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Breaking promises to Hong Kong could backfire on Beijing
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Chris Patten's Last Tango in Hong Kong

SHANGHAI -- Seventeen years after sailing on Britain's Royal Yacht away from Hong Kong, the tango dancer is on the move again. Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong, was no stranger in picking fights with China. Before relinquishing ... Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago
Change in the air in Hong Kong Today Online, 3 weeks ago

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Patten takes political hypocrisy to new heights

In his latest piece entitled "From Beethoven to Beijing", published through Project Syndicate on July 14, Chris Patten, the last governor of Hong Kong, has taken political hypocrisy to new heights. Without even a hint of embarrassment the former ...
 CHINAdaily1 week ago
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Say a little prayer for Lord Patten — the Vatican works in mysterious ways

Let no one accuse Chris Patten of opting for an easy retirement. Fresh from a peculiarly bruising spell with the BBC - "10 times more difficult than I expected" as he confessed - and
 Big News Network2 weeks ago British Lord Patten appointed president of new Vatican media team  Herald Malaysia Online2 weeks ago Hong Kong's ex-governor to head Vatican media reform  UCAN India3 weeks ago Lord Patten appointed president of new Vatican media team  CathNews3 weeks ago
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Britain must stand up for HK

In July 1997, as the Union Flag was lowered over Hong Kong for the last time, Chris Patten, the outgoing governor, declared that the people of the former colony would now run the
 Big News Network1 week ago Chris Patten's criticisms are wrong  CHINAdaily2 weeks ago
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Vatican restructures its scandal-hit bank

of 2 Vatican to separate its bank's investment business from its Church payments work Chris Patten to head up an advisory committee to modernise the Holy See's media strategy The Vatican said today it will separate its bank's investment ...
 RTE Online3 weeks ago Vatican appoints new chief of troubled bank  Korea Herald3 weeks ago New chief for scandal-hit Vatican Bank  News243 weeks ago Vatican appoints new chief for scandal-dogged bank  Expatica France3 weeks ago
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China slashes Chris Patten's comments on HK political reform

HONG KONG, July 6 (Xinhua) -- China has reiterated its firm objection to outside forces' interference into the internal affairs of Hong Kong, according to the Office of the Commissioner of China's Foreign Ministry of China in Hong Kong. Asked to ...
 Xinhua News Agency3 weeks ago Beijing slams Patten's comments on HK political reform  Want China Times3 weeks ago
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From Beethoven to Beijing

By Chris Patten The last British Governor of Hong Kong and a former EU commissioner for external affairs, is Chancellor of the University of Oxford. On July 1, 17 years ago, I was sailing on Britain's Royal Yacht away from Hong Kong where, at ...
 Today.Az2 weeks ago Patten attacks China over HK judiciary remarks  Big News Network3 weeks ago Patten Attacks China Over Hong Kong Judiciary Remarks  Huffington Post3 weeks ago Mass Turnout in Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Rally 'Sparked by Popular Anger'  Radio Free Asia1 month ago

Cameron Telling Porkies Over UK Accepting Paris Veto on Patten as Commission President

Over the weekend the official 10 Downing Street press machine told political editors that in 2004 the UK proposed Chris Patten as EU Commission President and when France objected Britain gracefully gave way. Here is the statement as sent out: ...
 Huffington Post UK1 month ago Denis MacShane: Cameron Telling Porkies Over UK Accepting Paris Veto on Patten as Commission President  Huffington Post UK1 month ago

BBC Trust chairman Chris Patten quits after heart surgery

Chris Patten, whose tenure as head of the BBC's governing body was dominated by the fallout from a string of paedophilia scandals at the broadcaster, resigned today after undergoing major heart surgery. Patten, a former Conservative politician ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Hollywood Reporter

London Olympics Organizer Sebastian Coe Seen as Favorite for BBC Trust Chair Post

Chris Patten stepped down as BBC Trust chairman earlier this year Former Olympic runner Sebastian Coe is the leading contender to become chairman of the BBC Trust, the governing body of the U.K. public broadcaster, ahead of interviews with five ...
 Hollywood Reporter1 week ago Sebastian Coe Withdraws from Race for…  Variety2 days ago Former Olympic Runner Sebastian Coe Drops Out of Race for BBC Trust Chair Post  Hollywood Reporter3 days ago
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