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  1. Reshuffle 'shows up flaws of the system'

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... talent from outside the government into his cabinet has shown up the ministerial system's failings, observers say. Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, of City University's Department of Public ... on the civil service when carrying out their policies,' Professor Cheung said. 'Last year, Mr Tung tried to find more outsiders [to be ministers]. But this time, he failed to find one. ...

  2. New offer to halt case against protest trio

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... The Hong Kong government has made a new offer to halt a controversial civil lawsuit against three protesters. There was an outcry last month over reports that the administration had offered to halt its court action against the three demonstrators if they promised not to protest inside Immigration Tower and pay $10,000 each in legal costs. The Department of Justice last night ...

  3. Autonomy of ICAC 'will not be affected'

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee, Stella Lee

    ... 'The government has sacrificed ICAC. It gives people an impression that it can do without ICAC,' he said. Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, of City University's Department of Public ... been seen as a career move but as a prestigious posting that crowns a civil servant's career. Asked how he would handle situations which involved a conflict of interest, given his ...

  4. Public discontent 'sign of dissolving social cohesion'

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... issues, a survey has found. The study, carried out by Baptist University's social work department, questioned 717 people between June 30 and July 4 - the period straddling the historic ... The study also found that people were dissatisfied with the performance of civil servants, legislators and district councillors, as they ranked the sixth and seventh worst performers on the list. ...

  5. System under strain

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... are staying at hospitals in other provinces. Huang Xiaolin, the deputy director of Sichuan Health Bureau's department of medical policy, said they are still in the process of collecting the final ... to be seen whether these measures will be enough. The mainland has long followed the Soviet system, in which fitting prostheses comes under the jurisdiction of the civil affairs bureau, while medical ...

  6. Tung holds crisis talks in wake of mass protest

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... States State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said the protests showed the importance Hong Kong residents attached to political and civil liberties, and urged the government to rethink the legislation. He said the protest was 'an open expression of concern about the pending legislation which speaks to the importance of freedom of speech and strong civil liberties for the people ...

  7. Mock referendum biased: academics

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... educational aims. Both the academics and the referendum organiser, the Civil Human Rights Front, said it could pave the way for future referendums conducted by the government or an impartial ... said. The report, complied by Kenneth Chan Ka-lok, associate professor of the Hong Kong Baptist University's department of government and international studies, and Robert Chung Ting-yiu, ...

  8. Relief officials still tackling daunting post-quake tasks

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma, Klaudia Lee

    ... challenges remain Wang Zhenyao, director of the disaster relief department of the Civil Affairs Ministry, still faces many big challenges in helping the survivors of the Sichuan earthquake even ... the past [after disasters], the total amount of donations to the Ministry of Civil Affairs was less than 100 million yuan [HK$114 million]. But we received 3.5 billion yuan in donations this time. ...

  9. 'HK must work with Beijing on political change'

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Lee also revealed that the Immigration Department had received 6,232 applications for the mainland talent importation scheme- 3,389 of them to carry out academic research. In response ... was sincere about tackling the issue. Civil Service Secretary Joseph Wong Wing-ping said there were clear guidelines and regulations on civil service behaviour, including conflicts of interest. Mr ...

  10. Clear aim or mixed message?

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Richard Tsoi Yiu-cheong caused a stir on August 1 when he offered to step down as spokesman for the Civil Human Rights Front, the coalition of groups credited with organising the July ... 23 legislation on alert. Various groups joining the fight for the cause include those pro-democracy organisations formed before the July 1 march, including the Civil Human Rights Front, ...




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