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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's dissidents blow their cover as champions of democracy

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... political assistant of Michael Tien Puk-sun was a "spy" for the pan-democratic camp while he worked for Tien. No, I haven't been watching too many James Bond movies, nor do I have ... students, including taking them to the June 4 memorial gatherings. After graduation, Chiu accidentally landed a job in Tien's firm, G2000, and ended up assisting the boss in his election ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Culture of capitulation rules in Legco, Michael Tien says

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Lawmakers care only to score cheap shots and derail government ideas, politician claims Legco paralysed by petty tactics, Michael Tien says Pro-establishment lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun has criticised a prevailing "culture of capitulation" in the legislature, in which the opposition resorts to personal attacks and obstructionist tactics ...

  3. Schools laud broader English plan

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to allow them to teach 15 per cent of their lessons in junior forms in English. But Michael Tien Puk-sun, chairman of an education commission working group which published a consultation paper on the medium of instruction and secondary school places allocation in January, said many schools wanted the figure to rise to between 30 and 50 per cent. Mr Tien said 68 briefings with various ...

  4. Language chief defends mother-tongue policy

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Will Clem

    ... yesterday. Michael Tien Puk-sun, chairman of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, the government's advisory body on language teaching, hit back at critics of mother-tongue ... than English,' Mr Tien said. 'What good would a 90 per cent pass rate in English be if only 20 per cent qualified for university?' The pass rate for the use of English exam ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - NPC/CPPCC 2013

    City's NPC delegates to highlight parallel trading woes

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference plenary meetings. NPC delegate Michael Tien Puk-sun said he would propose that mainland immigration and customs ... to travellers' entry and exit information, so that it can have sufficient data to enforce the law," Tien said. "Now customs is a toothless tiger. Travellers can make up an excuse, saying ...

  6. Putonghua scheme 'not linked to policy'

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... test to reinforce a long-term policy,' said Michael Tien Puk-sun, chairman of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (Scolar). 'It is a support measure. It will not influence language policy.' Mr Tien made the comments on Thursday following the deadline for applications at the end of last month for the first round of the scheme. The scheme, which ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... It's difficult to say whether the military is involved, but definitely his agenda suits the military and its historical control over power Analyst Raza Rumi, on Pakistani religious scholar Tahirul Qadri's "Long March" rally   There seems to be a disturbing lack of civility towards office-holders and even fellow legislators Lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun ...

  8. James Tien

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... to Taiwan and from there she brought me to Hong Kong in 1949. My dad joined us here and my brother, Michael [Tien Puk-sun], was born in Hong Kong in 1950. I was born on January 8, on the same day ... Unlike a lot of people who came to Hong Kong from Shanghai in those days, my father [Francis Tien Yuan-hon] arrived with nothing more than a good education. My grandparents weren't ...

  9. Chairman Tien derailed by wrong people on the KCRC board

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp THERE IS SOMETHING oddly missing in all the storm of talk about how and why the chairman of the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corp, Michael Tien Puk-sun, came to resign ... that this is, in fact, true and it may be one reason that the railway company so constantly finds itself embroiled in political turmoil. Let us take a closer look at these directors: Michael Tien ...

  10. Difference in styles to blame for rift with senior managers

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Patsy Moy

    ... Martin Wong and Patsy Moy Announcing his resignation yesterday, Michael Tien Puk-sun attributed his rift with senior management to a difference in character. Mr Tien, known for his strong ... culture. Mr Tien said in public on many occasions that his task was to tame the KCRC's bureaucracy and increase its transparency in management and services. On revealing his appointment five ...




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