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  1. 'Burning desire' for Deng's words of approval

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and development', Xinhua reported. Inscriptions by top state leaders were in vogue in the 1980s and early 1990s when local leaders often competed among each other to solicit Beijing's endorsement ...

  2. Results expected from new team

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... he faces. He suggested the publication of a white paper on government reform, detailing various proposals- from revamping Exco to nurturing new political talent- forwarded by Mr Tsang during ...

  3. Praise from all quarters for Tsang's abilities

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Civil servants' backing for chief secretary to take top job may surpass the public's, says minister Several top Hong Kong officials came out in support of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen becoming chief executive yesterday, as a mainland offici ...

  4. For democrats '1+1' is a sum for success

    Posted Aug 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Pro-democracy contenders on Hong Kong Island yesterday signed up for battle on a twin list, rolling out a new slogan: '1+1=4'. Leading Democratic Party candidates Yeung Sum and Martin Lee Chu-ming will campaign on the same ticket, w ...

  5. Downfall of head of US 'embassy' on island was self-inflicted, say analysts

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... political protection from the highest levels in the Republican Party, they said. A senior Washington expert on Taiwan and mainland affairs said: 'Of course, Beijing did not like Ms ... opposed to Ms Shaheen because she had no in-depth diplomatic experience on Taiwan and her appointment was based on political nepotism. 'She had been at odds with many in the administration ...

  6. Destroying the dream of democracy

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... the future, and giving an appearance of staying above the political fray. It is difficult to believe, though, that she would not cringe at the thought of Poe, at 64 a highly recognisable, popular ... of Philippine politics, though, the news now is that Mrs Arroyo's sympathisers are doing whatever they can to see Poe disqualified from running for president. One ruse was to find papers showing ...

  7. New-look Labor set to give 'Teflon John' a run for his money

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Can Australia's opposition defeat the seemingly unbeatable conservatives? Peter Kammerer looks at their prospects Australia's Prime Minister John Howard is riding a political high. Opinion polls put him way ahead opponents and economic indicators are at their strongest in years. So successful has Mr Howard been at brushing off rivals and weathering political crises ...


    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Premier Yu Shyi-kun, 56, received a bachelor's degree in political science from Tunghai University. Dubbed a presidential 'yes man', the easy-going Mr Yu stepped down ... on politics by running for a legislative post. The Hakka native served as a legislator from 1990 to 2000 and as minister of transport from 2000 to 2002 after Mr Chen won the presidential election ...

  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. Rumour merchants

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... as her husband's diary secretary. According to Mr Smith, she spent 25 hours a week overseeing his engagements. Mr Crick is a man of distinction. He read politics, philosophy and economics at New College, Oxford, dabbled in Labour politics, and was president of Oxford Union. He also wrote Stranger than Fiction, an unflattering life of Lord Jeffrey Archer, the novelist, and does ...




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