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  1. Politics trumps public interest in job fiasco

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... the democrats siding with her as they are supposed to represent the public interest. It's a well-known fact that Yue was a protege of former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang. That's why ... that the pan-democrats are more likely to be swayed by political preferences than stand by their principles to safeguard the public interest. This seems rather hypocritical considering the fact that they have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733421/politics-trumps-public-interest-job-fiasco
  2. In the public interest

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... to over $10,000 per square foot. It is not surprising that no developers were willing to commit themselves. The government has safeguarded the public interest by not selling the land at a low ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537904/public-interest
  3. Wanted: a healthy interest in the people

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Ma Lik

    ... on the public pulse is to open advisory committees to those who are usually at the centre of opinion-making: professionals, political party members, and those interested in politics and who participate ... contribute, and who really have the interests of the people at heart. They are the people who form the building blocks of a caring administration. It is a government of the people. We at the DAB do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519312/wanted-healthy-interest-people
  4. Fire officer fined HK$600,000 for conflict of interest

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million technology project for the Fire Services Department. Deputy District Court Judge David Thomas said Tung had not performed his civil duty to avoid potential conflicts of interest when arranging matters pertaining to the contract. The judge also said he had not declared his relationship with his sister and daughter because he knew there would clearly be a conflict interest. Tung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/599450/fire-officer-fined-hk600000-conflict-interest
  5. Poll finds teenagers showing a greater interest in hard news

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Teenagers in Hong Kong are showing an increased interest in politics and national affairs, a poll on the top news stories of the past decade has shown. While similar surveys in the past have been dominated by entertainment and education, political stories took top billing behind the Sars outbreak in the poll, conducted at 90 secondary schools last month. 'Youngsters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/594206/poll-finds-teenagers-showing-greater-interest-hard-news
  6. Stand up for our interests

    Posted Sep 20th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... something he should be aware of every day- is to look and sound as if he is the champion of Hong Kong's interests, rather than those of Beijing. This does not mean that he should denounce ... to stand up for Hong Kong's interests without necessarily being provocative. Mr Tsang was appointed by Beijing, but he is Hong Kong's chief executive. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/516902/stand-our-interests
  7. Lobbying for candidates 'not conflict of interest'

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... yesterday. Stephen Lam Sui-lung, addressing a constitutional affairs panel meeting, denied that his fellow political appointees would have a conflict of interest by campaigning. Under election laws, ... should be calculated on a pro rata basis and included in candidates' election expenses. 'There could be conflict of interest if the [acting] chief executive asks ministers to appear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497231/lobbying-candidates-not-conflict-interest
  8. Waning interest for now, but issue of democracy won't be forgotten

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Joseph Cheng Yu-shek No one expected the turnout at yesterday's rally to equal that of the 500,000 people in last year's July 1 march. But as organisers debate the turnout, it is clear that by Hong Kong standards it is a substantial number. Peop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/506748/waning-interest-now-issue-democracy-wont-be-forgotten
  9. Our best interests at heart

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... firmly believed were in Hong Kong's overall interest. Mr Tung's departure in mid-term leaves us with a constitutional problem. Most people would prefer a two-year tenure for Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/493202/our-best-interests-heart
  10. Civil service chief faults Tsang for accepting gifts

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reflecting on the Tsang case, Yue recalled the conflict of interest controversy row surrounding her decision in 2008 to let former housing chief Leung Chin-man work for a developer with whom he had ... and perceived conflicts of interest. 'Apparently there was a gap between my balance and public perception between an individual's right to work and public interests,' said Yue, who has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004527/civil-service-chief-faults-tsang-accepting-gifts

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