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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Now all John Tsang has to do is come up with a long-term fiscal plan

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to the public. In a step in the right direction, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah posed a challenge to the people- how to maintain fiscal discipline in the long run. It is true that the budget ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    John Tsang must show he can spend wisely in budget

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 03:05am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Now Tsang must spend wisely It looks likely that next week's budget will not taste as sweet as in previous years. In an apparent bid to dampen public appetite for more sweeteners, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has given the clearest indication yet that the good old days of giveaways are history. As the economy stabilises, the time to cancel the concessions ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Power options short on detail

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is to be expected. But by how much bills will rise remains unclear at this stage. Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing said only that the unit costs of the two options would be similar, but the actual ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A welcome step to easing burden on public health care system

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that the Hospital Authority has finally decided to give the idea a trial at its own cost. It will spend about HK$14 million over a year for 6,000-odd patients from Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin and Tuen Mun ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Strike right balance in keeping shop owners from encroaching on streets

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... required. The fine is, after all, no more than that for littering. The government should consider the suggestion of Simon Wong Ka-wo, president of the Federation of Restaurants and Related Trades, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's politicians must raise their game

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:58am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for "misbehaviour"- flicking through computer pictures of scantily clad women in the Legislative Council chamber while Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah delivered his two-hour budget speech. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Let wisdom prevail as all sides try to solve crisis in Ukraine

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 04:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of State John Kerry would have the world believe his country is in charge of negotiations. His provocative rhetoric and trip to Kiev in answer to a call for help from Ukraine's new leaders ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Leaders of China and the US must lead way in strengthening ties

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:44am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of State John Kerry's talks in Beijing last week, seemed of less importance than the maritime disputes, angry rhetoric over Beijing's air defence identification zone (ADIZ) ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Independence is key to justice

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:53am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Wong Yan-lung, and Ma took up the independence theme. As with Li, they were prompted by controversies over judicial reviews in which administrative and legal decisions were challenged ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    John Tsang again delivers overly cautious budget

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial John Tsang too cautious again Delivering a budget with new thinking has proved to be a challenge for John Tsang Chun-wah. While the veteran finance chief managed to provide some short-term relief for the needy without losing sight of the need to invest for a better future, his first budget after his reappointment remains overly cautious. With a record HK$734 ...




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