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  1. Legco hopeful likens Beijing to bin Laden

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... office in Hong Kong. 'I wouldn't be so silly. Would you ask bin Laden to canvass for you?' the microbiologist said, likening Beijing's representatives in Hong Kong to the leadership of the global terrorist network al-Qaeda. A recent media report said the University of Hong Kong academic was running for the medical functional constituency with Beijing's blessing. ...

  2. Government to splash out HK$7.2b on cruise terminal

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Gary Cheung, Joyce Ng

    ... and the bridge linking Hong Kong to Zhuhai and Macau. The government will design and build the cruise terminal and lease the facilities to a private operator while retaining ownership of the site ... Wah-ming feared that the project would become 'a replica of Hong Kong Disneyland', which was unable to recoup the huge investment. The government has also decided to scale back the 50,000 ...

  3. Tsang reveals taskforce plans to diversify the economy

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Ambrose Leung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is pinning hopes for Hong Kong's long-term growth on further development of six service industries: testing, medical ... practitioners working in these sectors for quite some time. 'But what we should think hard about, as we ponder the economic future of Hong Kong, is whether the potential of these economic areas has ...

  4. Chief economist to leave post

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Olga Wong

    ... Dennis Eng and Olga Wong Government economist Kwok Kwok-chuen will leave the civil service on November 1 after four years. He will be succeeded by principal economist Helen Chan. The announcement of Mr Kwok's sudden departure came as Hong Kong and most of the world's major economies teetered on the edge of a global recession. The government did not specify why Mr Kowk had ...

  5. Link Reit plaintiff is denied legal aid

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng An application for legal aid by Lo Siu-lan, the elderly public housing estate resident contesting the Link Reit listing, has been rejected. Ms Lo now has 14 days to appeal against the decision of the director of Legal Aid. Solicitor Mark Daly, ...

  6. Selina Chow proves her popularity in HKU poll

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... according to a recent poll. The quarterly survey by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme showed Mrs Chow enjoyed a 3-point increase in her popularity to 59 points in April. ... respondents. They were banker Bernard Chan, Laura Cha Shih May-lung and Andrew Liao Cheung-sing. 'The result doesn't surprise me as I don't belong to a political party. Selina is much ...

  7. Two Liberals beaten in chamber election

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Gary Cheung

    ... of members are unhappy that the policy direction of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce is being influenced by political parties. It's becoming too blatant,' he said. 'I think ... Gary Cheung and Dennis Eng Two candidates backed by former Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun were defeated yesterday in elections to the governing body of the Hong Kong General ...

  8. Investors target 'political meddling'

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Dennis Eng

    ... The organiser of the march, the 1,000-strong Hong Kong Securities and Futures Industry Staff Union, has not yet received police permission but plans to assemble at Chater Garden in Central at about 10.30am. 'We are still negotiating with the police on a route for our march,' union chairman David Wong Kwok-on said. 'Safeguarding Hong Kong's reputation as an international ...

  9. More functional constituency seats not democratic, say lawyers

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and equal suffrage.' The sentiment was echoed by the Hong Kong Bar Association, which pointed out that functional constituency elections 'fail to comply with the legal principles ... Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, hopes lawmakers will approve the reform proposals. The addition of five seats to be filled by district councillors would make the Legco ...

  10. Judicial review 'could hamper minibond probe'

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Hong Kong residents'. 'If they [Mr Cheng and Mr Leung] were right, then should legislators only receive complaints from citizens when the full council meets?' the drafter said. ...




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