AN OLD CAT SINGES HIS WHISKERS

Posted:  May 2, 2013   Martin Lee Chu-ming [ 李柱銘 ],  a founder of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, used the phrase about old cats getting too close to the fire with reference to himself.  He was embarrassed recently by jumping the gun and announcing his own...

UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE: The Campaign Against …

Posted:  April 18, 2013   Beijing and all concerned parties must be very worried about the new phase of Hong Kong’s campaign for universal suffrage elections.   The sequence is as familiar as pan-democrats’  long-standing demand.  But this time the...

THE TRIBULATIONS OF BEING CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Posted:  Feb. 25, 2013   No wonder Hong Kong’s new Chief Executive flew off to England at the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday and didn’t return for 10 days.  He had to get away.  Anyone would.  Leung Chun-ying has not had a moment’s peace since he was...