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  1. Meat retailers hit out at claims of price fixing

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Paggie Leung

    ... price cuts had been seen at the retail level. The Hong Kong Fresh Meat Merchants' Association said the comment and data were misleading and that the accusation was unfounded. 'The ...

  2. Greens on the attack over light-bulbs saga

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... by the government since 1997 were made by Philips, a major distributor of which in Hong Kong is Anthony Mok Kam-chuen, a father-in-law of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's son. Though the letters ... Paggie Leung and Albert Wong A green group has accused the government of lacking political sensitivity in the saga surrounding light bulbs. It said it had sent two letters to the Chief ...

  3. Transport bosses reject cost-cutting plan, but engineers say options to be considered

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... explained its plan to them. Nine members of the Professional Commons' railway expert group held a three-hour meeting yesterday on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong express link ... The group said the government had agreed to explore better options. The meeting came a few days after the think tank proposed moving the line's Hong Kong terminus from West Kowloon to Kam ...

  4. Ageing legislature defies efforts by some parties to inject young blood

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Paggie Leung

    ... the geographical constituencies and 10 from the functional constituencies. They include two young rising stars from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong: Gary Chan Hak-kan, ... Party, which deliberately let Ms Chan lead a ticket on Hong Kong Island, followed by party leader Audrey Eu Yuet-mee. Ms Eu once defended the decision by saying: 'One of the targets ...

  5. Letter alleging abuse prompts review of travel procedures

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Albert Wong The chief executive has asked all his top officials and staff in government-supported bodies to review procedures regarding expenses for business trips after an anonymous letter accused the commissioner of a government-owned a ...

  6. Pan-democrats hit out at Tsang's choices

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong had a representative on Exco. DAB chairman Tam Yiu-chung said the high proportion of Exco members from the commercial and financial sectors reflected the chief executive's policy focus. 'He may want more new ideas about Hong Kong's economic development,' he said. Liberal Party chairwoman Miriam Lau Kin-yee said while the party had not been ...

  7. Surplus offers ray of hope amid gloom

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Paggie Leung

    ... on reserves of HK$46.4 billion from the Exchange Fund, the reserve that backs the Hong Kong dollar, are the main reasons for last month's surplus, a government spokesman said. 'Despite ... said the figures were better than expected. 'It shows that Hong Kong has a sound fiscal status and stronger economic ability to tackle the different challenges ahead,' he said. Mr Lui ...

  8. Born-again Chinese

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... back', especially by convincing young people that Hong Kong has a bright future. He has also become more involved at the cutting edge of Hong Kong politics, having campaigned for two Legislative ... committed to it wholeheartedly,' says the German-born Jewish-Canadian businessman who has lived in Hong Kong for 38 years. A few days before this exclusive interview, Mr Zeman had expressed his ...

  9. Wu to lead HK charge

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Asian champion Wu Siu-hong will lead the local challenge at the Hong Kong International Open Championships which start today at the South China Athletic Association Bowling ... are in Pusan, South Korea, representing Hong Kong at the world championships. They are due to return tomorrow to compete for a berth in the men's masters competition which starts next Friday, ...

  10. Democrats hoping for more visits to mainland

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The democrats are hoping for more mainland visits to bolster cross-border ties, after mainland deputies were invited to visit Hong Kong. Democratic Party chairman Lee Wing-tat ... Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai on Friday said she had written to the Communist Party inviting mainland deputies to visit Hong Kong. Meanwhile, 'Long hair' Leung Kwok-hung's T-shirt got him ...




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