Monday, November 24, 2014   

DP insists proposal complies with Basic Law
(04-29 17:20)

The Democratic Party has insisted that its political reform proposal complies with the Basic Law and international standards of universal suffrage.
Its three track nomination system allows ordinary voters or political parties to nominate future Chief Executive candidates.
The party has submitted this proposal to the government even though the Bar Association says these methods are unconstitutional.
Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing said it's not uncommon for lawyers to disagree.
She said the public should take part in Occupy Central's third deliberation day early next month, to discuss reform packages. --RTHK   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
Barricades outside British consulate removed (2 hrs 10 mins ago)
Date set for Wanchai double murder trial (2 hrs 36 mins ago)
Civic Passion in court over LegCo break-in (2 hrs 36 mins ago)
Gas blast no accident: expert (11-24 11:24)
British banker fit to stand trial in murders (11-24 11:13)
(Update) Twenty hurt in Light Rail-bus crash (11-21 18:50)
Democracy activists protest outside British consulate (11-21 17:53)
Bid to appeal against injunction order rejected (11-21 17:28)
Nineteen hurt in Light Rail-bus crash (11-21 15:33)
Legco probe into CE blocked again (11-21 14:56)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.