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  1. A little retail therapy isn't the answer

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung When Law Cheung-kwok proposed as a legislator in 1995 that the government give every adult HK$5,000 in cash to help stimulate the economy, the idea was greeted with doubt and ridicule. Doubters questioned its effectiveness and government offic ...

  2. June 4 debate must be based on the facts

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Should it be described as a massacre? Did the money and tents donated by Hong Kong people to the students in Tiananmen Square prolong the movement? Did the People's Liberation Army have an alternative to using force after being blocked by ...

  3. Rehab centre row requires a sensitive touch

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of education and home affairs played? Was enough thought given to integrating the college into the Mui Wo community? The government has been waging a war against teenage drug abuse, so it could ...

  4. An issue more about reflection than spin

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung In terms of word length, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has never backed away from the topic of 'national education' in his policy addresses. The 2007 policy ... to foster better understanding and more soul-searching on the developments of the nation. Superficially, there has been no lack of events and activities under the theme of national education ...

  5. Peering into a family mystery

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... important thing I learned. By making the right decision when the opportunity is there, you protect your descendents. You have to be well-educated, have foresight and be hardworking. 'It's ... did for others through scholarships; education helps the community. 'If you think about protecting your descendents, you also think in broader terms about protecting all future ...

  6. Heritage issue obscured in magistracy row

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... officials also face political fallout for leaving the buildings unused. Meanwhile, education and arts bodies, and the like, from the private sector could increase community participation by taking ... They are sceptical about the background and quality of arts education provided by the US college. Some argue that the government has a duty to help stop the decline of Cantonese opera. Advisory committee ...

  7. Class action

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... no ambiguities in the values, beliefs and aspirations of the middle class. They want a progressive democracy, participatory government, free economy, fair competition, choices in education, sustainable ...

  8. Perks cut for civil servants on mild side

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Chris Yeung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Chris Yeung Unions and lawmakers welcome plan which will save $600m over 5 years The government yesterday announced a milder-than-expected plan to cut civil servants' benefits, including a reduction in subsidies for officials planni ...

  9. Ignoring June 4 won't make it go away

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... the government and the public, Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-shing is expected to feel the pulse of society through such issues as the June 4 commemoration. Education minister Michael Suen ...

  10. Mild protests amid doubts and discontent

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... pushed a wide range of issues. They included universal suffrage, the political-appointees row, inflation, education and health, city planning, and racial and sex discrimination. No single issue ...




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