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  1. A feeding frenzy at the political trough

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring There seems to be no limit to the self-aggrandising, and enrichment, of senior bureaucrats in Hong Kong. That is ever more alarming as increasing numbers morph ... is an equitable way of reducing quango power by distributing excess savings to the community. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/622295/feeding-frenzy-political-trough
  2. Is the Middle East too much for the UN?

    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... on responsibilities which it cannot, through scant fault of its own, fulfil. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425798/middle-east-too-much-un
  3. Democracy will rectify bad policies

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... fat cat. Out with the rich men's sons who have joined the patriotic cause to protect their interests. In with new, home-grown, self-made talent. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421559/democracy-will-rectify-bad-policies
  4. Time to rock the boat- Philip Bowring

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Philip Bowring 'In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.' That old proverb describes the 'coronation' yesterday of Leung Chun-ying as chief executive. ... and South Korea have shown, broadening the basis of political power improves governance. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996622/time-rock-boat-philip-bowring
  5. Honour for Philip Wong stirs anger

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... SCMP, October 12, 2003 Controversial pro-government legislator Philip Wong Yu-hong has been presented with one of Hong Kong's highest awards by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, ... the government had not felt the pulse of public sentiment. 'Philip Wong has apologised for his action, meaning he [knew he did] something wrong. But this award is like an expression of praise,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431377/honour-philip-wong-stirs-anger
  6. Honour for Philip Wong stirs anger

    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Controversial pro-government legislator Philip Wong Yu-hong has been presented with one of Hong Kong's highest awards by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, provoking criticism ... Party said the government had not felt the pulse of public sentiment. 'Philip Wong has apologised for his action, meaning he [knew he did] something wrong. But this award is like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430793/honour-philip-wong-stirs-anger
  7. QUOTES OF THE WEEK

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'I drank a bit too much last night. Many people pushed me to drink, I was quite excited.' - Pro-government legislator Philip Wong Yu-hong explaining why he made a rude gesture ... not drunk.' - An anonymous legislator disputing Philip Wong's account. 'I wrote the law, I got the law passed and now I have the displeasure of enforcing it.' - Retired lawyer Winston ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421400/quotes-week
  8. 'No collusion' over debate, Legco president insists

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Legislative Council president Tsang Yok-sing knew in advance that pro-government lawmaker Philip Wong Yu-hong was going to propose killing the filibuster on Thursday. Legco secretary-general Pauline Ng Man-wah said last night she had informed Tsang on Wednesday that Wong was planning to propose terminating the debate after Wong had made inquiries about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001346/no-collusion-over-debate-legco-president-insists
  9. Lawmaker could face censure for raising finger

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... Philip Wong apologises to the public and admits: 'I drank a bit too much last night ... I was quite excited' Pro-government legislator Philip Wong Yu-hong could face censure for his rude gesture to protesters surrounding the Legislative Council as he left the building on Wednesday. Mr Wong is the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce representative in Legco. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421303/lawmaker-could-face-censure-raising-finger
  10. 'No collusion' over killing debate, proposer insists

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So name.name@scmp.com The lawmaker who on Thursday proposed killing the legislative filibuster denied colluding with the Legco president to invoke a never-before-used power to do so. Pro-government lawmaker Philip Wong Yu-hong did not speak during the 33-hour debate until he made a surprising request at 4.30am- asking Tsang Yok-sing to terminate the debate. That prompted Tsang's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001377/no-collusion-over-killing-debate-proposer-insists

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