Dr Tai explains the whole picture of the recent Legal Dispute on
full text (chinese only)
Fact sheet on "Newspaper reports on legal debate on the future
development of the political system in Hong Kong (1 January 2003 - 14
January 2004)" prepared by the Research and Library Services Division
of the LegCo Secretariat
http://www.legco.gov.hk/yr03-04/chinese/sec/library/0304fs11c.pdf (chinese only)
RTHK and the University of Hong Kong had co-organized a “2007
Policy Seminar” to discuss (1) consultation procedures and methods of
constitutional review; (2) society foundation of constitutional review;
and (3) constitutional review proposals.
Listen to archive (Cantonese only)
Read seminar paper (Chinese only)
Professor Anthony Cheung's paper puts forward concrete
recommendations on the election of the Chief Executive and Legislative
Council, as well as other aspects of the system of governance.
(for more details, plese refer to "proposal" section)
Chief Secretary: I have just received a reply from the Hong Kong
and Macao Affairs Office saying that they were quite happy to arrange a
meeting with us immediately after the Chinese New Year. It will enable
us to discuss matters of principles and procedures under the Basic Law
concerning our constitutional development. ...
... I have just issued a paper to the Constitutional Affairs Panel
of the Legislative Council. It sets out the matters of concern to
people at large at this stage. These matters, of course, impinge upon
the constitutional development provisions in the Basic Law.
Date: Sunday, 18 January 2004
Time: 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Venue: Mongkok Pedestrianization (Sai Yeung Choi Street South near Shantung Street)
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"The remarks by Donald Tsang that he drinks Hong Kong water and has Hong Kong blood in his heart have provided us with little comfort. After all, the water he drinks is probably from Mainland China as Hong Kong imports a lot of water from there. The Task Force should instead adopt clear guiding principles in their work that would guard against the betrayal and exclusion of the Hong Kong people in the process."
The Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor condemns Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa for his lack of action to address the strong demand for universal suffrage expressed so vividly by the huge crowds which took to the streets last July and on New Year’s Day. Tung appears to have purposely shelved the previously announced constitutional review, apparently to wait for instructions from the Central Government. This is a major setback both to Hong Kong’s democratization and to its autonomy.
This site officially launched on 7th Jan 2004.