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  1. Tsang must prove his free-market credentials

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in right-to-die case', March 23) on Terri Schiavo starts out on balance then takes the predictable 'left' turn by misrepresenting the specifics of this case. For starters, Mrs Schiavo, ... cleverly those who argue for Mrs Schiavo's death couch the terms, she is, in fact, being starved to death. In any other case, this would constitute cruel and unusual punishment- which ...

  2. Legco needs to probe West Kowloon disclosure case

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... comments by various government officials in Leung's case over a potential conflict of interest have only confused the public. Two weeks ago, the government issued a statement in response ... entirely reasonable to demand that Legco use the authority given to it under the Powers and Privileges Ordinance to look into the case. Tsang Tak-sing was evasive in his answers to Legco, ...

  3. Exco chief puts case for restarting HOS

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung, Fanny W. Y. Fung Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying has called on the government to seriously consider resuming the subsidised Home Ownership Scheme, saying that any new measure to tackle the soaring property market would not have an ...

  4. Lessons must be learned from abode seekers' case

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into force when Hong Kong returned to China. The case gave rise to difficult issues that would ideally have been left until Hong Kong had become more accustomed to the new constitutional framework. ... It is understandable, in the circumstances, that the judges wanted to remove doubts that had been raised as the cases worked their way through the lower courts. Their rulings in favour of abode seekers provided ...

  5. Officials urged to probe case to allay public concern

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a Legislative Council spring gathering yesterday, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen declined to comment when asked if Mr Li's case had tarnished the government's reputation. The chairman ... up Mr Li's case. Public concern would not be allayed if the government remained silent, Ms Tam said. The government has said it will study the settlement before commenting. Ronny Tong ...

  6. Put the case for Hong Kong too, Mr Tung

    Posted May 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is no hint of an intention to put the case for Hong Kong. The chief executive has a constitutional duty to be accountable to two masters. It is a difficult role to carry out. He is responsible ...

  7. A strange case of missing support

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsang Yok-sing To Civic Party members and their allies, Alan Leong Kah-kit was definitely the winner in the March 1 election debate. They described his performance as 'brilliant', and 'much better than in [their] wildest dreams'. They ...

  8. It's not a closed case

    Posted Jun 09th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's reported assertion that it would be immoral for Election Committee members to nominate one candidate and vote for another- a strategy dubbed 'one vote for two'- is deeply troubling. The idea behind the ta ...

  9. We'll consult Beijing if court cases threaten election: Stephen Lam

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... take a few months... I believe the courts will find room to consider the case as soon as possible,' he said. Executive Councillor Leung Chun-ying said the public did not want to see ...

  10. European case suggests two-year term can work

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Though it seems quite clear that the Basic Law says that five not two years is the term of the chief executive, the agreement of France and Germany to accept the resignation of the first chairman of the European Central Bank after four, not eight, years i ...




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