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  1. What a ride it's been

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Niall Fraser 1- July 1, 1997 At midnight on June 30, Hong Kong reverts to China after 156 years of British rule. The last colonial governor, Chris Patten, sails out of the city soon after ... chaos reigns, with operational problems involving flight information systems, cargo handling, personnel training and passenger terminal infrastructure causing major problems that are not fully ...

  2. Show us you can do better, C.Y.

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the environment. If any reminder of this pledge was needed, it is to be found in recent government figures showing Hong Kong has the greatest inequality of income of any developed economy, according ... competitiveness, and the ideal of a fair and tolerant society, will be best served by visionary policies to develop social and economic infrastructure that can make it a more attractive and equitable ...

  3. Industry moves to centre 'a boon'

    Posted Apr 27th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang in Wuhan and He Huifeng The central region should embrace industries moving from developed coastal provinces but must limit excessive investment in energy- consuming sectors, ... Anhui, Jiangxi, Shanxi, Hunan and Hubei, should welcome the industries because they would speed up development. But he warned that the development should not come at the expense ...

  4. Radio debut for former chief of environment

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... The former environment and food chief said yesterday she would speak her mind when she goes on air to host a radio programme for the first time today - but would try to avoid politics, which she had put behind her a year ago. Lily Yam Kwan Pui-ying told the South China Morning Post that as host of Speaking My Mind on RTHK, she would express her views on some current affairs ...

  5. Focus on more land supply

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'Despite the recent stabilisation of the property market, the low-interest environment persists, and the developed countries may again resort to quantitative easing policies to boost their sluggish ... financial year, half of which are rolled over from last year. Details will be announced by the Development Bureau today. Developers can trigger auctions for sites on the list if they bid at least ...

  6. Top lawyer argues for consultation on reforms

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to canvass views of Hong Kong people on development of the city's political system. Albert Chen Hung-yee, a member of the Basic Law Committee under the National People's Congress and a law ... taskforce on constitutional development completes discussion with the central government on the principles and procedures regarding Hong Kong's political development,' Professor Chen said. ...

  7. Complementary role

    Posted Sep 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and business operations. The government will continue to upgrade Hong Kong's financial infrastructure and improve the investment environment to help enterprises raise capital, manage assets and do ... I refer to the article 'Switch mainland factories to HK, says Tung' (September 9), which reported a speech by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa at the 7th China International Fair ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of society's long-term development. In my opinion, Mr Tsang has sought quite successfully to strike the right balance as far as implementing an infrastructure strategy is concerned. C. Y. Leung ... Significant piece of legislation As Hong Kong is about to welcome President Hu Jintao and celebrate the 15th anniversary of reunification with China, there is no better time to take stock ...

  9. Officials tipped for super ministry post

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung Several officials have been tipped as candidates to head a super ministry of infrastructure projects to fulfil a key promise by the chief executive to speed up development ... although he is 55. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen had hinted the new bureau chief should be in their 40s and have rich experience in planning and infrastructure development. John Tsang ...

  10. Fighting pollution a top priority for Tsang

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Kong, with vehicle and factory emissions elsewhere in southern China causing the rest. The government expected its negotiations with the two local power firms on regulatory reform after 2008 to eliminate about half the domestic pollution. Most of the rest came from vehicle exhaust fumes, and the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau was considering ways to reduce these. Mr Tsang said ...




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