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  • Set against the backdrop of an intensifying debate on the scope of political reform, a by-election to fill one vacant seat in Hong Kong's 60-member legislature (known as Legco) set for Dec. 2 has become "a battle of the titans," as local headlines blare.

    A Lasting Impression

  • That impression was reinforced on November 19th, when the chief executive, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, proposed reforms aimed at widening democracy in 2012, the year of elections for his successor and for a new Legislative Council ( "Legco").

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • However, the second item is “Legco has passed the motion to construct Hong Kong island western subway line”.

    Global Voices in English » Hong Kong: Say No to CCTVB

  • It isn't any railway affair committee in the Legco, the report is misleading in the first place.

    Global Voices in English » Hong Kong: Say No to CCTVB

  • In January, the protesters outside Legco were opposing the construction of a $8.6 billion high-speed railway.

    Turbulence Ahead in Hong Kong

  • Protest organizers broadcasted Legco proceedings live to the protestors outside.

    Turbulence Ahead in Hong Kong

  • Still, I don't think Legco will oppose an increase in funding for Taiwan issues.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • As the pan-democrats failed to coordinate their supporters and competed with each others for their votes, most of the mainstream media predicted that the pan-dem alliance would not get more than 50% seat in the district election and would probably failed to become a significant minority (one third of the Legco seats) for voting down the government's political reform proposal concerning the universal suffrage arrangement.

    Hong Kong: Legco Election, What a surprise! VIDEO

  • I wish the Task Group on Constitutional Development well as it considers options for electing the Chief Executive and forming Legco in 2012.

    The Australia Hong Kong Connection - The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • Even so, women now lead two small parties, hold the Legco presidency and consistently top public-approval surveys.

    A Lasting Impression


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