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  1. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Conflict between Leung Chun-ying and John Tsang Chun-wah can spur debate on city's future

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by Tammy Tam

    ... it is negative or something that can be constructive. It is an open secret in Hong Kong that Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah do not always see eye to eye, ... in the right way to tackle urgent social woes such as poverty and therefore boost Hong Kong's long-term economic growth. But one person seemed to be missing from these occasions- Tsang. Just days ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC SPENDING

    CSSA bill after court's decision will impact budget: John Tsang Chun-wah

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Phila Siu

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Phila Siu Bigger welfare bill will impact budget: minister Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said the government would "inevitably" foot a bigger bill ... … I immediately asked my colleagues to do assessments, especially [on] the possible impact in the long run," Tsang wrote on his official blog yesterday. The Court of Final Appeal ruled ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    TVB Jade won't broadcast John Tsang Chun-wah's budget forum live

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... The joint-media event, in which TVB itself is one of the eight organisers, will see Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah discussing details of his 2013-14 budget on Wednesday. The station's move ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Television operator denies financial chief of real-time coverage amid row with government TVB Jade won't broadcast Tsang's budget forum live ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Curbs on Hong Kong housing market won't last, says John Tsang Chun-wah

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Tony Cheung

    ... to weak sectors, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said yesterday. Speaking at a forum on "welfare populism", Tsang said: "We are still firm believers in the market, ... was co-organised by the Lion Rock Institute, a local think tank dedicated to free-market principles. Tsang's speech continued the recent official line criticising some lawmakers' continued ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Learn from Singapore's economic success, John Tsang tells Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... land to boost economic growth, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said yesterday. Tsang risked controversy with the remarks, made on his official blog, after sharp opposition from ... that would free up more women to join the workforce. Over the past decade, Singapore has imported massive amounts of talent Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah Labour Party chairman and lawmaker ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Finance chief John Tsang shrugs off Hong Kong's competitiveness rating fall

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com John Tsang upbeat about city’s fortunes, saying new property taxes that helped drag HK down global competitive list are only temporary Finance chief shrugs off rating fall Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has defended the economy in the face of a falling competitiveness rating, saying it is a periodic adjustment rather than a reflection ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Tsang defends budget measures as prudent

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 03:08pm by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said on Saturday he had to be fiscally prudent when developing the economic policies he announced in last Wednesday’s budget. Tsang told ... but also the next generation,” he said. Tsang added that fiscal prudence was the principal responsibility of the financial secretary and he had to ensure taxpayers’ money was used in the right ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    Calls for government to limit size of fiscal reserve

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... A pan-democratic lawmaker has asked Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah to limit the reserve to 20 months of government expenditure, while two local think tanks say clear guidelines should be drawn so ... expenditure, he said. Tang believed that the reserves should instead be maintained at "an appropriate level", and Tang's successor John Tsang inherited that belief, Fong said. Civic ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Finance chief agrees to bid to end Legco logjam

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Tony Cheung

    ... Joshua But and Tony Cheung Finance chief agrees to bid to end Legco logjam Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah will meet four lawmakers this week to convince them to stop a week-long ... into 147 debates, but only four of those debates had been completed after six days of meetings. Last Saturday, the four lawmakers requested a meeting with John Tsang, who confirmed last night ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Residents who slip through the cracks have little hope in new budget

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Jenifer Ngo and Joshua But

    ... cover the "n-nothings" remained to be seen. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah announces his budget next week. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Hong Kong ...




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