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  1. A global face

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... he takes the helm, in the course of time the world will learn of him. But, for now, there is a need for him to make himself known to the international community. Hong Kong's leader needs ...

  2. Legislator urges global search for SFC chief

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and to match up practices with Britain, Sweden and Singapore. 'The government is very demanding on the proposed non-executive chairman, who is expected to work full-time with no other business ... increase the salary and conduct a global recruitment search to find the most suitable candidate for the [job],' Ms Lau said. Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts director James Soutar told ...

  3. Move with the times

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... with mainland China, it is an opportune time to reflect on the system that Basic Law drafters sought to preserve. The mini-constitution was drafted in the 1980s, not only with the intention of keeping ... the context of a fast-growing Chinese economy, which in turn forms part of a new global industrial era led by large, resource-rich economies adopting, concurrently, export-led and import-substituting ...

  4. A memo to the civil service: it's time to change your mindset

    Posted Feb 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... that the civil service would remain the core of the government, adding that staff must be patriotic without losing a global perspective. A senior government official said it would mean a big change ...

  5. Familiar fears surface with 1997 capsule's unearthing

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com A time capsule buried 15 years ago in Central to mark the 1997 handover has been unearthed- and it shows that Hongkongers' fear of political ... forward.' Ng was one of 35 members of the now-defunct Urban Council who buried items in the time capsule in June 1997- ahead of the city's return to Chinese sovereignty on July 1- next to City ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Anti-red' sentiment takes centre stage in Legco election for first time

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by TOMY CHEUNG

    ... 'Anti-red' sentiment takes hold in election For the first time, "anti-red" sentiment has taken centre stage in the city's politics amid the fight for Legislative Council seats- ... elections to an open issue this time". Li also believed the proportional representation system by which legislators are elected played a part in the smear campaigns seen on the hustings. ...

  7. Time for Leung 'to hand in his homework'

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the town-hall style meetings to his ministers. 'He has been touring various districts to listen to views for a long time,' she said. 'It is time for him to hand in his homework. What ... 'It takes time to plan housing development,' she said. The newcomer to the top advisory body said that as Leung planned to expand of the role of Exco- its weekly meetings already last ...

  8. New team needs to be given time

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that ceremonies and protests are over, the public awaits some actions from the government. On Monday, Leung Chun-ying and his team spared no time in reaching out to the community. Although the district ... The council's weekly morning meeting on Tuesdays is to be extended to a full-day session in a revamp to give members more time for discussion. The usual nine-week summer break will also be compressed ...

  9. It's time for the big sell

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tammy Tam tammy.tam@scmp.com When Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying toured working-class districts yesterday he and his ministers may have been hoping to ease at least some of the fears expressed by hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers in Sunday's demo ...

  10. Restructuring plan faces race against time

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com The Legislative Council's finance committee yesterday began a marathon series of meetings in an effort to push through Leung Chun-ying's government restructuring plan before he takes over as chief executive in two week ...




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