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  1. Guarding against prairie fires

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... The demonstrations against Article 23, challenging the very legitimacy of Tung Chee-hwa administration, present the central government with a potential quagmire which goes deeper than the very question of the 'one country, two systems' principle ...

  2. Self-made man's road to electoral victory

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Until six months ago, Leung Chun-ying seemed a long shot in the chief executive race. This timeline looks at how a self-made property consultant of humble origins rose to be a political star. 1954: Leung is born. He and his siblings combine schoolwork with jobs making plastic flowers to help the family's income. 1974: He graduates from Polytechnic University ...

  3. HK officials rush to offer assistance to nightclub victims

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong Hong Kong authorities have rushed to offer help to victims of the Shenzhen nightclub fire. Families and friends of the victims also hurried there yesterday as mainland-based Hong Kong officials offered them assistance. By 7.30 last night, fiv ...

  4. Minister 'made grave error' in job fiasco

    Posted Dec 09th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... of former housing director Leung Chin-man at New World China Land (NWCL). It criticised him for deliberately hiding facts in his application. But the two years of preparation and investigation did ... Fung-ying said it was out of the panel's scope to decide whether the minister should resign. 'Miss Yue is a politically accountable official. The committee has made its views very clear ...

  5. Head of HKSAR. Made in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kwong Head of HKSAR. Made in Hong Kong Artist Commune This group show couldn't have come at a better time. Jointly organised by Project 226, C&G Artpartment and Asian Next-Gen Culture and Economic Institute, 'Head of HKSAR. Made in Hong Kong' takes a collective swipe at the upcoming 'election' of this city's next chief executive, calling ...

  6. Beijing in high stakes game on patriotism

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei in Beijing Leaders' tactics in debate reveal their fears about the city's political development What is the central government up to? Many people in Hong Kong have pondered the question as Beijing stoked the fire of the patriotism ...

  7. Buildings chief 'made errors in land grant'

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Probe into Grand Promenade saga finds department guidelines weren't followed Former buildings chief Leung Chin-man committed procedural errors in granting bonus land ... at the development. The question of disciplinary action was not included in the panel's remit. The report may not be made public soon because Mr Leung is challenging the auditor's report ...

  8. Filmmaker made honorary professor

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Director Wong Kar-wai is to be appointed honorary professor of the Open University of Hong Kong's School of Arts and Social Sciences today. It said the honour was for his directing, writing and producing. Tam Kwok-kan, dean of the school, will officiate at the award ceremony at the university's main campus in Ho Man Tin. Wong already holds an honorary doctorate ...

  9. New job 'not made for housing official'

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu New World China Land chairman Henry Cheng Kar-shun yesterday dismissed an allegation that the company's new post of executive director was tailor-made for former housing chief Leung Chin-man. The property tycoon yesterday told a Legislative Council inquiry that it was illogical and unreasonable to speculate that the company repaid Mr Leung for the sale of the Hunghom ...

  10. Functional constituencies must be made more accountable

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Justice has been done in Mandy Tam Heung-man's case against the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Quite properly, the Court of First Instance has ruled ... and equally. The ruling made clear that Ms Tam had no legal right to access the register. Ms Tam's case has highlighted a defect in the law. As the judge said, 'it is correct ...




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