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  1. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Colonialism lives on in officials' flats on The Peak

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 03:34am by Michael Chugani

    ... than a prison cell sell for HK$2 million. It takes 14 years of saving, without spending a cent on food and housing, to afford a 400 sq ft flat. Thousands of families live in subdivided flats. ... executive living at Government House in Central. Most presidents, prime ministers and governors have official residences. Our chief secretary lives in Victoria House, a mansion on The Peak. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Splashing cash on all that jazz but none for the elderly

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Michael Chugani

    ... mostly to boost our airport capacity for all those mainland visitors. The price tag? Some estimate HK$200 billion, well up from the original cost, but what the heck, we can afford it. That means we can afford a universal pension plan for struggling old folks too, right, since it costs far less? Don't be greedy. You can't have everything. Our bureaucrats have already worked ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Democracy hopes hang by a thread. Who will blink first?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Michael Chugani

    ... Kong public is being blackmailed by a bunch of villagers aided by politicians who care more about serving their own interests than society. The planned new towns will provide decent housing ... the Legislative Council. These same politicians have slammed the C.Y. Leung administration for doing nothing about subdivided flats, the shortage of public housing, and unaffordable home prices. Yet ...

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    When everything is white terror, is anything?

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:21am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani When everything is white terror, is anything? Beware, Hongkongers, white terror is all around us. It has happened not only to Joseph Cheng Yu-shek, convenor of the Alliance for True Democracy; Tony Tsoi Tung-ho, founder of the now defunct House News website, and all the pan- democrats who received generous political donations from Apple Daily owner Jimmy Lai ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Tear this fence down, Mr Leung! We're not terrorists

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:35am by Michael Chugani

    ... Hong Kong is already a polarised society, and we don't need a fence to exacerbate that. In the shocked aftermath of the September 11 attacks, barricades went up at the White House to keep ...

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    Torture scars are invisible on dark skin

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:04am by Michael Chugani

    ... you can qualify for public housing at taxpayers' expense, yet can afford a maid. Too many families are hanging on to their flats even though they have long surpassed the income level ... people-financed, chauffeur-driven car, and fights the crowds with the rest of us peasants. Secretary for Transport and Housing Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung boasted that government cooling measures ...

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    A soul-crushing experience en route to Shenzhen

    Posted May 07th 2014, 03:30am by Michael Chugani

    ... executive Jay Walder was on board to witness the horror. Nope. Was Secretary for Housing and Transport Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung there? Nope. What about Secretary for Commerce and Economic ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Everyone knows real reason behind Manila travel alert

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 04:11am by Michael Chugani

    ... elsewhere. Yet we have ended up with monkeys paid with big bucks, not peanuts. Transport and Housing Bureau boss Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung expressed surprise over the MTR Corp's sudden ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Political camps need to tune out 'interference'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:34am by Michael Chugani

    ... exposed to flooding, a high-speed railway that's stuck in the station, billions in wasted dollars, and the truth trapped behind zipped lips. When did Secretary for Transport and Housing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    'Media-silencing campaign' theory is a slippery slope

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 03:46am by Michael Chugani

    ... in territory worse than the Watergate scandal in the 1970s. Richard Nixon, the then president of the United States, was part of a White House cover-up of the bugging of the Democratic Party ...




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