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  1. Police chief's stand puts Tsang on spot

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... and the political and economic uncertainties. Some newspapers have ridiculed the idea that, well before a 5.38 per cent pay cut takes effect, certain senior civil servants will have enjoyed a pay rise ... It will be politically disastrous if he fails to deliver a deal acceptable to his staff. His authority and credibility to lead the police force will be in doubt. The image of the force, long dubbed Asia's ...

  2. The winner is...

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chee-hwa after his premature departure in mid-March. But it still remains a crucial time for the aspiring leader. Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, a seasoned political analyst who sits ... he'll be on a campaign trail. The first handshakes with people could mark the beginning of establishing a long-term political relationship.' The election may have just begun, but everyone ...

  3. Business needs to get its act together

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... buffeting the pro-business political circles. On Tuesday Gerry Ma Kai-yung and Shirley Hui, two candidates backed by the Liberal Party, were defeated in elections to the Hong Kong General Chamber ... in the chamber. Retiring committee member Chan Wing-kee hinted that the defeat of Mr Ma and Ms Hui represented a vote against a political party. He said: 'Lots of members are unhappy that the policy ...

  4. New Wave sets off ripples of concern

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... on, the quality of radio phone-in programmes might leave much to be desired, in terms of the performance of the hosts, the quality of discussion and their impact on Hong Kong politics. Broadly ... the government at bay. This is not just because the media's role as the fourth estate in Hong Kong politics has carried added importance since the government and all members of the legislature ...

  5. Just doing my duty

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Reflecting on her experience of elective politics, she said the process of talking and listening to the masses during her campaign had made an impact on her thoughts about society. Whereas in Legco, ... fixed, she said ministers became short-sighted. 'Everything is done for the sake of political expediency, winning applause. Issues that are difficult to resolve have been swept under ...

  6. A force to be reckoned with?

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... in the political seas. With a membership of 2,300, the new party ranks comfortably as the largest political force. It also has 125 of the 800 seats on the Election Committee, whose task it is to choose ... are eager to remind Beijing, and the political and business groupings in the city, that they are a force to reckon with. However, a shadow has been cast over any influence it may have ...

  7. The risk of making Legco a contact sport

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... about change through a different approach. Such aspirations, however, should not be interpreted as an endorsement of a more aggressive political style. To them, radical politics is just a means ... enough. 'I hope for change... People should get used to it [radical action], and [not] be so conservative,' he said. An expert in Taiwanese politics, Mr Wong may feel that his political ...

  8. Job row strikes at the heart of the system

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... employment cases. Whether perception is reality is academic in this case. In view of the strong public outcry, the option of Mr Tsang fully endorsing the bureau's decision now seems politically ... Chris Yeung Civil Service Minister Denise Yue Chung-yee stepped carefully as she moved to defuse a looming political crisis over the hiring of a former senior official, Leung Chin-man, ...

  9. Liberals making political capital from transition

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... bid, many remained unconvinced he stood a real chance in the July 10 election. But by offering himself as a candidate-in-waiting, Mr Tien has succeeded in making waves in the political waters of the post-Tung Chee-hwa era. Regardless of his final decision, the political manoeuvring has achieved the purpose of boosting the political mileage of the Liberal Party in the transition of power. ...

  10. Selling points

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of a new layer of political appointees in the ministerial team. Despite his focus on the relocation plan, Mr Tsang stopped short of pressing ahead with it and instead will seek another endorsement from the Legislative Council. The idea of creating a small number of political cadres to support the chief executive and his team sounds modest. But faced with a depth of scepticism verging ...




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