the opposition ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Theresa Lo Cheng, formerly of Chatham

.She was born on April 20, 1916, in Shanghai, the second-youngest child of Joseph Lo Pa-Hong, an internationally known industrialist and philanthropist who founded four hospitals, an orphanage and a school among other nonprofits in Shanghai. He was the ... [Published Madison Eagle - Aug 08 2014]

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"we aren't just talking about fighting for electoral democracy now; our way of life and the dignity of our citizens are under threat" Cheng said

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Hong Kong Activists Vow Further Action After Ch... [Published Radio Free Asia - Sep 01 2014]
Activist groups rally behind HK protesters [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 01 2014]
China rules out full democracy in HK [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 01 2014]
Beijing rules out ‘full democracy’ for Hong Kong [Published Times of India - Aug 31 2014]
HK on edge after ruling on election [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 31 2014]
Hong Kong braced for protests [Published Sunday Star-Times - Aug 31 2014]
Beijing snuffs out democratic hopes in Hong Kong [Published Shreveport Times - Aug 31 2014]
China Breaks Promise Of Democratic Elections Fo... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 31 2014]
Protesters mobilise for confrontation as China ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 31 2014]
Rally marks the start of Occupy campaign [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Aug 31 2014]
China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published Time - Aug 31 2014]
China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published TIME.com - Aug 31 2014]
China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published The China Blog - Aug 31 2014]
China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 31 2014]
China Rules Hong Kong Leader Be Vetted as Prote... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 31 2014]
Democratic camp angry at NPCSC decision [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Aug 31 2014]
China slams door shut on Hong Kong democracy vote [Published World Bulletin - Aug 31 2014]
China slams door shut on full Hong Kong democra... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 31 2014]
Zimbabwe seeks loans and investments to lift ec... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 30 2014]
ANALYSIS-With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hope... [Published CNBC - Aug 28 2014]
Pan-Democrats plan to veto proposal [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Aug 28 2014]
Regional Tensions Loom Over China’s APEC Prepar... [Published VOA News - Aug 27 2014]
Monday Market Mayhem – Bombs Fly, Markets Fly –... [Published Benzinga.com - Aug 18 2014]
Chinese graduates face tough job market with lo... [Published Asia News Network - Aug 18 2014]
Pro-Beijing demonstration shows battle for Hong... [Published WA Today - Aug 18 2014]
Defending the rule of law [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 18 2014]
Political donation rules should be strengthened [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 13 2014]
DYXnet Group Announces Its Virtual Private Netw... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 12 2014]
Theresa Lo Cheng, formerly of Chatham [Published Madison Eagle - Aug 08 2014]
Statist Strongmen Putin-Xi See History Alive in... [Published Washington Post - Aug 06 2014]
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China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published TIME.com - Aug 31 2014]
On democracy, there will be no compromise. That’s the message Beijing sent the city of Hong Kong on Sunday. After months of rallies calling for free and fair elections, China’s legislature effectively shut the door on full democracy, ruling out open ...
China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published The China Blog - Aug 31 2014]
MoreChina: No Open Nominations for Hong Kong Leader Prominent Hong Kong Democracy Campaigners Raided by Antigraft Officers Hong Kong, China’s Freest City, Grapples With Political Reform On democracy, there will be no compromise. That’s the message ...
China Rules Out Open Election in Hong Kong, Set... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 31 2014]
MoreChina: No Open Nominations for Hong Kong Leader Prominent Hong Kong Democracy Campaigners Raided by Antigraft Officers Hong Kong, China’s Freest City, Grapples With Political Reform On democracy, there will be no compromise. That’s the message ...
China Communist Party Asserts Control Over Hong... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 11 2014]
Chinese officials announced Tuesday that Hong Kong is not designated with “full autonomy” and must submit to the control of Beijing. The notice comes less than a week after over 100,000 people gathered in Hong Kong to remember the 25th anniversary ...
Road Bumps to China's Economic Growth Targets [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Mar 05 2014]
The Chinese government maintained the country's growth target at 7.5% for the coming year. But as City University of Hong Kong professor Joseph Cheng tells Deborah Kan, concerns over steady growth are mounting. ...
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