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  1. Tycoons' exit would just leave more room for the rest

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... interests in Hong Kong have enjoyed unprecedented privileges, resulting in gross social injustice and the charge of government-business collusion. Hong Kong's nurturing of so many rich families ... had anti-business sentiment. To most people, government-business collusion is natural and also good if the government allies itself with all business to generate more opportunities, ...

  2. Balancing act

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as well as unified support within the pro-establishment camp. Public sentiment against the 'small circle' nature of the election, especially among the younger generation and the middle ... that can balance well the interests concerned and gain the trust of both sides. From day one of his election campaign, Leung positioned himself as a challenger from within the establishment, versus ...

  3. Tang will be a safer pair of hands in uncertain times

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a matter of choice', chosen to highlight the unjust nature of the selection process. This time, the Civic Party voted to instead support an as-yet unknown candidate from the pan-democratic ... was keen to pave the way for his political career before the handover. He was brought under the wing of the Tung Chee-hwa administration and nurtured by the central government to become a political ...

  4. SCMP Debate

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... three subject officers who all have responsibility over that policy. A3 Given the nature of their jobs, the deputies need to be excellent co-ordinators. The problem of a political deputy who ... the economic base of Hong Kong by capitalising on the opportunities arising from the rapid economic development on the mainland and nurturing competitive industries, e.g. innovation and technology. ...

  5. Demise of old-style politics

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... from pre-handover days, mainly defined by a crude pro-Beijing versus pro-democracy divide. Since 1997, Beijing has tried hard to marginalise the democrats, who are labelled unpatriotic and anti-establishment, and nurture pro-Beijing parties to provide Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's administration with the necessary legislative votes. Its plan seemed to have worked for a while, when ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tang Ying-yen: the professional surveyor versus the wine connoisseur. Both have achieved the Hong Kong 'dream', though the comparison is between chalk and cheese. C. Y. Leung has ... prevented them from being attacked by natural predators. As conservationists consider they are 'near threatened', they should be protected from being hunted. Experts at the theme park ...

  7. Young people in politics are HK's great hope for the future

    Posted May 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The fact that they are now at the political spectrum's opposite poles bears testimony to the rich, pluralist nature of Hong Kong politics. This shows that the federation has a vital role ... particularly students. Far-sighted people would nurture and support them. Mainland students are unfortunately constrained by the political limitations imposed on them. Instead of wasting money ...

  8. The long shot

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... billion to build more sports facilities and invest HK$7 billion in nurturing sports talent over the next 13 years. To address lawmakers' concern over the huge costs of hosting the Games, he ... understand why they vehemently oppose the bid. First, historically, the government has never attempted to promote or develop local sports. This sudden change of heart has naturally led many ...

  9. Building family bonds

    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... integrated with the mainland, especially with the Pearl River Delta. It is natural for our colleagues to understand more about national development.' Some civil servants from Hong Kong- ... Kong's own Basic Law. He said the idea was to 'nurture and strengthen their attachment to the country, to Hong Kong and Macau so they can better serve under the 'one country, two ...

  10. Political Animal

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... might be seen by some as a natural leader who can unite the fragmented pan-democratic camp, especially after the defeat of democrats in the district council election. But a veteran Democratic ... for the statement, versus Andy Chworowsky, 'sage, occasional thespian and restaurateur to the discerning', on the against side. ...




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