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  1. Legislators lament the lack of concrete solutions to problems

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... Ambrose Leung and Klaudia Lee Legislators acknowledged Tung Chee-hwa had made his first wholehearted confession of policy inadequacies in his address, but many said he failed to provide concrete remedies for weak governance. The pro-democracy camp dismissed Mr Tung's speech as dealing with problems only superficially, while pro-government parties said he was pragmatic ...

  2. Pro-democracy lawmakers left 'empty-handed'

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

    ... They criticise Tung Chee-hwa for failing to give them any concrete responses in their meeting A handful of pro-democracy lawmakers yesterday criticised Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa for failing to provide any concrete response to issues ranging from constitutional reform to the sacking of a senior official at the Equal Opportunities Commission. In contrast to what leaders ...

  3. Tung listens and gets an earful

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... or constitutional issue, he couldn't give any concrete answers,' Mr Ching said. 'He only said there was a ray of hope in the future but didn't have any concrete solution ...

  4. Democratic legislator refused to discuss rent blunder

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... disciplinary action against him. The investigation report failed to make concrete recommendations as both Mr To and fellow Democrat Stanley Ng Wing-fai declined to be interviewed by a three-member ... not receive any 'concrete benefits'. He said his failure to attend the panel meetings were due to 'problems of communications and time arrangements', and added he had provided ...

  5. Anger at $4.5m pay for poverty fighters

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Committee's establishment subcommittee on May 18. Independent lawmaker Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung, who represents the welfare sector, asked why the posts were necessary. 'Even before any concrete ...

  6. Doctors bemoan the lack of prescriptions for what must be done

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... of the report's concrete proposals - the recommendation to set up a Centre for Health Protection for the long-term benefit of the population. Lam Tai-hing, community medicine professor at the University ...

  7. Public discontent 'sign of dissolving social cohesion'

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

    ... an experience of concrete political exclusion because of [security chief] Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee's high-profile resistance to public views.' He said the only way to improve the situation would ...

  8. Exchange Fund profits should be employed to boost economy, say lawmakers

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... work out a co-ordinated strategy to minimise competition. Many lawmakers criticised the budget for failing to introduce concrete measures to fight poverty, while others attacked the continued ...

  9. Democracy camp 'fighting for 2012 deep in their heart'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... on the government to respond to their demands and devise a concrete timetable, otherwise tension might lead to other problems. Forum speaker Mathias Woo Yan-wai, creative director of Zuni Icosahedron, ...

  10. The protest goes to Legco's doorstep

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... the overwhelming response had proved that the public was dissatisfied with the lack of a concrete response from Mr Tung over the past week. 'The public are not going to give Mr Tung many chances. ...



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