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  1. From mere opposition to a government-in-waiting

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Having been a parliamentarian of the ruling Tory government in the early 1990s and a member of the opposition camp since the Labour Party came to power in 1997, Nigel Evans is convinced nothing can be taken for granted in the world of politics. 'Governments do not have the monopoly of wisdom; opposition do not have the monopoly of ignorance,' the MP ...

  2. Legco votes to start inquiry into C.Y. Leung

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and 18 abstentions after six hours of debate. The pan-democratic camp, the Liberal Party and others from the trade-based seats, supported invoking the Powers and Privileges Ordinance. ... be named. Lee Cheuk-yan, of the Labour Party, asked: 'Did the government cover up Leung's failure to declare his interests? If not, why did it do nothing to follow up?' Alan Leong ...

  3. Tung is told where policy address priorities should lie

    Posted Dec 24th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... development' topped the list of expectations for the January 7 policy address, with 41 per cent opting for it. This was followed by labour and employment (17 per cent), social welfare (4 per cent) ... issues. The pro-democracy camp has been pressing Mr Tung to address demands for greater democracy. Richard Tsoi Yiu-cheong, spokesman for the Civil Human Rights Front which will organise a mass ...

  4. Polished routine from 'acting, acting, acting' chief executive

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Acting chief executive, that is. But the going was not at all easy. Lawmakers from the pro-government camp challenged Mr Tsang on various issues, ranging from his likely candidacy for the chief ... Tsang's flattering remarks over her experience in fighting for labour rights. 'I'm too excited!' she exclaimed, explaining her verbal stumbling, to laughter across the chamber. ...

  5. Tsang opens political channel amid sea change

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... the pro-Beijing camp, while resisting their demands for a bigger role in local affairs. Changes have occurred in the political landscape, after the elevation of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, who was once branded ... is a fierce critic of the government's stance on labour rights policies such as a minimum wage and a cap on daily work hours. And senior government officials were at a loss as to how to tackle ...

  6. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tomes will be a big attraction at the annual book festival in August. One will contain short articles penned by active players from the pan-democratic camp. Some are expected to reveal untold ... will have to turn to retired senior civil servants to fill the ranks. One of the hottest bets is on Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, who retired as permanent secretary for economic development and labour ...

  7. Voters' message is loud and clear

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Joseph Wong

    ... Joseph Wong The low turnout in this year's election had led the democrats to admit defeat, and most of Monday's headlines predicted the pro-establishment camp would win big. ... seats in the labour constituency, is not known for its unconditional support of the government, especially on labour issues. The message from this election is clear. Most of the voters who took ...

  8. Good luck Donald, you'll need it

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... and consumers saw lower prices, better service, more choice or higher quality, Mr Tsang would be a hero. The business community would like action on immigration policy. Labour activists and students ... by both camps. We need a system that makes governance more effective, reduces disharmony in society and meets Beijing's requirements. Neither the status quo nor instant universal suffrage ...

  9. Lawmakers challenge Rowse punishment

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... members of the pan-democratic camp said Mr Rowse was definitely guilty of misconduct, they claimed he was made a scapegoat so that political appointees could walk away. They also challenged ... the then financial secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung, then commerce chief Henry Tang Ying-yen, Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip Shu-kwan and financial services chief Frederick Ma ...

  10. Home Affairs set for a reshuffle at the top

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... position. Wilson Fung Wing-yip, now overseeing the aviation portfolio in the Economic Development and Labour Bureau, would soon replace Stephen Fisher as deputy Permanent Secretary of Home Affairs. ... policies, irrespective of whether the ministers concerned are in his camp or not.' He cited the posting of John Tsang Chun-wah, director of the Chief Executive's Office, and Andrew Wong ...




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