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  1. Front runners spar over affairs office criticism

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Joyce Ng The race for chief executive has intensified after top Beijing official Wang Guangya criticised Hong Kong's civil servants, with two likely candidates sparring yesterday over his comments Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai, a member of the ...

  2. 'Front runner' Tang trails in third place in poll for next chief executive

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, who has long been seen as front runner for next year's chief executive election, trails in third place among five likely candidates, according to a survey commissioned by the Sunday Morning Post. Tang was over 20 percentage points behind Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai, a National People's Congress Standing ...

  3. Front runners for top job 'yes men'

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong needs a chief executive who dares say no to Beijing, says commentator and former lawmaker Allen Lee Peng-fei- so this rules out three candidates widely tipped to be in the race for the top job. 'He has to reassure t ...

  4. Runners revel in conditions

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Middle-distance runners made the most of the ideal conditions at the fourth and final qualifying round of the Hong Kong Athletic League at Wan Chai Sports Ground at the weekend. Andrew Stevenson, a recent arrival from the US, broke the 16-minute barrier in the men's 5,000m to record a personal best of 15:47.44. In doing so, Stevenson led club mate ...

  5. Police act over letter threat to Anson Chan

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Police have moved to ensure the personal safety of newly elected legislator Anson Chan Fang On-sang after she received a threatening letter containing a razor blade ... a growing list of legislators who have been sent threatening letters, some including blades. Last year, pro-democracy lawmakers, including Mr Leung, Mr Ho and Civic Party legislator Audrey Eu ...

  6. Campaign blitz of Leung and Tang under flak

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Stuart Lau The two front runners in the chief executive race have taken their battle to the streets, putting up banners and posters all over Hong Kong. But critics ... to the development of the scandals and the response of the two front runners,' he said. 'The candidates organised some campaign functions on the street just to grab media attention in a bid to get ...

  7. Musicians do HK proud

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the event held from October 28 to November 1. The 14 prizes comprised five championships, and four first runner-up and five second runner-up awards, putting Hong Kong at the top. Ho Cheuk-yin, who collected five championships in last year's Asia-Pacific Harmonica Festival, won both chromatic harmonica solo and harmonica duo categories (young class), as well as two first runner-up awards. ...

  8. Full speed ahead for man tipped for big finance role

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Simpson Cheung The widely tipped front runner to become deputy financial secretary in the new administration, Paul Chan Mo-po, says he hopes a proposed financial development council will be established by the end of this year. 'The hope is that it will provide a focused platform to promote the external development of industry,' said Chan, a core ...

  9. Parties take to the park for fair play

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are rattles that bear caricatures of the two election front runners- former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen and former Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying. The rattles will be sold ... to spread the message that he would challenge the two front runners on political issues, she said. The pro-establishment DAB is inviting Tang and Leung to the opening ceremonies for its stalls ...

  10. Waiting for the call to serve

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... had been regarded as the front runner for the post of deputy financial secretary that would be created under a restructuring plan that has yet to be approved by the Legislative Council. When ...




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