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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Tough tasks are piling up for CY Leung

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... 160-odd achievements in housing, transport, health care, labour and governance. Whether they amount to what Leung describes as "significant progress" is open to debate, though. To many, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    Pan-democrats caught off guard in debate

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am

    ... was probably the most embarrassing for them. Just six lawmakers voiced their support for the motion in a debate that lasted only two hours. But Leung should not mistake the silence from the remaining ... was outspoken People Power lawmaker Wong Yuk-man. He rued the missed chance. "I intended to speak and never thought the debate would end so soon. It demonstrates the pan-democrats have ...

  3. SCMP Debate

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... One of the most controversial topics in Hong Kong today is the large number of mainland women who come to the city to give birth. Hoping to stem the tide, incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying has proposed a 'zero' quota to stop pregnant mainland women who do not have Hong Kong husbands from giving birth here. In the latest SCMP debate, we asked local lawmakers ...

  4. Rivals agree on new rule for live debate

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The city is gearing up for the first aggressive debate among the three candidates for chief executive, who have agreed to revised rules that allow them to answer questions directed at an opponent. Albert Ho Chun-yan, Henry Tang Ying-yen and Leung Chun-ying will meet in a two-hour live televised debate focusing on governance, the economy ...

  5. SCMP Debate

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying has proposed a major government restructuring that includes the appointment of new deputies for the chief secretary and the financial secretary. The goals are to improve governance and accountability. In the latest SCMP debate, we asked five noted officials, scholars and businesspeople for their opinions on the restructuring plan and whether ...

  6. SCMP Debate

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... This fourth instalment of the chief executive debate focuses on the hot-button issue of property. Instead of hearing from the candidates, we wanted to know what you think. We talked to six residents whose living conditions vary widely- from a subdivided flat in Sham Shui Po to a house on the Peak. We asked them the same two questions: 1) what do you think the next chief executive ...

  7. Tang wants live debate only after nominations are in

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So and Ng Kang-chung A face-to-face debate involving all Hong Kong chief executive candidates is unlikely before the nomination period concludes at the end of February, according to a spokeswoman for Henry Tang Ying-yen's campaign team. Tang was absent from the first live debate, on a radio programme yesterday morning, between the other hopefuls for the city's top job, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Electoral reform on the table at Shanghai meeting with top Beijing officials

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 01:55pm by JEFFIE LAM, Tony Cheung and Tanna Chong

    ... "If pro-establishment lawmakers were there as well, it would become more like a Legislative Council debate," Lee said. "That would be meaningless." Ronny Tong Ka-wah ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung lunch is only the half of it

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... by Legco president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing and came two days after the government's stamp duty bill was approved following a heated 35-hour debate. Asked whether the lunch had failed to improve ...

  10. Exco chief eyes reform debate

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying has called for discussions on a fuller range of political issues in the electoral reform debate to help avert a constitutional crisis ... their right to elect their chief executive. 'Either way, is not practicable and not in line with the Basic Law.' Mr Leung lamented that the universal suffrage debate had been dominated ...




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