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  1. Non-official Executive Council members waive pay rise

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Non-official members of the Executive Council have decided to give up a pay rise for the second year running in a move seen as recognising mounting discontent in the community towards business and the wealthy- a group to which most of the Exco members belong. An academic says this sentiment has been fuelled by the controversy over failure by wealthy ...

  2. A council in need of repairs

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung The Basic Law says the Executive Council is an organ for assisting the chief executive in policy-making. Combining principal officials and non-official elites, the chief executive in council makes decisions on policies and a wide range of community issues. Politically, Exco functions like a cabinet, comprising ministers with policy portfolios and non-official ...

  3. Chief executive's policies will speak louder than his words

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bernard Chan July 1 was a memorable day for me. In the morning, I was sworn in as a non-official member of the Executive Council in a grand and solemn ceremony with President Hu Jintao ... for next year's July 1 march. Bernard Chan is a member of the Executive Council ...

  4. Chief executive job requires earnest heart, Arculli says

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... into it, said Executive Council Convenor Ronald Arculli. 'Sometimes I say half-jokingly that it is better to be lucky than to be clever [as chief executive], but I think the most important ... scrutinising legislation. He joined the Executive Council in 2005 and was chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing for six years until April. Looking back at the last 24 years in politics, Arculli ...

  5. Mixed views on status of new finance council

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and others seeing an opportunity in it for Hong Kong. The proposal to set up the council was part of the election manifesto of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. The idea was for it to be 'a ... services overseas'. Leung last week appointed a five-member task force chaired by Executive Council member Laura Cha Shih May-lung (pictured) to set up the body. No time frame has been defined ...

  6. Chan challenges the men as bean counters vote on council vacancies

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Grant Thornton to join Golden21 as chief executive. The election will start early next month and the results announced on December 14- the day the council will choose a president. As previously ... Enoch Yiu Final call for all bean counters aiming for high office. Nominations for the annual council elections of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants close ...

  7. Consumer Council gets new chief

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the Executive Council when Donald Tsang Yam-kuen succeeded Tung Chee-hwa as chief executive in 2005, he sits on government advisory bodies including the Housing Authority, the Standing Commission ... contribute to society in every way possible. He said having the head of the Consumer Council sit on the Executive Council could be beneficial. 'If a matter is eventually debated in the Executive ...

  8. Complaints pour in over poll for chief executive

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... protests. In the days after the debate fellow members of the Executive Council said they could not recall any such remarks, and Tang was accused of breaching confidentiality rules. 'Some ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com More than 80 complaints have been made to the Electoral Affairs Commission regarding the chief executive election, compared with 30 recorded after the 2007 ...

  9. Opportunity missed in council appointments

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the larger scheme of Hong Kong politics, district councils play a role that is largely symbolic. They advise Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa on matters affecting the neighbourhoods ... council appointments he is entitled under the law to make. That he did make the maximum number of appointments represents an opportunity missed. In the month since voters turned out in record ...

  10. Lawmakers to vote for investigative reporting council

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... scandals such as Enron in the US and the collapse of Euro-Asia Agricultural Holdings closer to home, the council, made up of professionals and headed by a chief executive, will take over ... executive director vacancies and is still on the look-out for a non-executive chairman. counting on zidane Who will head the Financial Reporting Council may be a puzzle for the government, ...




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