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  1. City Digest

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Joshua Law Chi-kong and Permanent Secretary for Security Chang King-yiu will swap jobs. Order for Carson Yeung to pay HK$20m set aside The High Court set aside a judgment ordering a company owned by Carson Yeung Ka-sing, the troubled chairman of English soccer club Birmingham City, to pay HK$20 million to Heritage International executive director Peter Ong ...

  2. A normal exchange on June 4 is overdue

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung When Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen led a Legislative Council delegation on a landmark visit to Guangdong four years ago, there were high hopes that the long-running political strains between Beijing and the democrats would ease. It did not take long for this to be proved wishful thinking. Three months later, pan-democratic legislators vetoed ...

  3. DAB's uphill battle to woo middle class

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Despite the lingering uncertainty about the future of party politics in Hong Kong, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong has been unambiguous ... chance of success is to act as the voice of the people. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...

  4. No room for violence in city's politics

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung The revelation that former Democratic Party chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming was the target of a failed assassination plot during the Legislative Council election campaign last year will surely cause bewilderment and unease in society. With his political career nearing its end and his influence waning following his retirement from elective politics last year, ...

  5. Why block on Diaoyus trip is worrying

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung China calls them the Diaoyu Islands, Japan the Senkaku Islands. With a total area of 21 sq km, the uninhabited islets in the East China Sea have been a point of friction when Sino-Japanese relations grow tense and a source of embarrassment when ties turn cordial. The complexity of the two powers' territorial claims have been compounded by the persistence of activists ...

  6. Is it one city but two governing teams?

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Profound changes in relations between Hong Kong and the central authorities under the 'one country, two systems' framework are becoming apparent. Case one saw the foreign ministry's office in Hong Kong raising concerns about a lunch talk at the Foreign Correspondents' Club by a pro-Tibet activist. Case two featured a deputy director of the central ...

  7. Reasons abound to keep candles burning

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Less than two months before June 4, there are growing signs of unease about the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. The council of City University's ... the importance of keeping the candles aflame in the proper perspective. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...

  8. Voice of the people? Not yet, Mr Leung

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung At the age of 54, Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying is one of a shrinking number of people who have been active in politics since Hong Kong's future was put on the agenda in the 1980s. Mr Leung, a chartered surveyor, was among the first batch of professionals from Hong Kong to head north to offer their expertise to the mainland after 1979. When the drafting ...

  9. League has put cat among the pigeons

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung If Wong Yuk-man already had his toes on the red line when he hurled a bunch of bananas at the dais of the Legislative Council president during the chief executive's policy address, he and his fellow League of Social Democrats lawmakers clearly exceeded the bounds of tolerance with their antics in the chamber on Wednesday. The government's allies in Legco issued ...

  10. Change to team speaks volumes about Tsang's conundrum

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Yesterday's Exco reshuffle spoke volumes about the political conundrum facing Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. He knew he had to deliver on his pledge in his latest policy address to bring in new faces to the top advisory body to help promote effective governance and shore up public trust in the government. And with the administration's popularity hovering ...




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