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  1. Let Jockey Club run HK casino

    Posted Mar 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... says James Tien', Sunday Morning Post, March 13). I fully agree with Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Ronald Arculli's suggestion that the Jockey Club should be given the right to run ... Club to run them. I suggest that if Hong Kong introduces casino gambling the two racecourses should be considered as possible sites. Much of the infrastructure needed is already ...

  2. Fight club

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as Legislative Council president three years ago that she had no interest in becoming chief executive. But, in politics, promises are made to be broken. Hong Kong's democratic camp will field ... It will make Hong Kong people sit up. It will show them Beijing is not forcing its choice on them. That might even win hearts and minds. Without Beijing's signals, Election Committee members- ...

  3. Political Animal

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsang might be relieved to see that the updated version of the footage in the station's website now says: 'Donald Tsang- Hong Kong Chief Executive'. Jockey Club chairman's ... against British colonial rule. It was then that Chan, who finishes his four-year term as Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman today, made his first big purchase, a 1,200 square foot flat at a new Ho Man ...

  4. People on ethics-probe panel are close to Tsang

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Service (Hong Kong). The group's sole patron is Tsang's wife, Selina Tsang Pou Siu-mei. Yau has twice been chosen as an appointed district councillor. Also on the panel is Jockey Club ... administration, raising questions over its own independence. Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen appointed the panel last week in the aftermath of revelations about his trips on yachts ...

  5. Ten Years On- Key events in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sparking fears of a loss of judicial independence December Racing in Hong Kong gets an international black eye when several jockeys are arrested in a race-fixing racket busted by the ICAC. Former apprentice jockey Keith Kwok-ting is jailed for six months for taking up to HK$180,000 to fix races Windsurfing Olympian and local golden girl Lee Lai-shan leads a parade of Hong Kong athletes ...

  6. Plan Mongkok for community, not just for shopping

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the masses on television. Equestrianism is enjoyed only by the rich. I also sense that the Jockey Club is kowtowing to Beijing at the expense of the Hong Kong people. It may be allowed to open jockey ... THOMAS KVAN, department of architecture, University of Hong Kong Tung deserves office A. L. Nanik said in his letter that it was a 'slap in the face for the poor and the public' (August ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. What a ride it's been

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Witness is a superstar and more as he blazes his way into the hearts and minds of millions of racing fans and a wider audience. He is even accorded his own website by the Hong Kong Jockey Club ... Niall Fraser 1- July 1, 1997 At midnight on June 30, Hong Kong reverts to China after 156 years of British rule. The last colonial governor, Chris Patten, sails out of the city soon after ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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