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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Culture of secrecy has no place in arts hub

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... on public affairs and it holds officials accountable in the event of wrongdoing. The principle, which applies to statutory bodies funded by taxpayers, has served Hong Kong well. Any move that goes ... transparency. It was decided the meetings would be open unless discussions involved personnel matters, financial data, commercially sensitive issues or legal matters. The arrangement was hailed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1133330/culture-secrecy-has-no-place-arts-hub
  2. Tang urged to consider green GDP assessment

    Posted Feb 06th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said yesterday there should be a detailed assessment of the hidden cost of every project launched by the government and private ... improve people's awareness of environmental damage before it was too late to remedy. Speaking on RTHK's Letter to Hong Kong, she said the present way of measuring economic activity only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/535294
  3. Liberal chief takes Tsang to task over pledge to tackle air pollution

    Posted Dec 04th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Mr Tien said on RTHK's Letter to Hong Kong yesterday. Last Monday, Mr Tsang fended off warnings of a looming public health crisis caused by filthy air. He said although the air ... to adopt the World Health Organisation's tougher standards for pollution measurement. 'Hong Kong's pollution crisis is worsening day by day. So is the clamour for more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/574068
  4. Health toll too heavy, says Tung

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... when my health is not good.' Mr Tung said that after steering Hong Kong through one stormy challenge after another, his biggest regret was not being able to finish the second term. ... ending a historic and troubled reign as Hong Kong's first chief executive under Chinese rule. Announcing his decision at the end of 10 days of intense speculation, Mr Tung said his ailing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492255/health-toll-too-heavy-says-tung
  5. Tsang backed, if he bows to demands

    Posted May 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... of Hong Kong, said the constituency candidates would make the separation of drug dispensing and medical treatment an election issue. The other two groups are the Pharmaceutical Society of Hong ... prescribing yesterday joined forces in the hope of persuading the chief executive to meet their demands next year. Separately, Hong Kong's biggest labour union said it would use its votes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/549850/tsang-backed-if-he-bows-demands
  6. AmCham chief sees foul air as the death of HK

    Posted Jan 19th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Jimmy Cheung

    ... copyright infringement is stealing goods, our poor environment is stealing our health and our future,' he said. 'The death of Hong Kong may not result from the causes Fortune anticipated ... Dennis Eng and Jimmy Cheung Piracy fight, better delta ties needed to woo investors, he says Combating piracy and air pollution is key to enhancing Hong Kong's attractiveness ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/533500
  7. I can't take the strain, says Tung

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Society is more stable... To leave is a responsible thing to do, particularly when my health is not good.' Mr Tung said that after steering Hong Kong through one stormy challenge after ... yesterday, ending a historic and troubled reign as Hong Kong's first chief executive under Chinese rule. Announcing his decision at the end of 10 days of intense speculation, Mr Tung said his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492252/i-cant-take-strain-says-tung
  8. Tung opens the door to change

    Posted Jul 18th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... to apologise to the people of Hong Kong. Mr Tung pledged to improve in six areas. He said he would: Reopen consultation on the Article 23 legislation; Hold regular meetings with various parties, ... government to broaden the scope and quicken implementation of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement between Hong Kong and the mainland to benefit the economy; Direct policy bureaus to broaden ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421979/tung-opens-door-change
  9. New Exco member criticised for poor treatment of workers

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Martin Wong

    ... Cadmium is a cancer-causing heavy metal used in batteries. May Wong Yuet-may from Globalisation Monitor, who is helping the workers, said Mr Lo should settle the dispute quickly. 'Hong Kong entrepreneurs should abide by mainland laws when investing in China. They should protect workers' health,' she said. Lawmaker Lee Chuek-yan was also worried about the appointment, saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/520819
  10. Poverty to top Tung's policy priorities

    Posted Jan 10th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Chow Yat-ngok said rules allowing old-age allowance recipients to stay out of Hong Kong for no more than 180 days a year could be relaxed. The arrangement, which now applies to those staying ... Chee-hwa's policy address on Wednesday. The chief executive would seek to move beyond the economic recovery to take on livelihood issues, specifically targeting the poor and the elderly, a source ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/484942/poverty-top-tungs-policy-priorities

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