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  1. Shenzhen link-up a must, Tang says

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... was asked whether it was viable for Hong Kong to go it alone in developing its financial and service industries without co-operating with cities in Guangdong province. 'I believe ... and Shenzhen last week, the two cities will jointly study ways to promote service industries in Qianhai- a 10 square kilometre zone in Shekou that could be developed as a free-trade zone between Hong ...

  2. Tsang names crack financial crisis taskforce

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... solutions to the financial meltdown. But one of the team warned the public against expecting too much from them and a lawmaker questioned whether it could act quickly enough to come up with answers. And the team includes one unlikely face- cultural critic Mathias Woo Yan-wai, executive director of Zuni Icosahedron, an experimental theatre company. Mr Woo admitted he was no financial expert. ...

  3. Taskforce to focus on four vulnerable sectors

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... recent calls by lawmakers that Hong Kong should consider reducing its reliance on the finance industry, Mr Tsang said the financial sector would remain as the pillar for other sectors. 'We ... cautioned yesterday. His remark came after the first meeting of the taskforce on economic challenges, which he set up to discuss ways to cope with the global financial turmoil. 'Being a small ...

  4. Chief executive puts brave face on Shanghai as finance hub

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Peter So

    ... Ambrose Leung and Peter So The central government's plan to nurture Shanghai into an international financial centre was something to be proud of, the chief executive said yesterday. But Donald Tsang Yam-kuen stressed the importance of keeping Hong Kong's leading role amid keen competition from other financial centres in the time zone. He was responding for the first time ...

  5. Parties split on the appointments

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... said the fact the appointees were senior officials in the current government would minimise teething troubles. He called Henry Tang the ideal candidate for financial secretary due to his strong background in commerce and industry and said Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong was a suitable choice to handle Article 23, but cautioned that he should consult the public ...

  6. 'Huge deficit' looms amid global crisis

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Dennis Eng

    ... the government and there was no cause for panic. Still, he admitted unemployment would rise because of a slowdown in logistics, tourism and other industries. With no end in sight to the global financial ... Ambrose Leung and Dennis Eng The government faces a 'huge deficit' as a result of the global financial crisis, the chief executive warned yesterday. And experts said a protracted ...

  7. Tsang regrets he skipped needs of small businesses in policy address

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... businesses. He also urged people not to blame him for the economic problems caused by the global financial crisis. 'I tried to cover the entire horizon [in the policy address] but can't ... that is the strength and pillar of Hong Kong.' 'I will not blame you, but don't blame me unnecessarily,' Mr Tsang said. With the effects of the world financial meltdown intensifying locally ...

  8. Tsang gives HK a crisis cushion

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... can't just relax on the beach sipping a cocktail when the financial tsunami is rushing ashore.' But several business chambers welcomed the budget. The Federation of Hong Kong Industries ... Ambrose Leung The economy might contract by 2 to 3 per cent in 2009 and the government expected to face five years of budget deficits, the financial secretary warned yesterday. Delivering ...

  9. Patten urges Keynesian intervention

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Former governor says Tsang must be straight about financial crisis Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen should be 'straight with the people', especially during the global financial crisis, and stimulate the economy to rebuild confidence, former governor Chris Patten said. While predicting the economy would remain in the doldrums in the coming year, Lord ...

  10. Regina Ip's former aide to lead Customs

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... was earlier appointed secretary for commerce, industry and technology to fill the vacancy left by his predecessor, Henry Tang Ying-yen, who is now the financial secretary. Mrs Lam is succeeded ... of security, is part of a government reshuffle to fill vacancies created after the resignation of Mrs Ip and former financial secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung in July. Mr Tong, 54, and Mrs Ip were ...




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