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  1. Spending on projects will boost jobs, Tsang says

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee and Robin Kwong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday pledged to increase infrastructure spending to create job opportunities. He also vowed to keep his promise on legislating for a minimum wage if the voluntary 'wage protection movement' is judged a failure after two years. Mr Tsang made the pledges at a meeting of about 70 members of the Federation ...

  2. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... town.' Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, remembering the good old days when he helped to level Sha Tin as a district officer 'I am not sure it will work, but clearly we need to think ...

  3. Tsang tells officials to find ways to create more jobs

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung, Olga Wong

    ... in order to give Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen a clearer picture of how many jobs the administration can create to provide relief amid the economic downturn. As officials scrambled to come ... street furniture. A government source said Mr Tsang had asked departments to come up with a 'stock-taking list' showing how many jobs they could create, both within their departments ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and policy address should be published separately, lawmakers said in a letter to Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. The chairman of Legco's house committee, Miriam Lau Kin-yee, said each ...

  5. 'Revamp dole to help workers raise families'

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... poverty effectively. He was speaking a day after the policy address, in which Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced that a cross-sector minimum wage would be introduced. Mr Tsang also ... address states ... workers on minimum wage might have to apply for welfare. Are you hinting the minimum wage level would be lower than the CSSA level?' Mr Tsang said the wage would be set ...

  6. Is job creation plan enough, ask lawmakers

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Paggie Leung

    ... it as 'too little, too late'. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said the government, including the Housing Authority, would provide about 55,000 jobs by speeding up infrastructure projects ... would largely miss out. But Mr Tsang rejected suggestions that the proposals had come too late and said the measures were appropriate. 'Our unemployment situation at the present moment ...

  7. Flawed logic of maid levy can't be ignored

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... rationale to justify the levy. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, then the chief secretary, was in charge of a taskforce on population policy. On the relationship between foreign domestic ... from local women. But, illogically, after having reported there are two distinct markets, Mr Tsang went on to recommend a levy be imposed on the employers of foreign domestic helpers. No amount ...

  8. Hundreds rally for minimum wage law

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Hundreds of protesters took to the streets yesterday to push for minimum wage legislation. About 250 people, joined by about 10 lawmakers, marched from Southorn Playground to the Central Government Offices to maintain pressure on the government over the issue in the run-up to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's policy address on October 15. It is expected Mr Tsang ...

  9. Clear explanation still needed in Leung saga

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and manner in which it was made, is a major blunder. Under the circumstances, it is not surprising that Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has now ordered the matter to be reconsidered. A report to Mr Tsang on the approval process, made public yesterday, has done little to dispel public disquiet. The review will take into account the purchase by Mr Leung's new employer, New World ...

  10. Union will set up fund for strikers in pay fight

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Ambrose Leung

    ... it emerged yesterday as Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was urged to help settle the dispute. Legislator and leader of the Confederation of Trade Unions Lee Cheuk-yan said the fund would help ... rise. Speaking after a meeting with Mr Tsang, Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun said the chief executive should 'do something' to address the issue. 'I have told ...




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