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  1. Under-siege Tsang refuses to name his tycoon friends

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Colleen Lee Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday refused to name the tycoon friends from whom he has admitted accepting favours, hours before he faces a grilling ... four excursions on private jets operated by his tycoon friends. Some have been named in the media, but Tsang has refused to confirm their identities. Tsang has also refused to disclose ...

  2. Tsang's pals also friends with Tang

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a non-executive director of Sino Hotels and Land and owns 20 per cent of the Digital Broadcasting Company (DBC), set up by Albert Cheng King-hon, considered a close friend of Tsang. Wong is a member ... of the Tate's Cairn Tunnel Company. Tsang said earlier that the 48-year-old had been a friend for years, but his office did not reply to questions over whether he reported the friendship in talks ...

  3. Friendly fire

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's famous 'friends or foes' dichotomy isn't completely accurate. Chief executives banned from party politics can't have friends. As long ... that changes, the chief executive could face opposition on any issue; it's open season in the legislature. Foes organise mobs but so-called friends may not actually be friendly. Just look at how ...

  4. Beijing-friendly politician sticks to view on council seats

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A veteran Beijing-friendly politician has stuck to his views that allowing the public to elect seats designed for district councils would not contravene the decision of the nation's top legislature on Hong Kong's political reform in 2007. The remarks of Ng Hon-mun, a former member of the Basic Law Committee, came a day after the committee vice-chairwoman Elsie ...

  5. Strategic alliances abandoned as all sides battle with old friends

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Beijing-friendly unionist Wong Kwok-hing yesterday. Running under the Federation of Trade Unions banner, Mr Wong is also a member of the DAB. But canvassing teams for both the FTU and DAB were seen handing ... Cheung needed its full support. '[Mrs Chow] has approached me many times on this election, but I have declined her request,' Mr Ching said. 'On other occasions, we are good friends ...

  6. Ip faces off with friend, foe- and Long Hair

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Former security secretary Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee yesterday met her online supporters face to face- and one of her most persistent opponents. Mrs Ip, who has made much of her entry on the Facebook internet social networking site since enter ...

  7. Friends in high places had better deliver

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung To win more friends and to have fewer enemies- this is the rule of thumb in the world of politics. The Chinese Communist Party considers keeping up a united front one ... days after Mr Tsang was re-elected with the backing of the Liberals and other government-friendly and Beijing loyalist allies, so it was hardly surprising that pan-democrats and media ...

  8. Telling friend from foe

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung 'Who are our enemies? Who are our friends? This is the first and foremost question [one must ask] in revolution.' These words of wisdom from the late chairman Mao ... friends and foes. Speaking at a Legislative Council debate on the West Kowloon arts hub, Mr Tien noted that the Liberals were the only ones who had firmly supported the government on the troubled ...

  9. Tang sinks as rivals shine in first debate

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... senior environmental manager of Friends of the Earth, was not surprised the audience voted as it did. 'The boos explain why Tang deserves the low ratings. Clearly, there are problems ...

  10. Old friends or new enemies?

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

    ... Chris Yeung Two contrasting scenarios of the future relationship between the Democrats and Donald Tsang Yam-kuen have emerged at a time when Mr Tsang looks set to become the next chief executive. Some experts believe that there will be no rerun of the hos ...




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