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2005-12-07 06:35:49

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Beijing is likely to hint at the possibility of giving full democracy to Hong Kong by 2017 to win over pro-democracy lawmakers opposed to the city government's election reform proposals, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. China, however, quickly denied the report.

2005-12-05 06:32:16

By John Ruwitch HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang's firm stance in the face of a massive protest march on Sunday has set the scene for a showdown with pro-democracy legislators over an unpopular election reform package, analysts said on Monday.

2005-12-04 08:57:53

By John Ruwitch and Wendy Lim HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands marched in Hong Kong on Sunday demanding a timeframe for direct elections, but the city's Beijing-anointed leader stood firm on reforms that his critics say are inadequate.

2005-12-04 05:40:00

Tens of thousands marched in Hong Kong on Sunday for the right to directly elect their political leaders and to protest against a package of electoral reforms pushed by the city's chief executive and Beijing.

2005-12-03 21:39:32

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people are expected to march in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the territory's leaders and Beijing for pushing a package of unpopular election reforms.

2005-09-25 10:37:13

By John Ruwitch GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - A group of die-hard pro-democracy lawmakers from Hong Kong crossed into mainland China on Sunday for the first time since being barred for criticizing Beijing after the Tiananmen Square crackdown of 1989.

2005-06-30 05:59:10

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Thursday approved theappointment of veteran troubleshooter Rafael Hui as Hong Kong'sdeputy leader after the territory's new chief executivenominated his long-time friend to be his second in command.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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