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  1. Who'll be Hong Kong's political Valentine?

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... to a live, televised debate. He said it would match his people-led style of governance against Mr Tsang's 'paternalistic' style. 'The people of Hong Kong have waited far too long ... had yet to approach them, warning that he should not take their support for granted,' the committee member said. Wong Kwok-kin, a Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress, ...

  2. Hong Kong's parade of political apologies

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... they made that provoked immediate public outrage across the political spectrum. Apologising in public now threatens to become a political ritual in Hong Kong. It is not an accident that all three ... officials apologise or confess is when they are set for a downfall. It's quite the opposite in Hong Kong. With Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun and Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...

  3. Political Animal

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the social network Far from saying goodbye to spin, Tsang's office has ironed out plans for the future of political communication. The new media portfolio being managed by special assistant ...

  4. Political Animal

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China escalated yesterday, with alliance chairman Szeto Wah lambasting To, furious over To's accusation last week ... be able to make a fortune charging royalties for use of the 'Act Now' slogan it devised to sell the political reform package. After some internet users replaced 'Act Now' ...

  5. Don't look too closely

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... they implement political strategy determined by the elected representatives of the people. This, of course, cannot possibly apply to Hong Kong, where no one in government is elected by the people. ... But, in Hong Kong, not only are we lacking officials with a popular mandate, but those with political affiliations have to relinquish them on assuming office. This is supposed to mean ...

  6. Political Animal

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The benefits of an open marriage Is polygamy something to be condemned in politics? Don't get it wrong, we are talking about a possible 'marriage' between the Democratic Party and the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood, coming so soon after the Democrats' merger with The Frontier in 2008. Gossip has recently been circulating that the two ...

  7. Political Animal

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong than her predecessor, Tsang Hin-chi. 'If I jump out lambasting people whenever something happens, how can I channel a comprehensive view which reflects Hong Kong's situation ... escape from battling against another doctor. Announcing his plan to join the Hong Kong Island race yesterday, Dr Lo was asked how he would compare himself with outgoing Medical Association ...

  8. Legislator polls constituents on reforms

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Progress of Hong Kong last Tuesday, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was quoted as saying that the government lacked four of the 40 votes needed for its proposals to pass. With 23 ... who is also vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Public Hospitals, Department of Health and University Doctors' Association- an affiliate of the Beijing-loyal Federation of Trade Unions- said ...

  9. Lackey labels

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... in the Hong Kong political context is reserved for those who fail to sharply attack Beijing or the Tsang administration on each and every issue. Staking out an independent course, where you admonish ... God-fearing America. Hong Kong's pro-Beijing politicians, or shoe-shiners if you prefer, often bristle at that label. Ask them if they're pro-China and they'll always retort defiantly ...

  10. Tsang offers olive branch to younger generation

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Beijing, which has reportedly considered the protests to be evidence of instability in Hong Kong. Adopting a conciliatory tone, Tsang said that the majority among the 1,000-strong group of young ... we should somehow change the texture of one rural village in the New Territories. 'They are vocal, but they are very peaceful. Nothing is wrong with demonstration. Hong Kong is famous ...




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