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  1. Letters

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the appointment of district councillors by the chief executive should be continued in order to represent the silent majority who do not cast their votes is clearly flawed. His view seems to suggest ... rate achieves 100 per cent? The fact that the silent majority does not exercise its voting rights does not mean that the chief executive, who lacks a public mandate, is entitled to exercise ...

  2. Bribery law extended to cover chief executive

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Eleven years after the handover, Hong Kong finally has a bribery law binding the chief executive, though amendments proposed by pan-democrats to tighten the restrictions all failed. Pan-democrats criticised the bill as being too narrow, arguing that the chief executive had effectively been exempted from scenarios that, if applied to other public servants, would have ...

  3. Power company chief and TV executive face the music

    Posted Sep 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Prosecutors have approved the official arrest of the former head of Beijing's power supply company and have put a top television executive on trial for alleged ... million yuan to the state when he was in charge of the bureau, which later became the Beijing Electricity Supply Company. Another top executive, the famed producer Feng Ji, went on trial ...

  4. Populism in HK proves a force to be reckoned with

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... could consider doing likewise by resuming sales of its public estates. Meanwhile, speculation has already started about possible candidates for the next chief executive election, even though ... the special administrative region has had mixed results. Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa has long been accused of colluding with Hong Kong's rich at the expense of the poor, while Macau Chief ...

  5. Tsang hints Legco trade seats may be retained

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... the National People's Congress decided universal suffrage could be introduced in 2017 for the chief executive election and for the 2020 Legco election. Speaking after the meeting, Mrs Chan said ... Ambrose Leung and Albert Wong Chief executive toes Beijing line on suffrage A legislature containing trade-based functional constituencies could be in line with the principle of universal ...

  6. CLP chief rides as big business' green warrior

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Andrew Brandler sees no conflict in anti-emissions job CLP Holdings chief executive Andrew Brandler admits his company is Hong Kong's biggest polluter. But, in a strange ... CLP as chief executive in 2000. He has a Master of Arts degree from Cambridge University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. He is married and has five ...

  7. Sacked executive sues Sands for US$10m

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Steve Jacobs, the ex-president and chief executive of Macau casino developer Sands China, is suing his former employers for breach of contract over a contested severance package ... government officials (Alves is also a member of the local government's executive council). The suit further alleges that Adelson pressured Jacobs to refrain from telling the Sands China board ...

  8. Chongqing execution raises political spectre

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Paul Mooney The execution last Sunday of Fan Qihang for murder, despite credible claims that he was tortured to confess, has raised concerns that a crackdown on alleged gang activities ... is in hiding and very depressed about the execution of his client, who he felt was innocent of murder. Zhu has reason to worry. Li Zhuang, who represented Fan's co-defendant, Gong Gangmo, ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Population up by 30,000 in first six months of year Hong Kong's population rose by 30,000 to 6,816,000 in the first six months of the year, the government said in its twice-yearly report on population yesterday. The population rose by about the same ...

  10. Two executives jailed for bribery

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Two building supplies executives were yesterday sentenced to five years in jail each for bribing former senior housing officials, including Chan Kau-tai, father of Canto-pop star ... Their convictions came two years after Eason Chan's father, the Housing Department's one-time chief building services engineer, was found guilty of bribery and sentenced to six years in prison. ...




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