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Major praises 'drive' of immigrants

Major praises 'drive' of immigrants

"The day after the 1992 general election, Chris Patten (the Conservative chairman) and I sat in the White Room at Number 10. Chris had lost his seat at Bath. And we agreed that in winning a fourth successive term, we had stretched the democratic ... BBC, 1 week ago

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 Network1 month ago British Lord Patten appointed president of new Vatican media team  Herald Malaysia Online1 month ago Hong Kong's ex-governor to head Vatican media reform  UCAN India1 month ago Lord Patten appointed president of new Vatican media team  CathNews1 month ago
Business Spectator

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 Post1 month ago [Chris Patten] History of liberty from Beethoven to Beijing  Korea Herald1 month ago Change in the air in Hong Kong  Today Online1 month ago Noah Sin: Hong Kong must expect UK response  The Gulf Today1 month ago

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 month ago

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 month ago Chris Patten's criticisms are wrong  CHINAdaily1 month ago

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 Online1 month ago Vatican appoints new chief of troubled bank  Korea Herald1 month ago New chief for scandal-hit Vatican Bank  News241 month ago Vatican appoints new chief for scandal-dogged bank  Expatica France1 month ago

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 Agency1 month ago Beijing slams Patten's comments on HK political reform  Want China Times1 month ago

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.Az1 month ago Patten attacks China over HK judiciary remarks  Big News Network1 month ago Patten Attacks China Over Hong Kong Judiciary Remarks  Huffington Post1 month 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
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 Reporter4 weeks ago Sebastian Coe Withdraws from Race for…  Variety3 weeks ago Former Olympic Runner Sebastian Coe Drops Out of Race for BBC Trust Chair Post  Hollywood Reporter3 weeks ago BBC Trust Chief Defends License Fee Model  Hollywood Reporter1 month ago
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