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  1. Central government is not doing Hong Kong any special favours

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Lok ('We were bailed out by Beijing', May 12) accuses me of trying to drive a wedge between the mainland and Hong Kong ('Any benefits from Beijing's policies are largely incidental', May 6), but I can assure him the opposite is true. I believe our local leaders damage the relationship between Hong Kong and the mainland when they insist on portraying ...

  2. Mainland officers detained in HK

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The chief executive has expressed concern after two Guangdong public security officers were found acting outside their jurisdiction in Hong Kong. The two officers were detained with five ... of the incident, saying that, if true, it was 'absolutely unacceptable'. Mainland officers are required to notify Hong Kong police if they want to pursue cases here. ...

  3. Tung has the chance to excel in a new role

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the central government has adopted a more hands-on approach to Hong Kong. Mainland officials are now choosing to deal directly with various sectors of the community. The visit by senior NPC Standing ... but also represent Hong Kong. The chief executive cannot be faulted for his observance of the first requirement and has worked hard to honour the second in the area of economic relations ...

  4. Only reaching out will ease the strain

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... to the course set by former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa, who put Hong Kong-mainland relations and the economy high on the policy agenda. 'We have tried to win more friends and have fewer enemies. ... for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong is campaigning against the building of new government headquarters at the Tamar site- an election pledge made by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Case 2: ...

  5. A leak is easier to fix than strained relations

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Mike Rowse

    ... term, the result had been a long-term deterioration in relations between the local administration and those in the capital responsible for Hong Kong affairs. Meanwhile, the identity of the rogue ... the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office- and taking advantage of the absence of Xi Jinping, the vice-president responsible for Hong Kong affairs, who was overseas- to lobby President Hu Jintao ...

  6. Balancing act

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by expanding opportunities for small- and medium-sized enterprises and professionals; and, third, by adroitly managing Hong Kong-mainland tensions arising from the process of integration. At the end ... rival Henry Tang Ying-yen about what he had said in the Executive Council nine years ago. This caused concern about his willingness to safeguard Hong Kong's core values. Despite all ...

  7. Offices fall short of relations desired

    Posted Aug 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C. K. Lau The Hong Kong government has an office in Beijing and an Economic and Trade Office in Guangzhou. The office in Beijing is headed by Bowen Leung Po-wing, a senior civil servant who ranks as a policy secretary and reports to the chief secretary. He was once the private secretary of the last governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten. While the office is supposed to be a main ...

  8. Poor relations

    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung There is no doubt about the glow of feel-good sentiment in Hong Kong as it welcomes in the Year of the Monkey. Anyone who visited shopping arcades and dined out at the weekend ... to spend more on clothes, meals and lai see in the New Year. A recent poll found that Hong Kong people were the most optimistic in the region about 2004. The economic shock caused by Sars ...

  9. Stocks tumble but 'fall not related to leadership move'

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Business Desk Hong Kong stocks registered their biggest drop in two months yesterday, but Tung Chee-hwa's reported resignation had little to do with it, according to analysts. ... on the business community. 'Hong Kong has a well-established legal system,' Mr Wu said. 'As long as the city adheres to the Basic Law, the question of who should be chief executive ...

  10. Welcome to an unhappy Hong Kong, Premier Wen

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... There are two interesting questions about what will happen in Hong Kong tomorrow. The first is: how many people will protest? The second is: how will Premier Wen Jiabao find his welcome in Hong Kong? One certainty, barring bad weather, is that the premier will find a lot of people on the street. Estimates range from 100,000 to even 250,000 people. However the government wants ...




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