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  1. Row looms for Tsang and Liberals

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Party meeting may decide if it will quit cabinet A row between Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and the Liberal Party looms, with the party threatening to quit the cabinet. Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun will meet members tomorrow to discuss Mr T ...

  2. Singer counts on a tune for votes

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Sam Tsang croons his way through an election campaign Singer-turned-politician Sam Tsang Hong-sang knows how to steal the limelight in order to get noticed. He plans to organise pop concerts to woo voters in the Eastern District Council election next mont ...

  3. Tsang and finance chief need new power, says scholar

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... More power should be given to Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and the new financial secretary, the chairman of a policy think-tank said yesterday. Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, chairman of SynergyNet and a professor in public administration at City Uni ...

  4. Keep it in the family: the fast track to leadership

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Bernard Chan, one of the newly 'elected' members of the National People's Congress, has a beef. He says no one suggests that nepotism had anything to do with his position as a legislator or executive councillor, but there are rumblings about him inheriting his NPC seat from his father, Robin Chan Yau-hing. He should be careful, lest he encourage ...

  5. All work and no play leaves our leader with lots of holiday time

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law, Quinton Chan

    ... Workaholic HK leader racks up leave days Hong Kong may not have to wait until 2007 for a new leader if Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa decides to take all the leave he has accumulated during the past six years. According to the Chief Executive's office ...

  6. Low expectations should spur Leung to aim high

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bernard Chan When Hong Kong's first chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa, took office in 1997, he brought with him a public support rating of 65 points out of 100. His successor, Donald ... from their own city's resources, he will be the first chief executive to leave with higher ratings than he began with. Bernard Chan is a former member of the executive and legislative ...

  7. Anson Chan calls for more openness

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang has criticised outgoing Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen for not encouraging his subordinates to give honest opinions, which she believes has affected policymaking. Chan called on the hot favourite to become the next chief secretary, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, to be outspoken when advising ...

  8. After the lows, next leader must be above suspicion

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bernard Chan It is hard to believe how far Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's reputation has fallen. When he first took office in 2005, he was immensely popular. Now, with just ... community that he is not owned by tycoons or vested interests. Otherwise, I fear the reputation of our whole city is in danger. Bernard Chan is a former member of the executive and legislative ...

  9. Election committee debate sets the stage for knockout round

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the race, an influential Beijing loyalist says. Bernard Chan, one of the electors as a delegate to the National People's Congress, said yesterday that a group of electors were organising ... poll- has yet to be agreed, Chan says. To ensure fairness, the candidates' representatives will be involved in the preparations. 'We are still forming a working group with Charles Mok ...

  10. 'Offer' by Tung highlights the differences between democrats

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of the failure of Mr Tung to appoint a democrat yesterday. Against this background, the appointments of Bernard Chan and Laura Cha Shih May-lung will be seen as a half-step towards moderating ... and the mainland. Mr Chan, known for dual connections with the haves (business circle) and the have-nots (welfare sector), will be a key player when the government moves to defuse the time bomb of income ...




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