Thursday, November 27, 2014   

Hong Kong election "referendum" illegal: State Council
(06-20 16:38)

Central authorities on Friday rebuffed proposals for a "referendum" into how the Hong Kong chief executive is elected, saying any form of so-called "referendum" in Hong Kong would not have constitutional grounds, thus being illegal and invalid.
A group of people in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) launched a campaign for the so called "referendum" earlier on Friday.
However, the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council issued a statement saying the election method they proposed is not in line with the universal suffrage method determined by the Basic Law of the HKSAR and the National People's Congress Standing Committee. --Xinhua   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
Police slams attempts to occupy Portland Street (11-26 18:04)
Hong Kong needs universal suffrage, says Zeman (11-26 17:33)
Shuffles of government officials (11-26 17:11)
18 Jockey Club employees charged for fraud (11-26 16:47)
Movement leaders, barricades in Mongkok cleared (11-26 16:25)
Albert Chan kicked out of LegCo over police speech (11-26 16:08)
'Police will stay alert to prevent more trouble' (11-26 15:46)
New relics found at To Kwa Wan MTR site (11-26 15:45)
New concourse is on schedule, says airport chief (11-25 18:40)
Rights activist warns against police gloves (11-25 18:30)

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.