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  1. Anson Chan queries government turnaround

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang said it was unusual for the government to suddenly lower the academic requirements for the post of RTHK chief. Referring to RTHK talk-show host Robert Chow Yung's suitability, Mrs Chan, now a lawmaker, said it was reasonable to apply minimum academic qualifications to a senior government post. She disagreed ...

  2. Three-yearly licence renewal discouraging investment

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan and Ng Kang-chung Ferry operators have blamed triennial licence renewals for discouraging longer-term business planning and development. They said the length of licences should ... waivers, needed to be offered to operators to make services to outlying islands financially viable. Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng said: 'We are to conduct a review ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Pan-democrats to boycott Leung's luncheon over national education

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, Dennis Chong

    ... Group on National Education has drawn up screening tips for parents seeking primary schools that will not teach biased national education to their children. Eva Chan Sik-chee, convenor ... Thomas Chan and Dennis Chong Twelve pan-democrats reject offer in protest over national education Lawmakers to boycott C.Y. luncheon Twelve pan-democrats plan to boycott Chief Executive ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by PROD

    ... There is no point in passing a resolution with no teeth because … Assad will ignore it U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for a tough UN resolution on Syria   Sino-Japanese ties are facing a grim situation over the Diaoyu Islands President Hu Jintao in a CCTV report   The occupation has ended but our campaign hasn't ended Eva Chan Sik-chee, co-founder ...

  5. Eva Cheng tells Leung to deliver on promises

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com The outgoing transport and housing secretary cautioned the next administration yesterday, saying that it would take public support as well as hard-driving ministers to resolve today's complex social issues. Eva Cheng, who decided to quit in what she described as an ever-more challenging political environment, said the administration of chief ...

  6. I may run next year as well, says Anson Chan

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Legislative Council by-election candidate Anson Chan Fang On-sang says she is considering running again for a Legco seat next year. Since declaring her candidacy for the Hong Kong Island Legco by-election next month, she has not said whether she will stand again next year. Mrs Chan gave the hint during a meeting with 70 members of the Professional Teachers' Union ...

  7. Anson Chan's 100pc home loan queried

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu The residential mortgage lending cap of 70 per cent adopted by banks is not a statutory requirement, the treasury boss told the Legislative Council yesterday. Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung said the voluntary measure had been practised by banks for risk-management purposes since the early 1990s. When banks deviated from it, the Monetary ...

  8. Anson Chan attacks 'autocratic' Tsang

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang yesterday said too much power had distorted Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's decision-making since he became chief executive. Mrs Chan also warned of escalating public anger if the administration's policymaking showed no sign of improvement. Speaking on Commercial Radio, Mrs Chan said she was surprised by Mr Tsang's ...

  9. Ip narrows the gap on Chan in the race to secure Island seat

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Eva Wu, Ambrose Leung and Albert Wong Popularity ratings between Legco by-election candidate Anson Chan Fang On-sang and her main rival Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee have narrowed ... Council scheduled for December 2, 35.8 per cent said they would vote for Mrs Chan, compared with 26.6 per cent who supported Mrs Ip, according to the survey carried out by the public governance ...

  10. Legco slams rising cost of rail link

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... metre of the 17-kilometre rail link would cost about HK$5 million. 'From where I am to where you are sitting right now, it's the cost of a luxury apartment,' he told Eva Cheng, the transport and housing secretary, who was sitting a few metres in front of him as she took questions from Legco's transport panel. People Power lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip said: 'The price ...




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