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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    John Tsang again delivers overly cautious budget

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial John Tsang too cautious again Delivering a budget with new thinking has proved to be a challenge for John Tsang Chun-wah. While the veteran finance chief managed to provide some short-term relief for the needy without losing sight of the need to invest for a better future, his first budget after his reappointment remains overly cautious. With a record HK$734 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY

    John Tsang cautious over changes to mandatory provident fund scheme

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... as a bargaining chip," John Tsang Chun-wah wrote on his official blog yesterday. The post was seen as an implicit attack on radical pan-democrat "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung, who had ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Financial chief urges caution while admitting system has fallen short on retirement protection Tsang reluctant to axe MPF despite flaws in scheme Hong ...

  3. Classic Energy to prove too good again in bumper TT

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... in the run after coming up with gate four, and given this event doesn't appear a great deal tougher, he should prove too good again. An appealing double banker is promising Give Well for in-form ... John Bell Classic Energy looked a transformed horse in landing his first success last start, and despite a rise in weight, he appears to have the middle pin of Sunday's Triple Trio ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Financial secretary John Tsang misjudges budget surplus again

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Financial results show an excess of HK$40b in coffers, which is far off the $3.4b deficit estimate John Tsang misses budget surplus again The government has yet again underestimated its budget surplus, according to financial results for the nine months to December 31. In his budget in February last year, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah estimated ...

  5. Sport - Tennis - TENNIS

    John Isner overpowers Dudi Sela to defend Atlanta title

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 10:16pm by Reuters

    ... said. "I tried to play for [that] theme but John was too tough." ... Reuters in Atlanta, Georgia American fires 15 aces to end run of diminutive Israeli who was trying to win for his countrymen Isner overpowers Sela to defend Atlanta title Top seed John ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS REVIEW

    Embark! Beyond the Horizon

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by John Batten

    ... John Batten Oi! (Oil Street Art Space) Oi! - the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's first dedicated space for contemporary art - has opened in the newly renovated original ... and fog installation, Together (left), is the water equivalent. Soft blasts of water vapour are gratifying, but the installation is too literal, merely using the building's facade ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    West Kowloon Cultural District could be downsized

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by John Batten

    ... After the first facilities of the West Kowloon Cultural District are built, there is a strong possibility the project will be downsized for pragmatic reasons, writes John Batten ... be allowed to grow organically. Facilities could be added to the site over time, as and when needed. The previous administration, headed by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, rushed the West Kowloon Cultural ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    John Tsang tells filibuster lawmakers to end 'farce'

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Finance chief's blog says public is annoyed at tactic to hold up approval of budget Tsang tells filibuster lawmakers to end 'farce' Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has an angry message for the lawmakers whose filibuster is holding up the budget bill: "go away" and stop the "farce". In a posting on his blog ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    John Tsang is already taking too much out of the economy

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 12:51am by Howard Winn

    ... done its job and coincidentally agrees with John Tsang Chun-wah in thinking Hong Kong could run out of reserves in 20 years. As we have said, Hong Kong's accrual accounts show reserves ... surplus of HK$3.5 billion was forecast. But we ended up with HK$65 billion, and we've had to put up with this kind of "forecasting" for years. Tsang happily announces ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Teen drinkers to be targeted at Hong Kong Sevens

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Rugby chiefs join forces with support group for second year to tackle alcohol problems at event Teen drinkers at Sevens targeted Hong Kong Sevens organisers are once again working with a leading youth charity to combat teenage binge drinking at the event, after the success of last year's initial project. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union ...




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