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  1. John Tsang admits jumping the gun

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung waiyee.fung@scmp.com Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah has admitted naming an organisation seen as close to the government as a suitable candidate to run a HK$220 million internet programme before the selection process had even begun. Tsang told legislators inquiring into allegations of political pressure in the appointment of the Internet Professional ...

  2. Why John Tsang should see out his term

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah's 11th-hour revamp of his budget might have succeeded in averting a mass protest, but it has not stopped his adversaries from using the fiasco to clobber him personally and the government by implication. Like vultures circling over carrion, politicians from the pan-democratic camp, anti-government media and former officials ...

  3. Government's popularity dips

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... from last month to 31 per cent. Respondents were also dissatisfied with Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, whose popularity fell 2.1 points. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah was 2.3 points down and Justice Secretary Wong Yan-lung lost 1.4 points- all the lowest scores since they assumed their posts. More than a third of respondents said they were dissatisfied ...

  4. John Tsang hits out at developers' sales practices

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Gary Cheung The financial secretary yesterday expressed concerns over confusing property sale prices and practices, and urged developers not to give out misleading information. 'Property developers should not mislead the market or deceive the public,' John Tsang Chun-wah said on the second day of the Legislative Council debate on the policy address. ...

  5. John Tsang on mend after heart op

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung, Gary Cheung and Fanny W. Y. Fung in Beijing Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah, who underwent emergency heart surgery on Sunday night, has made a good recovery and joked ... his health condition, he said: 'He even wants to resume work now. I think he has no problem.' John Tsang, 58, plays sport regularly. He practised kung fu in his younger days ...

  6. HOS may be renewed after warning

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... would resume construction of HOS flats, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said: 'I believe Mr Tsang will give an answer later.' Donald Tsang, who is on a nine-day duty visit ... with problems with land supply.' Kennedy Wong Ying-ho, a member of the Housing Society who supports the revival of the HOS, said the idea had not been put onto the society's agenda. ...

  7. Officials tipped for super ministry post

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Secretary for Home Affairs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Permanent Secretary for the Civil Service Andrew Wong Ho-yuen and the director of the Chief Executive's Office John Tsang Chun-wah, although he is 55. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen had hinted the new bureau chief should be in their 40s and have rich experience in planning and infrastructure development. John Tsang ...

  8. Political Animal

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Legislative Council last week- but yesterday they received support from the majority of callers to a Commercial Radio phone-in programme. Of the 10 people who responded to a call by Wong Yuk-man ... political points rather than showing any real concern for the safety and dignity of officials. One pan-democrat said: 'Anyone who feels threatened can call the police. Why didn't John ...

  9. Just one outside recruit to new Tsang cabinet

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's 2005 election campaign team and helped him secure re-election - who will take over from John Tsang Chun-wah as head of the Chief Executive's Office. Henry Tang Ying-yen will be chief secretary and John Tsang will fill Mr Tang's shoes as financial secretary in a cabinet dominated by familiar faces and recruits from the civil service. It is not known ...

  10. Restore trust in our core values

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of their official gifts, mainly consumable items, their more senior colleagues have demonstrated no such restraint. Between them, justice secretary Wong and the financial secretary, John Tsang Chun-wah, ... to a policy of transparency over its prosecution decisions. Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung, however, has failed to explain the non-prosecution of his fellow ministers suspected of possible ...




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