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  1. Legco ties with administration 'may worsen'

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Tony Cheung The relationship between the administration and the legislature has deteriorated and could get worse still, the Legislative Council's house committee has ... impeachment and a motion of no confidence against Tsang, it was hard for us and the administration to get closer,' said Lau, who is also chairwoman of the Liberal Party. 'I hope ...

  2. Glue that binds theories on food-label law

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung There are two sharply differing schools of thought about the result of the Legislative Council vote on the proposed government amendments to the food-labelling law. One line of thinking is that Legco's veto of the concessions has dealt a blow to the government's authority and image. Therefore, the minister in charge of food, York Chow Yat-ngok, should be held ...

  3. Tsang has new plan for fighting food scares

    Posted Dec 29th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Yam-kuen vowed to introduce tougher measures to tackle Hong Kong's recent spate of food scares involving produce imported from the mainland. Rounding up the third day of his duty visit, Mr Tsang also said that Hong Kong would set up a taskforce under the Hong Kong-Guangdong Co-operation Joint Conference to monitor food exported to Hong Kong. The taskforce would include ...

  4. Food-labelling defeat a major blow for Tsang

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong and Scarlett Chiang Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's administration suffered a major setback yesterday when two proposed exemptions from the future food-labelling law were blocked ... an exemption from the new law for health foods sold in small volumes - said Secretary for Food and Heath York Chow Yat-ngok should consider how to shoulder the responsibility. Mr Tien said the results ...

  5. Administrative talent

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Tung named in his second administration. He was given the post of permanent secretary for housing, planning and lands, teaming up with the minister, Michael Suen Ming-yeung. Speaking ... was to 'systematically dismantle' the so-called administrative officers' system, which is seen as the backbone of the civil service. To Mr Tung and some of his close advisers, the civil service system, ...

  6. Now's the time to stop handouts, Tsang says

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... remarks came more than a week after the South China Morning Post reported that the administration would stop the giveaways in the October 14 policy address. He said the relief measures announced ... innovation and technology, cultural and creative industries, and food safety and product testing as six knowledge-based industries that could diversify the city's economy. Mr Tsang said ...

  7. Pan-democrat unity as Fung gets backing

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on Hong Kong Island. Some believe Fung's vote in favour of the administration's electoral reform package in 2010 may work against him, as he broke ranks with the Civic and Labour parties ... food stall. Chan said many food stalls in Hong Kong were under pressure because of surging rents and called on the government to help small businesses such as food stalls and traditional cha ...

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    Carrie Lam suffers approval dip over national education row: HKU poll

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... education row, the latest University of Hong Kong poll has found. But Lam is still the most popular minister in Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's administration. The decline came despite Lam ... The popularity of their team leader Leung continued to fall to another record low of 46.5 points, while only some 33 per cent of respondents voiced their confidence in him. Secretary for Food and Health ...

  9. Mainland mums, stay away

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the Food and Health Bureau have been going on for months and the decision rests with the outgoing administration. However, the negotiations are over a future quota, when Leung's government ... the transition period from the current administration to Leung's new government Leung's announcement on April 16 to ban mainlanders from giving birth in Hong Kong's private hospitals came ...

  10. Leung's allies show dissent at rallies

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... crowds outside two town hall meetings yesterday, in a sign of discord in the coalition ahead of Legco elections. Shortly before Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and Secretary for Food and Health ... involved in a stand-off with dozens of People Power supporters. The pro-establishment supporters' actions signal a break from being the new administration's coalition partners ...




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