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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. 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 ...

  3. Tsang 'did little' to improve air

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chee-hwa, Friends of the Earth said. It urged Tsang's successor, Leung Chun-ying, to roll out more assertive measures to combat the problem. 'Tung had set clear objectives, ...

  4. Policy address failed to deal with Hong Kong's serious pollution problems

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... who chooses to put his higher public acceptance ahead of the public's health and a clean environment. Edwin Lau Che-feng, director, general affairs, Friends of the Earth (HK) ... on our electricity bills will only encourage people to consume more electricity. This rebate is the most non eco-friendly freebie among other 'candies'. Mr Tsang has sprinkled more ...

  5. City dodging duty on air targets, group says

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... 'interim target-1' standard, which measures particulate matter. Friends of the Earth noted yesterday that it was the lowest standard among the four listed by the WHO for countries at different ... for an hour on March 28 to join the WWF's 'Earth Hour' global campaign that rallies people to save energy. Trevor Yang Chi-hsin, chairman of WWF Hong Kong, said the government and more ...

  6. Beijing-friendly doctor to be appointed deputy minister

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung and Gary Cheung Another Beijing-friendly professional is poised to become a deputy minister under the chief executive's plan to add two tiers to the political system. Benjamin Lau Shun-tung, chairman of the Public Hospitals, Department of Health and the Universities Doctors Association, said yesterday that he been approached to work in the labour and welfare ...

  7. Friendly reception for poll shoo-in

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Klaudia Lee

    ... is sure to re-elected, the incumbent could afford to join friends, colleagues and former officials for the wedding of Jacqueline Lam and Justin Siu Wai-jung- the son of Secretary for Environment, ... in the election office, the voluntary help of my good friends and the love of my family have helped me not to feel distraught when encountering setbacks and not to retreat at times of difficulty,' he ...

  8. DAB raises funds with friends in high places

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Ma Lik, chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, last night received some invaluable help for balancing his party's budget, thanks to the government heavyweights who attended its fund-raising dinne ...

  9. Even politicians must pay the price for bad behaviour

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines Why on earth do they do it? Why risk so much for the sake of so little? These questions are rather obviously raised in the wake of the scandal engulfing Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. However, he is not alone among political leaders who are seemingly bewitched by the rich friends they acquire once they get into office. As Tsang flounders when explaining ...

  10. Friends, expats, countrymen...

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee He has quoted Mao Zedong and Winston Churchill in his quest to attain a statesman-like aura, and Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday turned to William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar to inspire the citizens of Hong Kong. 'As Shakespeare once ...




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