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  1. Return of the district officer 'warlords'

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Cynics may dismiss the Summit on District Administration as a political show. But there was no lack of effort to give more substance to the annual meeting of top government officials and district leaders. In a show of support, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen spoke highly of the importance of district administration in a keynote speech. Six ministers in charge ...

  2. More power expected at district level

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Gary Cheung

    ... seats to district councillors would be in line with the principle of developing Hong Kong's political system in a 'gradual and orderly' fashion, because most district councillors ... Gary Cheung and Chloe lai The government wants to attract young and talented people to improve local administration and tap public's pulse District councils are likely to be given ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

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

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... accuse him of competing with district councillors for political point-scoring. Given his flagging popularity, the criticisms are understandable. Nonetheless, it is good to see that neighbourhood ... there is no shortage of white elephant district works in the past. Problems like underused footbridges and subways leading to nowhere are just some of the examples highlighted in a value-for-money report ...

  4. More district authority and responsibility needed

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the councils, they will miss a golden opportunity to incorporate valuable ideas that are being articulated, but have not yet been implemented. Hong Kong is at a crucial stage of its political ... which is needed as Hong Kong moves towards the Basic Law's ultimate objective of universal suffrage. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen returned from Singapore earlier this month talking ...

  5. North Point initiative should be first of many

    Posted Jan 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and aggravated pollution, and reduced the amount of sunshine. The redevelopment of the old North Point estate- one of the most valuable residential sites in Hong Kong- presents the government ... as an attempt to strike a sensible balance between two imperatives- continued development and making Hong Kong a more attractive place to live and work. It deserves to be. By one estimate, ...

  6. We should not be afraid to champion the Hong Kong way

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines The parallel universe occupied by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is often hard to explain, not least when a state leader such as Li Keqiang sweeps down from the north and reality is turned on its head. The reality is that, by any measure, Hong Kong is the most prosperous part of China, yet every state leader's visit seems to pivot around ways ...


    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as an Executive Council member, to the development and promotion of the securities market in Hong Kong, as well as the setting up and development of the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Authority. Mr Lee ... contribution to community and charitable service, youth development, promoting the community's understanding of the motherland, as well as Hong Kong's cultural exchanges ...

  8. City Digest

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... yesterday's deadline. Paul Yu Chi-shing, who contested the Tin Ping East constituency in North District, John Chan Hin-chung, who ran in Sai Wan Ho, and So Chun-man, a candidate in Po Lai, Sham Shui Po, are all contesting their election results because of alleged smear campaigns by their opponents. Chan, as well as Tsang Kin-shing of Lok Hong, Eastern, also claim opponents' expenses ...

  9. Tsang announces new social policies

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... Long and North District, increasing the number of job centres from 10 to 12. 'We will extend some temporary jobs in the public sector to meet operational needs. We will also relax ...

  10. Hong Kong's parade of political apologies

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... they made that provoked immediate public outrage across the political spectrum. Apologising in public now threatens to become a political ritual in Hong Kong. It is not an accident that all three ... officials apologise or confess is when they are set for a downfall. It's quite the opposite in Hong Kong. With Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun and Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...




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