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  1. Soft-sell shuttle is an exercise in damage control

    Posted Apr 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... The officials' visit is an exercise in damage control- an attempt to soft-sell the interpretation and show a more sophisticated, skilful and open approach to dealing with the community as a new stage ...

  2. In search of someone to blame for running a bad race

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... competitors for physical strength; the unsuitability of a section of the route; inadequate 'must-know' information; and the lack of fitness tests for participants aged 45 or above. ... review of the arrangements is needed to cope with new problems. A sense of balance and proportion, however, ought to be maintained in the postmortem exercise. However poor the city's air ...

  3. Police training gives Tsang a head start

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... marks and so I trained hard for the physical tests. I expected myself to be very good and so it was difficult.' Tsang has continued to run, taking part in hill races as well as excelling in some of the Hong Kong Police's organised races. Now a senior inspector, Tsang works at the police college, training up inspectors and working on leadership aspects and practical exercises ...

  4. A good leader doesn't need a rule book

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... heat. It buys time, changes the subject and by the time the panel comes up with anything months later, everyone may have lost interest. This time-honoured exercise is especially risk-free ... government officers. But it is a wholly unnecessary exercise. Worse, the guidelines will make future chief executives look like civil servants who need to be told how to deal with the public. ...

  5. New jobs for outgoing officials

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was selected through an 'open-cum-internal' recruitment exercise. In 2008, Chen was appointed as the No 2 education official by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, when Tsang expanded ...

  6. Hong Kong can and should pay for good health care

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... plans. Donald Tsang made no mention of the hospitals' fate in his policy address last October. This may have been because of issues arising from the annual resource allocation exercise ... of the resource allocation exercise seems to have changed for the worse. It has expanded beyond its mandate and put up unnecessary hurdles to block funding requests. It tends to scrutinise requests beyond ...

  7. Chief executive must learn from predecessor's mistakes

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... But from a political perspective, the whole exercise is a disaster. Everyone can see that this is political point-scoring of the most childish kind. In the real world, there is no prospect ...

  8. Long way to accountability from a suite in Brazil

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tend to solemnly declare that they exercise the greatest prudence and stick closely to the rules. Anyone reading this who has not guessed that these observations relate to the chief ... recently discovered, this also applies to acceptance of hospitality. It might be imagined that, in the absence of precise guidelines, the chief executive would exercise maximum restraint, ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for in Hong Kong. Eric Chan Wai-man, Wong Tai Sin Tsang leaves impressive legacy When President Hu Jintao comes to Hong Kong again later this week he will see that the physical ties between the city ...

  10. Mixed blessing

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and centre. As if things aren't bad enough, those whose apparent interests lie in defending Beijing attacked the mock vote with a little too much venom. Writing off the legitimacy of the exercise ...




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