Tag Archives: Basic Law

Incoming HK chief ‘s election ‘deserved’

President says Lam matches Beijing’s ‘longtime standard’ for leader of SAR Beijing will not waiver in the principle of “one country, two systems” in Hong Kong and will fully support the newly appointed chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and her government to govern according to law, President Xi Jinping said on […]

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Allegiance required to take Hong Kong office

Officials and lawmakers in Hong Kong must pledge with sincerity their loyalty to the Basic Law, or Hong Kong’s mini-constitution, before they can assume office, the top legislature said on Monday.

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SAR chief: Most back ‘one country’

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said the majority of Hong Kong people support the “One Country, Two Systems” principle – and only a small minority are advocating “independence” for the special administrative region.

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HK chief says reform must not abandon law

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying maintained that the city government will not talk to student protesters “for the sake of talking”, since the Basic Law provisions and decisions of the top legislature cannot be abandoned to meet the students’ demands.  The Hong Kong government shelved talks with the Hong Kong Federation of Students last […]

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Silent HK majority urged to speak out

HK ex-official says bystanders are waking up to protest’s impact  As the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and representatives of Occupy Central students look set to hold their first formal meeting on Friday, a former senior Hong Kong SAR official believes that the silent majority in Hong Kong should speak up.  […]

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Hu gives vision for Hong Kong

President stresses importance of the Basic Law, stability and developing leaders of the future President Hu Jintao urged the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, sworn in on Sunday, to strive for harmony and stability, uphold the authority of the Basic Law, enhance competitiveness, ensure that people can reach their potential and help […]

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