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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.