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  1. Hunger strike puts spotlight on acclaimed school

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The former assistant principal of a well-known high school has gone on hunger strike, claiming it is not living up to its reputation. Paul Yip Kam-haw, who ... advantage of current [and future] Wah Yan students,' another banner read. Yip plans a 21-day hunger strike, surviving on just water. A few pupils gathered to support him outside the school. He ...

  2. Job row strikes at the heart of the system

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Civil Service Minister Denise Yue Chung-yee stepped carefully as she moved to defuse a looming political crisis over the hiring of a former senior official, Leung Chin-man, by a leading property developer. She said on Thursday that her bureau ...

  3. Tsang aiming to strike a balance

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung Donald Tsang Yam-kuen will spend two hours today mapping out his plans for Hong Kong's social and economic development over the next five years, in a policy address government sources say will be underpinned by a 'progressive view of development'. The chief executive will aim to strike a balance between economic development and conservation, while ...

  4. Finance chief to loosen public purse-strings

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the administration of former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. 'We should have incremental increases of an appropriate level and strike a balance.' Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has vowed ...

  5. 860 HOS flats to go on sale in 2016 in Tsuen Wan

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... striking a balance for all concerned,' he said. 'Sometimes, we may not be able to fully meet all of the demands of local residents.' Increasing land supply is one of the major policy ...

  6. HK activists shut out of Facebook accounts

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... University's student union, said she had been blocked after uploading a photograph of a hunger strike by students protesting at the June 4 crackdown. The names of other blocked users quickly ...

  7. Danger in rushing Leung's shake-up

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... was an attempt to strike a balance between major infrastructure projects and heritage conservation. Likewise, Leung is entitled to introduce the changes he sees fit. Under his blueprint, the current 12 ...

  8. Youngsters getting right message from basketball star Jeremy Lin's success

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on sport, as it could adversely affect their academic results and damage their future prospects. Obviously it is not good to concentrate only on sport, but Lin has shown that you can strike ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of society's long-term development. In my opinion, Mr Tsang has sought quite successfully to strike the right balance as far as implementing an infrastructure strategy is concerned. C. Y. Leung ...

  10. Political Animal

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last laugh on satirists Judging by the tone of his delivery of the budget- a monotonous, sleep-inducing drone- you would never have known Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah is a witty chap at heart. But recent events have revealed his willingness to be made the butt of jokes. Take the example of the budget promotion video late last year that depicted Tsang as listening ...




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