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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hapless Paul Chan should step aside

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... didn't make a mockery of the principle. Having been in his job for a year, it's clear development chief Paul Chan Mo-po does not have the expertise, credibility or popular support to carry ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Hapless Paul Chan should step aside It's time for ministers to realise they should quit when they can no longer do their job properly and have become a more ...

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    Paul Chan put his foot in it by suggesting country park homes

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Paul Chan puts his foot in it- again Paul Chan Mo-po is so gaffe-prone it's a wonder his boss the chief executive has not imposed a public communication ban ... "send" to post his hare-brained scheme on his blog, his counterpart at the Environment Bureau, Wong Kam-sing, rushed in to clarify that there is absolutely no such plan. Chan's public ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Unconvincing pitch on country parks

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:25am by Alex Lo

    ... credibility just because they carry some official-sounding titles? All these came after development minister Paul Chan Mo-po suggested building in Lantau's two country parks would improve the environment, rather than damage it. I am at a loss as to why Leung thinks it would work out to field these unsympathetic characters to sell such a controversial plan. Chan has consistently been ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong Town Planning Board decision on PLA harbourfront site is highly flawed

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 03:05am by Alex Lo

    ... ambitions to match the extreme unpopularity of his boss, Paul Chan Mo-po. The zoning plan, now approved, was flawed from the beginning. It met with more than 19,000 public objections, which Chow ...

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    Small-house moves worthy of Machiavelli

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... incurring the usual violent villager protests." Meanwhile, Zimmerman argues the least bad option may be for the policy to drag on until the supply of land runs out. Development chief Paul Chan Mo-po has estimated there are about 933 hectares left of rural land originally earmarked for the building of small houses. Once it is used up, the government can simply say there is no more ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Open fat cats' golf club at Fanling to the public

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Open fat cats' golf club to the public Whenever Paul Chan Mo-po opens his mouth, you can expect embarrassment and entertainment in equal measure. ... But it's all about public perception, and Chan has lost hold of the message even before he could shape a convincing narrative for the public. During the weekend, he was defending his deputies' ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Setting more rules won't solve Hong Kong's ills; enforce the ones we have

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Subdivided flats came under the spotlight when a fire in such a tenement building killed nine people in 2011; and even development secretary Paul Chan Mo-po and his wife were found to have owned ...

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    Is legal loophole a financial noose?

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Paul Chan Mo-po, who as usual sounded and acted completely out of his depth. Chan, who has the distinction of being even more unpopular than his boss according to public opinion polls, warned the government could seize the hotel rooms if their transactions breached land-lease regulations. Chan may think he has the law on his side, but I seriously doubt that because he has admitted Li's ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Perverse politics lands wrong candidate in key govt job

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... That resulted in Mak's arrest by the ICAC. Mak's successor, Paul Chan Mo-po, is a completely different story. An accountant and former lawmaker, his main qualifications for the job were that Leung needed a trusted ally to replace Mak quickly and that Chan was the only legislator who nominated Leung for chief executive. So it's hard not to see his appointment as payback ...

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    Beijing's problem in Hong Kong is not foreign interference but Western ideas

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by Alex Lo

    ... neo-conservative former deputy defence secretary Paul Wolfowitz. But as a matter of foreign policy for Western countries, it's safe to conclude such influences are vastly exaggerated. London ...




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