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  1. Betty or Laura?- you decide who's who

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo When the chief executive led his two new Exco appointees to meet the press on Tuesday, some reporters gasped and thought he had selected his own wife, Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping, for the job. And why not? Hillary Rodham Clinton was an adviser to husband Bill and Teresa Heinz Kerry will probably do it if her husband gets elected US president next month. Few people ...

  2. For now, any luxury too dear for Donald

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with an impressive command of facts and statistics. I can assure you that he is not George W. Bush-stupid, and I would even go so far as to call him almost Clinton-like smart. So what were Tsang and his ... penthouse in Shenzhen from wealthy businessman Bill Wong Cho-bau. If your enemies make an issue out of luxury, then it becomes an issue. It becomes imperative to avoid the appearance of indulging ...

  3. How much?

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Force One, his staff and security. Should he have flown economy and stayed in a motel? Should Bill Clinton and his entourage not have taken over an entire Vancouver harbourfront hotel when he ... the people have caused such a stink if the yachts and planes Tsang rode in belonged to Bill Gates instead of local tycoons? I suspect not. Greed is just the superficial reason Tsang is being ...

  4. Question mark over Tung, the go-between

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... can still play a worthwhile role after leaving office, as former US presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton have shown. The difference is that we know where Carter and Clinton stand. ...

  5. By-election bill debacle could create a few more 'big losers'

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a consensus that it needed to be plugged, they produced without consultation a draft bill to scrap by-elections. In future, vacant seats would not be contested, but awarded to the unsuccessful ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to live and bring up a family. We need a leader who can put us back on track and build up a harmonious society. Politicians make mistakes. Take former US president Bill Clinton for example. He may ...

  7. Beijing official unaware of any move to resurrect security bill

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Yam-kuen is under pressure to revive the controversial bill, shelved in 2003 after half a million people protested against it. Mainland researchers have recently increased efforts to sample public opinion in Hong Kong, and some have said the central government is concerned that reintroduction of the bill could destabilise a political truce, secured as a result of Beijing's deal ...

  8. A place in the world

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... president Bill Clinton's famous saying in his first presidential campaign- 'it's the economy, stupid!'- one can similarly respond to critics by saying: 'It's human ...

  9. Clear rules welcome on life after leadership

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Save for those who rendered themselves persona non grata because of their unsavoury conduct, former heads of government are valuable assets for their homelands- and even the world. Former US presidents Jimmy Carter, George Bush and Bill Clinton, for example, have exercised their expertise and influence to lend credibility to worthy causes and find solutions for protracted ...

  10. The power of government by consent

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... legislature, as the US Congress found out when it tried unsuccessfully to impeach a highly popular president, Bill Clinton, during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. All governments aspire to exercise strong ...




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