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  1. Edward Yau gets boost

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Public confidence in environment chief Edward Yau Tang-wah has risen by 12 percentage points over the past month, a University of Hong Kong survey has found. The confidence rating for Mr Yau, who is pushing for a ban on idling engines, rose from 19 to 31 per cent in the survey this month by the university's public opinion programme. But he still ranks second ...


    Fight for 'justice' for hostages in 2010 Manila shooting goes on

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok and the director of the Chief Executive's Office, Edward Yau Tang-wah, tomorrow. ...

  3. Official trips cost HK$24m

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... had made four trips since taking office in September. A spokesman for the financial secretary would not comment. The most frequent traveller was environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah, who ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... islands, but environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah (left) has said its construction is 'inevitable'. Legco's environmental affairs panel votes on the project on Friday. ...

  5. Patrick Ho's teflon shield still intact

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... than Dr Ho, who has expanded board membership from 20 to around 30 but allowed Liberal Party member Edward Ho Sing-tin to stay on as board chairman. According to a source close to both men, Mr Tsang had already asked a political heavyweight- whom we can't name without compromising our source- to take over Edward Ho's post as a much-needed 'change agent' within ...

  6. Government hits back in row over bridge project

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... profession voiced concerns about him making comments about an ongoing case. Environment Secretary Edward Yau Tang-wah moved yesterday to play down the row, saying everyone had the right to use legal ...

  7. Publicity role allowed junior director the chance to shine

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung Edward Yau Tang-wah, the most junior of the civil servants set to quit their jobs and become ministers, was only picked out as a rising star after he took over the job ... Edward Yau Tang-wah Age 47 Joined civil service August 1981 Previous postings deputy director-general of the Trade and Industry Department (January 1999-May 2001), director-general of the Hong ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chun-ying's first tasks as chief executive should be to remove Edward Yau Tang-wah from the position of environment minister. The name of the Environmental Protection Department is inappropriate. ...

  9. Third reshuffle on way as Tsang eyes second term

    Posted Apr 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... take over as deputy secretary for education and manpower from Edward Yau Tang-wah. The government has already announced that Mr Yau will be the new director of information services. Principal ...

  10. Public Eye

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The answer lies in who ends up winning the showdown. Yau threatens deal he crafted Environment Secretary Edward Yau Tang-wah was in a huff last week. Taking a cue from his boss, Donald Tsang, he ...




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