Liberal Party (HK)

Type: Organization
Name: Liberal Party (HK) (Liberal Party)
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

HK must ‘strictly follow’ Basic Law for elections: top legislator

Hong Kong has to "strictly follow" the Basic Law in implementing its electoral reform for the 2017 leadership election, China's top legislator told Hong Kong's chief executive in a rare meeting in Shenzhen over the weekend, days after the city's submission ... [Published Global Times - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

'Not all pan-democrats are unpatriotic'

The patriotic clause was made clear yesterday by National People's Congress chairman Zhang Dejiang when he met pro-establishment leaders from the Liberal Party, New People's Party and Business and Professionals Alliance as well as some Basic Law Committee ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Liberal Party says coalition might work

The Liberal Party has warned that universal suffrage won ’ t necessarily improve governance in Hong Kong and called on Beijing to consider allowing a coalition government that might be able to get things done.Liberal Party leader James Tien said the need ... [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bid to exempt firms from DSD voted down

The amendment, proposed by pro- business lawmaker Abraham Shek Lai- him, failed to get sufficient support from members in both the functional and geographical constituenciesThe lawmakers are expected to debate today another amendment by accountancy-sector ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Double stamp duty slammed

(48 mins ago)Pro-business legislators have sharply criticized the government for refusing to exempt companies from paying the double stamp duty when they buy commercial properties.During the second reading of the bill, Liberal Party Councillor James ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Xi shows 'rebalancing' diplomacy with US, Russia meetings

For all Beijing's opposition to the US Asia Pivot strategy, Chinese president Xi Jinping's diplomatic strategy has also followed a "rebalancing" path, says Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao.Beijing says the US rebalancing strategy in the Asia-Pacific is aimed ... [Published Want China Times - Jul 11 2014]
Entities: Ming Pao, John Howard, China
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Pan-Democrats Walk Out on Hong Kong Chief Executive

HONG KONG—As soon as Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying arrived at a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Council (LegCo), more than 20 pan-democratic councilors got up and walked out.This planned protest on July 3 was the first such ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Candidate Starts Campaign to Replace Toronto Mayor

(TORONTO) — A left-leaning politician popular in liberal downtown Toronto kicked off her campaign Thursday to replace Rob Ford, setting up a showdown with the conservative mayor who vows he will win despite the drug scandal engulfing him. More The Heat ... [Published TIME.com - Mar 14 2014]

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"We felt that Occupy Central will hit Hong Kong's economy and tarnish Hong Kong's international image" he said
"Occupy Central only managed to attract a 70,000 turnout in their physical voting station, while the number of the signatures we collected are already three times more than theirs" said Chow on Sunday
"The housing prices are still high and the number of property transactions has remained small" he said

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Bid to exempt firms from DSD voted down [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 14 2014]
Double stamp duty slammed [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 11 2014]
Xi shows 'rebalancing' diplomacy with US, Russi... [Published Want China Times - Jul 11 2014]
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