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  1. Tung wins backing of state leaders

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Josephine Ma

    ... and the economy. 'Mr Tung has worked hard for Hong Kong and the country with a strong sense of mission and responsibility, led the SAR ... to face the shock brought by the Asian currency crisis ... it has absolute confidence in his ability to see Hong Kong through its political crisis. In a powerful show of solidarity, state leaders lined up to meet Mr Tung yesterday and took steps ...

  2. High earners bear brunt of financial crisis

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Daniel Sin and Ambrose Leung The number of high-income earners in Hong Kong has shrunk by more than 15 per cent amid the economic meltdown, official income statistics reveal. The latest General Household Survey, released by the Census and Statistics Depar ...

  3. Tung resign? Now that's a reason to laugh

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... and that he was always 'three steps behind' during a crisis. Mr Tung faced independent Albert Chan Wai-yip, who renewed demands for his resignation. The chief executive repeated his ... the 1997-98 financial crisis. Mr Tung said he would not reply to the accusation. 'I will not answer such questions,' the chief executive said in dismissing the charge. The Democratic ...

  4. Mainland links hold back credit rating

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Kelvin Chan

    ... could 'erode Hong Kong's creditworthiness and undermine the rule of law'. S&P has an A+ rating on Hong Kong's foreign currency debt, the fifth-best investment grade, while its local currency rating is AA-, the fourth-highest. The comments were part of a report by S&P on Asia-Pacific sovereign credit ratings in the third quarter of the year. Ping Chew, ...



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