The National Anthem Bill remains government’s top priority for legislation despite COVID-19, economic disaster
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The National Anthem Bill remains government’s top priority for legislation despite COVID-19, economic disaster

The National Anthem Bill continues to divide the house committee in substance and process, as pro-democracy council members protest the legality of Chairwoman Starry Lee…

Edward Yum confronts his past to run again

by Pak Shuen Edward Yum Liang-Hsien, defends his past as he declares his candidacy for the Hong Kong Island Legco by-election while dogged by allegations…

Speculations fly high in light of possible by-elections
LegCo

Speculations fly high in light of possible by-elections

The pro-democracy camp will have to play the best cards they’ve got in the upcoming by-elections or risks having the pro-establishment camp have their untrammelled…

Government speaks: The Official line on interpretation saga
LegCo

Government speaks: The Official line on interpretation saga

Thirteen-point FAQs by Progressive Lawyers Group on interpretation saga
LegCo

Thirteen-point FAQs by Progressive Lawyers Group on interpretation saga

The following is a list of FAQs by Progressive Lawyers Group regarding the interpretation by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on 7 November 2016.

Still hope for Youngspiration duo, says Basic Law expert
LegCo

Still hope for Youngspiration duo, says Basic Law expert

Local legislation may be needed to vacate the two localists even with a fresh interpretation for court ruling over the oath-taking saga.

Pan-democrats trapped in LegCo’s new normal
LegCo

Pan-democrats trapped in LegCo’s new normal

Pan-democrats will increasingly find themselves between a rock and a hard place having to maintain an uneasy pact with localist freshmen.

Pan-dems increase leadership in LegCo Committees
LegCo

Pan-dems increase leadership in LegCo Committees

Pan-dems are on the up. After a disastrous year, shut out of almost LegCo chair and vice chair roles, the pan-dems are back with 5…

Bills in Progress, 15 July 2016
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Bills in Progress, 15 July 2016

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Bills in Progress, 8 Jul 2016
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Bills in Progress, 8 Jul 2016

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Bills in Progress, 30 June 2016
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Bills in Progress, 24 June 2016
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Bills in Progress 17 June 2016
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Bills in Progress 17 June 2016

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Legco panel pans government  for slow smart city progress
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Legco panel pans government for slow smart city progress

Lawmakers question the need for further consultancy reports covering the Kowloon East pilot scheme.

Bills in Progress 10 June 2016
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Bills in Progress 10 June 2016

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Bills in Progress 3 June 2016
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Bills in Progress 3 June 2016

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Bills in Progress 27 May 2016
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Bills in Progress 27 May 2016

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Bills in Progress 20 May 2016
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Bills in Progress 13 May 2016
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Hong Kong’s Political Groups: Where They Lie
2016 LegCo election

Hong Kong’s Political Groups: Where They Lie

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Detained, but not out: ‘Localist’ by-election candidate Edward Leung refuses to embrace ‘defeatism’
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Detained, but not out: ‘Localist’ by-election candidate Edward Leung refuses to embrace ‘defeatism’

Even after his arrest, Edward Leung is still in the running for LegCo. But he claims street-level activism is the frontline that will ground for…

Legislators’ Vision 2016: Pan-democrats
LegCo

Legislators’ Vision 2016: Pan-democrats

As 2016 approaches, HT asks four pan-dems their visions and top priorities for the year – or more appropriately nine months – ahead.

Politics 2015: Localism, HKU and CDNIS, a mysterious death unresolved.
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Politics 2015: Localism, HKU and CDNIS, a mysterious death unresolved.

2015 has been a year full of action in the political and diplomatic fronts. HT reviews some of our favourite articles ranging from political reform…

LegCo approves funding for journalism history/education centre
LegCo

LegCo approves funding for journalism history/education centre

The PWSC finally approved funding to renovate the Bridges St (SOHO) market to become the Hong Kong News-Expo. A media executive led group will take…

The plan is: No plan   –   The collapse of consensus-seeking politics
LegCo

The plan is: No plan – The collapse of consensus-seeking politics

The pro-est lawmakers are striking back to take all key posts in LegCo committees/panels. There is not much the pan-dems can do other than look…

Government exploring feasibility of premium taxi service to solve Uber problem
LegCo

Government exploring feasibility of premium taxi service to solve Uber problem

Secretary for Transport and Housing, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, thinks making taxis more luxurious will solve the Uber problem. IT lawmaker Charles Mok believes they’re missing…

Joshua Wong files JR to lower LegCo election age threshold; will consider running if successful
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Joshua Wong files JR to lower LegCo election age threshold; will consider running if successful

Scholarism convenor Joshua Wong Chi-fung, who turns 19 on Tuesday, filed a judicial review demanding the Court lower the lower age limit for LegCo candidates…

Accountancy lawmaker to table private bill to protect whistleblowers from civil liability
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Accountancy lawmaker to table private bill to protect whistleblowers from civil liability

Accountancy lawmaker Kenneth Leung from the Professional Commons is planning to table a private member’s bill when the new LegCo session begins, to protect whistleblowing…

Good idea then, bad idea now: Privacy laws for moving your data
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Good idea then, bad idea now: Privacy laws for moving your data

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LegCo Round-up July 27 to 31
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LegCo Round-up July 27 to 31

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