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  1. Liberals back direct election for 2012 chief executive poll

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The Liberal Party told Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday it would support direct election for the chief executive poll in 2012. But the business-affiliated party ... elections, the party only supports a gradual phasing-out of functional constituencies, without committing to a timetable. 'Having universal suffrage for the chief executive election in 2012 ...

  2. 'Why I can't take leave for re-election bid'

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung, Linda Choy

    ... Chris Yeung and Linda Choy Tsang says such a move could see him in court for dereliction of duty Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday said he could face charges of dereliction ... review on my decision to take a holiday and abdicate the work of chief executive. And then, if something like avian flu happens, I will have to stop everything and come back to work to deal ...

  3. Chief executive campaign fund boost proposed

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Candidates seeking election as chief executive next year might be allowed to spend an extra HK$3.5 million on their campaigns. The government proposal would raise the sum ... and canvassing activities, both at the district level and territory-wide, to explain their electoral platform effectively. 'We expect that the candidates who stand for the chief executive election ...

  4. We'll be watching to see if the chief executive can deliver

    Posted Mar 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As expected, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was re-elected as chief executive. Congratulations to him. He is more experienced in public administration than legislator Alan Leong Kah-kit and has ... for chief executive- has changed due to his participation in this election. Hopefully, following the election, Mr Tsang and Mr Leong will put aside their differences and work together for the future ...

  5. 'Front runner' Tang trails in third place in poll for next chief executive

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, who has long been seen as front runner for next year's chief executive election, trails in third place among five ... Chun-ying, who was backed by 8.3 per cent. The University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme conducted the survey for the Post to gauge views on the chief executive election scheduled ...

  6. Don't leave chief executive in limbo

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the chief executive in future should be allowed to have a party affiliation. The Basic Law does not impose any restrictions at present. But the government went beyond the mini-constitution to prohibit such links when enacting the chief executive election ordinance in 2001, citing the need for the chief executive to remain impartial. The leader is supposed to stay above party politics ...

  7. US group slams poll for chief executive

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung A US think-tank has issued a damning report criticising the recent chief executive poll as a non-election. The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs said ... of Democratisation in Hong Kong', noted that as in the re-election of his predecessor in 2002, Mr Tsang scooped most of the nominations and won uncontested without a vote. 'Despite all ...

  8. Chief executive must learn from predecessor's mistakes

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mike Rowse If Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying makes the same kind of mistakes as his predecessor, then his administration will quickly find itself bogged down in a morass of recriminations ... The problems of the Tsang administration began when the democratic camp made the mistake of vetoing the political reform package of 2005. The then chief executive's mistaken response to that error ...

  9. Reporters walked unchallenged into Chief Executive's Office at Tamar site

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo and Peter So Security at the new Chief Executive's Office in Admiralty is under review after three reporters bypassed security checks and were allowed in without being ... cards to enter the complex, and had not been stopped as they made their way through the building. She said a staff member leaving the Chief Executive's Office held the door open. ...

  10. Government may boycott by-elections

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to state their position comes after Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said he might not vote in the by-elections as they had been 'deliberately engineered'. The government's ... In a statement, a government spokesman said: 'As explained by the [chief executive], the Basic Law does not provide for any 'referendum' mechanism. Conducing any form of so-called ...




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