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  1. Henry Tang faces an uphill battle to win public support for GST, warns Patten

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... politics,' Mr Patten told Cable TV. Lord Patten praised Mr Tsang for his courage in fending off currency speculators during the Asian financial crisis, saying he would not have been bold enough ... ill-prepared for the Asian financial crisis that followed. Lord Patten responded by pointing out that Hong Kong's finances during his governorship were largely managed by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, ...

  2. Rise and rise of the 'king of strategies'

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... in the late 1970s. He then worked his way up to oversee the new airport development amid Sino-British political wrangling. At the helm of the Transport Department, he averted a crisis ... the currency peg came under attack from speculators and the government pumped $118 billion into the stock market to fend them off. He was among the first to urge Mr Tsang, then financial secretary, ...

  3. Henry Tang vows to review taxes

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... reshuffle triggered by the biggest political crisis since the handover. 'In the course of dealing with our fiscal deficit ... we must consider views from all sectors of our community,' he ... the stability of the financial system and the currency board. Mr Tang has been criticised for placing his investments in a family trust managed by his father before taking up the commerce portfolio last ...



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