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  1. Fears for liberty bubble to the surface

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Although human rights remain unscathed since the reversion of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty, sceptics and cynics are adamant that people should not take anything ... in the face of closer mainland-Hong Kong relations. But it hardly serves the long-term interests of Hong Kong and the nation if this city is no longer what it used to be. Chris Yeung ...

  2. Political icon urges strength amid adversity

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung and Ng Kang-chung Anson Chan Fang On-sang has dismissed fears her departure from elective politics will deal a body blow to the pan-democratic camp in September's Legislative Council election. She hoped the democrats would be more united in tougher times, and said she was confident in the wisdom of people using their ballots to elect representatives who could ...

  3. Glittering journey for entrepreneur

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Written by Chris Davis A former hotel manager turns his passion for jewellery into a thriving business and has never looked back A combination of innovative spirit, Hong Kong design expertise and mainland production facilities helped John Barnes, an Australian-born and Hong Kong-educated entrepreneur, to successfully swap careers and start his own jewellery exporting business. ...

  4. Democracy 'not in pocket', warns Anson Chan

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung and Albert Wong Legislator Anson Chan Fang On-sang has urged people not to give up the fight for universal suffrage in 2012 until there is a clear timetable for the implementation of 'one person, one vote'. Mrs Chan, a former chief secretary, has cautioned people to note that neither the central government nor the Hong Kong government has made a commitment ...

  5. The price of attracting new political talent

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung There is never a good time to propose a pay rise for legislators. And, given the public's generally negative image of our lawmakers, the idea of raising their salaries ... to be unworthy of their rewards, they can always be voted out of office via the ballot box. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...

  6. Answers lie in economics

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Written by Chris Davis HSBC's George Leung chose his career because of an 'inner drive to push against the frontiers of knowledge' Dating back to the ancient time of King Arthur, planners and national leaders have expected wizards to gaze into crystal balls to foresee the future to help plan government events and fiscal policies. Although not quite modern-day ...

  7. Moves that muddy political waters

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung It verges on politically naivety for anyone to argue against the assertion that politics is dirty. Although politics need not be dirty, it often looks nasty. When it comes to elections, the fight for power and fame can get ugly. Two episodes last week have cast a shadow over the fair and clean elections which have made Hong Kong people feel proud since the city's ...

  8. The go-between

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... For a 67-year-old Communist Party cadre who had spent 27 years in the coastal province of Jiangsu , the job of spearheading China's united front in Hong Kong in the years before the handover was a tall order. Recollecting his feelings in 1983 when he ...

  9. Tycoons' plan for self-rule 'treasonous'

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... HK$10b post-1997 lease sought for city A former top mainland official in Hong Kong has revealed that a proposal by tycoons to pay Beijing HK$10 billion to allow self-rule in the city for 10 years after 1997 had been presented to top mainland leaders. The ...

  10. Choppy waters

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... in choppier waters as it pilots the Hong Kong ship. Chris Yeung is the Post's Editor-at-Large chris.yeung@scmp.com ...




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