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  1. Tang will play the waiting game

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... 2007. Mr Tang said yesterday he was reviewing the target of balancing the books by 2006-07 set by his predecessor Antony Leung Kam-chung. 'The target is likely to be deferred, ... in tackling a series of problems facing Hong Kong's economy since the handover, but the same approach could not be expected in balancing the budget. 'We should be ambitious on some matters ...

  2. Unions fear civil service cuts, despite Tung pledge

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... not be upheld by the next chief executive. In his 2003 policy address, Mr Tung announced the number of civil servants would be cut to 160,000 by 2006-07 to help trim government spending. Officials have ...

  3. Deflation is the biggest challenge, says Tang

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Antony Leung Kam-chung - was reasonable. He said last week balancing the budget by 2006-07 was no longer realistic. Yesterday, he stressed, however, the deadline could not be deferred indefinitely. The new finance chief made the comments while in Fujian as part of a promotional event that is intended to increase ties with Hong Kong. The provincial government yesterday pledged ...

  4. Henry Tang tackled tax-cut pressures with aplomb

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... and the modest surplus. As soon as last year's budget was published in March, the blueprint for 2006-07 became a single-issue budget: returning wealth and sharing the benefits of economic recovery ... ends. On the face of it, he could not have taken office at a worse time. The democracy protests shook the political landscape and mainland-Hong Kong relations. The economy was still ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must act now to create a comprehensive population policy

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The latest population projections from the Census and Statistics Department put into sharp focus challenges for Hong Kong that we are well aware of but have done little to address. Society ... in Leung's zero-quota policy for mainland women not married to Hong Kong men giving birth here. That there will be so few wage earners financially responsible for so many without incomes ...

  6. A royal pointer for Hong Kong's hybrid politics

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong seems to have acquired the worst of both worlds. We have an allegedly elected head of government but that election is notoriously rigged and confined to a small circle of participants; meanwhile, the head of state is far away in Beijing, effectively chosen in secret by a small cabal of Communist Party grandees. Of the two heads of government in Hong Kong so far, one ...

  7. Tsang's style of government has contributed to Hong Kong's decline

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Allan Zeman's comment on the mainland's progress compared to Hong Kong is ironic ('Mainland outpacing HK, Zeman says', May 21). First, nobody in the present ... to be contradicting these comments. Second, in the same article Zeman still affirms Henry Tang Ying-yen as playing a continuous role in Hong Kong, especially with a possible attempt at the chief ...

  8. Hong Kong's system is running on empty

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is either greater authoritarianism or full democracy. Hong Kong people must choose. Our hybrid governing system is not without political genius. It is an amalgamation of British colonialism ... a Hong Kong citizen today- barring the lack of his right to vote- is as free as anyone living in a full democracy. As the city's mayor, the chief executive leads a government that can ...

  9. New chief executive will have to rebuild trust of sceptical Hong Kong citizens

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Although the chief executive election produced a mandate for Leung Chun-ying to govern Hong Kong in the next five years, his mandate is naturally limited because of the 'small-circle election'. The election campaign brought out so many scandals and revelations that the entire political system of Hong Kong is heading towards deep distrust in the coming years. In view of the deep ...

  10. Head of HKSAR. Made in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kwong Head of HKSAR. Made in Hong Kong Artist Commune This group show couldn't have come at a better time. Jointly organised by Project 226, C&G Artpartment and Asian Next-Gen Culture and Economic Institute, 'Head of HKSAR. Made in Hong Kong' takes a collective swipe at the upcoming 'election' of this city's next chief executive, calling ...




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