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  1. New RTHK boss is the right choice

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of Mr Wong's links with RTHK and his professional background, the staff and their union have little choice but to give his appointment the benefit of the doubt. After his appointment, Mr ... colleagues. While stressing that editorial independence would be maintained, he said his priority was to improve governance to ensure public money was well spent. On Friday he challenged employees ...

  2. Democrats at the crossroads

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Tsang would be Beijing's puppet. He quipped: 'Donald Tsang has a say only on his choice of bow ties. Beijing calls the shots on the rest.' Mr Lee's cynicism may have gone ... on the electoral arrangements for 2007 and 2008, later this year. The challenge will be twofold. First, the democrats need to review their stance and strategy on dual universal suffrage by 2007-2008. ...

  3. Out with the old, in with the new

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... situation has improved markedly. A period of zero growth in pay and bonuses for employees, following drastic cuts during the worst time of the downturn, has come to an end. Barring an unexpected ... to create a severe crisis of governance. There will, no doubt, be sharp words from the democratic force and society in general about any electoral arrangements that fall short of 'one man, one ...

  4. A heavy hitter comes to bat

    Posted Jan 04th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... After Donald Tsang became leader in July, the post was filled by a high-flying civil servant, Andrew Wong Ho-yuen. That was widely seen as a temporary arrangement: John Tsang was expected ... As the leader's chief political attache, John Tsang faces the choice of either trying to mend the break with the democrats, or sticking with the adversarial relationship, to his peril. There are plenty ...

  5. A veteran enters the ring

    Posted Dec 07th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... the democratic movement, Mrs Chan said she would take one step forward when she could see one. The subtle differences in her response to questions about her political role, and the careful arrangement ... to rally the people behind her, as she demonstrated at the rally, is a priceless political asset. Even if Mr Tsang remains Beijing's choice in the next chief executive election, Mrs Chan could ...

  6. What a difference four years can make at the ballot box

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... arrangements for the chief executive and the legislature in 2012. The subtle changes in rhetoric and the modest target of seats set by the democrats say something about the sea change seen in Hong Kong ... This is because voting is a matter of choice. More people have realised they have the choice of showing who they want- or, by staying away, don't want- to speak for them in Legco. Going by numbers ...

  7. Honest broker

    Posted Dec 07th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... late stages. It all depends on the members to decide when that is. 'It would have been better if we could achieve a set of full modalities [tariff reduction arrangements] by December. ... for the international community. Hong Kong is a prime example. Without free trade, we might still be a fishing village. 'We use ourselves as an example of a place where we have the choice of food ...

  8. A quest for talent

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... on the nomination form... At that time, I had two choices. One was politician. The other one was unemployed. Anyway, upon today's appointment, I am now a public servant.' From humble beginnings ... functional constituency polls in Legco in 1985 that political groups, the embryo of political parties, emerged. Under the executive-led structure, the then three-tier arrangement comprised district, ...

  9. Lingering doubts

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... consensus on the electoral arrangements for 2007/08. Bickering over the pace of universal suffrage aside, ministers, politicians and academics have agreed that the structure and function of whatever ... between the executive and legislative branches. He said Legco had become increasingly marginalised by the administration. 'In order to assert its bargaining power, Legco has no choice ...

  10. Survival instinct

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Yok-sing, one major challenge for Mr Tung's successor was to bridge the gulf between Beijing and the democrats over the electoral arrangements for 2007-2008. The acting chief executive ... personality.' With his decades of experience in public administration under colonial rule and the post-handover political changes, Mr Tsang has been seen as the right choice to help mediate increasingly ...



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