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  1. Senior CPPCC delegate Tsui stable after stroke in Beijing

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... an operation to remove a blood clot in his brain, he was admitted to its intensive care unit. State Councillor Liu Yandong and CPPCC vice-chairman and former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa ... regards to his family.' Wu said Tsui's condition had stabilised after the surgery. Another local CPPCC delegate, Lee Kok-keung, said Tsui had suffered a stroke seven or eight years ago. ...

  2. CPPCC delegates deny Beijing forced Tung out

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee in Beijing Some Hong Kong delegates at the CPPCC session yesterday dismissed suggestions that national leaders had forced Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa to step down early, ... Tung, and is satisfied with his performance.' CPPCC member Kennedy Wong Ying-ho said he did not believe Mr Tung was offered the post of CPPCC vice-chairman in exchange for stepping down ...

  3. Tung in line for senior role on CPPCC

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Josephine Ma

    ... become a vice-chairman of China's top advisory body, the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC)- a senior position equivalent to a state leader. The move, more than ... when asked about the possible appointment. His office simply said: 'We have not received any formal notification of the induction of new members to the CPPCC. We will not comment on other ...

  4. Tung Chee-hwa in tribute to Leung's maritime work

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on arbitration, insurance... it is a successful programme,' said Tung (pictured) during a CPPCC meeting. 'As Hong Kong excels in financing, and the shipping business in Hong Kong involves a lot of financing and management, it incurs a lot of legal issues. It touches on maritime law.' Tung, who is also a CPPCC vice-chairman, said City University's programme, which was advocated ...

  5. The gap between 'two systems' grows narrower

    Posted Aug 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... that there was a 10-point agreement on the functions and role of Hong Kong members of the CPPCC, China's top advisory body. This report was vigorously denied by both the Hong Kong government and the liaison ... members of the CPPCC and Hong Kong deputies of the National People's Congress, of course. The CPPCC members are appointed by the central government, ostensibly to advise it on the running ...

  6. Beijing tells delegates to brush up on research

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Hong Kong Association- an unofficial organisation set up by Beijing-loyal forces, including members of the CPPCC and the National People's Congress- to improve the quality of their work. ... as an attempt by the pro-Beijing camp in Hong Kong to gain more prominence. Speaking at a closed-door discussion during the annual plenary meetings of the CPPCC, Li was quoted by delegates as giving ...

  7. Tung offers show of support for C.Y. Leung

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... as a core supporter during the chief executive election. Tung, who was appointed a vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) after stepping down as chief ... political figures. In February, he attended some meetings alongside Vice-President Xi Jinping during Xi's visit to the US. It was also reported by a Hong Kong CPPCC delegate that Tung praised ...

  8. Delegates await word of Beijing's thinking on race

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are in the capital for the CPPCC and National People's Congress meetings- among them Federation of Trade Unions president Cheng Yiu-tong and Legislative Council president Tsang Yok-sing- said they had ... for Leung,' a person close to Tang said in Beijing. NPC and CPPCC deputies are ex-officio members of the 1,200- strong Election Committee which will choose the city's next leader three weeks ...

  9. Become more active, delegates urged

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung in Beijing and Ambrose Leung CPPCC chairman tells HK members to speak out on key issues for city Hong Kong members of the nation's top political advisory body should take ... of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, mark a departure from Beijing's long-standing position that Hong Kong delegates to the CPPCC should avoid commenting ...

  10. Political Animal

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... he treated them every year to a reception in Beijing. We heard that there was more to that story. Despite veteran CPPCC member Tsui Tsin-tong's attempt to joke away the awkward silence that followed by saying that even local meetings for CPPCC members were usually half full, Tsang was quoted as having replied: 'The absentees should have been asked to quit if they didn't like ...




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