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  1. Rowse denies pointing the finger as he launches book that points the finger

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... labelled Mike Rowse his 'lightning conductor' to take the heat, Rowse says in his new tell-all book. The former investment promotion boss paints a picture of Tang systematically shifting ... in the legislature, and Tang is reported as saying 'I need you there, you are my lightning conductor'. Tang is currently out of town and was unable to respond before publication of this article. ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Their head-in-the-sand approach will only force Mr Leung into the establishment camp as he will need support in Legco from somewhere. In contrast, the tycoons have moved at lightning speed to realign themselves ...

  3. Still a struggle for hearts and minds

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pouring here, with lightning and thunder. What a day.' 'What?' I replied. 'The sun is shining here in Beijing.' In Chinese culture, we believe one's mood is affected ...

  4. Accidental democrat

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines History may record that the most unlikely of people, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, unwittingly proved to be the lightning rod that sent Hong Kong on the path to democracy by forcing the people to realise that the government will not deliver universal suffrage and that they will have to fight for it themselves. This week, his administration flagrantly broke its seemingly ...

  5. A new rallying cry

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... nothing appears confrontational enough to sharpen agendas as in 2003. Mr Tung became a lightning rod for virtually every issue of public contention and, with his departure, much ...

  6. Why 'one country, two systems' is now old hat

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... as a constitutional arrangement in preserving Hong Kong's relative autonomy after 1997, and as a lightning rod for the success and failure of government policies ever since. As has been found in three ... country, two systems' was originally conceived as a formula to reunite Taiwan with the mainland, but was applied to Hong Kong. It has since been cited as a lightning rod, an intellectual ...

  7. Voices of Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... elected chief executive are not secessionist. DAVID BODOFF, Mid-Levels Gandhi's ghost Does lightning strike twice? In light of the July 1 march that mounted extreme pressure ...



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