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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Donald Tsang deserves to know his fate in ICAC's graft probe

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... in suspense. Although the former chief executive, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, was referred to the Independent Commission Against Corruption on February 25 last year, for allegedly improper associations ... was retained until July 31 last year to enable him to complete the Tsang investigation, the case is still outstanding. If Li completed his task before he retired, why has there been a deafening silence ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    What about the ICAC's probe into Donald Tsang?

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... It is for this reason that those who are sceptical of the long-term viability of the euro have cruelly referred to this new series of euro notes as a "load of bull". Casinos sort of ban smoking ... exempted for a year, as it was felt a ban would be bad for business based on the 20 per cent decline in revenues at US casinos when a total ban on smoking was imposed. We take a view ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Donald Tsang's bargaining legacy weakens governance, lawmaker says

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com 'Bargaining legacy affects governance' The political culture left by former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen that encourages lawmakers to bargain with the administration over policies is to be blamed for weak governance, a legislator says. New People's Party deputy chairman, Michael Tien Puk-sun, said the legacy made ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    C.Y. reprimanded for blaming Donald Tsang for popularity woes

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... as opportunities for him to prove his worth. Leung laid the blame for his drop in support on his predecessor Donald Tsang Yam-kuen on Friday. "My administration is not playing a new game of chess, ... countered yesterday that Leung's remark might give the public an impression that he is trying to shirk responsibility. "No new government takes office without playing the game of chess ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Leung's popularity at new low, polls show

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com At least he's still more popular than Tsang at the end, says supporter Leung's popularity at new low, polls show Surveys conducted by two universities have seen Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's popularity fall to a record low. A Chinese University poll last month shows Leung's rating dropped below the critical 50-point ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    A history of how national education was introduced in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... objective in a report by a government advisory body in 2001. The next year, guidelines for the first time encouraged schools to foster recognition of national identity as one of five major values ... programme". Criticism continued for the next two years. But two months ago, a political bomb exploded - days after Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and education minister Eddie Ng Hak-kim took office ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More pressing needs for Hong Kong than 'city of lifts' plan

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the city in the coming years. We do not doubt many of them are genuinely needed and are long overdue, but a high-profile announcement by the top leader has inevitably raised many eyebrows. Some ... issues are high on the new government's agenda. Providing a barrier-free environment for the disabled and elderly has long been the government's policy. But some facilities in public ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Bloomberg gets a taste of the Dalai Lama effect

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... from selling data via its Bloomberg terminals. However, we have heard that several of the company's salespeople in Hong Kong have found it virtually impossible to sell new terminal ... suffered a 12.5 per cent fall in exports to China the following year. This is an effect that generally lasts for two years. The study doesn't say if victims of this effect can get time knocked ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROTOCOL

    Police chief Andy Tsang defends failure to announce visit to Beijing

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... with my previous practices." However, the force last year announced a day in advance a visit by Tsang to Beijing. Tsang said his visit, which involved a meeting with Wang Guangya ...


    Fight for 'justice' for hostages in 2010 Manila shooting goes on

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Brother of tour guide killed two years ago during botched response to Hong Kong hostage-taking, says he won't give up Fight ... younger brother, who was killed two years ago. Tse vowed yesterday to press his claims against the Philippine government over the death of Masa Tse Ting-chunn, a tour guide, and seven Hong Kong ...




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