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  1. Letters

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Happy Valley End Occupy Central protest I think it's high time the authorities removed the Occupy Central protesters. Their site was an eyesore from the outset and it has gone downhill from ... minibond investors are taking part in an anti-capitalist protest. Are they keeping all their compensation money under their sleeping bags now? Occupy Central protesters have made their point ...

  2. Central government is not doing Hong Kong any special favours

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to flatter Beijing or fear being thought disloyal. Maybe out of patriotism they are trying- rather too hard- to make the central government more popular or appreciated among Hong Kong people. A more ... healthier to be honest and tell it like it is. Can anyone imagine the city leaders of London or New York fawning over central government decisions and pretending they are gifts from on high just ...

  3. Central bank vulnerable with no rules to govern top spot

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... with Shirley Yam When Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah insists on not giving a clear term of service to the city's central banker, he is ignoring reality in both the political and financial arena. Surprises and uncertainties are opportunities for speculators. The early leak of the forced retirement of central banker Joseph Yam Chi-kwong and the attack on the peg that followed ...

  4. Heritage focus falls on Tung's new offices

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... That means it is not declared as a monument but deemed to be a building of some merit. The building was previously open to the public when occupied by the Hong Kong Design Centre from 2001. ...

  5. First lady takes over Betty Tung's office

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Selina Tsang Pou Siu-mei, wife of the chief executive, has taken over an office at government headquarters previously occupied by her predecessor Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping when ... into the colonial mansion. The first lady inherited the 12-square-metre office on the fifth floor of the Central Government Offices in Lower Albert Road from Mrs Tung after Mr Tsang took up the post ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... poverty and education. They are, in fact, three central pillars of my policy platform. The gap between the rich and the poor in Hong Kong has indeed been widening in recent years. The problem ... and mainstream news commentators who used to occupy the traditional left-wing and right-wing regions of the political/ideological spectrum are gradually reverting to libertarianism. They are liberal ...

  7. Organisers of July protests planning to march on January 1

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... to people's demands in his policy address.' The New Year's march will start in Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, and finish at the government headquarters in Central. But concerns have been raised over the lack of space available for a large number of people at Victoria Park. All six of its football pitches will be occupied by the 38th Hong Kong Products Expo, running from December ...

  8. Tsang's last stand

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that has bedeviled the community for more than two decades. After intense behind-the-scenes lobbying, the central and Hong Kong governments last year endorsed the Democratic Party's 'one ... of the Tsang administration, but question marks hang over whether credit should go to Tsang,' Lo said. 'It appears the deal with the Democratic Party stemmed from the central ...

  9. Anson Chan calls for more openness

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... she be promoted to chief secretary. Chan occupied the No2 post from 1993 to 2001, first under British colonial rule, then during the administration of Hong Kong's first chief executive, ...

  10. Taxing the poor will fund cushy jobs for friends

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chee-hwa was forced to turn to the central government for help. Opponents of a goods and services tax ignore the importance of stable government revenues. Let's imagine what would happen ... Morning Post that the central government enthusiastically imposes curbs on the free flow of information and arrests and detains citizens indefinitely for voicing their opinions. It has also been ...




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