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  1. Status of ex-chiefs must be resolved quickly

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for a former chief executive to receive formal recognition for services rendered to Hong Kong. Departing leaders get a lump sum gratuity payment, but they are not afforded the status and respect ... and security. This is a sign of respect. It ensures they maintain the status that someone who has held such high office deserves. Former chief executives of Hong Kong should be afforded similar ...

  2. Hangover from our handover status quo

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Mei Ng

    ... a hangover. Beijing's assurance of 50 years of the status quo for Hong Kong is perhaps the reason for our hangover from the handover. Hong Kong is still a city of paradox, suffering from a split ... Hong Kong enjoys a developed-country status, but it sticks to developing country governance. There is no urgency in overhauling its outdated air-quality objectives (emission standards), ...

  3. Political winds reshape HK's top job

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ..., with the result that many had as little knowledge of Taiwan's people, politics and topography as they did of Mongolia. It took a while for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government ... Diplomatic Service- bearing the titles of political adviser and deputy or assistant adviser- functioned as integral members of the Hong Kong government, tendering advice on matters ranging from ...

  4. Political Animal

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK gets a Taiwanese lesson in Chinese politics For Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah and his high-level delegation visiting Taiwan, politics may be a taboo. But the host official, Dr Lai Shin-yuan, minister of the Mainland Affairs Council, had no hesitation when reminding her guests of Hong Kong's political relations with the island. Addressing officials from both ...

  5. Political Animal

    Posted Jan 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Back in the world of political PR... and back where it all started Former DAB legislator and ex-convict Gary Cheng Kai-nam is back in the world of political PR. The once-rising political ... lower class' Constitutional affairs minister Stephen Lam Sui-lung might have scored extra political points against the Civic Party during a Legco question-and-answer session last week when ...

  6. Political Animal

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leung Chun-ying. But, recently, an anonymous polling agency has thrown another name into the hat- Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. Political Animal failed to confirm which ... Chinese University political scientist Ma Ngok said. CPPCC delegates receive a rallying call On the mainland it is considered an honour to be appointed a member of the Chinese People's ...

  7. A bend in the political road

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... development. It changed the mindsets of the three establishment figures, and they accepted the reality that the political status quo would no longer work in the fast-changing political scene. Both Mrs ... Chris Yeung Hong Kong's political development seems certain to be affected by the re-emergence of two former, high-ranking officials on the scene. But it remains anybody's guess ...

  8. Political realities

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... has met with strong resistance from civil servants, whose authority and status have been greatly weakened. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen had intended to recruit political talent from ... Albert Cheng taipan@albertcheng.hk Criticism of the political accountability system has shown little sign of abating since the appointment of undersecretaries and political assistants last ...

  9. Tsang juggles political hot potatoes with ease

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Chloe Lai

    ... such as cleaning up Hong Kong. But Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen regained his centre-stage position yesterday, as he juggled two of the city's hottest political potatoes with ease. By chance ... property developers seemed to have confirmed the chief secretary's status when six leading tycoons stood for half an hour waiting for his arrival at a ceremony to launch the public ...

  10. Political interference

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

    ... into the recommended independent public broadcaster. The report cleverly cited dissatisfaction with RTHK's current, precarious status: its vulnerability to government pressure and increasing need 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. ...




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