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  1. Migrant minefield

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... here with regard to our relationship with the mainland. Amid tension in the political landscape, and against a background of economic pessimism, the Court of Final Appeal's ruling ... alternatives. 'All of us who worked very hard to resolve the social, economic and immigration fallout of the [Court of Final Appeal] judgment thought that we were working in the best interests ...

  2. Curtain falls on lengthy saga but stage still set for political fallout

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung The marathon HarbourFest saga looks set to make fresh political waves in the wake of the High Court ruling in favour of InvestHK chief Mike Rowse in his fight against civil ... manoeuvring'. Questions will also be raised about Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's decision to have Mr Rowse's appeal heard by former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan, whose findings Mr Justice ...

  3. New sensitivity

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... carefully studying the legal, financial and political implications of a landmark court case. The Court of First Instance has ruled that the Housing Authority has breached its statutory duty ... Ming-yeung, faces a dilemma over how to tackle the crisis. The ministry could face insolvency as a result of the huge loss in revenue if it decides not to appeal against the ruling. Should it decide ...

  4. You can't legislate for human behaviour

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... a government appeal for companies to adopt a minimum wage voluntarily failed miserably. Work on minimum-wage legislation has begun in earnest. The details of these policy initiatives differ, ... passing laws to regulate behaviour is not a cure-all. Take the case of drink-driving. Stiffening the penalties courts can pass on drivers who fail a breathalyser test will not eliminate ...

  5. Signs of a lull before the pay storm breaks

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... the Executive Council, which makes the final decision on salaries, considers other factors, including the state of the economy and the government's finances, changes in the cost of living, staff ... They say it was flawed because it included figures for pay from two companies which had not consented to their inclusion. An appeal to Mr Tsang was rejected. An informed source said the the two ...

  6. Patriot games just the beginning of Beijing hard ball

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of maintaining control unfortunately has returned. [Beijing] may have not yet made a final decision [on universal suffrage in Hong Kong, but] it is taking precautionary measures to avoid the situation that Hong Kong wants democracy, and Beijing says 'no'.' Under a three-pronged tactic, he said, Beijing was first dampening public expectation by emphasising that it has the final say. ...



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