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  1. Should heads of state be allowed to take private sector jobs while in office?

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Vanessa Lee

    ... does the row mean that heads of state should not be allowed to engage in private employment while in office? Having a private job does not create problems for a leader to run a country. As long as they fulfil their tasks responsibly, heads of state can use their free time to work for the private sector. This may even bring benefits to a country. The head of state can easily get an idea about ...

  2. HK must act to grab slice of state investment trade

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... of making Hong Kong an international financial centre. In it, the leading United States investment bank announces that it has created a new title- Head of Central Banks and Sovereign Wealth Funds. ... also wonder how much business such an investment office will bring us, given the experience with the pseudo investment arm of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange in Hong Kong. ...

  3. Giving the young a head start

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng, Emily Tsang and Ng Kang-chung Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced a HK$1 billion plan to build 3,000 hostel units where young people could live for a limited period, to address their need for independent housing. Leung said his scheme enla ...


    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alan Leong: 'The government policy on heritage conservation is like riding a roller coaster. First you ordered the Star Ferry clock tower to be knocked down brutally, with the debris dumped without a trace within a day. Then you wrote a soothing  ...

  5. New head requires political 'sense'

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong and Simpson Cheung University of Hong Kong wants someone who is more than an outstanding academic to be its new vice-chancellor, according to the head of its governing body. Leong Che-hung, chairman of the university's council, yesterday listed the criteria for the institution's next leader, saying the ideal candidate should have good political sense ...

  6. Public confidence in health secretary surges

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... findings, the head of the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme, Robert Chung Ting-yiu, said: 'According to our findings, the popularity of all government officials has gone ...

  7. Showdown time as rival camps head to Legco

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Phyllis Tsang, Anita Lam and Ng Kang-chung Young activists opposed to the proposed high-speed express railway project are preparing for a showdown with their rivals today as thousands of the link's supporters plan to gather outside the Legislative Co ...

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    Donald Tsang deserves to know his fate in ICAC's graft probe

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... not with the ICAC but with the department of justice, Leung must ask the justice secretary to expedite the legal advice. For their part, Peh and Yuen should be prepared to bang heads together in their own ...

  9. Head-hunting team picks Norman Chan for HKMA

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A high-powered head-hunting team, whose existence was only made public on Thursday, has picked Chief Executive's Office director Norman Chan Tak-lam to succeed Monetary ... of the appointee. For instance, he has to accept a pay cut from the salary earned by Mr Yam,' this source said. Mr Yam, who has headed the authority since it was founded in 1993, earned HK$10.9 million ...

  10. Police training gives Tsang a head start

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho In true Hong Kong fashion, training begins and ends with rice. That is, a 10kg bag of unopened rice stuffed into a back-pack and loaded onto the shoulders of Tom Tsang Chiu-tong as she and her partner, Barry Smith, go for their weekly training ...




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