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  1. Question of the week: Which political leader to admire the most?

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and revolutionary figure because he initiated great efforts to improve the lives of millions of his countrymen by overthrowing a corrupted Qing government, introducing democracy and bringing new western ideas to his people who were in a desperate situation. However, I dare not say that I know enough about politics to comment on who the most 'admirable' political figure is. Regarding ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bill includes chief executive under anti-corruption law The Prevention of Bribery (Amendment) Bill, which brings the chief executive under anti-corruption laws, will be gazetted today. ... for properly handling a corruption complaint against the chief executive. It ensures that the secretary for justice would be allowed to refer corruption complaints against a chief executive ...

  3. Annual rally 'key' to raising political awareness in city

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The annual handover rally plays a significant role in raising Hongkongers' political awareness and promoting discussion in the city, academics say, recalling ... to amend legislation for a replacement mechanism in Legislative Council elections. Dr Dixon Sing Ming, a political scientist at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said ...

  4. Spin master

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... A little over a year ago, Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa launched, with considerable fanfare, the so-called 'accountability system' under which a new category of politically ... to the July 1 demonstration by 500,000 people. The 'turn of events' presumably refers to Mr Leung's resignation on July 16, a day after the Independent Commission Against Corruption ...

  5. Tsang defends political team's 5.38pc pay cut

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung and Dennis Eng Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday defended the pay cut of 5.38 per cent for his political team, which will save about HK$440,000 a month, as a commitment to stand together with the public during difficult times. The announcement of the voluntary pay cut for the chief executive and 33 political appointees, which will take effect from July 1, came ...

  6. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... administration has already filled his diary with activities that may be more enjoyable than raw politics. Political Animal understands that Mr and Mrs Hui have booked tickets for the first flight out ... in politics, even for a man like Mr Tsang, raised in the work-'til-you-draw-your-pension culture of the civil service. So Premier Wen Jiabao's apparent suggestion to the chief executive ...

  7. Tung is doomed politically, claims clairvoyant

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Princess Diana's former psychic says Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa is on his last political legs - a similar prediction to one that failed to materialise in 1997. Betty Palko, ... and already in politics will come into power to turn everything round within the next 12 to 18 months,' said Ms Palko, who has travelled the world for 35 years linking people to their loved ones ...

  8. Political interference

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Margaret Ng

    ... to compromise in order to survive. This, it said, would prevent RTHK from exercising editorial independence as a public broadcaster accountable to the public and free from political interference. ...

  9. Opportunity for political change goes begging

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mass demonstration on July 1 fuelled many hopes and dreams. Predictions of a new world for Hong Kong politics were on virtually everyone's lips. Things would never be the same again, they said. Certainly, we have witnessed some significant changes. The government has started listening to the people and the movement towards political reform has gathered pace. The main ...

  10. Promoting interest in politics among youth

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... A political leader should be communicative, charismatic, persuasive, ambitious and have foresight - all of which Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa lacks, said former executive councillor Allen Lee Peng-fei. 'A political leader has to be able to communicate, this is first and foremost. If not, [you] should not be in politics,' Mr Lee said. 'Secondly, you should be able ...




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