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  1. A rudderless ship headed nowhere?

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... economically and socially from a wider world. Think of South Korea, Brazil, South Africa, even Russia as sources of growth and inspiration for political and social change. Philip Bowring is a Hong ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Fok tops Legco no-show list again

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bettering two lawmakers, People Power's Wong Yuk-man (27 per cent) and pro-government lawmaker Philip Wong Yu-hong (40 per cent). While it is unsurprising that lawmakers from functional ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. Meet Legco's silent minority

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... David Li, Andrew Wong and Philip Wong prefer to keep their hands down If silence is a virtue, then legislators David Li Kwok-po, Andrew Wong Wang-fat and Philip Wong Yu-hong should ... of 61.8 per cent at the 31 committees, subcommittees and panels to which he belonged. In third place was pro-government legislator Philip Wong, whose actions apparently spoke louder than words. ...

  7. Pointed example of what's wrong with Legco

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Like a character from central casting, Philip Wong Yu-hong played the role of the insensitive lawmaker perfectly on Wednesday night. While 50,000 demonstrators gathered around the Legislative Council building to ask politely for a better performance from their government, Mr Wong was filmed raising a middle finger and smiling mischievously as an official minibus whisked him ...

  8. CityU clinch soccer title

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... By Judy Ngao City University of Hong Kong (CityU) were crowned champions of the Philips Hong Kong Universities Football League 2006-2007 at the Joint Sports Centre in Kowloon Tong on Saturday. The team will represent Hong Kong in the Philips Lighting International Soccer Sevens next month. CityU defeated the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) 2-0, while ...

  9. More dubious decisions from Hong Kong Inc

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Does the hypocrisy of Hong Kong's establishment know no bounds? Where are the limits to self-serving, government-approved cartels? Can the bureaucracy ever distinguish ... construction contracts there- without presenting any cost/benefit analysis. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  10. Mutual backscratching can take many forms

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring It is not usual to use one column to defend a previous one. But given that my last resulted in four letters from government officials, a reply is in order on my allegation ... and oligarchies, are the basis of collusion and are a seed-bed of corruption, however defined. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...




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