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  1. Tsang a sore loser over bridge delay

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Since a High Court judge threw out the environmental impact assessment of key projects for the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge, critics have singled out Civic Party vice-chairman Albert Lai ... span of the bridge, so concerns about a delay on our side are understandable. But it was surprising to hear Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen not only echoing these views, but criticising ...

  2. Henry Tang questions claims over bridge study

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com The government has stepped up its attack on the Civic Party over the delay in starting work on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, suggesting its ... the question of a 'baseline study'- a projection of the state of the environment without a bridge- no record of this had been found. The Court of First Instance last month quashed ...

  3. Government hits back in row over bridge project

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the building of the massive Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. Pan-democrats- led by Civic Party vice-chairman Albert Lai Kwong-tak- criticised Tsang for putting pressure on the court, while the legal ...

  4. Tsang 'did little' to improve air

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com The city's air quality has improved only slightly during Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's tenure because of his lack of action to tackle pollution, a green group says. Improvements in roadside air quality sinc ...

  5. Tsang's swansong too little too late

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... With only nine months of his term remaining, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday delivered his final policy address with a realistic approach. Rather than announce high-sounding plans and launch soaring initiatives, he sought to instil a feel-good sentiment with a package of one-off giveaways. However, it may be seen as a case of too little, too late. The chief executive should ...

  6. HK and Guangdong to sign deal today on HK$40b bridge

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou After years of talks and rounds of negotiations, Hong Kong and Guangdong will sign a deal today on the HK$40 billion Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge. Guangdong party ... cent. It is understood, however, that there will be changes to the funding arrangement: the three governments will finance the bridge directly, to speed its construction. Hong Kong and Guangdong ...

  7. An opportunity to build bridges to Beijing

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A visit is being brokered by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to take some lawmakers to the earthquake zone in Sichuan. The aim, ostensibly, is to familiarise lawmakers with the situation in the devastated province. However, Mr Tsang is no doubt also ...

  8. Discussions on bridge project proceeding: Tsang

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.28pm: Discussions on a planned bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai have reached a?significant breakthrough?, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said on Wednesday. Speaking after a conference in Guangzhou on cross-border co-operation, Mr Tsang said the governments of the three places had agreed that the bridge would come along with border checkpoints ...

  9. Delta bridge on agenda for regional conference

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Wednesday. One of the leading items for discussion between Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua and other officials is the planned bridge that will link Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. The officials may give further details on the hydrology, environmental protection, economic benefits and routing of the bridge. Other key areas include combating air pollution, ...

  10. Playing politics is making My Little Airport a big hit- but Donald Tsang won't be so happy

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo There is a new Cantonese hit single on the internet and our government won't be too happy about it. It's by the indie group My Little Airport and the title is a bit rude- Donald Tsang, please die. The track was written by frontman Ah P in response to the chief executive's gaffe last week about his view on the June 4 crackdown being representative ...




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