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  1. Top unionists snub talks on pay review

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Leading civil service unionists are to boycott talks on the pay-level review with the government and consultants today. But the unionists denied the snub was a show of discontent over Wednesday's ruling by the Court of Final Appeal uphol ...

  2. It's time to foster party politics, says Emily Lau

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... and to flourish,' she said. 'That would facilitate democratic development and would be good for Hong Kong and good for China.' Political parties in the ruling coalition should also be ready to pay ... Jimmy Cheung Donald Tsang Yam-kuen should share power and responsibility with pro-government parties to develop party politics, an opposition lawmaker said yesterday. Emily Lau Wai-hing, ...

  3. Mainland influx will cause holiday chaos, warns DAB

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... The government has been warned of serious confusion when tens of thousands of mainland tourists troop across the border during the national day holidays in October. The warning came after the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong (DAB) came out ...

  4. All benefiting from boom, says economist

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

    ... Jimmy Cheung Wages on the rise and jobs growing: government chief The government economist has countered claims that the economic recovery has yet to penetrate down to the grassroots. Kwok Kwok-chuen yesterday said most wages were on the rise and job oppo ...

  5. Ching's appeal may not be heard in court, says lawyer

    Posted Sep 13th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Paggie Leung

    ... as that in the first trial,' said mainland lawyer He Peihua, attending a gathering of China University of Politics and Law alumni in Hong Kong yesterday. Ching, The Straits Times of Singapore's chief China correspondent, lodged an appeal last Friday after he was sentenced last month to five years in prison for leaking state secrets and military information to an institute in Taiwan. He has ...

  6. Pay-cut row 'not a matter for Beijing'

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung A senior official plays down fears of NPC intervening There would be no need for Beijing to intervene if the Hong Kong government lost an appeal to the city's top court in the civil service pay-cut row, a senior official said yesterday. ...

  7. Firms may baulk at direct elections, warns James Tien

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... allows the possibility of introducing universal suffrage for the chief executive election in 2007 and for the legislature in 2008. In an interview with the South China Morning Post, Mr Tien said ... 'won't waste time influencing politics. If the environment worsens, they will simply leave and pick another place to do business.' In the wake of the heated debate over the security bill, Mr ...

  8. Blair leaves with encouraging words

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... HK has coped with economic and political challenges, the British PM says Tony Blair ducked out of Hong Kong ahead of the typhoon yesterday, leaving behind a vote of confidence in the city. The British prime minister said Hong Kong was the best example of a place able to face global economic challenges and make political changes without rocking stability. He also addressed China ...

  9. Watchdog takes vote row to UN committee

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... it was drafting a report to the UN Human Rights Committee, which will meet in New York in March on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which China and Hong Kong ... Jimmy Cheung The United Nations will be asked to step into Hong Kong's constitutional reform debate under an international convention on political rights, a local human rights ...

  10. Ex-journalist to provide the spin for Tsang

    Posted Jan 17th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung and Jimmy Cheung Former political editor is tipped to be appointed as government's information co-ordinator before Lunar New Year A former journalist is expected to become Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's spin doctor. Sources said Andy Ho On-tat, a public relations consultant and former political editor of the South China Morning Post, ...




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