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  1. Leung goes from zero to people's hero in the polls

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Leung got only 8.2 per cent of support in a survey commissioned by the South China Morning Post in June. He was lagging far behind Fan and Tang. Even Leung at the time admitted that he needed to go out and win the public's support. Chinese University political analyst Ma Ngok said the fluctuations in the polls were a reflection of the trio's words and deeds. 'When more ...

  2. People's Party to hold elections tomorrow

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... the middle class. A source from the People's Party said Laurie Wan Sek-luen, former chairman of the Conservancy Association, would be one of the candidates. Another party source said Lo ... to the National People's Congress, retired director of civil aviation Peter Lok Kung-nam and Priscilla Leung Mei-fun, associate dean of the City University's school of law. A party source said ...

  3. People's Party pair to do battle for leadership

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A senior banking executive and an environmentalist will tomorrow contest the chairmanship of a political party targeting the middle class. A source from the People's Party ... founders include Kan Fook-yee, a Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress, retired director of civil aviation Peter Lok Kung-nam and Priscilla Leung Mei-fun, associate dean ...

  4. Chief likely to skip Beijing talks

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is unlikely to attend key meetings in Beijing next month because of his busy schedule, according to a Chinese People's Political ... the meeting, said yesterday he knew Mr Tsang had already received invitations to attend National People's Congress (NPC) and CPPCC plenums early next month. 'But because he's so busy ...

  5. No advantage in losing Hong Kong people's trust

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on facts or intended to take political advantage. Tsang's position doesn't always allow him to be himself, which explains why he has been rather awkward in the way he conducts himself in public. Now with about a year to go before his term ends, he can shake off these political shackles and speak his mind more freely, making more pointed comments. His comments in Legco were a bait ...

  6. People's choice for chief okay by us: Beijing

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... deputy to the National People's Congress, said Mr Yang's remarks were an encouragement to those interested in running for chief executive to clarify their positions. Democratic Party chairman Lee Wing-tat said although the central government was trying to appear open-minded, selection of the chief executive remained a 'small-circle' election. Political scientist Li ...

  7. Tsang opens political channel amid sea change

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... in the colonial period. They accused the Tung administration of showing bias against them in advisory committee appointments. Local deputies of the National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference had been dismayed with Mr Tung's lack of enthusiasm in engaging them in the system. Insiders said Mr Tung used the honours system to appease ...

  8. The right tone for a crisis

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Is there no limit to the political opportunism that can be extracted from tragedy? Lamentably, the answer is 'no'. The Hong Kong community is still reeling from the fatal bungling of the hostage crisis in Manila but, out there in the lower depths of political pond life, some people are determined to turn tragedy to their advantage. First up, and this comes ...

  9. Timely call for a Beijing-democrats truce

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... deputy of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Without mentioning Wang's unexpected plea, Mr Tsang said: 'We have some work to do. On certain matters, we should ... lips. At a time when the annual National People's Congress and CPPCC plenary session were under way in Beijing, and with the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games approaching, putting such a sensitive ...

  10. Solo travel scheme will cover five more cities

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... yesterday. The move, announced by Mr Wen after the closing of the National People's Congress, will bring the number of cities under the scheme to 43. Mr Wen did not elaborate on which five ... strength and role in this process,' said the premier. Mr Wen also said that economic growth would help the city develop a democratic political system. 'Hong Kong's economic ...




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