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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

    John Tsang Chun-wah warns of 'perfect storm' from protests

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Finance chief warns of a protest 'perfect storm' Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has urged the pan-democrats to think twice before resorting to extreme acts in their fight for universal suffrage, warning that political uncertainty could increase the risk of an economic crisis. Tsang also said Hong Kong's economic outlook ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    John Tsang's modest spending cuts a wise measure

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... appeared to be sceptical when John Tsang Chun-wah imposed a 1 per cent saving in expenditure on all government bureaus and departments over the next two years. Unpopular as it is, the move ... resistance might not be as strong as in earlier times of economic woe. Tsang has rightly taken action before it is too late. There are always those who believe such doom-and-gloom scenarios ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong experts cautious about British aspirin cancer claims

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by Emily Tsang and The Guardian

    ... Emily Tsang and The Guardian HK experts cautious about aspirin cancer claims A British study that recommends people aged 50 to 65 take an aspirin a day to protect themselves from cancer ... , warned the public to be cautious before taking tablets on a daily basis. "I think it is still too premature to use the drug to prevent cancer before more data and evidence can prove its ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    John Tsang recalls protests on US campus during the Vietnam war

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Financial secretary reflects on Vietnam war protests as civil disobedience campaign heats up Tsang recalls the 'Occupy' of his university days With the Occupy Central civil disobedience campaign firing up both advocates and adversaries, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah recalled similar social activism he witnessed as a Boston university ...

  10. 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 ...




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