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  1. Justice chief under fire for 'gag' bid

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com The former director of public prosecutions yesterday rounded on the secretary for justice for calling on the public to keep quiet ahead of a forthcoming domestic helper's right of abode case. Grenville Cross (pictured) said the court was perfectly capable of making impartial decisions despite the heated public debate. He also blamed justice chief Wong ...

  2. DAB veteran's son joins fight in district council by-election

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... council seat. Chris Ip Ngo-tung, a political journalist at the Wen Wei Po newspaper and a DAB member, filed his nomination yesterday, taking the total contenders for the seat to five. His father ... Bauhinia Star by the government in 2006. Chris Ip said he was not joining the race for his father. 'I personally proposed to stand in the election after serious consideration,' he said, ...

  3. Boomtown rats rouse the political animal

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Is it a case of making a mountain out of a molehill? Or is it testimony to the notion that all politics is local? Those questions have been raised in the wake of a rat-catching ... it is still vital for legislators to exercise effective checks and balances against the government on all issues, both big and small. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...

  4. District councils' credibility on the line

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Following the massive victory of the pro-government forces, led by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, in November's district council ... the well-intentioned purpose of setting up district councils- to connect the government and the people, to aid good governance and responsive administration- will have failed. Chris Yeung is the Post's ...

  5. DAB's uphill battle to woo middle class

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Despite the lingering uncertainty about the future of party politics in Hong Kong, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong has been unambiguous ... as the voice of the people. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...

  6. The by-election: it's a party affair

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung From the outset, the upcoming Legislative Council by-election has made a mockery of the development of political parties. The pan-democratic force has pinned its hopes ... Chris Patten was full of regret that he did not have the opportunity to seek a popular mandate through ballots. As elites like Mrs Chan and Mrs Ip act to show why every vote counts, the system ...

  7. One system, too many crossed wires

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Two news stories carried in the pro-Beijing Wen Wei Po last Wednesday about the work of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference are indicative ... the CPPCC's role in Hong Kong politics risks creating more confusion, if not trouble, for both governments. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...

  8. Leaving behind the political baggage

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung The newly appointed Secretary for Home Affairs, Tsang Tak-sing, has cautioned against political labelling, following the announcement of the new administration lineup. Mr ... And the fact that another close aide to the last governor, Chris Patten, was given a top post in the new team also shows that the so-called 'pro-British factor' is not an issue. John Tsang ...

  9. A nostalgia for more tolerant times

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

    ... Chris Yeung There was a feeling of nostalgia on Tuesday when a group of former Basic Law drafters, consultative committee members and veteran journalists gathered for a reunion dinner ... will be greatly missed.Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large chris.yeung@scmp.com ...

  10. Trust a prerequisite for universal suffrage

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Since becoming Legislative Council president in October, Tsang Yok-sing has kept silent on politically sensitive issues, to help ease concerns about his impartiality. So, ... mutual trust and understanding between Beijing and the pan-democrats, through dialogue, needs to be addressed sooner rather than later. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...




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