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  1. Former teacher helped with land issues pre-1997

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com When she was asked to meet the chief Chinese representative to the Sino-British Land Commission, Sun Yanxing, in September 1985, Melinda Ko Shuen-hing had no idea what the organisation did. Ko, who was then working in the ...

  2. Tsang's 'six new pillar industries' don't stand up

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... vice-chairman of Education Convergence, has not seen any progress in this sector. 'Many secondary students in the Pearl River Delta would like to study in Hong Kong, but they are still banned from doing so,' he said. Also in 2009, the government outlined a plan to develop the Bay Area of the Pearl River Estuary near Lok Ma Chau as an education hub. The area is far from ready: ...

  3. Donald Tsang's 'Santa Claus' legacy

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Under the oversight of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, whose second and final term in office ends at midnight on Saturday, Hong Kong's economy appears to be on the right track. Indeed, major statistical indicators from ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tsang's acts don't deserve compassion As Donald Tsang's term comes to an end on July 1, we are asked by Sister Margaret Fung Sui-fun to show some compassion for him ('Show some compassion to Tsang', June 13). The question is, why? ...

  5. Voyage of discovery

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... With a welcoming message from Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, the 26th International Travel Expo (ITE) and the 7th MICE, Business & Incentive Travel Expo open today. The event will be officiated by Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah and ch ...

  6. Mixed blessing

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... because it will take every effort of self-restraint for his friends- north and south of the Shenzhen River- to curb their 'enthusiasm' for offering Leung a not-too-helpful hand. ... should not pollute the river water', the river has apparently flooded into the well. It will be wise for all to remember Newton's third law of motion: to every action there is an equal ...

  7. Maritime museum has high hopes for new home

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com The city's maritime museum expects to welcome 200,000 visitors per year to its new harbourfront home in Central when it opens in January, a five-fold increase on the attendance at its present home in Stanley. The privately ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Loh a curious choice for government role but could make an impact in office

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... large-scale reclamation works, which she said might effectively turn the harbour into a river. Loh beat the veteran lawmaker and urban councillor Peggy Lam Pei Yu-dja when she ran in her first ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... HK women deserve good service I find the logic in Albert Cheng King-hon's article on mainland mothers (''Us and them' attitude will be the ruin of Hong Kong', January 11) hard to follow. It is easy to stay on the moral high ground ...

  10. First steps towards a more sustainable water policy

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lau Nai-keung According to WikiLeaks, one of the articles I wrote for this page got a mention in a cable from the US consulate in Hong Kong to Washington. The article was published in October 2009, when, like today, Guangdong was suffering a severe drough ...




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