Thursday, December 01, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

Ban upheld against Hong Kong MPs who mocked oath of allegiance
The Guardian, November 30, 2016
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/30/ban-upheld-against-hong-kong-mps-who-mocked-oath-of-allegiance

Hong Kong's rebellious lawmaker Yau Wai-ching
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 30, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-38129773

Hong Kong seeks to ban third pro-democracy member of parliament
The Guardian, November 29, 2016
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/29/hong-kong-seeks-ban-third-pro-democracy-member-of-parliament-lau-siu-lai

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民主派團結撐小麗 批梁振英搞政變 (Pan-dems unite in support of Siu-lai, denounce CY Leung’s coup)
InMedia, November 30, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/20161130a

【短片:宣誓覆核】政府將覆核資格 劉小麗憤怒轟不必要 民主派斥旁門左道否定市民意志 ([Video: Judicial review on oath-taking] Govt seeks to ban Lau Siu-lai, who slams the unnecessity of the move, pan-dems united in denouncing using back-doors to deny the citizens’ will)
Ming Pao, November 30, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20161130/s00001/1480474976256

“I let my voters down”: Localist Edward Leung apologises over oath-taking row
Hong Kong Free Press, November 30, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/11/30/i-let-voters-localist-edward-leung-apologises-oath-taking-row/

The anti-mainland bigotry of the Hong Kong democracy movement
Foreign Policy, November 29, 2016
http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/11/29/the-anti-mainland-bigotry-of-hong-kongs-democracy-movement/

Senior Chinese official calls for Hong Kong to oppose independence
Reuters, November 29, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-hongkong-idUSKBN13O1LT

Hong Kong’s richest man promises to elect someone who loves the city
The Diplomat, November 30, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/11/hong-kongs-richest-man-promises-to-elect-someone-who-loves-the-city/

人類自由指數香港連續6年居首 經濟自由傲視全球 中國排141位倒數第19 (Hong Kong tops freedom index for the 6th consecutive year, with highest economic freedom globally; China ranks 141st out of 159 countries)
Ming Pao, November 30, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20161130/s00001/1480497631755