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  1. A royal pointer for Hong Kong's hybrid politics

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mandate. If, like the successful royal heads of state, China's president were to show considerable restraint in exercising his power, and if the chief executive really worked at winning over ...

  2. Political winds reshape HK's top job

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... of the head of the city since Hong Kong's reversion to China. It can be argued that the job of the chief executive of Hong Kong has grown lighter in some ways. Since the reunification, ... Diplomatic Service- bearing the titles of political adviser and deputy or assistant adviser- functioned as integral members of the Hong Kong government, tendering advice on matters ranging from ...

  3. Political Animal

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK gets a Taiwanese lesson in Chinese politics For Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah and his high-level delegation visiting Taiwan, politics may be a taboo. But the host official, Dr Lai Shin-yuan, minister of the Mainland Affairs Council, had no hesitation when reminding her guests of Hong Kong's political relations with the island. Addressing officials from both ...

  4. Political Animal

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Islands and the detention of the mainland captain is causing choppy waters in Hong Kong- and not just among the ever-vocal activists campaigning for China's rights to the islands. Hong Kong ... for five years but it seems the city's biggest political party- and supposedly the government's main ally- still feels a touch of nostalgia for his predecessor Tung Chee-hwa. Tung, now ...

  5. Politics trumps public interest in job fiasco

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng The Legislative Council select committee's recently released report on the controversial employment of former housing director Leung Chin-man at New World China Land ... political sensitivity in handling Leung's application and failed to understand public sentiment and expectations, which led to suspicion that she gave preferential treatment to her peer. I am ...

  6. Only 1 of 8 political aides briefs Legco

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong Only one political assistant briefed lawmakers in the Legislative Council since the post was created in 2008, a governance review found. Of the eight political assistants, Linda Choy Siu-min, a political assistant to the secretary for environment, was the only one to have formally spoken in the legislature. Choy was once a news editor at the South China Morning ...

  7. Political Animal

    Posted May 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... whose prayer should be heeded. In his blog yesterday, Tsang said Jesus' teaching in the Bible, 'Blessed are the pure in heart', was the motto which helped him survive political ... during a meeting. It was the first time any symbol relating to the bloody crackdown had appeared in the headquarters of the liaison office or its predecessor, Xinhua (the New China News Agency, ...

  8. Political Animal

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

    ... Leung Chun-ying. But, recently, an anonymous polling agency has thrown another name into the hat- Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. Political Animal failed to confirm which ... Chinese University political scientist Ma Ngok said. CPPCC delegates receive a rallying call On the mainland it is considered an honour to be appointed a member of the Chinese People's ...

  9. Tsang opens political channel amid sea change

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... People's Political Consultative Conference had been dismayed with Mr Tung's lack of enthusiasm in engaging them in the system. Insiders said Mr Tung used the honours system to appease the pro-Beijing camp, while resisting their demands for a bigger role in local affairs. Changes have occurred in the political landscape, after the elevation of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, who was once branded ...

  10. Political Animal

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the trouble to walk over to Szeto's booth, run by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China? 'I also have lots of friends here I need to entertain. I also ...




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