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  1. Complaints pour in over poll for chief executive

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com More than 80 complaints have been made to the Electoral Affairs Commission regarding the chief executive election, compared with 30 recorded after the 2007 ... Election Committee members to back chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying in the closing days of the campaign. The commission also refused to confirm whether any complaints had been received over ...

  2. Legco rejects probe of 'tear gas' claim

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Lawmakers have rejected a call to investigate accusations that chief-executive-elect Leung Chun-ying suggested using riot police and tear gas in 2003 ... integrity and the core values of freedom of the press and of speech and needed further investigation. 'Had [Leung], as the next chief executive, openly lied and cheated people in a chief ...

  3. Challenges for Leung

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporters Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying will face huge challenges almost immediately in governing the city, political analysts say. Leung won 689 votes, or 58 per cent of the 1,193 available, in the most controversial leadership election since 1997. He vowed to unify Hong Kong and defend its core values. 'From now on, there won't be any Tang camp, Ho camp ...

  4. Tang and Leung ramp up battle

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung, Tanna Chong and Teddy Ng The two front runners in the chief executive election escalated their warfare last night over Henry Tang Ying-yen's inflammatory accusation that Leung Chun-ying wanted to use riot police and tear gas against demonstrators. The second televised chief executive election debate was more focused on policy issues, but the exchange ...

  5. Protesters demand more space outside liaison office

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on demonstrators protesting outside the liaison office against Beijing's role in the chief executive election. The force was also accused of failing to provide facilities to help the media cover ... The protesters also called on Police Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung to retract his controversial 'shadow' remark. The police chief was widely criticised last year for telling legislators ...

  6. 2011 in our own words

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of control in 2011 79,896 1911 anniversary China marks the 100th year since the revolution that brought down the Qing dynasty 219,271 Chief executive race Election campaigns officially kick off after former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen and Leung Chunying announce bids for the top job 32,462 Fa Yuen Street fire Mong Kok blaze kills nine people and leads to citywide examinations ...

  7. Exco speaks out on respecting the rules

    Posted Mar 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the chief executive may take punitive and 'legal action' against any offender. Although it did not name him, yesterday's statement follows Henry Tang Ying-yen's inflammatory accusation against rival chief executive candidate Leung Chun-ying, allegedly based on discussions at a 2003 meeting of Exco- the inner circle of the city's administration. The accusation, ...

  8. Tang out to show the 'real' Leung

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... rival 'had a real chance to win' Sunday's chief executive poll. Tang said he wanted people to see the 'real face' of Leung during Friday's televised election ... Tang's comments yesterday constituted a further violation of Exco's confidentiality rule and it was so serious a matter that Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen himself should publicly ...

  9. Mixed messages for Year of the Rabbit

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... in a year leading up to the election of the city's next chief executive. It's long been a tradition in Hong Kong for a community leader to visit the Che Kung Temple in Tai Wai, Sha Tin, ... culture. The poem's allusion to Zhang prompted speculation about who will be the next chief executive. Lau said he had no idea who would be Hong Kong's modern- day Zhang Liang. ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... held the view that because Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, in the mid-December public opinion polls, scored nearly as low as Tung Chee-hwa did towards the end of his tenure as chief executive, Mr Tsang may also be on the way out. If these polls (normally with a sample of about 1,000 people) are so representative of our population of 7 million, and so effective in ousting a chief ...




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