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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. Good times

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... sentiment at a time when the wealth gap is driving a wedge between the haves and have-nots. The political objective is clear- to disregard his achievements and, ultimately, discredit those central ... definitely one of his biggest successes. His other major achievement is maintaining a stable economy. Hong Kong managed to sail through the global financial crisis in 2008 and overcome many financial ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Time for Some Home truths

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was a serious undersupply of flats in the market starting in 2009, when property prices began to rise rapidly as Hong Kong recovered from the global financial crisis. Tsang acknowledged during a radio ... that it has lots of supply available and can release it on the market at any time,' Chau said. 'It should ensure that current land reserves are big enough to produce more than 100,000 new ...

  5. Time to rock the boat- Philip Bowring

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Philip Bowring 'In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.' That old proverb describes the 'coronation' yesterday of Leung Chun-ying as chief executive. But the final exposure of his one-time Beijing-favoured opponent as unfit to lead Hong Kong is no proof that Leung can succeed. It was unfortunate that eventually Beijing made its own support so clear, ...

  6. Tang will be a safer pair of hands in uncertain times

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a matter of choice', chosen to highlight the unjust nature of the selection process. This time, the Civic Party voted to instead support an as-yet unknown candidate from the pan-democratic ...

  7. Tsang still has time to look ahead

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It is time for that annual ritual again. In October, the chief executive is to deliver his policy address. This will be Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's seventh and final speech. In line ... of the time he has left to face up to the many challenges our city faces. A good leader does not just focus on the problems which arise within his tenure. He should have the courage and vision to plan ...

  8. Timely warning for Donald Tsang

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... executive. Wang's visit could not be more timely. A recent University of Hong Kong's survey found that two in three people lacked confidence in Donald Tsang Yam-kuen as the chief executive. ... weeks away, its timing is unmistakable: this is a warning for Tsang to avert a crisis like that which saw Tung resign after a 500,000-strong protest against his government eight years ago. ...

  9. Mister positive

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... executive in 2005, told the South China Morning Post: 'If you think about what China will be like in 20 years' time, then think about how we need to be part of it.' He said that over ... for Hong Kong to play [in this process]? In 20 years' time, China will become the largest economy in the world. Hong Kong is geographically in the right place along the southern coast ...

  10. Tung offers show of support for C.Y. Leung

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa has for the first time expressed his support publicly for incoming leader Leung Chun-ying, but pledged that he ... delivered a speech at a luncheon hosted by the Fung Global Institute yesterday. 'You know the whole of Hong Kong knows that I'm a strong supporter for C.Y.,' Tung said. 'I also ...




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