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  1. The shadowland

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Joseph Wong

    ... Joseph Wong Twenty years ago, Hong Kong people's support of the students demonstrating in Tiananmen Square hardened China's view about the risk of democratic development ... into an independent public body. So June 4 continues to affect Hong Kong's destiny. Joseph Wong Wing-ping, formerly secretary for the civil service, is an honorary professor at the University of Hong ...

  2. So much for embracing new challenges

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Joseph Cheng This year's policy address adopted the title of 'Embracing New Challenges'. Apparently, it has failed to strengthen the public's confidence to face ... but is in no position to impose new taxes. Again, Hong Kong people will have to pay for the shortage of funding to improve social services. Joseph Cheng Yu-shek is a professor of political science at City ...

  3. Forgotten lessons

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Joseph Wong

    ... Although some ministers under Tung Chee-hwa were unpopular, at least they were accountable, writes Joseph Wong When Tung Chee-hwa introduced the ministerial system in 2002, he named ... no less in similar circumstances. When the time comes, Mr Tsang and his accountable officials will have to make a judgment on an appropriate sanction and accept its consequences. Joseph Wong ...

  4. Clouded judgment

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Democrats paid the price in the district polls for their lack of concern about grass-roots issues, writes Joseph Cheng As expected, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress ... out constantly for years to come that 'the situation is critical'. Joseph Cheng Yu-shek is a professor of political science at City University of Hong Kong and secretary general ...

  5. Serving the people?

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... New political appointees will benefit the administration far more than the community, writes Joseph Cheng In his recent policy address, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen indicated ... will Hong Kong people gain? Joseph Cheng Yu-shek is a professor of political science at City University of Hong Kong ...

  6. Yam's paper on the peg goes beyond the money

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chow Chung-yan chungyan.chow@scmp.com In addition to raising speculation about the future of the Hong Kong dollar, Joseph Yam Chi-kwong's controversial paper on the city's monetary system has led to speculation about his own motives and political aspirations. The former central banker raised eyebrows on Tuesday when he released an academic paper calling ...

  7. Thursday Think-tank

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... 3 Exchange Fund records loss of HK$83.3 billion for first nine months... we would have broken even if not for Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong's salary and bonus. ...

  8. The name's Tsang, Donald Tsang

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in an Insider Dealing Tribunal report in 1999. Thomas Lau- who is on the chief executive Election Committee and has nominated Henry Tang Ying-yen- is the brother of Joseph Lau Luen-hung, who controls ...

  9. Beijing backs development of yuan business

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong has called for fewer restrictions on yuan bond issues in the city, saying it would promote wider use of the currency in global markets. Yuan bond sales ...

  10. New cardinal stands up for Tsang

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... seventh Chinese cardinal and Hong Kong's third after Joseph Zen Ze-kiun and the late John Baptist Wu Cheng-chung with his elevation to the Vatican's College of Cardinals by Pope Benedict ...




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