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Patten says confront China over Hong Kong
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Chris Patten 'Impressed' by Hong Kong Students

The last British governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, spoke via video link from London to the U.S. Congressional hearing in Washington, D.C., on the pro-democracy, 2 months ago
Gov't rejects Patten claim, 2 months ago
Patten says confront China over Hong Kong Reuters UK, 2 months ago

Chris Patten : Can the West Stand Up to Illiberal States?

PETER MUHLY via LONDON -- It is a rare political speech that stops me in my tracks. But that is exactly what happened this summer when I read a remarkable address by Viktor Orbán, Hungary's increasingly authoritarian prime minister. Orbán ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago Standing up to illiberalism  Korea Joongang Daily1 month ago

Patten ignorant of HK's democratic progress

When Chris Patten gave evidence to the US Congressional Executive Commission on China a few days ago, he labeled the student protesters as "wonderfully principled". He said they had become the mainstay of the "Occupy Central" movement. Patten was ...
 CHINAdaily1 month ago

Hope for Hong Kong

Chris Patten The last British Governor of Hong Kong, is currently Chancellor of the University of Oxford ong Kong's democracy movement has gained admiration worldwide. The principles, decency, and behaviour of its youthful vanguard inspire ...
 Macau Business1 month ago

Making references to Nazi Germany in HK is wrong

Hong Kong's last colonial governor Chris Patten once argued that "the rule of law is a phrase often used but seldom defined. It can easily become a portmanteau expression of political virtue". That was an understatement. More simply, the term is ...
 CHINAdaily2 months ago

Transparency or consolidation: Xi's dilemma

Chris Patten I once spoke with a Chinese academic whose parents had fled China during the 1930s, appalled by the greed and corruption rampant in the country before the Communist revolution. They returned after 1949, leaving comfortable jobs in ...
 Frontier Post1 month ago Emperor Xi's dilemma  Korea Joongang Daily2 weeks ago

Students should tone down protest, says Patten

Lord Patten says protests are a defining moment for Beijing. RTHK file photo The former governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten said the student protesters should tone down their protest and should look to continue their campaign in future through ...
 Radio Television Hong Kong2 months ago Students should tone down protest: Patten  Hong Kong Standard2 months ago

'Times have changed' China tells Hong Kong's last British governor Chris Patten

Chris Patten, who oversaw the transfer of Hong Kong from British to Chinese rule in 1997, had said Beijing was wrong to insist the situation. BEIJING: China admonished the last British governor of Hong Kong today, after he called on London to do more to ...
 Economic Times2 months ago China to HK's last British Guv: Times have changed  Economic Times2 months ago 'Times have changed' China tells HK's last British governor  Business Standard2 months ago

Column 8: Mixed messages in Bondi welcome

"One of those contraptions you see beside the roadside flashes 'Welcome to Bondi'," reports Chris Dawson, of Rose Bay. "But it goes on with the usual proscriptions 'No smoking', 'No drinking', and then the welcome signs off with 'Beware of ...
 WA Today1 month ago

Something to smile about

LONDON - As I put pen to paper, my wife threw out a seasonal challenge: Christmas is approaching - the time for peace and joy and all that. Can't you write about something that will make people happy? What sounds like a lighthearted request is ...
 Korea Joongang Daily1 month ago
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